It’s the Great Pumpkin’s special Halloween surprise for Japan!
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My friend Mulboyne spotted this warning to Shibuya H’weeners…
Shibuya mayor, Ken Hasebe, has asked Halloween revellers to enjoy themselves but also to not get too carried away (節度を持って楽しんで) . Halloween is now a big event for the ward, so they don’t want any bad press. shibukei.com/headline/13570/
Halloween crowds in Shibuya Tokyo
A few of our many previous reports of Japanese Halloween include:
According to thedrive.com the ancient An-2 biplanes are a clever strategy to fly super low over the ground at slow garbage-truck like speed, penetrating deep into South Korean on one-way, suicide mission to deliver their hardest shock troops deep behind enemy lines. It is thought that North Korea has more than 300 of these lumbering, flying trucks to could overwhelm South Korean air defenses with their shear numbers coming in at tree-top level—basically invisible/undetectable.
Our previous reports of bellicose Best Korea include:
The problem is, in Japanese green and blue are both referred to as Ao/信. Therefore in Japanese traffic lights are called a Ao shingo/青信号, which literally translates to “Blue Signal.”
Consequently, there is a confusion especially in older parking garages in the proper color of green lights as shown just above and below.
Since most street traffic lights in Japan have been replaced with LEDs in the past five years, most green lights—but not all—now conform to the international green standard.
Refer to The Japan Times of 2013/02/25: The Japanese traffic light blues: Stop on red, go on what?
Previous reports of Japan’s traffic signals include: