Visitors hit record at USJ, fall at Tokyo Disney Resort

Oct 1, 2015

Visitors hit record at USJ, fall at Tokyo Disney Resort

Theme park Universal Studios Japan attracted a record number of visitors in April-September, while the number of visitors to Tokyo Disney Resort slid, albeit remaining high, data from the facilities’ operators showed. About 6.54 million people visited USJ in Osaka in the first half ...

Brightening your holiday mood

| Dec 12, 2014

Brightening your holiday mood

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year — well, that’s what the song says, anyway. For many, December is a flurry of tinsel, wrapping paper and anxiety, while for others it as a time to reflect on the year ahead. Yes, the Christmas ...

Oct 31, 2014

Disney outlines ¥500 billion expansion of Tokyo theme parks

Oriental Land Co., owner of the Tokyo Disney Resort, announced plans for a ¥500 billion expansion of the Japanese resort. The 10-year project beginning in March will boost capacity at both of the resort’s theme parks, Tokyo Disneyland and Disney Sea, Walt Disney Co. ...

Tokyo Disneyland turns 30!

Apr 12, 2013

Tokyo Disneyland turns 30!

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Tokyo Disneyland (or “TDL” as it’s known to the Japanese) turns 30 on April 15, but like George Clooney, or heck, even the famed Mouse himself, age hasn’t withered it a bit. TDL means different things to the Japanese, but if you sift through ...