hell o ween cosplaying — Japanese Halloween costume FAIL

Here in the homeland of cosplay, Japanese Halloween costumes are generally eleborate and expensive, such as these examples from flickr hivemind…

You can imagine my trepidation when the 3Yen’s correspondent ‘Den4′ sent in this link to Crunchyroll.com’s feature story: “ Truly Horrible Japanese Halloween Costumes,” which turned out to be a government censored, dead/zombie URL.

However, thanks to the wonders of Google Cache, the 3Yen can bring you that banned photo essay by Crunchyroll: Truly Horrible Japanese Halloween Costumes

bird boy
Centuries from now, people will still be trying to figure out what exactly the Bird Boy is. Is it supposed to be Zorro? A pint-sized vampire?
What’s he doing in front of Tokyo Tower? Is that a white kid under the mask, or just a clever disguise?
nypd blues
via Crunchyroll

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11 thoughts on “hell o ween cosplaying — Japanese Halloween costume FAIL”

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    “H” Says:

    Happy H-Night Desu!

    In Japan: Everyday is Halloween!

  2. I could name your blog the dreamland! While Santa knocks at our door just once per year, you blog is open the whole year …WowWow!

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