Attention, Asian Horror Fans: The Grudge Gets a Series Adaptation on Netflix

Check out the trailer for Netflix's spooky new series Ju-On: Origins!

( Netflix has its fair share of Asian horror flicks included in its collection of streamable content—perfect if you're the type to who likes to keep yourself up at night with a terror-induced adrenaline rush. In case you've seen all the frightening content the streaming platform has to offer or you're just looking for something new to satisfy your spooky tastes, check this out: Netflix is set to release their new horror series Ju-On: Origins on July 3. True blue Asian horror fans will immediately recognize the name from the popular The Grudge franchise and yup, the new series is based on the Japanese horror classic!

Check out the trailer below:

It's a pretty well-known fun fact that the original Ju-On films were based on an urban legend and Netflix's adaptation stays true to the original tales. The series follows a family living in a haunted house looming with dark spirits as they deal with the repurcussions of curses left behind in their home. Though many Western, English-language adaptations have been made based on horror films originating in Asia, loyalists of the Asian horror genre will be happy to know that Ju-On: Origins is a Japanese-language series just like the OG franchise. It stars actors Yoshiyoshi Arakawa and Yuina Kuroshima among others.


Ju-On: Origins is set to premiere on Netflix on July 3.

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