Get on the Halloween Party Train! Yokohama’s Chinatown to Tokyo’s Shibuya

Every Halloween for the past 30 years or so, the gaijin/aliens (foreigners) of Tokyo have had a tradition of getting roaring drunk in costume and then turning a couple of cars of the Yamanote commuter line into a “party train” much to the chagrin of sad-sack salarymen.

See right:
Please party on the train!
     (3Yen / 2008-11-01)

And, what’s the quickest way to ruin kinky fun? Legalize it


On the Tokyu Line between Yokohama’s Chinatown and Tokyo’s Shibuya districts, Tokyu Corporation chartered their own official Halloween Party Train and ruined a lot of the clandestine fun, meh.
To learn more about the original, evil-alien, Halloween Party Train refer to:
   • Japan’s Halloween (3Yen / 2014-10-30) Not posted yet

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10 thoughts on “Get on the Halloween Party Train! Yokohama’s Chinatown to Tokyo’s Shibuya”

  1. Dead reckoning in the haunts of Honancho
    Japan Times Oct. 25, 2014
    Halloween in Tokyo rarely gets scarier than the price of imported pumpkins, but I’ve heard that Honancho — a terminal station on the Marunouchi subway line — hosts an uber-spooky obakeyashiki (ghost house). Navigating the station’s dank, barely-lit stairwell at Exit 2
    nagamura honancho halloween..
     halloween nagamura-honancho ..

  2. Gas Panic All Night wrote:
    Now that Japan says it’s AOK to dance …

    Thank you Kevin Bacon for all you have done.

  3. sidebar-quote long
    A couple of Twitter users riding the rails last Sunday realized they were suddenly sharing their car with Olaf, the garrulous comic relief from Frozen, which was one of last year’s biggest box office hits in Japan (where it was released under the title Anna and the Snow Queen)more...

    via 2014/10/27 | RocketNews24:

    Frozen’s Olaf spotted out and about on the Tokyo subway

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