For their 2015 Halloween celebration Japanese rock duo VAMPS' HYDE showed up in a costume inspired by Black Butler's Ciel Phantomhive. Well, like many Japanese social media readers, Black Butler noticed, and for their Halloween pic, manga author Yana Toboso helped with a bit of a cross tribute. This was posted with message wishing fans a fun, safe holiday.
Hello Kitty shows off her spooky side while Chupacabra (a creepy-cute character created by musician HYDE) gets dolled up a bit in a new T-shirt collaboration. Hit the jump to check it out.
One of the most beautiful men over 40 in Japan, HYDE, the lead singer of L'Arc〜en〜Ciel and VAMPS, is known to change his style drastically in his music videos and in events. His style varies from a traditional bishie rocker to cyber punk to a better-than-female cosplay of Suigintou from Rosen Maiden. Although he looks amazing in pretty much everything he does, what are the fans' favorites? There is an unofficial fansite collecting votes to choose "HYDE48" images. Jump to read more!
The Halloween Junky Orchestra is a spooky all-star musical project monster mash spearheaded by HYDE (Vamps) that includes the likes of Acid Black Cherry, DAIGO (BREAKERZ), kyo (D'ERLANGER), Tommy february6/Tommy heavenly6, Kanon Wakeshima, and many other luminaries of Japan's Visual-kei / J-rock scene. Dig the full video for the supergroup's Halloween Party after the jump!