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  • Rituals meant to invoke spirits or the supernatural are participated in by practically anyone who has ever had a childhood. The most well-known, such as “Bloody Mary”, have a strong element of danger, allowing kids to test the limits of their courage without the threat of actual injury. But what […]

    10 Japanese Rituals That Might Scare You To Death!

    Rituals meant to invoke spirits or the supernatural are participated in by practically anyone who has ever had a childhood. The most well-known, such as “Bloody Mary”, have a strong element of danger, allowing kids to test the limits of their courage without the threat of actual injury. But what […]

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  • A compilation if clips running just over 46 minutes showing some creepy clips of ghostly encounters from Japan. If this footage doesn’t scare you, then I don’t know what will!

    Ghosts Of Japan!

    A compilation if clips running just over 46 minutes showing some creepy clips of ghostly encounters from Japan. If this footage doesn’t scare you, then I don’t know what will!

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  • From the spirit of a world war 2 soldier visiting a military base to the tormented screams of murdered young girl, join us as we take a look at Japan’s most haunted places.

    The 8 Most Frighteningly Haunted Places In Japan!

    From the spirit of a world war 2 soldier visiting a military base to the tormented screams of murdered young girl, join us as we take a look at Japan’s most haunted places.

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  • Japanese folklore has a rich and terrifying tradition of ghost stories. Japanese ghosts (yurei) are spirits that have been prevented from a peaceful resting place by dramatic events during their life. Often they are murder or suicide victims . In other cases, an injustice has sparked intense desires of love,revenge, […]

    6 Types Of Japanese Ghosts!

    Japanese folklore has a rich and terrifying tradition of ghost stories. Japanese ghosts (yurei) are spirits that have been prevented from a peaceful resting place by dramatic events during their life. Often they are murder or suicide victims . In other cases, an injustice has sparked intense desires of love,revenge, […]

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  • 1. Don’t Cut Your Nails at Night yoru ni tsume wo kitte wa ikenai 夜に爪を切っては行けない/よるにつめをきってはいけない In the past there was no electricity to light the streets or your home at night. People believed evil spirits, akuryou (悪霊/あくりょう), would come around when evening approached. It was believed that cutting tools (like […]

    10 Spooky Japanese Superstitions!

    1. Don’t Cut Your Nails at Night yoru ni tsume wo kitte wa ikenai 夜に爪を切っては行けない/よるにつめをきってはいけない In the past there was no electricity to light the streets or your home at night. People believed evil spirits, akuryou (悪霊/あくりょう), would come around when evening approached. It was believed that cutting tools (like […]

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  • Japan is a land of strange beasts, haunted castles and spirits that wander the lonely roads, temples and forests. It’s also a land of peculiar urban legends, but as we know, most legends are usually based in fact. Take a look at this fascinating video exploring some of the strangest […]

    7 Japanese Urban Legends & True Stories!

    Japan is a land of strange beasts, haunted castles and spirits that wander the lonely roads, temples and forests. It’s also a land of peculiar urban legends, but as we know, most legends are usually based in fact. Take a look at this fascinating video exploring some of the strangest […]

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  • Did you know that Sadako (the ghostly killer from “The Ring”) and other figures from Japanese horror movies/ghost stories are a unique kind of spirit called a Yūrei? These are ghosts that have a long and fascinating history here in Japan. This is my attempt at a brief introduction to […]

    “The Yūrei”: An Introduction To The Japanese Ghost!

    Did you know that Sadako (the ghostly killer from “The Ring”) and other figures from Japanese horror movies/ghost stories are a unique kind of spirit called a Yūrei? These are ghosts that have a long and fascinating history here in Japan. This is my attempt at a brief introduction to […]

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  • Chilling CCTV footage of a ‘ghost’ following a man as he gets into the back of a taxi has emerged online. The creepy black and white video shows a lone man waiting for his cab in the dead of night. After the car arrives though something otherworldly happens when a […]

    Sinister Footage Shows Ghostly Girl Creeping Into Back Of Taxi!

    Chilling CCTV footage of a ‘ghost’ following a man as he gets into the back of a taxi has emerged online. The creepy black and white video shows a lone man waiting for his cab in the dead of night. After the car arrives though something otherworldly happens when a […]

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  • Back in the feudal era in Japan, committed suicide was seen as an act of honour. Samurai warriors would rather commit suicide, or known as seppuku (ritual disemboweling) than fall into the hands of their enemy – a way to uphold their honor and dignity. Even during the World War […]

    Aokigahara, The Most Haunted Forest In Japan!

    Back in the feudal era in Japan, committed suicide was seen as an act of honour. Samurai warriors would rather commit suicide, or known as seppuku (ritual disemboweling) than fall into the hands of their enemy – a way to uphold their honor and dignity. Even during the World War […]

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  • Cursed poems, cursed flash animations, cursed dreams, cursed mirrors and a whole slew of demons, these are the top 30 creepiest japanese urban legends. Japanese urban legends (都市伝説 Toshi Densetsu) are enduring modern folktales of either: paranormal creatures and their attacks on (usually) innocent victims; or non-supernatural, widespread rumours in […]

    30 Japanese Urban Legends!

    Cursed poems, cursed flash animations, cursed dreams, cursed mirrors and a whole slew of demons, these are the top 30 creepiest japanese urban legends. Japanese urban legends (都市伝説 Toshi Densetsu) are enduring modern folktales of either: paranormal creatures and their attacks on (usually) innocent victims; or non-supernatural, widespread rumours in […]

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