Halloween Costumes by Lazy But Creative People in Japan

The Japanese tradition of jimi Halloween (“mundane Halloween”) is for people who want to dress up, but don’t want to go all-out as zombies or Mandalorians. So instead their “costumes” are minimal, and their verbal descriptions of the context take up the slack. It’s perfect for lazy but creative people.

When we looked at the best of these costumes from 2019, people could still gather at jimi Halloween conventions. Due to the pandemic, this year people had to phone it in, literally, but still met the quality bar. Some examples: