Halloween in Japan

An Unforgettable Night of Costumed Fun

Donny Kimball
9 min readOct 23, 2017

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A Jack-o’-lantern in front of Tokyo tower during Halloween in Japan

Truth be told, few things are scarier than the morning commute in Tokyo. But Halloween in Tokyo is finally stepping up as a true challenger to the throne! A decade ago, Halloween was still relatively obscure in Japan. Large-scale Tokyo celebrations were limited to foreign favorites like Roppongi, a now-banned Yamanote Line train party, and a handful of nightclubs.

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/