Halloween Every Day in Tokyo - Harajuku on Parade

Like any big city, Tokyo has many huge neighborhoods, each with their own personality. One of the quirkiest is an area called "Harajuku". I don't know if I can accurately describe it, but I'll try!

 

It's a place where the most outrageous of the outrageous congregate. You've probably seen those Japanese people that like to dress up like anime characters and the like. Well that's kind of the starting point. It goes onward from there, with everything from girls covered in pink frills to goth men wearing gas masks. In fact, in that little video I made, you can see a pair of legs/shoes in differing colors that I shot in Harajuku. This guy below was with a group of extreme rockers that were parading around the streets. They all seemed to love having their photo taken... which was cool. I could have gone to that place every day to take photos... I've got some other crazy ones in the hopper too for the future!

 

from the blog www.stuckincustoms.com

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  • kurokojpn 6y

    you came to Japan? wish we had gotten together...
  • Richelle Akimow 6y

    Love this
  • Ilia Alshanetsky 6y

    great details!
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  • Txus 6y

    Excelente foto, me gusta la idea y el procesado.
    Muy buen trabajo.

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  • gigibiru_kukunings 6y

    nice candid
  • Benito Juncal 6y

    Gran foto, felicidades por el Explore.
  • minih89 6y

    cool portrait
  • oldsads 6y

    That's the face of the future of Japan. Wow!
  • Iridiai 6y

    nice shot
  • bigrye 6y

    I was in the Harajuku area last month and got some great shots. Very wild atmosphere!
  • toggs_777 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called My Interestingness, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Abby Beatrice Quick 6y

    I was a harajuku girl for Halloween:p
  • /\ltus 6y

    Was mighty kind for him to pose that way too...makes the shot perfect given the garb!
  • Jim 6y

    Harajuku rocks!! I used to go there a lot while stationed south of Tokyo in Yokosuka while in the Navy. I went there specifically for the people watching and photo opportunities - been there many times and would love to go back sometime. ( I was there in the mid 1980's )
  • John Maffei 6y

    Very nice shot. I really like the depth of field!
  • June Kanamea 5y

    he reminds me on "Tidus" from Final Fantasy X.
  • nodacanta 4y

    Love this picture! ★ The guy with the pink hair is actually a host (one of my favorites) from a popular host club in Kabukicho. I forget about the one in the front. ^^;;
  • ✩ Baby Moon ✩ 4y

    Jeff Archibald Haha, that is a guy. ;D
  • 54WilliamGJusto54 (weather enthusiast) 4y

    Great capture
  • judo_dad1953 3y

    Excellent!
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