A scientist devises a system that enables one to access the thoughts, or "ghosts," of the dead.
The dead coming to life...
The fear born from their communion...
the destruction of all that separates life and death.
A Breeding "System"
The "Ghost System" was designed to grow and expand to a variety of "horror genre" delivery channels: the Internet, Movies, Publications and Games. In fact, "Ghost System" is already breeding.
"Ghost System" is a single project already that has already been launched.
Short film, "Ghost System," distributed over the Internet (ending Dec. 2002).
[ November 2002 ]
Novel "Ghost System" published by Kadokawa Horror Fiction
Kaede Tsuda is rebuked by her classmates. Keisuke Ura flees to a forest after murdering his wife. Reiko Okazaki, a TV program director goes in search of answers to a serial murder puzzle. All three wind up in one place where they find the "system" and the mystery it hides.
[ January 2003 ]
Full-length feature film "Ghost System" (Fuji Television, Parco, Pony Canyon)
(Reedited version of the Internet-released film with a 10-minute extension and powerful finale not included in the online edition)
Wataru Higurashi enlists the help of Misaki Saegusa to go in search of his missing girlfriend, Mai Mizukawa. The trail leads them deep into an eerie forest where they stumble across a large and decaying ruin. In it, they find the "Ghost System" that can summon the dead.
Ā@Starring Chikako Sakuragi, Hiroshi Tamaki, Maria Yanagisawa and Atsuko Rukawa
Ā@Directed and written by Toshikazu Nagae.
A completely different story and whole new characters under the same title, "Ghost System." Gradually, however, the connection becomes clear. It is the search for this connection that makes "Ghost System" so captivating.
"Ghost System" aims to be the "Star Wars of horror," not just a film but a cultural phenomenon.
Future "Ghost System" releases:
Ghost System Computer Game --- underway
Ghost System animation --- underway
Ghost System TV and film: feature movie, television drama series, original video release… currently in the planning stages
Toshikazu Nagae, "Ghost System" project creator and author
Featured on these television programs: "Experience the Miraculous: Unbelievable Horror," "School Ghost Story Special: The Curse of Asagi," "Reviving Sorcerers," and "SMAPSMAP Special Program, aired Jan. 31, 2000.