Aokigahara: Where Troubled Souls May Find Peace.

Via elephant journal
on Nov 7, 2010
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Haunting Beauty and Terrible Sadness.

Second only to the Golden Gate Bridge in terms of suicide, Aokigahara, the “suicide forest” has seen over a hundred  lives that were willfully taken in 2003, the last year they took a tally.  Anyone walking through this forest may find tape guides for those unsure, the remaining items left behind, or even the body itself.  The haunting landscape is matched by the sadness that is found in this forest.

Check these videos out, well worth the watch.   Each are ten minutes long and well worth the time.  Warning, there are shots of dead bodies, not too many but just a heads up.

Part 1/2.

Part 2/2

If you don’t have the time to invest in this chilling subject, here is a shorter video but this does not quite do the subject justice.

Videos shared with us via Matt of VICE Magazine.


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One Response to “Aokigahara: Where Troubled Souls May Find Peace.”

  1. Michael Cunningham says:

    Hey there, I thought I’d comment as I recently visited Aokigahara forest and spent 6 hours exploring it with two friends and three cameras. I compiled most of the video footage + photos along with bits and pieces from my journal to construct the story of my experience there. Please check it out and let me know what you think! (follow the link)