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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!

Disney Music Comes to Tokyo Trains

Until December 25, Tokyo commuters can feel like they’re setting off on a magical adventure with these 12 Disney train jingles dancing in their ears.

Idols Treat Fans to Free Concert in Akihabara

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

Death Note 'Shinigami' Join Amuro Namie

J-pop queen Amuro Namie appears with 'Shinigami' from the Death Note series in this hot video for the new Death Note movie.

Pineapple Pen Café Set to Open in Tokyo

From the bright exterior to the unusual themed menu, the world’s first official PPAP café has a number of flash trimmings that fans will love, but you'd better hurry since it's only open for a limited time!

The 8 Most Popular Sports in Japan

If you're thinking about sports in Japan, chances are sumo, judo and kendo come to mind. However, only one of these makes the Top 8 list—find out what ranks in at No. 1!

Shinigami Ryuk's 'PPAP' Dance Cover Is Fierce!

Ryuk has a Death Note, a pen and an apple! Who knew this grim reaper had so much soul?!

Vamps Halloween Party 2016 in Kobe

Vamps give us Harley Quinn and Joker with guitars.

Moon Prism Power Makeup Is Here!

Go ahead and use the Spiral Heart Moon Rod to apply your blush from the Rainbow Moon Chalice!

Gorgeous View of Autumn Foliage from Space

Mars may be the one called the Red Planet, but this shot shows part of Earth turning a beautiful crimson.

Halloween on the Cheap

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

A Traditional Twist on Nintendo Characters

Mario, Pokémon, Link, Star Fox and more are brought to life artistically through the same process used 200 years ago.

Japanese Drummer Builds Bridge to US Career

This fiery-haired, Las Vegas-based Japanese drummer has been playing her heart out in her second language: rock-n-roll!

Keeping the Streets Clean on Halloween

Tokyo is hoping people will carry their Halloween trash home with them in cute Jack-o'-lantern plastic bags.

Kamizumo: The Art of Paper Sumo

The history of 'kamizumo,' or paper sumo, reaches back to the popularization of flesh-and-blood sumo as a sport during the Edo Period. It's still played by kids—and some surprisingly dedicated adults—to this day.

Everyday Lolita Fashion

Get the cuteness of Lolita fashion with these five casual (and affordable) brands in Japan.

The Creepy & Cool Come Out on Halloween

Walk around Tokyo’s Shibuya on Halloween and you're sure to grab some incredible photos of cosplaying revelers.

8 Cosplayers Improvise Missing Costume Parts

Find out how a little quick thinking and simple everyday objects can save your day of cosplaying in a pinch thanks to these eight Twitter cosplayers.

'Your Name' Tops Ghibli Box Office Records

Makoto Shinkai’s 'Your Name' surpasses the earnings of two of Hayao Miyazaki’s films as its box office romp continues.

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