Kowabana: 'True' Japanese scary stories from around the internet

Summer Creepypasta Classics

Episode 082

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Summer is the traditional time for horror in Japan, and this week we have some classics that haven’t yet been shared on the show to send a chill down your spine!

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Mark of the Other Side

Episode 081

Episode Notes

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When the other side reaches out, it tends to leave its mark on this one. This week we delve into five tales that look at encounters with a world beyond our own.

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Evil Spirit Den

Episode 080

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Children are warned not to enter the abandoned shrine grounds, so what do they do? Enter, of course. Yet it’s the start of what will become a decades-long nightmare…

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Terrifying Rural Jaunts & Monsters

Episode 079

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22% of Japan lives in rural areas that tale up much of the countryside. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city you’ll find all sorts of creepiness, like in these four tales…

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Cursed Countryside

Episode 078

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The countryside isn’t all peace and tranquillity. Sometimes darkness hides out there, lurking, waiting for someone to stumble upon it again. Beware what lurks far from the busy cities…

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At Your Own Risk

Episode 077

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Japan is full of stories that never turn out well for those involved. Sometimes just hearing about it is enough to curse you as well. These horrifying tales are a reminder that you can’t always avoid the unknown…

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The Supernatural, The Unexplainable

Episode 076

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Explore five stories that looks at things that shouldn’t be. Buildings that shouldn’t exist, benign objects that can kill, mysterious voices in the woods, and more…

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The Annoying Wayside Grass

Episode 075

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Sumikowa: The Haunting of Higanbana Heights is out now!

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A young man with spiritual powers. A friend in need. What could go wrong? When this young man visits his friend’s house after hearing disturbing news of strange occurrences, he quickly realises this is far bigger than any of them can understand.

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Brushes with the Other Side

Episode 074

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Do you believe in ghosts? Ever wondered what might be on the other side? The protagonists of these five stories are about to find out, and they might not like the answers.

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The Kunekune Collection

Episode 073

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It’s white. It sways back and forth in the tranquillity of the rice fields. It drives you mad upon looking at it. It’s Kunekune, and here are some of the many tales told of it!

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