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PHOTOS: Incredible Guest Costumes from “Halloween Morning” 2021 at Tokyo Disneyland

Halloween at Tokyo Disney Resort means many things—special parades and shows, decorations, food, and of course costumes! This year, only Guests with a Halloween Morning Passport were allowed to dress up in costume, leaving only a small number of people. These costumes are usually very elaborate, either custom-made to order, or made by the wearer themselves! Fortunately, several of them allowed us to take their picture and post it here, so we’re glad to share some highlights of Guest costumes from the first day of Halloween Morning at Tokyo Disneyland!

Express permission to be shared was given by all Guests pictured.

Penguin – Mary Poppins

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I swore this was an actual penguin character walking down the parade route until I saw the face poking out from the beak! I would have to guess she custom-made this and it’s absolutely incredible, especially for such a niche character!

Raya & Sisu – Raya and the Last Dragon

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Great to see newer films like Raya getting the representation they deserve from fans! I know this one wasn’t the biggest hit (granted I did briefly see a Princess Kida from Atlantis: The Lost Empire costume while I was on Splash Mountain), but it made me happy to see this dynamic duo represented!

Aseem & Bakeet – The Magic Lamp Theater

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This incredible costume replicates Aseem, the kid assistant to the “amazing” Shaban in Tokyo DisneySea’s The Magic Lamp Theater. As well, he made a puppet of Bakeet, the animatronic snake who delivers the preshow!

Mickey & Minnie – Tokyo DisneySea 18th Anniversary

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The respect I have for these two cannot be understated. These costumes never actually made it into full-size Mickey and Minnie outfits, they were pieces of merchandise designed for Tokyo DisneySea’s 18th anniversary merchandise line in 2019 (themed to Fortress Explorations). To see them in full size is absolutely incredible, the detail and care put into these blew my mind.

Mickey & Minnie – Spooky “Boo!” Parade

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You can still catch Mickey and Minnie in their Spooky “Boo!” Parade outfits in the daily Mickey & Friends Greeting Parade: Halloween Version, but it still isn’t the same as seeing them in the full parade. Fortunately this couple is bringing them to life for us!

Roger Rabbit & Smarty – Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

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The amazing coincidence of finding these two right outside of Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin is insanely fortuitous, and they even came prepared with markings on their bags for both Benny the Cab and a tub of Dip… we stayed clear of the latter fortunately.

Dancer – Jamboree Mickey

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Jamboree Mickey was a kids program that only got five months of life at Tokyo Disneyland before being suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and eventually cut entirely. It had probably the catchiest and cutest dance ever, and every day hordes of Disney fans would dance along to the program (along with random dance parties held throughout the park by Cast Members with rolling themed speakers). I personally still remember this dance after so long, and it made me happy to see this show getting some love.

Walt Disney & Mickey – Partners

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This guy dresses up as the Partners Statue every single year and knocks it out of the park every time! Wouldn’t you almost believe he’s an actual statue? He even put a bronzed mask on Mickey this year… absolute genius!

Beast – Beauty and the Beast

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There’s no denying that with Enchanted Tale of Beauty and the Beast now open, Belle and Beast costumes were by far the most popular. This one was certainly something special though, it looked like someone had cut a face hole in Disney’s actual costume for the Beast and stuck their face through it, I highly applaud this person for their effort and attention to detail, this costume was one of the best I’ve ever seen!

Minnie, Duffy, & ShellieMay – Tokyo DisneySea 20th Anniversary

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We’re not even two months in to Tokyo DisneySea’s 20th Anniversary “Time to Shine!” Celebration, and already someone has created this incredible costume to mimic those designs. Fans here sure work fast, and we weren’t any less than super impressed!

Esmeralda – The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Anyone can dress like a well-known princess, that’s why we have to hand it to this woman who became the spitting image of Esmeralda, the love interest of Quasimodo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. This film always gets lost in the rest of the Disney Renaissance and has a reputation for being particularly dark, so seeing someone give love to this classic with such attention to detail in both demeanor and craftsmanship is nothing short of wonderful.

Card Soldiers (and also the many Alice in Wonderland-themed Duffys) – Alice in Wonderland

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They’re painting the roses red, and their Duffys are painted like every major character in Alice in Wonderland. The two massive Duffys get Alice and Queen of Hearts outfits, which smaller plushes represent characters like the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, and Tweedle-Dee and Tweedle-Dum. This couple is seriously impressive, one of the best I’ve seen. Everyone brought their A-game to Halloween Morning today, so even if the event itself was a disappointment, the Guests sure made up for it.

Mickey – It’s Very Minnie!

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We’d be remiss without highlighting our Tokyo reporter Spencer, who went to the park today dressed as Mickey from one of our favorite shows, It’s Very Minnie! This show played in January and February 2020 before the park closure and was essentially a highlight reel of Minnie’s top appearances in past Tokyo Disney Resort entertainment, capped off by what may be one of the catchiest songs ever written for a theme park.

This of course is just a taste, we saw many other Guests in costume (including some who didn’t want their pictures posted online, which we respect). If you liked this article, you can also check out our roundup from Disney Halloween 2019, which featured tons more costumes! Let us know your favorite costumes in the comments section below.

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Max
Max
1 month ago

Halloween at TDR is amazing. When I was there for it in 2018, there were many women wearing full-blown gowns (e.g. Belle or Cinderella) all day in the parks. Japanese really know how to cosplay!

Karen Porter
Karen Porter
1 month ago

Spencer, you look absolutely precious. Also that Minnie, Duffy and ShellieMay are beyond “kawaii” and I love those designs.