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Japan denies PM residence haunting


Posted on Monday, 27 May, 2013 | Comment icon 22 comments


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The Japanese government has denied rumors that the prime minister's residence is haunted.

Despite assuming power five months ago, Shinzo Abe has yet to move in to his official residence, prompting suggestions that something is amiss. The building itself has gone through some disturbing events including a former prime minister's death in 1932 and the deaths of several officials during an attempted military coup. Tales of a haunting have persisted for several years.

To help stem the rumors, the government has made a formal statement denying any knowledge of paranormal occurrences at the property. Democratic party rival Ken Kagaya had explicitly asked if ghosts where the reason Shinzo had yet to move in, to which the cabinet responded by claiming to be "unaware" of any such rumors.

"The Japanese government has issued a formal statement denying knowledge of rumors that the prime minister's official residence is haunted by ghosts."

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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #13 Posted by QuiteContrary on 27 May, 2013, 23:03
Haven't you all ever watched an "Undercover Investigation" ?!! (sleep in shoes and hazmat and you'll be fine) If your room is clean, it IS a ghost!
Comment icon #14 Posted by coldethyl on 27 May, 2013, 23:12
Eeewww. I want my bubble boy ball now.
Comment icon #15 Posted by third_eye on 27 May, 2013, 23:41
wants a rabbit foot ?
Comment icon #16 Posted by coldethyl on 27 May, 2013, 23:50
Aw so sweet! Yes, but can the rabbit stay attached and at your house? I don't do well with anything except dogs and I just had one pass so I'm not ready for a new dog yet. I'll give you candy: and some sort of gerbil/mouse thing having its tea:
Comment icon #17 Posted by third_eye on 27 May, 2013, 23:53
I am so sorry ... ALice got to bunny first ...
Comment icon #18 Posted by coldethyl on 28 May, 2013, 0:00
That harlot. She beats me to everything. You know how much cake I've missed out on???? Oh well.
Comment icon #19 Posted by third_eye on 28 May, 2013, 0:09
cakes ? I hear the crabs are much better ..... you didn't get the seafood menu did you ? .
Comment icon #20 Posted by coldethyl on 28 May, 2013, 0:17
Of course not. I wanted something sweet. Or whatever...
Comment icon #21 Posted by third_eye on 28 May, 2013, 0:42
yup ... that's a cute bunny ... can't beat that .... ~edit : tangled up in cute .
Comment icon #22 Posted by CyberArchangel on 2 June, 2013, 17:31
what was strange about this Japanese hoax


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