"I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear."
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
Classic Horror Movie VHS Box Covers
Oh, horror movie VHS covers. Before the age of the internet, horror fans scoured the isles of their local video store, renting whatever flick had the best cover art. The boxes were gory, creepy, and oftentimes absurd. They were decorated with blood, guts, gore and half naked women, each box trying its hardest to stick out from the rest and earn the curious horror fan’s dollar. They especially intrigued younger viewers, offering a brief voyeuristic glimpse into the kind of adult entertainment that was otherwise hidden from their eyes. In this post I take a look back at some of the most striking horror movie VHS box covers from the video store days.
I don’t even live in Japan but I’m a little freaked out right now.
I didn’t compile this list, I got it from here
Here’s the Tomino’s Hell poem for those of you brave enough to read it out loud.
Also the original Cow’s Head story, which supposedly makes you die from fright is said to have no known copies around.