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Japan’s Best Mundane Halloween Costumes for 2021

posted by Jason Kottke   Nov 01, 2021

It’s become a tradition in Japan to dress up in mundane costumes that depict everyday situations for Halloween and once again Johnny Waldman of Spoon & Tamago has collected some of the best and most creative efforts for 2021. Here are a few favorites. “Guy who leans in as his Mario Kart character turns a curve” (I am 100% this guy when I play):

Guy who leans in as his Mario Kart character turns a curve

“That person who showed up for the free trial lesson”:

That person who showed up for the free trial lesson

“That cashier who looks away as you enter your debit PIN”:

That cashier who looks away as you enter your debit PIN

“Girl who started decluttering but ended up on her phone”:

Girl who started decluttering but ended up on her phone

You can see the rest here or check out the costumes from 2019 and 2020.