Universal Studios Japan Opens ‘Hotel Albert’ Attraction Ahead of 2018 Halloween Event

09.September.2018 | SPOT

In the run up to Universal Studios Japan’s (USJ) seasonal event “Universal Surprise Halloween 2018,” the park has opened its new horror attraction Hotel Albert that offers a new way for adults to enjoy Halloween which they are calling “Otona Halloween” (Adult Halloween).

The attraction combines elements of USJ’s “Halloween Horror Night” with immersive theatre, a type of interactive theatre that started in New York’s Off-Broadway theatres in which the audience is a participant in the play to some degree.

 

People will participate in groups and will become guests of the luxury hotel which is set in a time 40 years ago. The hotel has a lobby decorated with a gorgeous chandelier and guest rooms are decked out with real antique furniture. Guests will be able to walk around the attraction as characters in the story and experience a beautifully haunting tale unfold before them.

Japanese actress Ayami Nakajo experienced the attraction herself and commented the following:

I was a participant of the story and surprises came my way as the story advanced. I became separated from the person I was with. I experienced some frights on my own and came to understand everything at the end when I spoke with everyone in the lobby. There’s never been an attraction like this. They even went so far as to put details in the environment like old furniture and the smells with the scent of old carpets. I was totally immersed in the world. It was a new kind of experience. The horror captivated me, and if you’re a girl then there’s a melancholic story there that you’ll be able to empathise with.

 

Nakajo also got to experience the park’s first horror maze where you’re not allowed to let your voice out. It’s one of the new attractions called Silence in the Ghost Ship.

“You are followed by fear because you want to scream but you’re not allowed. I wanted to get through it quickly. You can’t let your voice out, so I covered my ears and held my breath as I advanced. My voice and emotions that I was holding back all came out all at once like I was throwing up when I got to the exit.”

 

Hotel Albert and Silence in the Ghost Ship are just some of the exciting new Halloween experiences arriving at USJ this year for adults. But Universal Surprise Halloween 2018 has plenty in store for families too including Street Zombies and Zombies Mob where zombies will roam about the park. Lots more events are planned to be announced too.

 

Enjoy a new kind of Halloween this year at USJ.

 

 

■Information

Universal Surprise Halloween

Running: September 7, 2018 – November 4, 2018

Closest Station: JR Universal City Station

Official Website: http://www.usj.co.jp/company/company_e/2018/0719.html

TM & © 2018 Sesame Workshop
© 2018 Peanuts Worldwide LLC
© 1976, 2018 SANRIO CO., LTD. EJ8071802
TM & © Universal Studios. All rights reserved.
© 2018 Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisition Inc. All Rights Reserved.
© 2018 Universal Studios.  All Rights Reserved.
© 2012「貞子3D」製作委員会 
TM & © Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

 

RECOMMENDED ENTRIES

  • Monster Minions Are Invading Universal Studios Japan for Halloween 2018

    07.September.2018 | SPOT

    Universal Studios Japan is holding its seasonal Universal Surprise Halloween even this year which consists of three elements: Otona Halloween, a sophisticated event for adult guests, Zekkyo Halloween, which is intended to make people scream, and Kowa Kawa Halloween for kids to enjoy.

    In this article we take a look at Kowa Kawa Halloween, which translates to “Creepy Cute Halloween,” and is aimed at families.

     

    With Kowa Kawa Halloween, kids can look forward to romping with the Despicable Me Minions who have transformed into monsters that are a little bit scary but more cute than anything. They will be playful like you’ve never seen them before.

     

    There will be several events happening throughout the day too for families to enjoy a full day at the park. During the day there will be a parade titled Festa de Parade as well as the Happy Trick Or Treat where candy will be poured like a waterfall for kids to watch. At night the park will hold its first ever Universal Wonderland Kowa Kawa Night.

     

    Festa de Parade was held last year too and was thoroughly enjoyed by guests. As well as the parade, they put on the first ever Minion “Kowa Kawa” Party Area where parent and child families of 800 people enjoyed the Minions putting on a stage show. It got pretty wild.

    Gru joined the Minions in the party area who were dressed in creepy cute costumes. Gru and the gang all danced to popular pop songs together while as the crowd cheered. As guests joined in with the party fun by dancing along, parade floats began to arrive.

     

    A total of nine floats came past all themed around Halloween. Confetti was shot into the air from the stage and floats, surrounding guests in the colours of Halloween.

    Despite the sun setting, Halloween was only just beginning at Universal Studios Japan as they introduced the park’s first ever Universal Wonderland Kowa Kawa Night. The walls of the park attractions are decorated with bats and spiderwebs. There are also creepy-cute projections and pumpkin decorations. It’s a completely different atmosphere than during the day. The characters too dress up in creepy-cute costumes.

     

    There’s much to be enjoyed at USJ this year for Halloween. Whether it’s Otona Halloween, Zekkyo Halloween or Kowa Kawa Halloween, you’re sure to get your fill of spooks!

     

    ■Information

    Universal Surprise Halloween

    Running: September 7, 2018 – November 4, 2018

    Closest Station: JR Universal City Station

    Official Website: http://www.usj.co.jp/company/company_e/2018/0719.html

  • Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Miracle 4-D to Receive Run Extension at Universal Studios Japan

    28.May.2018 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD / SPOT

    This year’s Universal Cool Japan event has been running since January 19, bringing together the some of the best of Japan’s contemporary pop culture.

     

    The first ever Sailor Moon 4D attraction, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Miracle 4-D, made its debut at the park earlier this year which has the audience build trust with the sailors and overcome a difficult situation with them.

     

    Due to demand from guests who have actually experienced the showing, the run time for the attraction has been extended to September 30. The original schedule was from March 16 to June 24.
    大阪・USJ「美少女戦士セーラームーン・ザ・ミラクル4-D」
    The 4D attraction throws people into the world of Sailor Moon which feels so realistic you can almost touch it with your hands. It has been highly praised not only by fans of the original work, but guests of all ages alike.

     

    The author of Sailor MoonNaoko Takeuchi, has also spoken highly of it: “I want to watch it everyday! I want to feel part of the Sailors cutely jumping around the place and part of their fight everyday. Everything about it is the best! I’m glad to be alive!” (*Translated from Japanese)

     

    It’s recommended for those who want a smooth experience with the attraction to get their hands on an express pass. Additional passes go on sale from May 25 and are available until June 24. They’ve been selling like hot cakes so don’t miss out!

    大阪・USJ「美少女戦士セーラームーン・ザ・ミラクル4-D」

    There’s also the Sailor Moon Special Express Pass which comes with lots of special bonuses. As well as a smoother experience, you’ll get to see the Tuxedo Mask Miracle Greeting set. The entry day for this pass lasts until August 31, 2018.
    大阪・USJ「美少女戦士セーラームーン・ザ・ミラクル4-D」
    Of course, there’s plenty of Sailor Moon themed sweets too, as well as a photo opportunity where you can get your picture framed like below.
    大阪・USJ「美少女戦士セーラームーン・ザ・ミラクル4-D」
    Enjoy the dreamy world of Sailor Moon at Universal Studios Japan!

     

    ■Information
    Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Miracle 4-D
    https://www.usj.co.jp/universal-cool-japan2018/sailormoon/
  • Universal Studios Japan Unveils ‘Universal Spectacle Night Parade: The Best of Hollywood’

    20.May.2018 | SPOT

    Universal Studios Japan (USJ) has unveiled its revolutionary new parade titled Universal Spectacle Night Parade. American supermodel Taylor Hill, who is is recognised around the walk on the runway, arrived in Japan to appear at the unveiling. Internationally active Japanese actress Chiaki Kuriyama, who is known for her role in Kill Bill: Volume I as Gogo Yubari, also made an appearance at the park.

    ユニバーサル・スペクタクル・ナイトパレード

    The high-tech parade saw floats roll down the street using projection mapping for the movies Harry PotterTransformers (the first time for the park), Jurassic World, and Minions. The teams behind the music production of each movie gathered together as songs from the soundtracks―recorded in places across the world including the UK and Australia―played throughout. Immersive stage lighting also illuminated the parade in the birth of this world-first night show, delivering the world of Hollywood movies live.

    ユニバーサル・スペクタクル・ナイトパレード2

    ユニバーサル・スペクタクル・ナイトパレード3

    Taylor Hill and Chiaki Kuriyama appeared before everybody amongst the mesmerising lights and sounds. They expressed their excitement about the parade, saying how the parade made them feel like they were actually in the films, and how the concept broke the moulds of all other parades and shows to date.

     

    Experience the mind-blowing parade for yourself at Universal Studios Japan!

     

    ■Information

    Universal Spectacle Night Parade

    Website: http://www.usj.co.jp/universal-night-parade/

     

RELATED ENTRIES

  • Tokyo Disney Resort Reveals Its Spooky Halloween Programme and Character Costumes

    20.August.2019 | FASHION / SPOT

    Get ready for some spooky fun as Tokyo Disney Resort® transforms for the 52-day-long horrifically exciting Disney Halloween from September 10 to October 31. Head to DisneySea to be captivated by the new harbor show Festival of Mystique, or get spooked out of your skin at the Spooky “Boo!” Parade at Disneyland. Today, we will be revealing the spooky looks of both parks.

    Tokyo DisneySea Festival of Mystique Costumes

    Working with the main theme of a medieval European halloween, inspiration has been taken from the living creatures and waves at the port town Porto Paradiso. 

    Mickey Mouse’s costume inspiration comes from the the bones and scaly body of a sea creature. He will also be seen wearing a broach decorated with beautiful jewels. 

    Minnie Mouse’s costume resembles that of a medieval princess. You will see her in a fancy hat that bears beautiful pearls. Her costume is covered in scales on the chest and on the back which really suits her.

    Tokyo Disneyland’s Spooky Boo! Parade Costumes

    Disney friends have joined forces with a group of spooky spirits. You just can’t miss out on this rare chance to see your favourite Disney characters disguised as ghosts and skeletons. The strange and unusual atmosphere is sure to send a chilling shiver down your spine. 

    Mickey and Minnie will be completely refreshing their colourful look. Mickey’s necktie and Minnie’s skirt are very mysterious and particularly intriguing.  Please come check them out!

     

    Enjoy the beautiful costumes and the fun range of events this Halloween at Tokyo Disney Resort.

     

    ©️Disney

  • Tokyo’s Pokémon Cafe Unveils Halloween Themed Menu Line-Up

    19.August.2019 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

    The Pokémon Cafe in Nihonbashi, Tokyo has revealed its Halloween food and drink line-up for the spooky season which will arrive early on September 7 be served until October 31.

     

    The cafe is known for always having a cute selection of meals and beverages inspired by each season. So, what do they have in store for Halloween 2019?

    Pikachu’s Greedy Halloween Plate 2019 – ¥1,706 (w/ Plate ¥2,894)

    This year’s Halloween plate features Pikachu wearing a witch’s hat. This filling plate features a pumpkin salad, spaghetti and more. Plenty to keep you going until the late-night candy snacking!

    Discovering Celebi!? Oak Forest Pesto Pasta – ¥1,706

    This adorable and healthy, vegetable-packed Celebi dish includes basil flavoured short pasta and a cute.

    Zorua’s Halloween Roast Beef Burger – ¥1,706

    This hearty burger is packed with a generous serving of roast beef. You’d best not leave a crumb or Zorua might play a trick on you!

    When ordering a drink at the cafe you’ll receive one of six possible coasters. One of the designs is being kept a secret!

    And for the duration of the Halloween event, there’s also a limited-edition lunch mat and clear coaster to get your hands on. These are limited in stock so you’ll want to catch ’em all quickly! And don’t forget, you have to book a table in advance to dine at the Pokémon Cafe.

     

    © 2019 Pokémon.©1995-2019 Nintendo/Creatures Inc./GAME FREAK inc.

    Pokémon, ポケットモンスター and ポケモン are registered trademarks of Nintendo, Creatures Inc. and GAME FREAK inc.

  • Cute Halloween Sweets Spook Their Way Into Tokyo’s The Capitol Hotel Tokyu

    18.August.2019 | FOOD

    For this year’s Halloween season, The Capitol Hotel Tokyu in Tokyo has announced that it will serve up its Halloween Sweets Selection again this year at the hotel’s pastry boutique ORIGAMI located on floor B2F. The confectionery chefs have spun some spooky fun into this collection of 10 cute treats.

    Frankenstein – ¥1,760 / Phantom – ¥1,760 / Cyclops – ¥1,760

    The Phantom is a popular confection every year at the hotel, but this year he’s had two new freaky friends carved out for him: Frankenstein’s monster and a Cyclops. These white chocolate monsters are filled with chocolate-covered almonds, macadamia nuts and other hidden delights.

    Witch Hat – ¥715

    Dressed in a milk chocolate mousse is ganache and a rich and bitter crème brûlée made with bitter orange. It also contains a mandarin orange liqueur for deeper flavours. The mix of orange notes is refreshing on the palate.

    Cross – ¥715

    The orange and black Cross is a mousse cake made from pumpkin puree beneath which lies a cinnamon flavoured crème brûlée and coffee flavoured ganache. The bitter coffee elevates the exquisite sweetness of the pumpkin for a delicious combination.

    Evil Eye – ¥715

    Enter at your own risk with the grotesque-looking (but delicious tasting) Evil Eye mousse cake. It’s made with fragrant biscuit and caramel as well as blonde chocolate from France and inside is a smooth pear jelly.

    There are lots of other Halloween treats besides these coming to the hotel too, so if you’re in Tokyo this October then be sure to stop by for a Happy Halloween.

     

    *All listed prices include tax

  • Universal Studios Japan Adds Snoopy, Sesame Street & Jurassic World Rooms to Liber Hotel

    23.July.2019 | SPOT

    Universal Studios Japan is set to open several new rooms at its official hotel “Liber Hotel by Universal Studio Japan” in collaboration with various franchises on November 13, the same date as the hotel opened.

     

    The rooms include the first ever Peanuts rooms to open at an official hotel, Jurassic World and Sesame Street™. Each room has 4 different designs. Guests can look forward to enjoying a hotel stay like never before as they immerse themselves in their favourite franchises after an exciting day out at USJ.

    Jurassic World Adventure Room

    The Jurassic World concept room includes decorations of the dinosaurs out to catch you while the beds are inspired by the tour vehicles from the movies. The thrilling adventure continues right in your own hotel room.

    Snoopy House Room

    Home Sweet Home, somewhere where Snoopy, his friends, and we ourselves gather. Next to Snoopy’s giant bed are colourful stained glass windows with Snoopy and the gang on them. Dive into the world of Peanuts!

    Peanuts Jazz Room

    Everyone is in relaxation mode in this jazz themed room, and you will be too if you stay here. It has the same atmosphere as a jazz bar!

    Sesame Street™ Big Face Room

    As its name suggests, this room features giant faces of various Sesame Street characters. The red and blue colour scheme of the room is really cute!

     

    Guests staying at any of these new rooms will receive some exclusive merchandise. The spa bag and towel can be used at the hotel’s spa too making them super useful. The card key and case will also have the name of the guest on it too with a special design. Take them home with you for memories of your trip!

     

    Be sure to check the official homepage for mode details.

     

    HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s19)

    Despicable Me, Minion Made and all related marks and characters are trademarks and copyrights of Universal Studios. Licensed by Universal Studios Licensing LLC. All Rights Reserved.

    TM & © 2019 Sesame Workshop © 2019 Peanuts Worldwide LLC TM & © Universal Studios & Amblin Entertainment Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2019 Universal Studios. All rights reserved. TM & © 2019 Universal Studios. CR19-2433 © LIBER HOTEL AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS JAPAN

  • Tokyo Disney Resort® Announces Disney Halloween 2019

    17.June.2019 | SPOT

    Tokyo Disneyland® and Tokyo DisneySea® are set to host their special Disney Halloween event again this year from September 10 to October 31. Additionally, several park facilities and services will hold their own Halloween programs this year, including at the Disney Hotel, on the Disney Resort Line, at IKSPIARI, and elsewhere.

    The theme at Tokyo DisneySea this year is “a dark and bewitching Halloween.” Guests are invited to a mysterious but showy Halloween festival. The park’s first ever “Festival of Mystique” show will be held at Porto Paradiso where an evil power will creep. Mickey Mouse and the other Disney cast will work to recover Halloween from this wicked power.

    The theme at Tokyo Disneyland is “ghosts” where guests will be pulled into a spooky and exciting ghostly Halloween experience. At the “Spooky Boo! Parade,” Mickey and Minnie will don all-new ghost costumes and beckon guests to join them in the spine-chilling and enticing celebrations. When the sun sets and evening covers the sky, Halloween music, visuals and lights will arise from the World Bazaar, and a new photo spot will be present for guests to take a picture together with the ghosts.

    Cloak: ¥2,500

    Headband: ¥1,800 / Light-Up Pendant: ¥1,500

    Guests can also pick up a selection of dark and bewitching merchandise based on the Festival of Mystique show

    Special Set: ¥1,880

    Popcorn Soda & Doughnuts: ¥600

    And of course, expect to tuck into a deliciously spooky menu too.

     

    ©Disney

  • Universal Studio Japan’s Attack on Titan, Sailor Moon & Other New Attractions Now Open

    03.June.2019 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    A special press preview and opening ceremony was held at Universal Studios Japan (USJ) in the run up to the park’s Universal Cool Japan 2019 event.

     

    Universal Cool Japan is an annual event held at USJ where Japanese entertainment brands and companies who promote Japan’s “cool” culture to the world come together and turn the worlds they create into attractions. This year’s event will see attractions from “6 big franchises” including the first ever Lupin the Third attraction as well as Detective ConanAttack on TitanGodzilla, Neon Genesis Evangelion and Sailor Moon. A total of eight attractions have arrived, the most in the event’s history.

     

    The opening ceremony was held at USJ’s 4D cinema theatre in the park’s Hollywood area. Japanese actor Yukiyoshi Ozawa, who has played roles in both the Japanese and Hollywood film industry, appeared as a special guest. The event was attended by a small selection of just 100 fans of the entertainment franchises introduced to this year’s Universal Cool Japan.

    When Yukiyoshi Ozawa stepped onto the dark stage donning a very stylish outfit, the crowd erupted with surprise and a flurry of cheers. When asked about struggles that have been important to him, the San Francisco-born actor responded: “When I was accepted for the Hollywood film audition, I was trembling with excitement. I thought to myself, ‘This will help me grow, and I will be able to express myself to the world.’ On the first day of shooting [the Hollywood film], I was so nervous I was shaking, but when the first day ended, I realised that the entire system for shooting films was all the same, the only difference being whether it’s in English or Japanese. That relieved my tension and I was able to concentrate on the film shoot thereafter. You only have to step outside to see, but I think that more and more of the wonderful brands and works of Japan want to be received well around the world, and I believe that Universal Studios Japan is making that big chance possible.”

     

    Dramatic music played as gigantic visuals of Attack on TitanGodzillaNeon Genesis Evangelion and Salior Moon appeared. Ozawa spoke of his experience seeing three 4D attractions that are running for the event for a limited time, praising their high quality.

     

    ©2019 Gosho Aoyama / “Detective Conan” Production Committee ©Monkey Punch / TMS・NTV  ©Hajime Isayama・Kodansha / “Attack on Titan Production Committee TM & © TOHO CO., LTD.  ©Color  ©Naoko Takeuchi  Sisyu TM & © Universal Studios. All rights reserved.© SCRAP All rights reserved.

  • Osaka’s Universal Studios Japan to open three new attractions!

    15.April.2019 | SPOT

    Universal Studios Japan is in the midst of its large-scale programme Universal Cool Japan that started on Friday 18th January 2019. For this programme, six of Japan’s global influential works have been turned into eight attractions! From Friday 31st May to Sunday 25th August, three more attractions will open for the summer time!

    The Attack on Titan The Real attraction is based on the 3D live-action version of the anime Attack on Titan. This attraction is making a return to the park! Watch the serious faces of Erin and Levi as they prepare for attack throughout the night. Eren and Levi’s clonoids in the exhibition look so realistic you would think they are real! As season 3 part 2 is airing this month, fans will be even more hyped up! 

    A movie featuring both Godzilla and Evangelion is an ultimate dream that has finally been made into reality. Universal Studios will open a 3D special effects movie theatre attraction called Godzilla vs Evangelion The Real 4-D which features a battle between the two giants in the 3rd Shin-Osaka City. This original park movie features a clash of the strongest of the strong and will leave you trembling with excitement for more!

    The third new attraction is called Sailor Moon the Miracle 4-D Moon Palace and features the 10 Sailor Guardians and Super Sailor Moon! Watch the Sailor Guardians transform right before your very eyes! This whimsical and miraculous experience will leave your heart thudding in your chest. The girls the world has been longing for have finally come to life! You’re bound to get emotional!

     

    All we can do is wait in excitement for Universal Studios Japan to open their overwhelmingly thrilling attractions!

     

    TM & © Universal Studios. All rights reserved.
    © SCRAP All rights reserved.

  • USJ Celebrates 5th Anniversary of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

    23.March.2019 | SPOT

    Universal Studios Japan held a ceremony on March 19 celebrating five years since opening the park’s popular Harry Potter-themed area The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

     

    When actress Satomi Ishihara stepped out”Spring Supporter” alongside the residents of Hogsmeade and students of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, the Harry Potter fans in attendance who had received exclusive invitations to appear at the event ignited huge cheers and a round of applause.

     

    Ishihara was dressed in springtime clothing and wearing a Gryffindor scarf. She initiated the start of the celebrations after which confetti colour co-ordinated for each of the 4 Hogwarts Houses shot into the air.

    Following the ceremony, Ishihara spoke about experience getting an early peek at the new Hogwarts Magical Celebration castle show the night before. She explained: “The entire Hogwarts Castle was covered in magic! After the show finished, I spontaneously screamed ‘Gryffindor!’ as the house I wanted to enter [laughs]. I recently re-watched the Harry Potter movies after a long time and remember how fun they really are! When you watch them as an adult you discover and feel different things. I was surprised at how great of a story it is about growing up. I’m so excited that I get to experience those same emotions in real life here. The 5th anniversary castle show is like nothing you’ve seen before, so I really want people to see it. Universal Studios Japan really fired themselves up for it. It’s a great big exciting magical festival, so I want people to feel that same love and enthusiasm.”

     

    If you’ve yet to experience The Wizarding World of Harry Potter then be sure to add it to your bucket list.

  • Never Wait in Line Again at Universal Studios Japan’s With the New ‘World Street Festival’

    21.March.2019 | SPOT

    Universal Japan Studios is rolling out five big attractions this spring. A preview for the press was held on March 19 for the first two new attractions―World Street Festival and Universal Easter Celebration―which are set to call in the spring and bring an entirely new experience for guests during the daytime.

    The World Street Festival will pit all guests in the leading part of an exciting and musical Bollywood-style show. There will be 7 performances in total, one of which is Sesame Street Bollywood, a concept show featuring Elmo, the Cookie Monster and other familiar faces who are shooting a music video with singers from India. During the press preview, singers and dancers who travelled from India for the show dressed in bright and colourful clothing on a vivid set and sang beautiful music while dancing captivating moves.

    During the climactic dance scene which requires lots and lots of people, guests were invited as ‘extras’ in the video shoot to put on an energetic finale.

     

    The World Street Festival will give host to shows from experienced performers from around the world, live music performances, a new Minions show, character greetings, a world food festival and more. With so much on offer you won’t have to worry up about lining up to get into anything as you walk up and down the park.

    Finally is the Easter-themed Universal Easter Celebration event which is bringing in the park’s first Universal Wonderland and the world’s biggest Minion Park.

    Minions will be walking around dressed in all the colours of spring. There will be bunnies, Easter eggs and chicks everywhere, and guests can look forward to Easter egg hunts, food prepared specially for this season, merchandise and more. Read here for more information.

     

    Enjoy the all-new attractions coming to USJ this spring.

  • New Sailor Moon Attraction Arriving at Universal Studios Japan This Summer

    17.March.2019 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    Universal Studios Japan has been rolling out new attractions since January 18, 2019. The park is set to bring 8 attractions from six of Japan’s biggest entertainment franchises that have taken the world by storm, such as Attack on Titan.

     

    This summer, the next big attraction arriving at Universal Studios Japan will be Sailor Moon themed and will run from May 31 to August 25.

    Last year, the gave host to Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Miracle 4-D, an immersive 4-D experience that will followed an original Sailor Moon story. It was so popular that the attraction received an extension to run for longer, and even the manga’s author Naoko Takeuchi praised it.

     

    This year, the 4-D experience will return with a brand new original story featuring 10 Sailors and Super Sailor Moon. Guests are invited to the Moon Palace to join hands and combine their strength with the sailors to help save Sailor Moon who has been attacked by the enemy. They must awaken Super Sailor Moon.

     

    Guests will be treated to a visual feast with the Sailors appearing right before their very eyes and transforming. It’s the Sailor Moon experience all fans have dreamed of.

     

    A selection of merchandise popular last year will also make a return. This will include the Universal Heart Contact pictured above which Sailor Moon uses to transform in the attraction.

     

    Join the Sailors in their efforts to rescue Sailor Moon.

  • Universal Studios Japan’s Easter Celebration to Take Place Across 2 Areas

    04.March.2019 | SPOT

    Easter will soon arrive at Universal Studios Japan on March 15 when its long-awaited Universal Easter Celebration event is set to begin.

     

    For the first time ever in the park’s history, this year’s Easter event will be held across two areas at USJ: the “world’s biggest Minion park”―the first Minion themed area to arrive at USJ―and Universal Wonderland where the park usually celebrates Easter.

    The Cute & Crazy Easter Party at Minion Park

    Minions are set to take over USJ this year at the Minion Park where they will be walking around dressed in cute Easter costumes like rabbits and Easter eggs―and… bananas? They are sure to put a smile on all guests’ faces. This is your only chance to get to meet them face-to-face, so don’t miss out!

    Easter Egg Hunt―Bigger & Better!

    The famous Easter egg hunt from last year returns again bigger and better than ever. This year it will take place across both areas. You have to pay to get involved, but if you find all of them, you’ll be awarded with a cute rosette.

    Universal Wonderland Cast to Welcome Guests With a Happy Easter Mood

    Universal Wonderland will be filled with great spots for Easter-themed photographs with egg, rabbit and flower decorations adorning the entire area. Like the Minions, the Wonderland cast too will have their Easter outfits on to greet guests. Join them by dancing to music at the Wonderland Seasons Joy Easter show happening each day of the event.

     

    Easter Themed Food & Merchandise

    Easter Snoopy Popcorn Packets (Sold At: Universal Wonderland entrance food cart and elsewhere)

    Easter Minion Popcorn Packets (Sold At: POP-A-NANA and elsewhere)

    Much on some delicious Snoopy and Minion popcorn that’s sold in Easter egg packaging. Available this spring only!

    Easter Minion Custard Pudding Cookie Sandwich (Sold At: Delicious Me! The Cookie Kitchen)

    If you fancy something a little sweeter than go for the custard pudding flavoured Minion cookie sold in the Minion Park. Its colourful marshmallow and chocolate design will make for a great photo.

    Powder Salad Easter (Grilled Chicken & Strawberries), Easter Sandwich Set & More (Sold At: Beverly Hills Boulangerie™)

    The delicious Beverly Hills Boulangerie restaurant, located at the heart of Universal Wonderland, has lots and lots of Easter inspired meals ready to be nibbled down.

    Plush Toys (Elmo/Moppy/Snoopy/Hello Kitty), Charm Set (3 Charms), Marshmallow Set (3 Boxes) & More (Sold At: Sesame Street™ Kid’s Store and elsewhere)

    Of course, there’s a big selection of Easter themed merchandise to get your hands on too, all exclusive to USJ.

     

    Spend your Easter this year at Universal Studios Japan with their biggest Easter event to date!

  • Attack on Titan Attraction Returns to Universal Studios Japan

    08.February.2019 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    Universal Cool Japan 2019 is currently being held at Universal Studios Japan featuring 6 internationally renowned series made into 8 attractions in what the event has described to be on “the biggest scale to date.”

     

    Ever since arriving to Universal Cool Japan in 2015, the Attack on Titan attraction has gained huge support from guests who praise it for being immersive and for its overwhelmingly high quality. The attraction is returning once more this year at the same time as part two of Attack on Titan season three begins this April.

     

    A special show will take place in addition to the attraction, both of which are set during the “Operation to Reclaim Wall Maria” of the series.

     

    Shintaro Kawakubo of Kodansha Ltd. commented the following in regards to the attraction: “This will be the biggest [attraction] to date! When one thinks of Attack on Titan they think of the gigantic and sprinting fast. Attack on Titan is waiting for all of you, made possible by Universal Studios Japan, so be sure to head on over. You’re going to be overwhelmed!”

     

    The attraction was made on the kind of grand scale you can only experience at Universal Studios Japan. Immerse yourself in the world of Attack on Titan!

RANKING

  • DAILY
  • MONTHLY

FOLLOW US