ghost forest in Japan

Mystery ghost forest in Japan

At the foot of Mount Fuji, Japan there is a forest area of ​​32 square kilometers. The forest was named Aokigahara. I was so thick, the forest was nicknamed "sea of ​​trees". Aokigahara Forest has beautiful rocks and caves of ice that some of them become popular tourist destinations. But that's not the most attractive of the forest. But, the fact that Aokigahara Forest is a popular spot for suicide.

Popularity Aokigahara Forest became the suicide of a novel reinforced top Koroi Jukai karyaSeicho Matsumoto. Terbut 1960 novel that tells of two people in love commit menakhiri lives for love in the forest. However, history as a place Aokigahara suicide long before the novel was outstanding. Aura's death has long been wafted from the forest. Ritualubasute, solitude until death, carried out in the woods since the 19th century.

Aokigahara even touted a historical link with the demons or ghosts in Japanese mythology. Since 1950, more than 500 people end their lives in this forest, or on average 30 people each year.

In 2002, 78 bodies were found hanging himself and rot in the woods. It beat the previous record amount, namely 73 corpses in 1998. In 2003, the number of suicides rose to 100. In that year Japanese government decided to seal information on the number of people commit suicide, to reduce Aokigahara popularity as a location for suicide.

The scattered bones of people who committed suicide in the forest Aokigahara The high rates of suicide triggered the government put a ban appeal board suicide. Since 1970, formed a team consisting of police, volunteers, and journalists on duty along the forest to look for bodies. However, team work is less severe than the forest workers. They are in charge of carrying the corpse from the jungle to the jungle outpost.

The body already rotting corpse that is sometimes placed in special rooms for the victims of suicide. The workers then conduct the lottery, the loser who will be assigned a specific task that is sleeping in the room with the corpse. Because if the body was left alone, it is believed would be bad. It remains curious spirits called yurei would scream all night. Not only that, the bodies that will move by itself.

Every effort is made to stop the suicides in Aokigahara Forest. One of them put up CCTV and track the people who will go to the haunted forest. "Especially in March, the end of the fiscal year. More people come to Aokigahara due to poor economic conditions ". Yamanashi prefecture government official said, Imasa Watanabe.

Aokigahara Forest popularity after the release of the film back sticking Jyukai, Ocean trees behind Mount Fuji, by director Takimoto Tomoyuki. The film tells the story of four people who decided to end his life in Aokigahara. Takimoto director boasted find money of U.S. $ 3,760 in a wallet allegedly belonging to people who committed suicide.

Takimoto statement sparked rumors that Aokigahara is "paradise" for the scavengers who pick up the treasure left behind the victim's suicide. Moreover, some people claim to find a credit card, train ticket subscription, and driver's license to the dead.

In March 2009, CNN reported Aokigahara Forest. In the news, Aokigahara referred to as the destination for people who are depressed and do not bear the reality of life.

The death rate from suicide in the country of sunrise is indeed remarkable, especially when economic conditions decline. There were 2645 suicides recorded in January 2009, up 15 percent from 2305 to January 2008. Most are working class.

Quite often when people entered this forest and the atmosphere tense immediately enveloped in fog slimut the piercing. Many of the visitors, workers, and volunteers search the corpse to see things - weird things like a black shadow figure or feeling salalu being watched and followed while in the woods. Sign up for FREEUpdates.