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Yurei Izakaya

Tucked away in the quiet suburb of Musashino on the west side of Tokyo is a tiny bar where ghosts can feel right at home.

Japan is a nation with a rich body of folklore and mythology, especially when it comes to stories about things that go bump in the night. Even Japanese horror movies are renowned for their subtle eeriness and elaborate psychological horror, as opposed to the more immediate scares and gore of most horror flicks in the West. But there’s nothing subtle about Yurei Izakaya, a little bar in Kichijoji that boasts an elaborately decorated interior made up of skulls, skeletons, and even agony-filled faces of the damned adorning the walls.


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