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How did Halloween Become so Popular in Japan?

View this post on Instagram A post shared by 31 Nights Of Halloween (@31nightsofhalloween) on Sep 22, 2019 at 2:03pm PDT It is September, and from the very first weeks of this month, you have probably been seeing many shops and street corners being decorated with Jack-O-Lantern and other orange and purple colored miscellaneous decorations.…

The Morbid World of Oshima Teru

After months of spending your limited free time stressfully looking for the perfect place to live, you end up finding a 1LDK apartment in coveted Chiyoda ward. It’s a dream property. An apartment of that size in the heart of Tokyo is rarely available, and much less at the price that is being offered to…

You’ll Never Miss Halloween at This Spooky Ghost-Themed Bar in Tokyo!

Halloween may be over but not for this izakaya (Japanese pub) in Tokyo called “Yurei” which celebrates the event all throughout the year. The bar is quite amusing with all its spooky decorations and eerie chant music. It is full of creepy elements, from bloody dishes to ghostly servers. They also have a lot of…

Real Ghost House: The Abandoned Nakagusuku Kogen Hotel in Okinawa

One of the most haunted abandoned sites in Japan is located in the region of Okinawa. In here lies the Nakagusuku Kogen Hotel (中城高原ホテル) which is apparently an unfinished building built by the Nakagusuku Park Association. The association spent millions of money but ended up abandoning it. Let’s find out why. How the Hotel Started…

Nara Dreamland: A Happy Place that Turned Into an Abandoned Ghost Town

In the year 1961, a theme park was built in Nara as a response to the popular California Disneyland, and it was called Nara Dreamland. The park looked almost identical to Disneyland: its entrance looked the same, and there is a fairy tale castle. However, due to the declining number of visitors every year, the…

Get the creeps with Totoro horror theories

Studio Ghibli’s famous animations became well-known inside and outside Japan. Movies like Howl’s Castle, Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke are not regarded as ‘children movies’, though Ponyo and Totoro seem to be more for a younger audience. Which does not mean that adults can not enjoy it as well! God of Death As most fans…

The Top 5 Creepy Studio Ghibli Characters

Studio Ghibli creates memorable animations that are steeped in magic, mystery and intrigue. Some of the characters are cute, some are plucky, and some are downright crazy. Yet there are others that are sure to spook both adult and younger viewers alike. Let’s take a look at some of the scariest Ghibli creations. 1. Nago…

The 4 Creepiest Places In Japan

No one will argue that Japan is a wonderland. There are lively cities, countless forms of entertainment, majestic landscapes and undeniably beautiful castles and temples. Yet this country, like any other, is filled with creepy places you might want to visit. 1. Nara Dreamland View this post on Instagram Awkward pose, abandoned castle. #naradreamland #abandonedplaces…