Tokyo is in the mood for Halloween! It's the last weekend before the scariest holiday of the year arrives, and that means lots of costume parties around town, special events, Halloween sales, and more. While out doing street snaps in
We met this friendly Japanese shironuri - with the look of a nurse from a horror movie - on Cat Street in Harajuku. Her heart necklace is a little different from the kawaii heart necklaces that we often see on
A major gathering of the Japanese shironuri subculture was held in Tokyo recently. Many of the most well-known names in the shironuri scene converged on Harajuku - from all over Japan - for the Spring 2013 "White Face Monster Party".
Halloween may not be a traditional Japanese holiday, but young people in Japan - like their contemporaries around the world - are always happy to have a chance to dress up and party! In the spirit of spooky fun, the
Broken Doll is best known internationally as a 1980s-inspired Japanese rock/punk band who often perform in flamboyant Harajuku fashion. People in Tokyo also know Broken Doll the band, but another Broken Doll is just as well known - Broken Doll,
Takeru has gained worldwide fame as the singer for the popular Japanese rock band SuG. However, his creative ambition goes beyond singing and songwriting. He is also the driving force behind the Japanese fashion brand Million $ Orchestra (pronounced "Million
Here's an edgy 17-year-old Japanese girl named Kyuri. Kyuri's multiple piercings (including gauged ears and a nose piercing) definitely made her stand out from the Harajuku crowd. Kyuri is wearing a "Zombies From The Swamp" v-neck t-shirt dress from Kinji
This is Minami, a 20-year-old Japanese college student we met in Harajuku. Her red short-bangs hairstyle (a la Bettie Page) gives her an edgy look that caught our eye right away. Minami's outfit - which features several resale items -