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Japan's scariest ghost story - Kit Brooks


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Oiwa’s only hope for ending her marriage to the cruel and dishonorable samurai, Iemon, was her father. But after he tried to end the union, Iemon murdered him in cold blood. With plans to marry another, Iemon conspired to poison his wife and left her for dead. But unfortunately for Iemon, it wouldn’t be the last of Oiwa. Kit Brooks shares the chilling tale of Oiwa’s ghostly revenge.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Kit Brooks
  • Director Adriana Monteforte Lahera
  • Narrator Susan Zimmerman
  • Composer Luis Solís
  • Sound Designer Luis Solís
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Produced by Abdallah Ewis
  • Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Script Editor Iseult Gillespie
  • Fact-Checker Charles Wallace

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