Around Halloween, what’s more fun and frightening than exploring a haunted house or trekking through the nearby spooky forest? It’s a perfect adrenaline boost for the holiday, and if you bring along someone you have a crush on, maybe you’ll have the chance to protect them when they get scared!
The kimodameshi (test of courage) is a Japanese variant of the same concept. It often pops up to provide a tense atmosphere, endless pranks, or just an excuse for two prospective lovebirds to get a little bonding time alone together. So today, let’s take a look at five of our favorite kimodameshi in anime!