On Monday, Tokyo received a record snowfall of 16 cm (6.3 inches), which caused flight cancelations and public transit delays. This is the cities largest snowfall since 2014.
While travelers and workers were thrown into a world of chaos, other citizens decided to have fun creating snow sculptures! Some many people joined in on the fun that the #雪だるま hashtag began trending Twitter.
Here are some of the creative snow sculptures that people have been sharing.
1Pop Team Epic’s Popuko and Pipimi
— Endia@もくもくようび (@Endia_net) January 22, 2018
— 【公式】プロジェクトイーブイ (@project_eevee) January 22, 2018
3My Neighbor Totoro
— デモン。 (@demon_kun0701) January 22, 2018
5Super Mario’s King Boo
— Ryuki（りゅうき） (@ryuki_maguroex) January 23, 2018
— 雪だるま職人としにゃん (@mokomoko_2015) January 14, 2018
— ★ちーこ★ (@chiiiiiko1980) December 22, 2017
10Big Hero 6’s Baymax and Frozen’s Olaf
— ♣️モニ♣️15ピューロ紡 (@M0RNING_CHILD) January 2, 2015