Kyougoku Natsuhiko: Kousetsu Hyaku Monogatari

Title: Kyougoku Natsuhiko: Kousetsu Hyaku Monogatari

English: Requiem from the Darkness

Synonyms: Hundred Stories, 100 Stories, Natsuhiko Kyougoku's Worldly Horror Stories

Japanese: 京極夏彦 巷説百物語

Type: Tv

Total: 13

Status: Completed

Aired: Oct 4, 2003 to Dec 27, 2003

Premiered: Fall 2003

Genres: Fantasy, Historical, Horror, Mystery, Psychological, Supernatural

Duration: 24 min. per ep.

Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Summary: Tired of writing riddles for children, Yamaoka Momosuke plans on gathering spooky and gruesome stories and publishing them in an anthology called Hyakumonogatari ("One Hundred Tales"). While researching these old myths and legends he comes across a mysterious trio who call themselves the Ongyou. They are detectives who are investigating the legends to reveal their truths...and bring those in the wrong to justice. Each time Momosuke meets the Ongyou he must face horrible truths and battle with his morals, but he's seeing things he shouldn't be seeing... (Source: ANN)