As Halloween gets closer and closer, many people get more desperate to finally decide what they want to dress up as for one ghoulish night of fun.

Believe it or not, Asians love to dress up in costumes, and it doesn’t even have to be Halloween. Here are some of the coolest, creative, weird, and strange costumes we found from all over Asia.

Lion-O of the Thundercats:

The Pile of Crap:

Michael Jackson… sorta:

Coke Machine:

Monkey, Banana, and the Cockroach:

Every year around Halloween Kawasaki, a city near Tokyo, hosts it’s annual Halloween parade. The costumes seen at this amazing parade are so exceptional and elaborate it will blow your mind.

Here are some pictures from the Kawasaki Halloween parade.

More photos of the Kawasaki Parade here and here.

Sun Tzu has spent about 7 years in Asia traveling through Japan, Hong Kong, China, and Korea. A true fan of everything that is weird and strange, he decides in the end what is displayed and published on this site. Sun has previous experience writing for numerous print mags such as XLR8R, URB, and Movement Magazine.