Do you know that Halloween is a big crazy event in Japan nowadays? From small parties to gatherings in the streets of big cities – lots of various Halloween events are held and an insane number of people join them. Let’s check out a quick recap of Halloween 2016 in Japan with these 30 pictures!
This was in Shibuya.
As you can probably tell, a lot of people joined the Halloween fun around the area and most of them were in costumes.
The streets were jam-packed and busy!
From creative children’s costumes to the downright weird and creepy ones, here are some of the eye-catching Halloween 2016 costumes across Japan.
To start off, of course, no Halloween in Japan is ever complete without the kawaii girls in their kawaii and sexy costumes.
Japanese model Nicole Fujita (藤田ニコル) and her friends. Don’t they look fa-BOO-lous?
Ladies, where are your grooms?
Nurse, am I in heaven?
Happy Halloween from these Roppongi girls!
More photos of these sexy ladies below!
Did anyone call for a plumbing service? The Mario Brothers are in the house!
There’s no better way to express your love for designer bags than to be one yourself, right?
Move away, people! A Samsung Galaxy Note 7 coming through!
Even toy company TAKARA TOMY went all out with their Halloween costumes.
Famous Japanese girl idol group Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku dressed up as the characters from Sazae-san.
PPAP viral star Pikotaro with other Pikotaros.
Some even brought their own Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pens.
Even US Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump made an appearance in Japan’s Halloween festivities. (Well, their amicable versions that is.)
Here are some of those who dressed up as characters from famous anime…
Because one man dressed as Kiki from Kiki’s Delivery Service isn’t enough.
And if Pikachu’s around, expect to see its trainer, Ash Ketchum.
The Doraemon gang did not miss out on Halloween, too!
Some guys even dressed up as the characters from the box office hit Your Name (Kimi no Na wa) using the movie poster.
And from Love Live! (ラブライブ！), Hanayo Koizumi (小泉花陽) and Rin Hoshizora (星空凛)!
More Halloween 2016 participants…
If anyone needed rescuing on Halloween night, these macho men featuring Luffy and Ace of One Piece must have been to their rescue.
Tokyo Skytree’s Sorakara-chan (ソラカラちゃん), a schoolgirl phone wallpaper, Kenshiro from Fist of the North Star, Exeggutor, and interestingly, a Pokéstop from Pokémon GO.
And now, time for the real scary and spooky ones…
A bunch of girl zombies.
*jaw drops* Whatever this creature might be, awesome costume and makeup skills, agree?
We told you there’ll be more!
Some girls posing for a picture in front of the famous SHIBUYA109.
Look deep into Arika Tachibana’s (橘ありか) eyes.
Don’t Yuuka Kato (加藤夕夏) from the Japanese girl group NMB48 and her friend make cute cats?
Is that Peco without Ryuchel? Where is Ryuchel, Peco? Where?
And last but not least, this adorable girl dressed up as BB-8 from Star Wars.
With all these photos that perfectly capture how Halloween is celebrated in Japan, who wouldn’t want to join in the fun? For those who missed Halloween 2016, don’t fret as it is an annual event so there surely will be many more events for the following Halloweens. Just make sure to schedule your trip to Japan around the end of October so you don’t miss out on this unique experience!