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Vamps Halloween Party 2016 in Kobe

Vamps give us Harley Quinn and Joker with guitars.

Super Easy Halloween Sweet Potato Buns

You only need two ingredients to make these cute and tasty treats!

17 Awesome Things to Do for Halloween 2016

In a city famed for cosplay and seasonal celebrations, you just know Halloween is going to be epic! And we've got 17 great things lined up for you!

Shop with the Touch of a Finger!

A brand-new payment system lets you make purchases with the touch of a finger. Great for tourists too!

Halloween on the Cheap

Halloween in Japan has become bigger, but that doesn't mean you have to spend big money to enjoy it!

7 Tips for a Japanese Halloween Party at Home

Halloween has been gaining popularity in Japan, and many people here celebrate this Western tradition by going to clubs to show off their costumes. But how many people hold their own Halloween parties at home?

A Jack-o'-Lantern That Bridges Cultures

Jack-o'-lanterns might have originated in Ireland, but this pumpkin uses motifs such as flowers, vegetables and fruits that are reminiscent of traditional Thai carvings.

Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival Flashback

Japan was a bit late to the Halloween scene, but is catching up quickly thanks to its longstanding cosplay community. Check out the standout costumes from the Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival 2015.

5 Cute Kumamiki Halloween Makeup Tutorials

Need some ideas for Halloween? Let YouTuber Kumamiki inspire you with these five great videos.

16 Superb Views Found in Kyushu

Introducing the natural landscapes and gorgeous harmony you'll find only in Kyushu!

US vs. Japan: 6 Key Halloween Differences

What's the difference between Halloween in the U.S. and Halloween in Japan? Grace and Ryosuke from Texan in Tokyo give us the grisly goods!

The Rise of Halloween in Japan

How did Halloween go from an unknown word to a month-long festival of freaky fun all over Japan?

Top 10 Easy Anime Costumes for Halloween

Halloween is a great time to dress up as your favorite anime character. If you've never tried cosplaying before, Halloween is the perfect opportunity to test the waters and see if you like it!

Bite into a Purple Ooze Hamburger

Get into the All Hallow's Eve spirit with a dollop of purple sauce on this Lotteria cheeseburger.

The 11 Spookiest Spots in Japan

Whether they’re haunted, abandoned or just plain old creepy, these spots will definitely show you a chilly side of Japan you may never yet have known.

Idols Treat Fans to Free Concert in Akihabara

SUPER☆GiRLS, Cheeky Parade, GEM and Wa-Suta bring Halloween to Akihabara!

Celebrate Halloween with Spooky Cute Gyoza

To celebrate the Halloween night, try something new with a touch of Japanese twist this year. Here are two spooky, cute recipes using Day-Lee Foods frozen gyoza.

Yugawara Mixes Halloween & Motorcycles

2016 marks the second edition of Yugawara's unique Halloween events, including a costume contest and the Yuga-Tsu, a 10-kilometer costumed motorcycle tour!

Death Eaters Set to Attack USJ!

Get your wands ready, for the Death Eaters from the Harry Potter franchise are poised to attack the popular Osaka theme park, Universal Studios Japan (USJ).

20 Great Ramens from the Land of Tonkotsu

Kyushu is famous in Japan as the birthplace of tonkotsu ramen—so it would be a waste to visit the region without trying some of its signature noodles!

Killer Krispy Kreme Halloween Doughnuts

From a melon soda monster to a mummy filled with purple ooze, these awesome new designs and flavors make this range one of their best releases yet!

6 Adorable Japanese-Style Halloween Recipes

YouTuber Ochikeron has already stolen our hearts with her bento and ramen recipes—and her Halloween ideas have only solidified her vampiric hold.

Top 10 Themed Halloween Costumes

If you're in desperate need for ideas for your next Halloween party, here are some themes to choose from!

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