Universal Studios Japan (USJ) in Osaka is the most famous theme park in the Kansai region and one of four Universal Studios theme parks worldwide. It was the first Universal Studios-branded theme park to be built in Asia. Opened in March 2001, it is, after Tokyo Disney Resort, the most visited amusement park in Japan.
Universal Studios Japan has ten zones: Hollywood, New York City, San Francisco, Minion Park, Jurassic Park, WaterWorld, Amity Village, Universal Wonderland, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and—new in 2021—Super Nintendo World. There is plenty for visitors to experience: from kid-friendly carousels to thrilling roller coasters and simulations based on popular films like Spiderman, Back to the Future, Terminator 2, and Jurassic Park.
In addition, you have many opportunities to take photos with the mascots of popular characters such as Snoopy, Hello Kitty and the Muppets. There are also daily shows and parades that make a big impression, especially at night with beautiful lighting.
Grab your wands and brooms! It's time to hop aboard the Hogwarts Express and explore the shops of Diagon Alley. Wander through Hogwarts and enjoy the heart-racing rides in this corner of USJ at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Timed tickets are required for entry.Discover Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Enjoy the live-action show exploring the story and characters of Waterworld! Watch from the edge of your seats as pirates splash across the arena and pryotechnics awe you.
Hit the scenic village of Amity and find yourself on quiet docks and quaint piers. But beware the depths . . . This ride will bring you face to teeth with the terror of Jaws.
Adventurers watch out for some of the most ferocious beasts since time began! Dinosaurs abound here at Jurassic Park. You can fly along with pterodactyls or escape down a watery slide. But remember, keep running.
Get groovy with your favorite banana-loving creatures. The minions are out in full force at Minion Park.
Aged down for the smaller explorers, Universal Wonderland has all your favorite mascots and rides for the kids!
Opening in 2021, Super Nintendo World will be the first of its kind and allow guests to jump their way through Mario's 3D world. Adventure with Yoshi, Peach, Bowser, and the red plumber himself!Discover Super Nintendo World
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