Halloween is an increasingly popular event in Japan, and along with an ever-varying array of merchandise, parades and parties have also been added to the mix, with the latter two generally involving fancy dress of some form or other. But giving the parties in particular a uniquely Japanese twist, many of the outfits are related to the likes of animation and game characters. Or in this case, something with a distinctly aquatic feel. A decision that the mother seemed very happy with. The young lad somewhat less so.