This festival started in 2007.
"BAKENEKO"(its kind of japanese ghost) meaning "Goblin cat". this festival is mix of halloween event and cat cosplay.
People ask "why just cat?" the answer is related to this place.
Kagurazaka is a place related to a japanese famous writer "Soseki-Natsume" His book "I am a cat"was read by a lot of people.
We combined Halloween and Cat to make this fastival.
Both adults and children, dress up in cute costumes.
On this day the shops and neighbork knouw that BAKENEKO will come.
Some shops will give you a warm welcome.
Also BAKENEKO can receive some present or service.
From 2pm, there will be a parade in the main street.
Please gather around "Matoi" the same color as your tag.
and From 3pm, "Anya-Dance" will start its a Japanese traditional dance "Awa Odori" but the cat festival version.
|Distribution of numbered tickets
for Cat Makeup
※junior high school student or under
※children (under junior high school student ) only can't participate. The participation of a parent or a guardian(over 18 years old) is needed.
Easy and quick kitten face.about 5~10 minutes are necessary.
High quality cat face make up by special makeup artists.about 10~15 minutes are necessary.
bookings is essential (japanese text only)
When you participate you must agree to…
・Wear a cat costume.
・Allow photos with your cat costume.
we welcomes people who want to enjoy wear various types of "CAT" costumes and attires.
If, however, any of the following rules and restrictions are not followed, guests may be asked to leave or be prevented from entering the festival.