The forest is known in Japanese mythology for having an association with demons, and many believe that it is those demons who draw Japanese people deep into the forest, forcing them to take their lives.
Real estate agents have noted a dramatic increase in the amount of people looking to rent out 'incident rooms' in recent years, the name given to apartments where the previous tenants had died on the premises - either from sickness, natural causes, murder or suicide.
This grotesque installment in Japan's "Guinea Pig" series is best viewed with an open mind... and an empty stomach.
Artist Shigeki Hayashi combines ancient ceramic techniques, folk tales and futuristic imagery to create his surreal robotic dolls.
An awesome bar has just opened in Kawasaki where the décor, the drinks, the food, EVERYTHING is based on giant monsters from the “Ultraman” series.
The same show that unleashed a dinosaur on unsuspecting office workers has upped the scare factor with a terrifying elevator ghost. Watch the clip!
Words can't describe exactly what this totally bizarre Japanese act brings to the stage... maybe you should just watch this video instead.
One listen to the powerfully evil sounds from this Japanese cyber-metal trio and you'll know why Skinny Puppy tapped them to join their latest tour.
A terrifying new tradition in Kyoto seems designed specifically to scare the hell out of children, by staffing a commuter train with creepy monsters, ghosts and demons.
The Ueno Zoo in Japan's capital has had its fair share of animal escape scares, and so every two years they run a bizarre safety drill, so that they're better prepared for future instances of animals run amok.