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Scary security? Japanese Twitter users share their creepiest CAPTCHA experiences

Forget proving you’re not a robot, these CAPTCHAs need to prove they’re not ghosts!

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A late-night visit to Japan’s execution site Cursed Pine Tree【Hunted Tokyo】

The tree is said to curse those who draw near, but thankfully divine protection is available nearby.

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Creepy video shows housekeeper who’s either demonically possessed or really wants a new job【Vid】

Housekeeper in Singapore is definitely giving the Internet chills, might also be trying to give her resignation notice.

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Thank God only the arms are motorized and this berserk bunny can’t chase us.

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Japan’s version of a ouija board: We try to summon Mr. Kokkuri

Three grown men dabble in black arts typically reserved for pre-teens.

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Japan’s Twitterers summarize fear in short phrases, prove some things are universally frightening

“Do you know what day it was yesterday? It was our wedding anniversary.”

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W.T.F. Japan: Top 15 most disturbing Japanese prefecture mascots【Weird Top FIFTEEN】

Because “top five” isn’t nearly enough to show off all these terrifying creations.

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Sinisterly stocked Japanese convenience store’s magazine rack is shockingly dark

Those ropes don’t seem so innocent when you read what’s on either side of them.

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Toyama Park, where skeletal remains of over 100 people are said to have been found【Haunted Tokyo】

We pay a midnight visit to this central Tokyo hill where rumor holds a ghost sobs in the dead of night.

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VR program lets user experience one of the most disgusting worlds of anime and video games【Video】

Fans have been singing the praises of Saya’s Song for over a decade, and now it’s time to step inside the protagonist’s head.

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Horrifying car spotted outside of Tokyo is the stuff nightmares are made of

Nothing better to ensure others keep their distance than a mask with glowing, soul-sucking eyes.

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We investigate Sendagaya Tunnel and get a message from beyond【Haunted Tokyo】

Do you believe in ghosts, Rocketeers? A bloodstained woman with long hair is said to haunt this Tokyo tunnel.

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Video captures man tossing baby from sinking car in China’s Hunan Province

With a lot of luck on their side, everyone made it out uninjured.

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We investigate Tokyo’s “haunted” phone booth in Mizumoto Park【Haunted Tokyo】

For decades, locals have said a woman’s ghost appears in the park at night, and our visit ended with frightening female fury.

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Be brave! Japan’s pitch-black “ghost ramen” tastes better than it looks

Diners will be rewarded for their courage at this yokai-loving restaurant.

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We investigate Tokyo’s most haunted spot, Kohoku Bridge【Haunted Tokyo】

At the risk of sounding clickbaity, you really won’t believe what we found.

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Mysterious “Bra Temple” makes news around Japan

Did you know that a bra temple exists in Japan?

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Thomas the Tank Engine transforms into gorgeous horror with Chinese smartphone face filter

Young Thomas seems to be pulling a cargo of fashionable nightmares.

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Man in Russian subway station pulls off the scariest (and stupidest?) jump imaginable【Video】

DO NOT TRY THIS AT YOUR HOME (PLATFORM)!

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We take a tour through Japan’s largest prison


Our Japanese-language writer, Yuichiro Wasai, offers a rare look inside the country’s largest prison with a series of original drawings!

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