After moving to a new apartment complex next to a cemetery, a young Japanese family experiences strange and terrifying occurrences that send the other residents fleeing their homes, ultimately leaving them alone with a dark, evil something, or someone, residing in the basement. Yeah. So, there's that.
"Mariko Koike is one of the most popular writers working in Japan today. Koike is a recognized master of detective fiction and horror writing. Known in particular for her hybrid works that blend these styles with elements of romance, this title is arguably Koike’s masterpiece. This title was originally published in Japan in 1986." - from the publisher.