Japan has a range of bizarre television shows which focus on shocking a famous victim in psychological pranks (ホラードッキリ or お化けドッキリ）.
Unlike the everyday television pranks of falling into hot water, being blasted from chairs, or stepping into a mislabeled bathroom, these psychological pranks use ghost imagery and horror elements - often lasting for over an hour in order for the victim to question their sanity.
Here is a list of Japanese television horror pranks available on Youtube:
Would you like to see more ghost videos, pranks, or cultural facts about Japanese spirits? Comment below or send an email message for requests!
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.