It's no secret that Japanese game shows and the accompanying pranks tend to get a little out of hand. While American hidden camera shows don't mind embarrassing their contestants a little, the Japanese apparently have no qualms about scarring their contestants for life with hilarious, terrifying and sometimes seemingly dangerous pranks. Below are a few of our favorites that will make you thankful you're not one of their unsuspecting victims.
Cue panic attack
If you think dodging through a crowd on your way to work is a nightmare, this is all of your worst fears come to fruition.
Old Faithful in water fountain form
Caught in a trap!
We're not sure why everyone is getting naked before they sit in these massage chairs, or why everyone is doing it at a small ski lodge, but now probably isn't the time to start asking questions...
What is the Japanese word for "pee our pants in terror because OMG?!" (Skip ahead to 1:50.)