Halloween

Get into the Halloween Spirit in Japan!

Japan loves foreign commercialised holidays: Christmas, Valentine’s Day… so seeing Japan celebrate Halloween should be no surprise! Restaurants, Supermarkets, Coffee Shops, any kind of shops, there is no limitation. The older generation somehow has it mixed up with Thanksgiving, since pumpkins and autumn decorations are used for Halloween, too. The younger generation loves Halloween, especially…

Halloween in Osaka: Frightfully Fun Street Partying!

Halloween is a massive thing in Japan. This may seem strange, as it is a traditionally western event and doesn’t have historical significance in Japan or much of the rest of Asia. But over the last decade October 31st has become a great excuse for wacky costumes, street parades, Halloween parties, and all the other…