In the 50s and 60s Pamela Wesson and her family lived in Japan. Her mother fell for antique woodblock prints of ghosts, demons and monsters, which Pamela presenter here tonight. Some of these creatures from centuries ago can be recognised today in Studio Ghibli and other animated films.
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