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Translator: Walley, Glynne

  • Dark water

    A collection of horror short stories from the acclaimed author of Ring and Spiral. These spooky stories share the sea as a theme.

  • Ring

    A reporter, Asakawa, connects the death of his niece to the deaths of three other high school students. During his investigation, he discovers a videotape with a terrible warning: “Those who view these images are fated to die at this exact moment one week from now.” With the aid of a friend, Asakawa traces the…

  • Spiral

    The story we thought we knew in Ring is broken down and twisted into a new reality. Ando, a medical doctor haunted by dreams of his drowned son, faces a choice at the end of Spiral more sinister than Asakawa’s in Ring.

  • Loop

    In the novel Ring, the videotape was the vendetta of Sadako, a tragic girl who could not be sated with simple revenge. In the sequel Spiral, a mutating virus displaced the tape and came to threaten the entire diversity of life. In this much-awaited conclusion of the Ring trilogy, everything you thought you knew about…

  • Birthday

    Thirty years before the tragic events of Ring, Sadako Yamamura was an aspiring stage actress on the verge of her theatrical debut. The beautiful and ravishing Sadako was the object of every male’s desire involved with the company including n the director. There was one thespian she was interested in, but… Fast forward past the…