little maid shows restlessness. Her ghost rises from a well. Okiku
counts valuable dishes of Dutch porcelain and whines when number ten
appears to be missing.
is unclear how she got in the well. She committed suicide or was
murdered after a plate was broken. Her weeping disturbed people.
When she was counting one evening and reached nine, an exorcist
shouted "Ten!" Her soul found rest. She began to live a
quiet life with the other ghosts in the neighbourhood. Nowadays the
well stands on the grounds of the Canadian embassy (Sinister