Haunted Forest
Haunted Forest
Aokigahara Forest
Classification Paranormal
Location Mount Fuji, Japan
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The Aokigahara Forest is a forest in the base of Mount Fuji where more than 100 suicides happens in the woods each year. The forest is said to have been charged with paranormal energy that malfunctions compasses and other navigation devices. It is investigated by the Destination Truth team in the episode "Aswang & Haunted Forest".


A crowded, dark forest bordering Mt. Fuji, Aokigahara is infamous throughout Japan as a popular spot for those taking their final journey. In 2002, 78 bodies were found within it. By May 2006, at least 16 new suicides had been found. No one knows how many bodies go undiscovered. Signs emblazoned with messages are nailed to trees throughout the forest.

No sounds can be heard other than those produced by the forest itself. Aokigahara is considered the most haunted location in all of Japan. Spiritualists say that the trees themselves are filled with a malevolent energy, accumulated from centuries of suicides.


  • Thick and seemingly endless woods.
  • You can easily get lost.
  • Compasses malfunction.
  • There are signs that encouraging people to not kill themeselves.