This is what marathons look like in Tokyo I guess (29 Photos)

At this year’s annual Tokyo Marathon over 36,000 people were in attendance.
And apparently, though it’s not a requirement, people often decide to dress up in Costume. Only in Japan, man.

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  • Error404k

    After seeing the title I was hoping for some sexy cosplay,instead we get this!! #18

  • Marius

    sometimes i wish i lived in japan, i heard they have real pokemons there

    • Error404k

      Yeah but they're a bastard to find

  • naigoto

    I was expecting some weird costumes but I can only see an ordinary day in Japan

    • Dirty Dingus

      And not a single fuck was given that day.

  • theo

    #10 what's captain america doing in japan

    • xXbeermonkeyXx

      franchising, obvisously

    • http://www.facebook.com/bmignaco Bruno Mignaco

      running Japan marathon, obviously..

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ben-Gerondale/629069755 Ben Gerondale

      Cruising for chicks with Wolverine?

    • wasd

      being awesome

    • Mr. Japan

      Colonizing

    • trey-doggz

      CAPTAIN AMERICA FTW!!!!!!!!

    • bloodyspartan19

      winning

  • chey

    #19 Oh Japan and their tentacle monsters….

  • Danarchy

    That guy representing USA as Captain America should get a medal of honor or something!

  • xXbeermonkeyXx

    we must admit it, if #14 made it half way thru, he's a winner

  • https://www.facebook.com/kong Michael Kong

    how is this only in japan? sf does this for bay to breakers every year.

    • Crystal

      People dress up for Perth's annual City to Surf run too

      I guess the only difference is that the Japanese costumes are better

      • Jules

        I bet Halloween in Japan is of epic hilarity

    • andysniper

      loads of people do it for the london marathon too.

    • Henry Gibson

      And each of the 3-4 marathons run in Walt Disney World each year..

  • Jon

    #9 Cheburashka? In tokyo?

    • Anton Goloub

      Cheburashka is really popular in Japan, when I was there i bought up a bunch of cheburashka memorabilia, including a chebuashka dog toy with rope ears. I think some Japanese company bought the rights from Russia

  • Morgan Freeman

    FFFRRREEEEZZZAAAAAA!!!

  • Katsura_Kotaro

    This is why I love living here!!

    • Mokuseitora

      Let's see your cosplay outfit…

      • Katsura_Kotaro

        haha I don't cosplay though.

        • Mokuseitora

          Any picture will do… submit to Chivette Friday

  • Jimmy the hand

    #27 anyone else have M.U.S.C.L.E., (Millions of Unusual Small Creatures Lurking Everywhere) toys when you were kids? this was one of them. Ahh memories

    • Irelevant

      Oh shit, that is what that is,huh? I remeber those……

  • ............

    How am I ever going to get to the front when there's OVER 9000 other people in front of me.
    #7

    Yeah, I know, that was terrible. I regret nothing

  • Not Again

    Where's Pedobear?

    • Jules

      I saw no kids running in this event, all are much too old for the Pedo

    • On a float mufuka.

      On a float throwing candy.

  • Asian_Princess

    lol oddly enough seeing a lot of these brought back memories of the asian toys i played with…
    fyi…#5 looks like the lady is grabbing Ding Dong's ding dong:p

  • FOOKLUNKWILL

    Cool.
    #23

  • http://www.facebook.com/silaw89 Simon James Law

    People also run in costume for the London marathon.

  • naturboy

    Let this be a lesson to anyone who wants to fuck with the U.S. ever again, we will nuke you and you will act like dumbasses throughout the rest of your history as a result of the drain bamage.

    • Feeder of Trolls

      Own any Sony products? Or maybe a Toyota or a Honda? Or have you ever played a Nintendo system? Like Sushi?

      Or maybe I should put it this way, ever been to a Halloween party?

    • WhiteTrolls

      I'm pretty sure Japan is fucking us right now. I'm an obese american. I'd never be caught dead at a marathon.

    • Don_Aguelo

      I thought The Chive had a hillbilly firewall…

    • Philo

      I'm a firm believer that this is the result of the fallout from us bombing them

    • Jenny

      Have you ever been to Hiroshima and Nagasaki? Would you like to see shadows imprinted on cement steps? Did you know people were completely incinerated? That there were people who drank ash in their water right after? I have been to the museum in Hiroshima and I know you would not dare say such a thing if you had seen what I have seen. Please be more respectful in your comments. Thank you.

      • Kung Poo

        Did that turn anyone else on?

  • MigraineBoy

    #19 Why did I immediately think of tentacle porn?

  • nywolf

    that was a pretty meh post, even if I recognized many of the costumes. they seem to do this stuff in alot of marathons

  • KingCronan

    here in San Francisco its called Bay to Breakers!

  • DanielB

    #10 haha! classic XD

    • melillzz

      wait! that guy is American!!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jacob-Cotter/682389863 Jacob Cotter

    i hate japan

    • Japan

      Japan hates Jacob Cotter.

  • tsukushi_

    The rabbits were extra creepy.

  • HankT

    #8 Domo-pon?

    • :D!!

      D:

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