Ao Oni, the popular survival horror RPG Maker game—where you have to solve puzzles and escape from The Oni, a demon that appears and follows you randomly—is getting a Japanese live-action movie.
Just for comparison, here's a shot from the game. The Oni and the setting may look nice and calm, but it is not.
And here's the movie version of The Oni. It has already... changed... a lot. It is simply terrifying.
The movie will open in Japanese theaters on July 5 and will also feature the idol group AKB48's Iriyama "Annin" Anna (see below) as the female lead.
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