It doesn't look as if coronavirus will spare Halloween, and preparations are already being made for 2020's next trend -- the drive-thru haunted house.

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Drive-thru haunted houses first made headlines in Tokyo, where they take the horror genre to the next level. That girl who slimes out of a well in "The Ring"? Japan's "Ringu" was the original. So it's not surprising that's where the most horrifying haunted house experience I've ever read about is located.

It's called "Kowagarasetai," an immersive zombie experience -- in which your car leaves covered in blood -- where you're literally trapped in your car for the duration of the performance.
In a traditional haunted house, you could always leave -- in your car, you're stuck.
"With the virus, I knew there would be no way we could have a traditional haunted house, with all that screaming in a small confined space," Kenta Iwana, Kowagarasetai's founder, tells CNN Travel.
"When I read that drive-through theaters were making a comeback, it was my 'aha' moment."
Fox News reports "The Haunted Road" is getting ready to welcome visitors in Orlando, FL.

Could a Haunted Drive Thru be coming to Western New York this Halloween? It seems to be trending in other parts of the country, and is a coronavirus-safe activity -- provided you're only screaming in your car among people you live with.

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