2018 Halloween in Tokyo

116 images Created 28 Oct 2018

Images of the Halloween celebration in Shibuya in Tokyo over the weekend of October 27th and 28th. Halloween festivities have grown in popularity in the last few years and thousands of young people take to the streets of Tokyo to dress-up in costumes and have fun. Growing popularity has brought with it some push-back from the society and authorities who dislike the drunken debauchery and mess the party-goers create. many do not like this foreign addition to the Japanese festival calendar The celebrations are mostly seen as a event for young adults who take to the street in sexy costumes and drink and party until the morning. Vandalism and sexual assault carried out during the festivities are on the increase however and whilst the event grows year on year so too dos the police presence.
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