Remember those horror stories about toyol or pontianak that people share around during those midnight sessions? If you love listening to those haunting tales and a major horror movie buff, you’d be excited to know that HBO Asia recently released the first episode from its first horror anthology original series, Folklore.
Giving you six scary episodes, each set across six Asian countries – Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand – Folklore explores the tales of each country’s deeply-rooted myths and folklore with supernatural beings and occult beliefs. We’re excited to see more cos hands down, Asian ghosts are way scarier!
Each episode will be making its global debut at major International film festivals including Toronto International Film Festival (Toronto, Canada), SITGES International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia (Barcelona, Spain) and Fantastic Fest (Texas, USA).
Ahead is a list of all the supernatural beings that you will encounter throughout the Folklore series.