‘The smiley face murders’ exists as a modern urban legend, a way to explain the mysterious drowning deaths of college/university age men. This comes from a multitude cases where near the discovery of the body a smiley face was found in spray paint. Not to explore too in depth, as you can find sources with […]

Here’s a Japanese urban legend that’s the foundation of the upcoming horror film Howling Village from Ju-On‘s original creator, the existence of a spirit village that’s displaced in time and traditions. Inunaki Village is a legendary village in the Fukuoka Prefecture, first reported existing in 1999, that is supposedly isolated from modern Japan and frozen in […]