Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan Reveals First Winter Decorations

14.November.2022 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

Universal Studios Japan is holding its NO LIMIT! Christmas event from November 11, 2022 until January 9, 2023. 

 

During this period, the new Super Nintendo World area will be decorated with winter decorations for the first time since it opened. The area’s entrance is bringing the holiday cheer with Mario and Luigi snowmen, perfect for using as a photo spot. Upon entering the area, visitors will find a Christmas tree decorated with familiar Nintendo items along with wreaths and garlands. 

Fans won’t want to miss visiting during this special season, as special menu items and merchandise will be available for a limited time. This is a winter experience you won’t find anywhere else!

 

During the NO LIMIT! Christmas event, Minions and other popular characters will appear around the park in Christmas costumes. Two special Minions meet and greet sessions will be held as well! Come spend the holidays with your favorite characters dressed as Santa, reindeer, trees, angels, and more!

 

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    29.September.2022 | MOSHI MOSHI BOX

    From November 11, 2022 until January 9, 2023, Universal Studios will hold its NO LIMIT! Christmas event!

     

    Christmas is associated with romance for many in Japan, but this year, USJ wants to give visitors a new way to celebrate this special winter holiday. Under the theme of a ‘Red Hot Christmas,’ this super-energetic event is sure to be the most exciting Christmas event on the scene this year.

     

    This year, the Crystal Christmas tree will make its return this year after a 3-year hiatus. The tree broke the Guinness World Record for nine consecutive years from 2011 to 2019 for the World’s Most Illuminated Tree. In 2019, the tree had 591,850 lights and also received Guinness certification for the World’s Largest Christmas Snowflake Ornament.

     

    The Super Nintendo World area will be decorated for winter for the first time in 2022, while Minions and other popular characters will appear in special Christmas costumes. Limited-time food and merchandise will be available as well. 

     

     

    An Exciting Christmas Experience for All Five Senses! The NO LIMIT! Crystal Tree

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    This year, the Crystal Christmas tree will make its return after a 3-year hiatus with a totally new look! Guests will be bathed in colorful lights and visitors won’t want to miss taking a photo with this magnificent sight. 

    *On October 28, 2019, the tree won the Guinness World Record for Most Lights on an Artificial Christmas Tree with 591,840. 

     

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    During the event period, the Spectacle of Lights will be held in Gramercy Park. 

     

    The entire area around the Crystal Tree will be completely transformed, and the space will feature projection mapping and countless lights. The blend of Christmas music fused with the magical lights will create a moment you’ll never forget.

     

    Super Nintendo World to be Decorated for Winter!

    Super Nintendo World’s Winter Decorations

     

    Super Nintendo World, the newest area in the park, will feature winter decorations for the first time in 2022. At the entrance to the area, Super Star Plaza, guests will be greeted with a giant gift box and Mario and Luigi-themed snowmen. 

     

    Guests will find wreaths and garland decorating Peach’s Castle, along with another Christmas tree decorated with iconic Nintendo characters and items. 

     

    Limited Time Greetings and Stage Shows

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    Guests won’t want to miss meeting their favorite characters while they’re dressed in holiday outfits! A special meet and greet will be held for children and adults to join the Minions for a special winter celebration. 

     

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    Hello Kitty and the Happiness Brass Band will perform Christmas music multiple times a day, so families are invited to sing and dance along while getting into the Christmas spirit! You won’t want to miss Hello Kitty in her special winter wardrobe.

     

    The Peacock Theater’s Popular Universal Party–Reimagined for Christmas!

    In 2022, Universal Studios Japan will introduce Universal Party ~ The Showtime & Taste of Christmas. This dinner show requires a separate ticket and will offer some incredible entertainment and menu items. The experience will be held at the Peacock Theater on select days during December 2022.

     

    *A Studio Pass or Annual Pass is required to enter the park. 

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    28.July.2022 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    The popular series Jujutsu Kaisen is getting its first theater show at Universal Studios Japan! Jujutsu Kaisen: The Real 4-D will open at the theme park on September 16, 2022 for a limited time only. For the first collab between the park and the globally-popular series, fans will be able to experience the ultra-realistic world of Jujutsu Kaisen through 3D imagery and special effects. 

     

     

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    23.June.2022 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    Universal Studios Japan has announced that it will be opening a selection of Jujutsu Kaisen attractions for a limited time starting September 16, 2022. The anime series has been a global smash hit since it premiered. 

     

    The original Jujutsu Kaisen manga series has sold over 65 million copies worldwide, and the recent Jujutsu Kaisen 0 film grossed over ¥13.7 billion at the domestic box office.

     

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    22.June.2022 | FASHION / SPOT

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    09.June.2022 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

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    Get ready to embark on your own adventure with a potion bottle and huge slab of meat, perfect for keeping your energy up! Fans of Monster Hunter will find plenty to love here, with a collaborative figure perfect for completing any fan’s shelf.

     

    Which area would you be most excited to visit?

     

     

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  • Universal Studios Japan to Open ‘Hunter x Hunter: The Real 4-D’ Attraction for a Limited Time

    11.February.2022 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    The popular series Hunter x Hunter is getting its first 4-D attraction at Universal Studios Japan for a limited time starting this March!

     

    The new attraction will be part of the ‘Universal Cool Japan 2022’ event, set to bring together five of Japan’s leading entertainment brands. It will be open from March 4 until August 28, 2022, and will pull fans into the world of Hunter x Hunter with high-quality 3D images, vibrations, water splashes, and other special effects to make it feel as though you’ve joined Gon and Hisoka on their adventures!

     

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  • Oriental Hotel Universal City, the Official Hotel of Universal Studios Japan, Holds Grand Opening

    13.January.2022 | SPOT

    After a soft opening in July 2021, the Oriental Hotel Universal City has spent the last six months remodeling its entrance, lobby, restaurant, and guest rooms. The property has now officially held its grand opening and will be welcoming guests in 2022. 

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    Guest rooms feature earthy color tones and are spacious and functional, with beds provided by popular brand Simmons, promising a good night’s sleep. A variety of room types are available, including double rooms, twin rooms, triple rooms, and connecting rooms, allowing for a flexible stay depending on the number of guests. Until March 31, 2022, the hotel is offering the ‘New Room Stay Plan,’ a long-stay luxury holiday plan that allows guests to stay up to 23 hours on departure day to enjoy shopping and other leisure activities.

     

    The hotel’s restaurant has been reimagined with a buffet concept and welcomes guests with high ceilings and large windows for a refreshing morning experience. The interior is accented with a green wall to conjure images of nature, and the breakfast menu is based on the concept of ‘Charge from Nature,’ offering a wide variety of dishes to help visitors recharge both body and mind.  

     

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  • Detective Conan World to Open at Universal Cool Japan in 2022

    16.December.2021 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    Universal Studios Japan has a number of anime and manga-themed attractions as a part of its Cool Japan initiative. In 2022, a limited-time Detective Conan World will appear at the park from March 4 until August 28. 

     

     

    The 100th volume of the Detective Conan manga series was released in October 2021, and over 250 million copies of the comic have been sold worldwide. Detective Conan: The Bride of Halloween was announced on December 1, and will open in theaters on April 15, 2022.

     

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  • Universal Studios Japan Announces Collaboration with Hunter x Hunter

    07.December.2021 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    Universal Studios Japan is constantly collaborating with anime, manga, and game series as part of its Universal Cool Japan initiative. In March 2022, the incredibly popular series Hunter x Hunter will appear in a special attraction at the Osaka theme park. 

     

    The Hunter x Hunter manga series, penned by Yoshihiro Togashi, tells the story of Gon, a young boy who discovers that his missing father is actually a world-renowned Hunter, a professional who specializes in fantastical quests and pursuits. Gon then aims to become the world’s best Hunter. The series has sold over 79 million copies worldwide and has become one of Shueisha’s best-selling manga series since its release in 1998. 

     

    This new collaborative attraction will bring the world of Hunter x Hunter to live in an incredibly ‘ultra-realistic’ way. Stay tuned for more information on the new attraction!

     

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  • Universal Studios Japan Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Special Christmas Event

    01.December.2021 | SPOT

    Prior to the event’s commencement on November 26, Universal Studios Japan released a press preview to highlight this year’s Christmas event, including images of the first Christmas tree in two years since the pandemic began. This year’s theme is ‘NO LIMIT!’ and will also celebrate the park’s 20th year of operation. 

     

    The popular stage show NO LIMIT! will feature a special Christmas theme, with popular park characters like Elmo, Snoopy, Hello Kitty, and others clad in holiday costumes. The collaboration with popular girl’s band NiziU has been a major hit so far and will feature their original song FESTA! The goal of the event is to kick off a year filled with smiles. 

     

    The 20th Anniversary NO LIMIT! Christmas tree stands at the center of Gramercy Park, offering guests an excellent view from all sides. Be sure to snap a photo with your friends and loved ones to start 2022 off right!

     

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  • Universal Studios Japan 20th Anniversary Christmas Event Opening November 26

    05.November.2021 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    The past two years have been difficult, with events being canceled and people having to spend more time inside. Universal Studios Japan is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a new Christmas event, hoping to bring back guests’ smiles and offer a place to make new holiday memories. The event will run from November 26, 2021, until January 10, 2022. 

     

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    The park will decorate Gramercy Park, found in the heart of the New York section, with a massive Christmas tree, the first to be erected in two years. Featuring different decorations than years past, the tree will be clad in 20th-anniversary colors and adornments and will be the perfect place to take a photo! Plenty of Christmastime entertainment and lights will illuminate the park, giving visitors plenty of hope for the upcoming new year. 

     

    The singing show ‘Power of Pop – Christmas Edition’ will be held at Mel’s stage, and guests can hear popular Christmas tunes sung live. The popular Super Nintendo World area of the park will be welcoming winter for the first time since its opening, with a new lineup of food and merchandise. 

     

    A Demon Slayer: Kimestu no Yaiba collaboration event will also be going on until February 13, 2022. In addition, the Demon Slayer XR ride, the series’ first VR roller coaster, themed restaurants featuring character meet-and-greets will also be open, as well as shops selling original Demon Slayer merchandise. 

     

    For the park’s 20th anniversary, the popular stage show NO LIMIT! will feature a special Christmas theme, with popular park characters clad in holiday costumes. The collaboration with popular girl’s band NiziU has been a major hit so far and will feature their original song FESTA. This new revival is sure to have visitors dancing to the music!

     

    A new Christmas-exclusive AR filter has been added to the park’s official Instagram, so don’t miss your chance to use it during your visit!

     

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