Good news and bad news.Bad news first. Tokyo was not awarded the 2016 Olympics. It went to Rio de Janeiro. I have to admit though, it is cool that the Olympics will be going to South America for the first time.
It is October and it is time for one of the biggest commercial holidays in North America. Although I live in Japan, the Halloween "spirit" in some ways is here as well. The Japanese love a great party and will co-opt holidays and events from other countries if they think they can have fun doing it.
I have a Halloween contest: