Halloween 2016

As Halloween approaches, the excitement becomes palpable everywhere in the Nippon capital, but no other place catalyzes the energy and insanity of October 31 than Shibuya, the vibrant and trendy center of the city for all youngsters.

Despite the incredible number of people, the atmosphere is playful and light-hearted and people talk and share, usually through a selfie, a moment of complicity while complimenting each other on their creative and colorful outfits. The police, pervasive, is nicknamed by the young people who are present the "angels". They guide and passers help the flow of people through the gargantuan crossroads of Shibuya while making announcements in a benevolent and sometimes even humorous tone. Japan sets once again wonderful example...

Halloween 2016 in Shibuya

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Guillaume Erard
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Founder of the site in 2007, Guillaume has a passion for Japanese culture and martial arts. After having practiced Judo during childhood, he started studying Aikido in 1996, and Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu in 2008. He currently holds the ranks of 4th Dan in Aikido (Aikikai) and 2nd Dan in Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu (Takumakai). Guillaume is also passionate about science and education and he holds a PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology since 2010. He currently lives in Tokyo and works as a consultant for medical research. > View Full Profile

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