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Mitsubishi Estate to host Halloween events in Marunouchi

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Mitsubishi Estate will host Halloween events in the Marunouchi area on Naka-dori, which runs through the heart of the district. From Oct 13 through Oct 31, Naka-dori will be decorated with large pumpkin baskets.

Children from neighboring kindergartens will take part in Halloween costume parades on Oct 30 and Oct 31, among other activities hosted during the period. The parades begin in front of Shin-Tokyo Building on Oct 30 from 3 p.m. and Oct 31 from 10 a.m. and again at 2 p.m.

For more information, visit the website at http://www.marunouchi.com/nakadori/halloween2009

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I cannot understand why the Japanese would adopt this stupid American holiday custom.

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Totally agree...

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because it is fun and for children. Japanese love both like the rest of us. Autumn fun is all.

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"I cannot understand why the Japanese would adopt this stupid American holiday custom."

Probably for the same reasons the Americans adopted it from the British and Irish. I mean really now, you didn't think this was an American original did you ?

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lol @ "Probably for the same reasons the Americans adopted it from the British and Irish"

Good One. Us Americans don't come with everything

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I wanna go tricker treating! With Yeinats!

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"it is fun and for children"

And adults! Yeinats, let's get dressed up and go get some candy corn!

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Free candy ---> Most kids (and some adults) will jump on that opportunity.

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Halloween is my favorite time of the year.

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