JAPANESE HORROR CINEMA, edited by Jay McRoy, preface by Christopher Sharrett. Edinburgh University Press, 2005, Traditions in World Cinema Series, 220 pp., £16.99. (paper).

Latest among the packaged movie trends is the Japanese horror film. Every month more samples appear, all of them scrutinized for possible Hollywood remake, all of them examples of the continued importance of genre.

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