HBO brings the scare factor with the new horror anthology, “Folklore,” a six-episode hourlong series that takes place across six Asian countries. It premiered on Oct. 7 with “A Mother’s Love,” an Indonesian horror story about a WeweGombel, a Javanese female demon. It will be followed by tales from Japan (“Tatami”) on Oct. 14, Singapore (“Nobody”) on Oct. 21, Thailand (“Pob”) on Oct. 28, Malaysia (“Toyol”) on Nov. 4 and Korea (“Mongdal”) on Nov. 11. HBO’s first horror anthology features modern adaptations of each country’s myths and folklore which feature supernatural beings and occult beliefs. Episodes are helmed by directors from various Asian countries and filmed in the local language. Catch “Folklore” Sundays at 10pm on HBO Ch. 54 SD/Ch. 168 HD (Metro Manila, Cavite, Laguna, Bulacan and Lipa) or on Ch. 402 SD/Ch. 710 HD (Bacolod, Baguio, Cebu, Davao, Dumaguete, General Santos and Iloilo). SKYdirect subscribers can watch on Ch. 22 HD. “Folklore” is also available for streaming on HBO GO.