Tokyo ward asks partygoers to behave at Halloween
NHK -- Oct 19
Tokyo's Shibuya Ward is asking people not to disturb others when celebrating Halloween.

In recent years, the scramble crossing in front of Shibuya Station and the nearby streets have become a gathering point for partygoers on the night of October 31st.

The ward decided to make the appeal because residents have complained about noise late into the night and the huge amount of garbage left by the revelers.

Officials will use social media to remind people wearing costumes to avoid gathering in the area in the days before Halloween and to go home while the trains are still running.

They will also ask shops near Shibuya Station to refrain from selling alcoholic drinks in bottles.

The mayor of Shibuya ward says he's very grateful that many people are visiting Shibuya, but the behavior of some of them during Halloween has reached a level that cannot be overlooked. He adds that partygoers shouldn't forget their manners.

News source: NHK
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