November 7, 2010
Mysterious story from Japan
According to people who ever saw this doll, this doll is creepy with all the nuances of non-logical. How can inanimate objects can grow hair continuously. A Japanese researcher revealed that the results of forensic tests which were grown doll's hair is exactly the same hair at the age of 10 years.
Okiku name is taken from a child who was playing with dolls with a size of 40 centimeters tall, dressed in a kimono with black eyes like beads and bushy hair. Okiku doll has been in the temple town of Iwamizawa Mannenji in Hokkaido Prefecture) since 1938.
This doll was originally purchased in 1918 by a young man named Eikichi Suzuki in Sapporo, where he saw a beautiful Japanese doll with a kimono. Eikichi purchased this doll for his sister, who were 2 years old named Okiku, this child loved this doll and play it every day.
But unfortunately, Okiku died shortly after that because of fever.Then at her funeral, the family would like to include the doll into her coffin, but somehow they forgot. The girl's family then put the doll on the household altar and pray for each day in order to commemorate Okiku.
Some time later, they saw the hair begins to grow. According to this story is the spirit of the girl who took refuge inside the doll.
In 1938, the Suzuki family, moved to shakalin, dolls okiku Mannenji finally deposited in a temple in Hokkaido. According to the priest at the temple, traditional Japanese dolls are always short-haired, he also confirmed that okiku doll hair, stretches, although the cut and hold a regular basis, but the hair was growing. According to the temple, originally a traditional doll has short cropped hair, but over time continue to grow about 25 centimeters long, up to the knee doll.Although the doll's hair is cut regularly, but according to the story, the hair grows again.
This story has inspired a variety of Japanese horror movies popular, one of which is the movie Haunted School.