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

By Tara A. Devlin

Each week on “Kowabana: ‘True’ Japanese scary stories from around the internet,” horror author and translator Tara A. Devlin presents a selection of Japanese horror, creepypastas and urban legends translated from the deepest, darkest parts of the web. Creepy ghosts and vengeful onryo, cursed technology and haunted shrines. Discover horror like only Japan knows how to deliver. Brand new and exclusive stories translated each week. Find out more at http://www.kowabana.net/

  1. 1.
    Our entire class fought an evil spirit11/09/2018
    1:15:09
  2. 2.
    Classic Japanese creepypasta champloo10/26/2018
    33:07
  3. 3.
    Mysterious and deadly objects10/12/2018
    35:44
  4. 4.
    Origins: the best of early Japanese horror09/28/2018
    31:35
  5. 5.
    Horror Baito: Supernatural on the job09/14/2018
    29:32
  6. 6.
    Obake Yashiki: Home sweet haunted home08/31/2018
    31:35
  7. 7.
    Obon special: horror from the afterlife08/17/2018
    34:45
  8. 8.
    Oden Special: A hodgepodge of horror08/03/2018
    31:24
  1. 9.
    Haunted Japanese houses of horror07/20/2018
    32:17
  2. 10.
    Unbelievable and unexplainable sightings07/06/2018
    27:42
  3. 11.
    The truth is out there... experiences in the supernatural06/22/2018
    32:01
  4. 12.
    Gakkou Kaidan, ghost stories from Japanese schools06/08/2018
    27:13
  5. 13.
    SPECIAL: Toshiden: Exploring Japanese Urban Legends - Kuchisake-onna06/01/2018
    28:56
  6. 14.
    Kankandara: The secret behind what lurks in the forest05/25/2018
    57:11
  7. 15.
    Noroi, the inescapable Japanese curse05/11/2018
    33:52
  8. 16.
    Attack of the yurei04/27/2018
    29:38
  9. 17.
    The legend of the Kotoribako04/14/2018
    59:45
  10. 18.
    The true terror behind cursed dolls03/30/2018
    27:50
  11. 19.
    A curse upon your family and all within it!03/16/2018
    36:10
  12. 20.
    Life-changing childhood experiences03/02/2018
    31:38
  13. 21.
    Kisaragi Station and other trains of horror02/23/2018
    34:35
  14. 22.
    The monsters in our villages02/16/2018
    30:39
  15. 23.
    What's haunting Japanese schools?02/09/2018
    28:10
  16. 24.
    Sugisawa and other cursed villages02/02/2018
    34:26
  17. 25.
    Cursed video tapes & the horrors they hide!01/26/2018
    35:15
  18. 26.
    The inaka spectacular & countryside creepies 01/19/2018
    32:58
  19. 27.
    Kokkuri-san, kakurenbo and other creepy childhood games01/12/2018
    33:27
  20. 28.
    Kunekune, exorcists and creepy little ghost boys01/05/2018
    33:04
  21. 29.
    New Year's ghosts and goblins12/29/2017
    28:24
  22. 30.
    If you're going to kill yourself, why don't you sleep with me first?12/22/2017
    1:10:00
  23. 31.
    True but mostly fictional horror in the Japanese workplace12/15/2017
    29:37
  24. 32.
    Terrifying gods, scary demons and horrific yokai12/08/2017
    26:37
  25. 33.
    Magagami-sama, haunted tunnels and bridges, oh my!12/01/2017
    30:10
  26. 34.
    Hasshaku-sama, dark country roads and abandoned buildings11/24/2017
    28:33

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