“Christmas Cosplay” Contest

25 Dec

Last Thursday was 「冬至」 (Winter Solstice). I’ve written about it before.
This is a day in Japan that pumpkins and Yuzu fruit are important for one’s health.

Click here to read the post I wrote that explains more.

And last Friday was 「天皇誕生日」 (the Japanese Emperor’s 78th birthday).

Members of the Japanese Royal Family, including the Emperor and Empress, in front of the crowd that came to the Imperial Palace to listen to the Emperor's birthday speech.

And today is 「クリスマス」 (Christmas).
Yahoo! Japan is currently running the 「第4回クリスマスコスプレ・コンテスト」 (4th annual Christmas Cosplay Contest) for pets.

It’s a photo contest of pets dressed up for Christmas that Yahoo! Japan is running on their website.

People can upload a photo of their pet in a Christmas setting and visitors to the site can vote for their favorite photo.

Here are some of the photos:

I like this one a lot...but it's currently only at 390th place!

#42

#79

#94

#19

#148

Fifth place

And the top three…

Third place

Second place

First place

Last year, I wrote about another pet photo contest that Yahoo! Japan ran. Click here to see that post.

And I also wrote a post about a popular Japanese parenting magazine’s funny “Crying Baby Video Contest“. Click here to visit that post.

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4 Responses to ““Christmas Cosplay” Contest”

  1. Anonymous July 17, 2012 at 10:49 am #

    I can’t wait tillt he weather gets cooler so I can watch my favorite cartoon, how the grinch stole christmas! What’s your favorite holiday show?

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    • tokyo5 July 17, 2012 at 11:07 am #

      Are you asking what my favorite “Christmas” movie is?

      I’ve always preferred Halloween to Xmas … so I suppose it’s “The Nightmare Before Xmas”.

      But I’ve only watched that movie once.

      Anyways, if you really want to watch that movie, there’s nothing wrong with renting it and watching it in July.

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  2. cocomino December 25, 2011 at 7:39 pm #

    How cute. Merry Christmas!

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    • tokyo5 December 26, 2011 at 12:34 am #

      Yeah, I think they’re cute too!
      I like animals a lot!

      Like

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