Retro video: 1994 Halloween Yamanote



It's October now so a good time to post videos of the Yamanote Halloween Party Train ride around Tokyo in 1994. I knew nothing about it but my Japanese friend asked me to join him in this annual event and so we went. We dressed up (if you can call it that) as Beavis & Butthead. I had no idea what to expect but, in short, a crowd of mostly inebriated young people boarded the train at Shinjuku at the designated time. And (noisily) rode the train for the loop around Tokyo which takes about an...

Retro video: 1994 Halloween Yamanote