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It's early.. but I am running a test .. ;) (warning.. something scary)
July 22, 2011 at 6:48 PM

Tek Tek

Tek Tek or Teke-Teke is an urban legend from Japan about a girl who fell under a train and was cut in half. She took a long time todie and now her ghost roams through Japan, dragging her top half along using her claw-like hands. Every time she moves, she makes a “teke-teke” sound.

Tek Tek

There is a story about a young boy who was leaving his school one evening when he heard a noise behind him. Looking back, he saw a beautiful girl sitting at a window. The girl had her arms propped up on the window sill and was just staring out at him. He wondered why she was there, because it was an all-boys school.

When she saw him looking back at her, the girl smiled and hugged herself so that she was holding her elbows. Then suddenly, she leaped out of the window and landed on the ground outside. The boy realized with horror, that she was missing the lower half of her body.

She made her way towards him, clawing along the ground and running on her elbows making a tek-tek-tek-tek-tek sound. The boy was filled with terror and revulsion. He tried to run, but he was frozen to the spot. Within seconds, she was upon him and she took out a scythe and cut him in half, making him into one of her own.

When kids tell this story, they warn each other about Tek-Tek. They say she carries a sharp saw or a scythe, and if she catches you, she’ll cut you in half and you’ll become just like her. She is said to chase children who play at dusk. She is also known as “bata-bata” (again, the sound of it running on its elbows) or “The Girl That Runs On Her Elbows.”

It is also similar to the story of Kuchisake-Onna (the Slit-Mouth Woman) and the story of Kashima Reiko. The American version is called Click Clack.

Last year, in a different group, I posted a series of scary stories in October.. I am just seeing how well this will be recieved, since I don't really want to upset anyone ;)


  • TheJerseyGirl
    July 25, 2011 at 1:48 PM

     Freaking out just a little bit...   but i like it!

  • Vanilla_rayne
    July 25, 2011 at 1:50 PM

    Love Japanese stories like this, they tend to be more frightening to me

  • usmclife58
    July 27, 2011 at 9:05 PM


  • usmclife58
    July 27, 2011 at 9:06 PM

    And I think you should keep posting them... Maybe a "freaky friday" thing, lol

  • Charizma77
    July 27, 2011 at 11:59 PM

    good job

  • paganbaby
    July 28, 2011 at 12:09 AM

    Same here!

    Quoting maciymommieof3:

    I like it......keep em' coming :)

  • Kaelansmom
    July 28, 2011 at 3:21 AM

    All righty.. I will get them all seperated for October... be on the look out :)

  • LivinDeadGurl
    July 28, 2011 at 9:41 AM

    Love it! I love spooky stories like this.

  • Peanutx3
    July 28, 2011 at 11:29 AM


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