Hallowine

   Trick or treat, guys…! Happy halloween… I went to Shibuya for halloween and yeah, it’s crowded, like a sea of humans, I mean, monsters and every crazy being out there. People are crazy about halloween here. Some were just wearing underwear. They’re crazy! It’s cold! The wind is blowing strong too, remember, it’s autumn…

Rumah Sakit Paling Berhantu

1. Rumah Sakit Taunton, Massachusetts  Rumah sakit ini dibangun tahun 1854 sebagai rumah sakit jiwa, yang lokasinya cukup terasingkan. Di sana, pernah dirawat seorang pasien yang merupakan pembunuh serial. Ia mengaku telah membunuh setidaknya 31 orang saat bekerja sebagai suster. Adalah Jane Toppan, yang kemudian dianggap menderita penyakit jiwa dan dirawat di sana hingga akhir…

The Chrysanthemum Vow – Japanese Horror Story

Ueda Akinari’s “Ugetsu Monogatari” is a nine-story collection of tales of the mysterious and strange. It is a pedantic work, designed by the author largely as a display to flaunt his own body of knowledge. In the nine stories, Ueda wrote about the nature of yurei. Among them is the story “The Chrysanthemum Vow,” the…

Yokai?

You probably think you already know what yokai means. And, you are probably wrong. Or at least, you are only partially correct. There is more to yokai than you think. Thanks to movies like “The Great Yokai War,” and comics and books like “Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan” and “Yokai Attack!,” yokai as a word…

Cerita Hantu Jepang

Negara Jepang merupakan salah satu negara yang unik dan mempunyai latar belakang sejarah yang berpijak pada hal supranatural. Masyarakat Jepang meyakini adanya kekuatan batin manusia yang dapat memasuki dimensi lain yang penuh dengan kekuatan luar biasa. Dunia supranatural Jepang cara baik untuk menjelaskan yang tidak dapat dijelaskan dan sebuah cara untuk masuk lebih dalam lagi….

Heike Ichizoku no Onryo – The Vengeful Ghosts of the Heike Clan

The year is 1185. Minamoto no Yoshitsune stands in the prow of his boat as it speeds through Daimotsu Bay in the province of Settsu (Modern day Hyogo prefecture). Yoshitsune is fleeing from his brother, Minamoto no Yorimoto, who recently seized power from the Heike clan and declared himself Shogun. Yorimoto sees his brother as…

The Triangle Headband

What are those odd, triangle-shaped hats or headbands worn by some Japanese ghosts? That is a difficult question to answer because, while there are several opinions, nobody really knows. The triangular, white corpse-hat consists of a small strip of cloth, cut or folded into a triangle, which covers the forehead and wraps around the back…

Smoking Husband – Japanese Horror Story

A man from Yamato province had a daughter, who was in love with a skillful flute-player from Kawauchi province.  The two were married, and they lived together for two years that were full of love and happiness. Sadly, the husband was struck by a sudden illness and died. The woman was overcome with sadness, and would…

Aizuwakamatsu no Yurei – The Yurei of Aizuwakamatsu

Long ago, in the town of Aizuwakamatsu (modern day Fukushima prefecture) lived a man named Iyo lived with his wife. One night the yurei of a woman appeared in their house. At first the dead woman—who was completely unknown to Iyo—appeared outside in the garden. She knocked on the closed door and called out the…

Sorry, your daughter – Japanese Horror Story

Youko was known to be the biggest bully in her school. When she got ill, everybody agreed it was karma that got her in that state. Everyday, she was in the hospital bed waiting to figure out what was exactly wrong with her. Youko’s mother decided to take a picture with her daughter in the…