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…

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…

Yurei Child – Japanese Ghost Story

In Edo, in the vicinity of Nipponbashi (modern day Tokyo), there was an important shopkeeper named Kenhei. Every year Kenhei would make a trip to Kyoto to buy stock for his store, always buying from the same seller, a widow women living with her daughter. This daughter had stolen the heart of Kenhei, and she…

Botan Dorou: Japanese Ghost Story

In the Edo Period (1603-1869) Shinzaburo, who lived in Ueno, fell in love with Otsuyu, but because of the difference in their families’ social status it was impossible for them to meet. After a time, Otsuyu became very ill and she died, saying that she wanted to see Shinzaburo. Oyone, who was Otsuyu‘s nurse died soon after. On the 13th of August that…

Demon Encounter In Tokyo, Japan

The year was 1978 and I was 15 years old. My best friend had returned to Japan after spending a year attending our junior high school in the states while her father was a visiting professor at the local university. I missed her terribly after she had gone and was able to persuade my grandfather…

The Girl – Japanese Horror Story

There were several friends who decided to go to the mountains to see a famous spot that was suppose to be haunted. It is a old tunnel, that was said to contain a womans’ ghost who had lost her legs in a car accident. The friends drove up to the tunnel, but finally gave up…

The Accident – Japanese Horror

Two couples were going out on a drive. Unfortunately, they ended up having a big accident. When Hitomi woke up, she saw Takeshi and his girl friend Yuka. “Thank god you are alive!” Said Yuka, rubbing the tears off her eyes. “We thought you were dead!” Hitomi got up, and noticed she was in a…