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This year, revelers got a full weekend of Halloween celebrations, including the chaotic free-for-all celebrations that occurred in Shibuya, the Ikebukuro Cosplay Fes and the three-day Kawasaki Halloween 2016 event, which was celebrating its 20th anniversary. Here’s a sampling of scenes from some of Tokyo’s biggest Halloween street parties.

Life of the party — the grand prize winner of the Halloween Parade Awards, Oct. 30.
Life of the party — the grand prize winner of the Halloween Parade Awards, Oct. 30. | MARK THOMPSON
Close shave — from the  Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
Close shave — from the Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Beasties — from the  Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30.
Beasties — from the Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30. | REUTERS
Storm Troopers in the making  — from the  Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
Storm Troopers in the making — from the Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30. | DAISUKE KIKUCHI
The all-seeing ... — from the  Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30.
The all-seeing … — from the Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30. | REUTERS
Copy that — From the catwalk of the Ikebukuro Cosplay Fes, powered by NicoNico Douga.
Copy that — From the catwalk of the Ikebukuro Cosplay Fes, powered by NicoNico Douga. | KAZUAKI NAGATA
Got your freak on?  — from the  Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30.
Got your freak on? — from the Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30. | REUTERS
Honk test, 1, 2  — from the  Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
Honk test, 1, 2 — from the Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30. | MARK THOMPSON
Belles of the ball — from the catwalk of the Ikebukuro Cosplay Fes, powered by NicoNico Douga.
Belles of the ball — from the catwalk of the Ikebukuro Cosplay Fes, powered by NicoNico Douga. | KAZUAKI NAGATA
Ghost brides — from the  Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
Ghost brides — from the Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Money makes the world go round —  from the  Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
Money makes the world go round — from the Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30. | DAISUKE KIKUCHI
Extreme makeovers — from the  Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30.
Extreme makeovers — from the Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30. | REUTERS
Send in the clown brigade  — Grand prize runnersup at the Halloween Parade Awards Ceremony, Oct. 30.
Send in the clown brigade — Grand prize runnersup at the Halloween Parade Awards Ceremony, Oct. 30. | MARK THOMPSON
Death waits for no man — from the  Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
Death waits for no man — from the Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
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Today’s special — from the Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30. | REUTERS
They wanna be loved by you — from Kawasaki Halloween Parade Awards Ceremony, Oct. 30.
They wanna be loved by you — from Kawasaki Halloween Parade Awards Ceremony, Oct. 30. | MARK THOMPSON
Strike a pose — Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30.
Strike a pose — Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30. | MARK THOMPSON
Nip and tuck — from the  Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
Nip and tuck — from the Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Endless love — from the  Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
Endless love — from the Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30. | MARK THOMPSON
Chance encounters — from the Shibuya scramble, Oct. 29.
Chance encounters — from the Shibuya scramble, Oct. 29. | MARK THOMPSON
El steampunk — from the  Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
El steampunk — from the Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Takes all types — from the  Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30.
Takes all types — from the Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30. | MARK THOMPSON
Heian to Heisei — from the  Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
Heian to Heisei — from the Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Stuff of nightmares  — from the  Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
Stuff of nightmares — from the Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Moonlight serenade  — from the  Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
Moonlight serenade — from the Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
Zipperfaces unite — from the  Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
Zipperfaces unite — from the Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Howling good time — from the  Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
Howling good time — from the Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Who you gonna call? — from the  Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30.
Who you gonna call? — from the Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30. | REUTERS
Group effort — from the  Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
Group effort — from the Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Penmanship  — from the  Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30.
Penmanship — from the Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30. | AP
Another perspective — from the  Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30.
Another perspective — from the Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30.
Split personality  — from the  Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30.
Split personality — from the Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30. | REUTERS
Ewe mad? — from the  Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30.
Ewe mad? — from the Kawasaki Halloween Parade, Oct. 30. | REUTERS
Party central  — from the  Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
Party central — from the Halloween celebrations in Shibuya, Oct. 30.
Long ride home — from the Kawasaki Halloween 2016.
Long ride home — from the Kawasaki Halloween 2016.

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