Bongcheon Dong Ghost

Bongcheon-Dong Ghost is a short, South Korean horror webtoon (a type of digital comic) created by Horang August 23rd 2011.

In July 2011, artist Horang published the short webtoon "Ok-su Station Ghost" on Naver Webtoon (a webtoon portal). This webtoon included 3D-like effects, including in a scene in which a ghost´s hand appears to jump out of the screen as if to grab the viewer. Horang followed this webcomic up with "Bongcheon-Dong Ghost" later that month. An English fan translation and video dub were created in August, as the webcomic quickly went viral internationally. Some people also recorded themselves reading the story and putting it up on YouTube for people to see their reactions.
If you are too scared to read the story on your own, I recommend searching up PewDiePie´s video of reading Bongcheon Dong Ghost.


Set in Bongcheon-dong, Seoul, the webcomic shows a student walking home from school late at night meeting a female ghost who was apparently looking for her baby. Scared, the student simply points in a direction in order to create distance between her and the ghost. However, as she starts to run away, the ghost rapidly chases her and quickly catches up with her, at which points she faints. When she is woken up by a neighbour the next day, she finds out that a woman in her district had committed suicide the previous night after losing custody of her child.


This webtoon contains a few jumpscares, which is why "Bongcheon-Dong Ghost" comes with a warning at the beginning of it, stating "Reader discretion is advised for pregnant women, the elderly, and those suffering from serious medical conditions". Horang has continued creating horror webtoons even after this one; he has released a large number of short animated webcomics since 2007.
But, it certainly is an interesting story! Like said, I recommend you watching someone else read it, or for full experience, read it on your own. Oh, and remember to have the volume up if you do read.

Here is a link to this short horror story:



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