Aokigahara is a woodland at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan that makes The Blair Witch Project forest look like Winnie the Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood. It probably has something to do with all the dead bodies scattered around.
What Niagara Falls is to weddings, Aokigahara is to suicide. How many suicides does it takes for a place to get that reputation? A dozen? Fifty?
More than 500 people have taken their own lives in Aokigahara since the 1950s.
The trend has supposedly started after Seicho Matsumoto published his novel Kuroi Kaiju (Black Sea of Trees) where two of his characters commit suicide there.
After that- always eager to prove they are bizarrely susceptible to suggestion-hundreds of Japanese people have hanged themselves among the countless trees of the Aokigahara forest, which is reportedly so thick that even in high noon it's not hard to find places completely surrounded by darkness.
Besides bodies and homemade nooses, the area is littered with signs displaying such uplifting messages like "Life is a precious thing! Please reconsider!" or "Think of your family!"
"If you commit suicide here, bears will poop on your corpse."
In the 70s, the problem got national attention and the Japanese government began doing annual sweeps of the forest in search of bodies.
In 2002, they found 78. But who knows how many they missed? In all likelihood there probably is a hanged person somewhere in Aokigahara on any given day.
By the way, if an entire dark forest full of hanged corpses wasn't bad enough, a few years ago some people noticed that a lot of the dead in Aokigahara probably had cash or jewelry on them. Thus began the proud Japanese tradition of Aokigahara Scavenging where people are running around the Death Forest, looking for dead guys to loot.
** This is where this item came from. This was found on a dead body and was sold through the process of pawn shops and auctions. It kept coming back up for sale, as people had strange occurrences happen when they had this in their homes.
It eventually was sent to us for testing. It is a vampire piece that is very strong in energy. It holds Geryon powers that channel into your mind and progress strength and avail to the realm of vampires.
This has been shown to grant you the closest sense of being a vampire, without actually being turned. The man who had this ring came forth through conjuring and wanted nothing more than to be a vampire, and he went to the forest in hopes that he would be bitten and then immortally be able to be a vampire. This was a piece he purchased from a Sorcerer who had contact with a vampire named Renoo... and he had many encounters and just wanted to change his life.
He did not hang himself, but died of starvation when he was never attacked.
This is a very cool piece that will bring forth all facets of vampire life to you -- and if you would want to immortally be changed, we have options for you -- as we have live vampire services available, so no fear that this will bring about un-coothed thoughts; just pure geryon powers and energies~!!