Beware of zombie demons this weekend at Shibuya


Since this weekend is the last before Halloween, lots of people will be dressing up and congregating at places around Japan, this short survey from MAKEY, a smartphone app that teaches make-up techniques, into Halloween costumes looked at what middle and high school girls and university students would like to dress up as.

Here’s what was going on at Shibuya last year:

Shibuya Halloween 2016 (October 31)
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Just Japanese Halloweeny things

goo Ranking published a timely ranking looking at Halloween things.


goo Rankings asked iBRIDGE’s Research Plus to conduct this survey, where between the 4th and 8th of September 2015 500 members, 50:50 male and female, of their monitor group completed a private internet-based questionnaire. This time everyone was aged between 20 and 39 years old.

I dislike the whole Halloween business, mainly as when I was a kid, one one became a teenager we graduated from Halloween to Guy Fawkes Night; bonfires were much more fun than dressing up.

It’s All Hallows Eve tonight, and I’m sitting at home watching the huge crowds of dressed-up people packing out Shibuya, and quite frankly it looks all rather a little dangerous around the scramble crossing. Here’s a photo from close by, but a less busy area.

Halloween night in Shibuya P1030014
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