We’ve been on the fence about Paranormal Activity: Tokyo Night, and the new batch of stills that has been released for the film doesn’t tell us a whole lot, which makes us all the more anxious to hear some reviews from our UK friends when the sequel lands onto DVD on March 7th courtesy of Icon Home Entertainment. We’re counting on you Brits!
After the original PARANORMAL ACTIVITY shocked, scared and downright terrified people the world over, grossing over $100 million in the US and £10 million in the UK along the way, Japanese horror aficionado Toshikazu Nagae, with additional input from the original US producers, set out to make an even more shocking sequel.
As is the tradition of US filmmakers re-working Japanese horror classics to bring them to a wider audience, Toshikazu Nagae has done just the opposite by taking the bones of Oren Peli’s US horror spectacle and molding it into his own Japanese sequel with two bedrooms… and twice the fear!
The Yamano family lives in a remote area of Tokyo, Japan. With their father away on business, 19-year-old Koichi is left to look after his wheelchair-bound sister, Haruka, who has returned to Japan early after surviving a car accident whilst traveling in America.
Soon after Haruka’s return from the States, strange and unexplainable things start to happen in the Yamano home.
As the incidents continue to grow increasingly stranger and more severe, Koichi persuades his sister to set up a video camera to try and capture them on film. What Koichi discovers is beyond anything he could have ever imagined, and as the situations intensify, a terrible fact is revealed …
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