Tokyo Turned a Massive Snowstorm into a Snowman Celebration

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


2Pokémon’s Eevee


3My Neighbor Totoro


4Depressed Snowman


5Super Mario’s King Boo


7A Urinal




10Big Hero 6’s Baymax and Frozen’s Olaf


11Hatsune Miku


You can see more stunning Japanese snow sculptures on the #雪だるま Twitter hashtag.

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