If you are a fan of the Asian Supernatural series, you should also watch Japanese horror dramas. Where there are many Jdramas with horror stories, we have a list of some of the best Japan tv dramas that you should not miss.
10: Tokyo 23- Ku Onna (2019):
This is one of the Japanese horror dramas that are adapted from a novel. The drama has 6 episodes that focus on different women. One of them is in search of her missing mother. Another woman hides a dead body and a female writer who is in search of horror stories. Every episode narrates a different spooky story of a different woman.
9: Ogamiya Kaidan II (2019):
The story focuses on a man Gounai who runs a store with the name Ogamiya. He is a sort of shaman who tries to solve people problems and often deals with supernatural objects. He also solves the problems of dead people who want salvation. This Supernatural Japanese drama has 12 episodes. (Watch here)
8: Re:Mind (2017):
A group of students is stuck in a situation where it is the matter of life and death. They find themselves sitting at a dining table where they cannot move. However gradually they start disappearing. On connecting the dots, they find out that perhaps this is all connected to a student who disappeared in the past. This Japanese horror drama is available on Netflix too and it has 13 episodes.
7: Kaidan Botan Doro: Beauty and Fear (2019):
A lady ghost visits his beloved every night. As the drama progresses, it reveals the reason for her death and the people who are involved in it. The genre is horror and romance.
It is a short Japanese horror drama with 4 episodes. The screenplay and the mystery horror atmosphere that it creates is fascinating. (watch here)
6: Someday I’II Fall Asleep (Itsuka, Nemuri Ni Tsuku Hi) (2019):
The story is about a girl who is dead after an accident. However, she finds out that to get salvation, she needs to solve three problems of her life. If she will not do it, she will be stuck as a ghost forever. A grim reaper gives her this ultimatum. One of these three tasks is to confess her feelings for her crush.
5: Zambi (2019):
A group of school girls are stuck in a strange weird. After returning back to school, their classmates and friends start turning into zombies. Many of them just focus on their survival and betray their friends. The number of episodes is 10. (watch here)
4: Soaking Wet Private Detective Hagoromo Mizuno (2019):
The story is about Hagoromo who has a special ability to go back in time where she can witness what really happened. Her brother is a detective who is not so good at his job. He always takes help from his sister to find out the truth. This Japanese horror drama has 12 episodes.
3: Crow’s Blood (2016):
The story is about the strange incidents that happen in a school after a mysterious student gets admission. Another student has doubts about her and finds out her secret that she was dead in an accident. She further finds out that her father did an experiment on her and saved her but this happens with lots of side effects and including the death of other people. Crow’s Blood has 6 episodes.
2: Ju On: Origins (2020):
The story revolves around an abandoned house and a researcher who wants the answers to her nightmares. She knows she has a connection to that house and the spirits there. This is one of the short horror Japanese series and it has 6 episodes.
1: Alice in Borderland (2020):
It is considered one of the best Japanese horror dramas and some fans even considered it better than Kdrama Squid Game. The story revolves around a gamer Arisu who is obsessed with games. One day, he finds himself along with his friends all alone in Tokyo. They have to survive through a dangerous game that can kill them if they will not take it seriously. Alice in Borderland is worth watching and it is available on Netflix too. The cast of Alice in borderland includes Kento Yamazaki, Asahina Aya and Tao Tsuchiya. it has eight episodes.