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Issue
13

All Hallows' Eve

Coincidentally (but appropriately) our 13th issue. With stories of the paranormal, costume inspiration, superstition, and festivity, our issue bring no tricks, only treats as you celebrate your Halloween. Boo!

In This Issue

A Very Brief History of Halloween in Japan

Halloween in Japan is rather new. Like many western influences that jumped the Pacific, the Japanese are slowly making it their own.

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My Japanese Superstitions

Americans have likely heard the "don't step on a crack or you'll break your mother's back" superstition. But other countries have their own silly phrases, including Japan.

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Haunted Japantowns

The historic Japantowns have served our community for over 100 years, but there are many untold stories that reveal a spooky side of these neighborhoods.

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3 Asian-Inspired Fall Cocktails

What better way to get into the autumnal spirit than with spirits! I mean, alcohol! Here are three Asian-inspired fall cocktail recipes for you to try for your next Zoom happy hour.

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Safe Activities for a Healthy & Happy Halloween

It's the most pumpkin time of the year! We've compiled a list of fun activities to do to stay safe, but still have a happy Halloween.

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Asian Costume Ideas

While there are no Halloween parties to look forward to this year, we have some easy and cheap Asian/Asian American costume ideas for your Zoom party at work or with friends.

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Some Tricks, But More Treats

Why have pumpkin when you can have persimmon?

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Boo's At The Door?

Ding dong! Who's at the door? Find out and see some friends of Yo! dressed in their Halloween best as kiddos.

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We Rate Cute Dogs in their Halloween Costumes

We love dogs. We love costumes. We love Halloween. Put them all together? Dog Costume Halloween Party! We rate the goodest boys in their goodest costumes.

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Japanese Horror Movies to Binge on Halloween

We've compiled a list of some favorite Japanese horror movies that will make you want to yell "Kowai!"

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The Visitor

Hawaii is a spiritual place and no stranger to its share of ghost stories. I had my own encounter in 2015 at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii.

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