Every Halloween for the past 30-40 years or so, the aliens of Tokyo have had a tradition of getting drunk in costume and then ride the full loop of the Yamanote commuter line much to the bewilderment of locals. As you can see from the official November poster below, even the Tokyo Metro got into the Halloween fun…
Read more about the Yamanote Halloween Hijack/Train Party here.
The above poster is one of the monthly series for the Tokyo Metro subways aimed at cajoling the so-called ‘rude’ Japanese public to have better train manners. In previous months, posters reminded riders to:
— “Not torture eyeballs on jostling trains“,
— “Please do it like a Moose”
— “DON’T SWIM IN FRONT OF THE TRAINS“
—“Please no umbrella golf on the platform”