Sadako from ‘The Ring’ is Japan’s newest YouTube star


You all know her as the scary girl from “The Ring”, but these days Sadako has other plans than to scare people. Instead of browsing your TV, Sadako moves with the times – now she’s on your phone and your laptop with hers. Youtube channel called Sadako no Ido Kurashi.

The horror movie star turned YouTuber released his first video in early March showcasing his channel with a tour of the venue (which you can watch above). Just like in the movies, Sadako does not speak, but instead communicates through subtitles and gestures. The hall tour is filled with familiar paraphernalia you might recognize from the original film, including a television (which she crawls out of), as well as a large well where she apparently sleeps.

Her intro video doesn’t have English subtitles, but her latest video (above) comes with English subtitles for overseas fans. You can watch her play a popular video game called Dead by Daylight, which features a character inspired by Sadako.

In her intro video, Sadako says she will use her channel to show daily activities such as cooking and playing games. So far, she has also uploaded a few short videos of her public appearances along with a Q&A.

Sadako’s YouTube channel has been online for less than a week but has gained a solid fan base – it has already surpassed 40,000 subscribers. To follow more of Sadako’s adventures, be sure to subscribe to her YouTube channel here.

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