With Obon creeping up over the next few months, it's time to make a list of horror-themed places to visit! From horror escape venues to restaurants, these places will offer a refreshing chill to the mundane summer attractions.
1. Fuji-Q Highland's Haunted Hospital
Described as almost too terrifying to finish, this haunted house venue has thrill seekers journeying from all over Japan to get a glimpse of ghosts clad in nurse outfits.
Read more about Fuji-Q Highland's Haunted Hospital here.
4. The Haunted Restaurant
Made by the same company who designed 'Lock-up', the Haunted Restaurant is a relaxing spookfest restaurant which relies on entertainment more than jump scares. With an all-you-can-eat and all-you-can-drink-menu, this restaurant is value for money while being a night of ghostly fun.
Read more about the Haunted Restaurant here.
Hiding from Japanese Ghosts
Ghost stories are the least frightening thing about Japan when facing culture clashes, mystery food, language barriers, and - scariest of all - marriage.