Parents' Guide to

Ju-On Origins

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Scary Japanese prequel series is is violent and eerie.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 18+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

TW: sexual assualt.

No one other than adults should watch this. It has graphic depictions of rape. If that's triggering for you then don't watch this.
age 18+

Gorey and violent.

Child abuse, rape, prostitution. Gore and blood. No one under 18 should watch this. Very graphic.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (3):

This dark, entertaining series delivers some hair-raising suspense and well-timed jump scares within the fictional Ju-On story world. Ju-On Origins provides the foundation for the popular franchise (which includes The Grudge stateside movies), and offers some explanation of why the ghost is holding a grudge against all those who come into contact with it. As the multiple dark narratives unfold and begin to connect, one soon realizes how those even loosely associated with the house are impacted by it in different, but frightening ways. The horror comes from the fact that once touched by it, later generations will be unable to escape it, no matter where they go. If you're looking for a good spine-chilling series to plug into, Ju-On Origins is worth checking out.

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