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Glitter Ball

Tokyo’s glitterati turn out for Metropolis’ annual Halloween bash at Velfarre

On Wednesday, October 27, over 1,500 of the city's most glamorous ghosts and ghouls descended on Roppongi for a night of wicked revelry at superclub Velfarre. DJs Mike Mckenna, Dave Twomey and Duck Rock spun a web of frighteningly good beats, and free food and drinks flowed until the witching hour. A particularly spirited costume contest was co-hosted by Metropolis movie dude Don Morton, with round trip tickets to Sri Lanka courtesy of Sri Lankan Airlines up for grabs. The grand prize went to Keiko Shimizu of Tokyo-a very alluring Eiffel Tower (center). Ooh la la!

But some of the event's biggest winners didn't even show up: Thanks to a generous ¥500 donation from all our guests, Metropolis' Glitter Ball raised over ¥500,000 for Tokyo-area children's charities.

Photos by Chris Betros and Sachie Kanda

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