Shimokita Halloween 2015 was held,on Sunday,October 25,2015.
At Shimokitazawa, Halloween festival is held last Sunday on October every year.
So it is earlier than ordinary day.
I arrived there a little late.
Parade had already started.
Participants walk around streets of Shimokitazawa.
It was windy and a little cold. But many participants enjoyed parade.
Star Wars team. I saw them last year.
They are symbol of Shimokita Halloween.
Super Mario team.
GANTZ, a Japanese manga! I like it!
Cool fashion man and earnest salary man.
Salary man from behind. It’s “Cool Biz” style! (In summer, to wear cool clothes has been carried out in business scene. It is called ‘Cool Biz’. Not means nude fashion.)
Kiki and black cat Jiji,from Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli’s anime “Majo no Takkyubin”（English title : Kiki’s Delivery Service）Original novel written by Eiko Kadono.
Participants returns to stating point.
He is Konaki Jiji a one of Japanese Yokai. Yokai is Japanese devil.
In deep mountain,baby is crying. Once holding baby in arm, baby never release. Baby becomes more and more heavier.
It’s horrible. Konaki Jiji became famous as character a Japanese anime “Gegege no Kitaro” by Shigeru Mizuki.
And the name Konaki Jiji means “baby’s crying voice old man”. That voice is fake.
But he is funny. He was center of attention!
Konaki Jiji got best dresser prize! Wedding dress zombie and Kimono zombie team were also got prize! So beautiful!
Participants enjoyed taking photos each other.
They are the most horrible prize,selected by me!
Jack Sparrow! He also got prize!
PRETZ box is able to enter! It’s famous Japanese sweets.
Everyone together! I think getting friends and taking photos with other participants is the most fun!
Belly dance beauties!
“Gegege no Kitaro” team! I found another Konaki Jiji! I like this anime very much!
It was so dark,my photos are too much noisy.
I heard my camera is too high image pixel, it becomes noisy at dark place.
But I appreciate all participants.
I could enjoy taking photos.
All participants were best dresser for me!
In 2014,Halloween grew up 110 billion yen market in Japan.
It surpass 108 billion yen of Valentine’s day.
So Halloween events are held many places.
If you do not dress up,it is fun only to watch!
And next year,you’ll participate with dressed up!:)
*If you want to participate in Shimokita Halloween,you have to buy ticket.
Nearest station:Shimokitazawa station/Odakyu line or Keio line
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