7 Creepy Japanese Urban Legends That Inspired Horror Films

There are countless Japanese urban legends and most of them are pure nightmare fuel. A lot of the legends are supernatural, making them the perfect inspiration for horror films. The Ring is just one example of a Japanese film to take inspiration from Japanese myth. The long tradition of telling stories about ghosts goes back hundreds of years in Japan, and these urban legends still circulate today. These films and the stories that inspired them once again prove that Japan is an absolutely terrifying place.

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