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The 3 Scariest Japanese Urban Legends

The allure of all urban legends is that you never really know for sure whether they are simply tales to scare naughty children into being good or if there really is something more behind them. Right where you are seated reading this article, try to imagine every single story your parents or friends ever told…

Japanese Scary Stories: Slit Mouthed Woman

Are You Afraid of the Dark? Every culture has ghost stories and scary urban legends. Scary urban legends and ghost stories can shed a lot of light on the culture of the place and the people where the story is based. This is the second in a series of articles based on Japanese Scary Stories.…