Halloween hits fever pitch in Japan: Scenes from social media

National Nov 1, 2015

Halloween hits fever pitch in Japan: Scenes from social media

A week of Halloween parades, parties and events reached fever pitch Friday and Saturday as thousands of costumed revelers stepped out of changing rooms as heroes, villains, zombies and cats. Here's a curated selection of social media related to Japan's newly found fondness for ...

Halloween takes over the streets of Shibuya

Images / News Oct 31, 2015

Halloween takes over the streets of Shibuya

The large intersection in front of Shibuya Station saw a massive convergence of people decked out for Halloween Saturday evening, some on their way to events in the area. Here's a selection of the night's scary monsters and super freaks. Early evening of the living dead | YOSHIAKI ...

This is Halloween, Japan-style

Lifestyle Oct 26, 2015

This is Halloween, Japan-style

Stumped for a costume idea this year? This selection of outfits from pre-Halloween parades on Sunday, curated from social media and Japan Times's staff, might give you a few ideas for the big event this weekend.