This year, Halloween falls on a Monday, so while we have a few more days until trick-or-treating, it’s Halloween Eve, and Halloween Eve’s Eve where we’ll be stocking up on carmel apples and popcorn to celebrate the spookiest holiday of all!!
We’ve brought you some of our favorite Halloween themed anime for you to enjoy this weekend with your friends, family, or just by yourself - and however you choose to watch, your friends here at Crunchyroll are enjoying them right alongside you ~ !
Yuriko Koike, a full-time politician as the governor of Tokyo, is also apparently a part-time cosplay enthusiast, because she appeared dressed as Princess Sapphire from Osamu Tezuka's manga and TV anime Princess Knight at the "Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Fest" event held on October 29, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
HYDE, the lead vocalist of the rock bands L'Arc-en-Ciel and VAMPS, has proved that he's also a surprisingly convincing Harley Quinn in a gender-bending Halloween cosplay posted to his official Instagram page. Hit the jump to check out his transformation.
Pepper, a humanoid companionship robot created by Aldebaran Robotics and Softbank Mobile, was spotted in Ikebukuro in a lovely (and lively) Halloween costume. Hit the jump to trick-or-treat.
Just in time for Halloween, the official home page for the Non Non Biyori TV anime is being decorated with the new costume-sporting sketch of Hotaru Ichijo illustrated by series character designer Mai Otsuka. Hit the jump to check it out.
Japanese publisher Shimusamu Media is attempting to engage an audience of cosplayers with a new bi-monthly magazine publication entitled Cosplay Channel. Hit the jump to dress up.
Greater Tokyo's Kawasaki hosts one of Japan's largest Halloween parades, with thousands of holiday cosplayers marching down the streets. This year they doubled down with a second Halloween parade just for Star Wars fans, featuring more costumes, bands and even floats modeled after traditional Japanese nebuta. Get a look after the jump.
Lawson and Is the Order a Rabbit? are teaming up again for a Halloween-themed collaboration featuring original character goods. Hit the jump to learn more.
Love Live! School Idol Project is celebrating Halloween this year with a limited edition pop-up store at the Shibuya Marui department store in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Tired of carving the same old toothy grin onto your pumpkins year after year but just don't have it in you to draw freehand? The official Pokemon website wants to help you out with official Pokemon stencils for printing. Hit the jump to have a look!