All About JapanAll About Japan

Fresh start every Monday!

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!

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.

Halloween Costumes in Traditional Japanese Art

Halloween might be a relatively new concept for Japan, but the idea of sporting costumes for festivals is perhaps older than it is in the United States!

Vamps Halloween Party 2016 in Kobe

Vamps give us Harley Quinn and Joker with guitars.

Bite into a Purple Ooze Hamburger

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

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!

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.

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.

Tokyo Aquarium Offers Spooks & Scares

If you're seeking some scares this Halloween, why not head over to Tokyo Sunshine Aquarium, where you can learn about the chilling fate of one of its ghostly inhabitants?

Everyday Costumes from 'Mundane' Halloween

The next-level costumes spotted in Shibuya have been gaining increasing buzz throughout the years, but elsewhere in Japan there's a contest that celebrates people dressed up in common, everyday clothes found around the country.

6 Truly Horrifying Halloween Makeup Ideas

Halloween is all about celebrating the creepy, spooky and downright terrifying, and these makeup videos will teach you how to create the most horrifying effects to amaze (and disturb) your friends and passersby.

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.

Halloween on the Cheap

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

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?

5 Cute Kumamiki Halloween Makeup Tutorials

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

Ghostly Tales from Japanese Folklore

Japan has many old ghost stories that are still being told today. With Halloween on the horizon we thought it would be appropriate to share some of the best of these spooky tales handed down throughout the ages!

Idols Treat Fans to Free Concert in Akihabara

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

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.

Shibuya's 2018 Halloween Highlights

Tokyo’s famous scramble crossing district came alive with hilarious, sexy, cute and genius outfits for Halloween.

Super Easy Halloween Sweet Potato Buns

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

know-before-you-go