The Creepy Girl In the Closet
Everyone knows the feeling. You’re alone in your house when you get the unmistakable sense that you’re being watched. It’s like you can feel another human presence in the house with you, even though you know you locked the doors and windows. This spooky trick of the mind is probably why so many of our ghost stories are about someone being inside our house. There’s the call that was coming from inside the house, the killer who hides under your bed, the guy who wakes up to find a note taped to his forehead. Even the monsters living in our closet. But those fears are irrational, right?
A 57-year-old man living by himself in Japan began to notice small things amiss in his house — objects wouldn’t be where he’d left them. Food would disappear that he swore he didn’t remember eating. He’d wake up to strange sounds in the middle of the night, but every time he’d go and check them out, the door would be locked, the windows tightly shut. Nobody was there.
Was he losing his mind? Being messed with by a shy poltergeist? To find out, he set up a series of spy cameras around his house. The next morning, he ran back the footage on the camera and that’s when he saw it. A strange woman crawling out of a cupboard like it was the TV in The Ring. And if you think that’s terrifying, imagine what happened inside his stomach when, at the end of the video, she crawled back into the cupboard. The one that was just a couple of feet away from where he was standing, watching the video.
Presumably in an effort to maintain bowel control, the man assumed the woman was a burglar who was only temporarily hiding in the cupboard, and had since left. He called the police, who pointed out that all the locks on his doors and windows were undisturbed. There was simply no evidence whatsoever that anybody had broken in — in other words (cue dramatic strings) the woman had been in the house all along.After a thorough search, the woman was found nervously huddled in a small cupboard.
Apparently she had sneaked into the house and slept, ate and even took showers there for an entire year without being detected. Think of all the things you’ve done in your most private moments — the things you thought nobody would ever see. Now imagine a homeless Japanese woman had been watching it all. Yeah. We’ll let that one sink in for a moment.