17 Japanese Urban Legends That’ll Scare The Shit Out Of You

*sleeps with the lights on forever*

Slit-Mouthed Woman

Slit-Mouthed Woman

The legend: A woman was mutilated by her husband and returned as a pissed-off spirit. She’ll ask if you think she’s pretty, and no matter what you say, she’ll cut your face with scissors. Count me out.

NOPE rating (out of five): 😱 😱 😱 😱 😱

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Real-Life Mysteries



The legend: A girl who slipped in a bathtub and gouged her eye out can be summoned in your bathroom and will follow you around the entire day. If she catches you, you’re done for. So, don't make friends in the bathroom, okay?

NOPE rating: 😱 😱 😱 😱


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The legend: If you knock three times on the third bathroom stall and ask if she's there, her hand will appear from behind the door — and sometimes it's bloody. No, thanks! I'll just pee outside forever.

NOPE rating: 😱 😱 😱 😱 😱



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