The grocers and convenience stores some displays for it to help sales, and occasionally one may see some children dressed in costumes while out in public. K saw some little witches in the local mall yesterday and I saw a princess at the grocery store. I'm sure the candy manufacturers are doing all they can to push the idea in Japan, but without the English/American cultural background it hasn't found traction here as yet.
Momo-chan is ready for it, just in case she can get some extra doggy treats.
|"Vampire Dog" (aka Momo; aka "White Fang") says, "Trick or Treat!"|
Back in 1978, the Japanese singing duo Pink Lady which featured Mitsuyo Nemoto ("Mie"), and Keiko Masuda ("Kei"), made a single that became the number-one hit on the
Oricon charts in Japan for eight weeks selling 1.6 million copies. Not "Halloween" per se, but definitely appropriate music for the occasion.
For a good English translation of the song visit here:
And chekout PCRM's Halloween Holiday Menu for a lot of healthy, tasty recipes perfect for entertaining, without the scary levels of fat and sugar. "Brain Sandwiches" look appetizing: