Halloween has become a huge hit in Japan over the years. Now, giant costume parties have become the norm in major metropolitan areas like Tokyo and Osaka. Shapiro is a relatively tall American at around 6 and half feet tall, but seems like a giant in Japan. So for his costume, he dressed up as a mannequin and stood frozen outside clothing stores. When the opportunity arose, he would jump out and scare the heck out of Japanese party goers.