Suicide Forest in Japan




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The Aokigahara Forest is the most popular site for suicides in Japan. After the novel Kuroi Jukai was published, in which a young lover commits suicide in the forest, people started taking their own lives there at a rate of 50 to 100 deaths a year. The site holds so many bodies that the Yakuza pays homeless people to sneak into the forest and rob the corpses. The authorities sweep for bodies only on an annual basis, as the forest sits at the base of Mt. Fuji and is too dense to patrol more frequently.

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35 Comments

  1. кιтту
    March 26, 2018
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    I hope that young man camping in the forest is still alive today.

  2. A cat in a sock
    March 27, 2018
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    Haha lol

  3. gamingwithcupcakes
    March 27, 2018
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    19:26 a squishy?

  4. DookkyP
    March 28, 2018
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    Apparently suicidal people are also litterers

  5. CDWoolridge
    March 28, 2018
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    Wow a country with no tolerance of mental health issues, no idea of how to make people happy other than to say ''slave away at work for peanuts or else suffer'', and ugly concepts like seppuku has places littered with people saying no thank you to life?? What are the chances! :')

  6. Khey Wood
    March 28, 2018
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    He has a kind and gentle spirit; perfect for reaching someone who feels alone and contemplating. I am thankful for his work.

  7. Dan Simpson
    March 29, 2018
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    Why isn't anyone talking about that this video is probably fake? Who the fuck is Logan Paul?

  8. Jay Teng
    March 29, 2018
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    He didn't even realize that he is the Buddhist monk that suicide manual talked about…

  9. Mitsuki c:
    March 29, 2018
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    I'm suicidal and after watching this I find hope.. People who aren't suicidal maybe thinks that we need a lot of help but the truth is that I just want someone to listen and someone who will understand me, nothing more.. And maybe I'm not alone.. Maybe I can give life another chance.. And if I can then I'm pretty sure that all of you can. (:

  10. Lorena AMKarmy
    March 30, 2018
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    Omg

  11. Mavrick78
    March 30, 2018
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    Sponsored by Logan Paul

  12. kaylee deveney
    March 30, 2018
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    This man is a hero and a life saver to many people!!!

  13. Barry Scott
    March 31, 2018
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  14. 20 minutes ago
    March 31, 2018
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    I hate fucking Japanese people

  15. 20 minutes ago
    March 31, 2018
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    It destroyed the Logan Paul YouTube channel
    I hate suicide jungle and I am prayer for god anyone's who did the suicide they are situated in Hell

  16. Aesthetic White Saturn
    March 31, 2018
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    In September 2016 my best from known from 4 years old committed suicide and stood in front of a train intentionally while staring into the conductors eyes. Which isn’t normal.

    Everyday I think about him and miss him a lot. He was the only person I really hung out with a lot. I considered him as my brother. I loved the guy.

    We even made videos on my other channel. Ghost hunting we loved going to concerts and talking about music..

    Ever since his passing it’s put the biggest impact on me. I miss him more than I’ve ever missed anyone. And I wish he was still here today.

    I have dreams about him often of memories when we were together hanging out. Every time I wake up from that I wonder if it was real until the realization that it was just a memory it puts me to tears.

    If any of you watching who have suicidal tendencies please seek help so your loved ones wolnt have to go through the pain of missing you.

    You are worth more than the world I can promise you that..

    Please don’t put your loved ones in the mental stress that you are currently going through.

    I promise you the mental pain that you are feeling is the same mental pain you will bring upon your loved ones after your passing…
    Please just don’t do it… go to church. See your friends spend time with your family. Those are the people who really care about you

  17. Willow Taylor
    March 31, 2018
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    I’m never killing myselff ever nomatter what

  18. Mythrays1
    March 31, 2018
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    I would like to see more.

  19. Joshua Logan
    March 31, 2018
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    Why are all the comments here about Logan Paul? Grow up people stop spreading hate because that's the reason why some of those people go to that forest

  20. Tobias Erin Toby Roger
    March 31, 2018
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    Thinking of how many people thought they just weren’t worth it…
    I don’t like the thought… Please, PLEASE. If you feel you aren’t enough, please remember. You may feel like just one drop in the ocean, but to others, your like the whole ocean itself to them. I’m just a random person online; I know I can’t help. But I’m trying to at least let everyone here know that YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL. You are amazing. The fact that you havent killed yourself, means your strong. You can make it. Your are a miracle… Please, don’t think of things like this.. ever. Some people have died before, and came back to life. Just please, your important. Those people have said that when you die, it’s just black. Nothing else. Life is an AMAZING gift. The ability to talk to others, to feel the beautiful breeze of the wind flow against your skin. You are amazing. Don’t ever feel like you don’t belong. I wrote this ALL. I took the legit time to write this, because I believe YOU GUYS have HOPE. I will never give up. I will keep repeating over and over. YOU ARE SPECIAL. YOU ARE AMAZING. You aren’t different from society, stop thinking so.. I gotta go.. I love you all ;-; and please PLEASE dont try to kill yourselves, think for a moment, and realize how lucky you are to be alive.. please..
    ~Jay-Lynn

  21. itsonlymyopinion ok
    April 1, 2018
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    very nice video, he's so right; we still need to see each other's faces. let's not get lost in cyber-suicide..

  22. itsonlymyopinion ok
    April 1, 2018
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    very nice video, he's so right; we still need to see each other's faces. let's not get lost in cyber-suicide..

  23. mikec88 8
    April 1, 2018
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    What a decent, wise bloke. Without him over 100 families would never have got the closure of what happened to their loved ones.

  24. Seun denloye
    April 2, 2018
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    Who is logan paul

  25. ColdFire_Hydra YT
    April 2, 2018
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    And then he meets Logan Paul! DUN DUN DUUUUUN

  26. Willi Nillio
    April 2, 2018
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    At 17:53 you can see a car key that probably belongs to one of the unmoving cars in the parking lot

  27. Liuhuayue
    April 2, 2018
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    4:17 "It says not to enter, because you can easily get lost."

    Enters like a boss.

    This geologist… rocks. XP

  28. Zohen 16
    April 3, 2018
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    4:19 damn, what a savage

  29. CLASH ROYALE ROSSO
    April 3, 2018
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    Beautiful video

  30. Abysz
    April 3, 2018
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    6:33 Is that logan his tent xD

  31. Miss Noodles
    April 4, 2018
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    4:48 was that Logan's?

  32. Miss Noodles
    April 4, 2018
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    Also only one of the dead bodies looked like a person the other two looked like puppets

  33. Jordan Rosenfeldt
    April 5, 2018
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    Logan Paul

  34. Jordan Rosenfeldt
    April 5, 2018
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    I love this man

  35. belle mcellis
    April 5, 2018
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    WTH suicide forest. Suicide my foot. These people are being dumped there after forced ORGAN HARVESTING.

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