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‘TikTok HALLOWEEN JAPAN’: Cosplayers, artists unite

TikTok HALLOWEEN JAPAN will feature Madoka Natsume and other cosplayers. Image credit: Madoka Natsume
‘TikTok HALLOWEEN JAPAN’ will feature Madoka Natsume and other cosplayers. Image credit: Madoka Natsume

The virtual event “TikTok HALLOWEEN JAPAN” will bring together cosplayers, models, and artists to showcase Japan’s leading anime and video game properties in a night to remember on Oct. 31.

Madoka Natsume and Fire General Rosiel are among the cosplayers scheduled to participate in “TikTok HALLOWEEN JAPAN”. The other cosplayers include Annyu Tofu, Akira Itsuki, Yuri Inami, Eiri, Kurumi, Sisuru, Mea Shimotsuki, Tenjo Tenko, Naru, Asuka Nekota, Hinokio, Kitsune Reito, Mami Hoshino, Yuriko Tiger, Miruo, misaco, mona, Nana Yukino, and Runa Yukino.

Anime and video games

TikTok HALLOWEEN JAPAN will showcase 'Attack on Titan'. Image credit: Ⓒ Hajime Isayama / Kodansha / 'Attack on Titan' The Final Season Production Committee
‘Attack on Titan’ is one of the anime properties that will be showcased at ‘TikTok HALLOWEEN JAPAN’. Image credit: Ⓒ Hajime Isayama / Kodansha / ‘Attack on Titan’ The Final Season Production Committee

“TikTok HALLOWEEN JAPAN” will feature fashion shows that are a collaboration between cosplayers and anime and video game properties such as “Attack on Titan”, “Fire Force”, Puyo Puyo, and Pokemon Sword/Shield Expansion Pass.

This Halloween event will also include a Halloween Night Tour. Popular models and TikTok creators will try to clear various horror missions while trying to escape from zombies. Haunted House Obaken in Honan Town is producing these horror missions.

You may follow @tiktokjapan on TikTok and turn on notifications to be notified once the live stream starts. Or you may search for “TikTok Japan” on TikTok. The TikTok LIVE banner will also appear at 6:30 PM Japan Standard Time on Oct. 31. Follow the hashtags #TikTokHalloween and #halloweenjapan.

The short-form video platform TikTok is one of the world’s most popular apps, which has become a thriving community of content creators.

In May, TikTok also launched live vertical-format K-pop concerts for the first time.

The popular K-pop girl group BLACKPINK also used the platform to hold a “TikTok Stage with BLACKPINK” interactive event for their fans on Oct. 21.