Posted inFranceJapanNortheast AsiaWorld

Gatekeeper at Japan’s ‘Suicide Forest’ hopes music can save lives

From his hut on the edge of Japan’s “Suicide Forest”, Kyochi Watanabe blasts John Lennon’s “Imagine” into the night – hoping that music can lift people from their despair before it’s too late. The 60-year-old musician has been waging an eight-year battle to banish the vast forest’s morbid reputation by reaching out to those who come […]