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PARKS

Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Oct 13, 2022
A first look inside Japan's new Ghibli Park
Unlike at the existing Ghibli Museum in Tokyo, visitors to the theme park will be able to take photos with beloved characters such as Cat Bus, Totoro and No Face to their heart's content.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Oct 3, 2022
Tokyo Disney resort shifts to fewer visitors and better customer satisfaction
The parks' operator hopes to boost revenue by freeing visitors from long lines and offering them opportunities to spend more on dining and shopping.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 16, 2022
Details of Ghibli Park, to open in November, revealed to media
Visitors will be treated to a recreation of the 'My Neighbor Totoro' world, featuring a children's playroom with a sleeping Totoro and the iconic Cat Bus character.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 31, 2022
H.I.S. to sell Huis Ten Bosch resort stake to Hong Kong fund
The gain from the sale of its 66.7% stake in the theme park to Hong Kong private equity firm PAG is expected to help improve the balance sheet of H.I.S.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 25, 2022
Ticket sales for Studio Ghibli theme park to start Aug. 10
The tickets will be sold using a lottery system via online ticket service Boo-Woo Ticket, followed by a second phase of sales starting Sept. 10.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 21, 2022
H.I.S. considering selling Nagasaki's Huis Ten Bosch theme park
Through the move, H.I.S. aims to improve its financial standing, which has been hurt due to falling travel demand amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 22, 2022
No injuries after 30 stranded on Universal Studios Japan roller coaster
Everyone aboard the Hollywood Dream roller coaster in Osaka was rescued by staff about 90 minutes after it stopped.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 6, 2022
Tiger attacks three staff members at Japan safari park; one loses hand
The police are investigating if there were any safety flaws at the Tochigi park after its operator said it had failed to confirm that the tiger was in its enclosure the previous day.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 23, 2021
As Bob Iger departs, Disney investors also look to get off the ride
Walt Disney Co.'s board promised a smooth transition from the end of the Bob Iger era to the new regime under CEO Bob Chapek, but the reality looks much rockier.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / Longform
Dec 13, 2021
Park life: Growing Japan's green spaces through private investment
Green spaces nationwide increased fivefold between 1970 and 2010, but that growth has slowed to a trickle over the past decade.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 11, 2021
Six injured as floor collapses at Hyogo amusement park
A part of the third floor of the attraction — about 1 meter in width and 2.3 meters in length — collapsed after a beam supporting the wooden floor was displaced.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 30, 2021
Tokyo Disney parks and USJ to admit more visitors as emergency ends
Japan's government has decided to lift the COVID-19 state of emergency covering Tokyo and 18 other prefectures, taking into account the steady decline in the number of new infections.
Japan Times
CULTURE
Aug 24, 2021
Are you ready for sentient Disney robots?
The Magic Kingdom knows the nostalgia of herky-jerky animatronics won't cut it with today's children.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 12, 2021
VR 'Demon Slayer' ride to debut in September at Universal Studios Japan
The attraction is set to open from Sept. 17 to Feb. 13 next year.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 28, 2021
'Demon Slayer' attraction to open at Universal Studios Japan
Visitors will be able to 'experience the fluid swordsmanship, and even the breathing, of the hero Tanjiro Kamado,' the park said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 3, 2021
Fire-hit Shuri Castle re-created in miniature form at theme park
A 2019 fire destroyed a large portion of the compound including the main buildings.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 21, 2021
Tokyo parks offer respite amid pandemic, but authorities urge vigilance
With their wide, open spaces, large parks have become crowded with people hanging out under the sun, something that is likely to increase during the upcoming Golden Week holidays.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / FOREIGN AGENDA
Nov 23, 2020
Raise a glass in memory of Tokyo's messier tourist traps
Robot Restaurant and MariCar (or Street Kart or whatever you want to call it) were problematic tourist experiences, sure. That doesn't mean they weren't bold.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 16, 2020
Tokyo theme park Yomiuriland becomes new office for teleworkers
Yomiuriland is offering packages including a workspace by the pool and rides on its Ferris wheel.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 15, 2020
Universal Studios Japan unveils Mario-themed cafe ahead of opening
Universal Studios Japan in Osaka unveiled to the media a cafe and store based on Nintendo Co.'s popular Super Mario Bros. game series Thursday, the day before its grand opening.

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