Suicide Forest


December 22, 2016

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The Aokigahara Forest is a lonely place to die. So dense is the vegetation at the foot of Japan's Mount Fuji, it's all too easy to disappear among the evergreens and never be seen again. Each year the authorities remove as many as 100 bodies found in the forest. After the novel 'Kuroi Jukai' was published, in which a young lover takes their own life in the woods, it led to increased suicide rates. The site holds so many bodies that the Yakuza pays homeless people to sneak into the forest and ro...