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Chofu's GeGeGe no Kitaro Café

Kitaro Chaya—literally, Kitaro Café—is done up to look like a traditional Japanese home, the likes of which are often the setting for various Japanese ghost stories.

Pork & Pumpkin Red Curry

Since both the pumpkin and the thinly-sliced pork cook quickly, this dish can be put together in no time at all!

Pikachu Trick-or-Treats as Other Pokémon

Jumping on the seasonal bandwagon very early on, Japan's Pokémon Centers have been offering special, limited-edition Halloween merchandise since September 5.

Suntory Halloween Pumpkin Tea Latte

With a sweet flavor almost like a pumpkin dessert combined with the creaminess of milk, it's practically a sweet pumpkin snack in a bottle.

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?

Instagram's Top 6 Ruin Explorers

Spoon & Tamago tracks down six intrepid Instagram users who beautifully—and sometimes creepily—document Japan’s most atmospheric ruins.

Get Your Spook On with these Halloween Bento!

With Halloween right around the corner, what better way to liven up your kids’ lives (or your own!) by making cute, delectable little Halloween-themed bento?

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.

6 Autumn Origami Designs

Red and golden leaves, chestnuts, apples… all the things that remind us of autumn!

Top 3 Cosplay Makeup YouTubers

Thinking of dressing up as your favorite anime or Disney character at a convention or for Halloween, but can't seem to get the makeup just right? Let these hot YouTubers lend you a helping hand!

Make Your Own Jack-O-Lantern Roll Sushi

Want some seasonal sushi? Try bringing out this roll and cutting it up in front of your Halloween guests! The final reveal will make a great party performance!

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!

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).

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!

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!

Simpsons Halloween Shouts-Out to Anime

A well-studied eye will spot nods to Attack on Titan, Naruto, Pokémon, Bleach, One Piece and Spirited Away.

Nissin's Halloween Makeover

Choose from artistically Halloween-themed cup noodles, risotto, udon noodles and yakisoba noodles.

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 Pumpkin Bread

Little Miss Bento's Shirley Wong explains how to make this adorable bread from scratch.

The 6 Times Anime Did Proper Halloween

Halloween has only recently been imported to the land of the rising sun, so its presence hasn't been felt much in anime as yet.

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