(The Sun) A dangerous craze is spreading pink eye among Japanese schoolkids – who lick each other’s EYEBALLS.

The bizarre fad is a hit among 12-year-olds who are said to see it as the next step after French kissing.

One teacher said a third of his Year six students had licked someone’s eyeballs or had theirs subjected to the practice.

But the strange kick – also known as worming or oculolinctus – has led to a surge in conjunctivitis among school children in the country.

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