Godzilla Interception Operation Awaji: The World’s First Large-Scale Godzilla Attraction Opens at Nijigen no Mori

01.October.2020 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

Nijigen no Mori, an anime theme park located on Awaji Island in Hyogo, Japan, is now home to a towering 120m tall Godzilla statue. The park’s new Godzilla area, which features a host of attractions from zip-lining to shooting, will open on October 10, 2020.

In line with the opening of the new area, Nijigen no Mori is now offering free Godzilla postcards with tickets when bought online. Check out the official promotional video for the area below.

 

The new attraction imagines Godzilla landing on Awaji Island, ready to display his immense size and power to the people living there. Those brave enough to go head-to-head with the giant monster can look forward to a variety of missions, including zooming along a zipline straight through a detailed recreation of Godzilla’s insides, a shooting game, and more.

 

Theatre

Guests who participate in the attraction become a member of the National Awaji Island Institute of Godzilla Disaster. They will watch a video created by Toho which explains the attraction.

 

Zipline

Guests will be strapped into a harness and zipline on one of two courses: a 162cm course which goes straight through Godzilla’s insides, and a 152m one which lets you zoom past Godzilla to see him from the outside.

 

Shooting

After getting up close and personal with Godzilla, guests can have a hand at shooting down the monster.

 

Godzilla Museum

The park will also be home to the world’s first permanent Godzilla Museum which will showcase dioramas of scenes from the films, over 100 figures, and lots of other material related to the franchise that fans won’t want to miss.

 

Museum Shop / Mori no Terrace

The museum will also have its own shop selling exclusive Godzilla merchandise you can’t find anywhere else. There will even be a restaurant called Mori no Terrace serving 14 different dishes themed on Godzilla, like the black and red Godzilla Curry.

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