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TOKYO DISNEYLAND

Disney characters perform on a float during a parade at Tokyo Disneyland in January.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 26, 2023
Court rejects damages claim by ex-Tokyo Disneyland performer
The former performer said she had suffered work-related injuries and that the company had failed to fulfill its duty of care.
The operator of Tokyo Disneyland on Friday apologized after clips of Minnie Mouse having her skirt lifted by another character during a recent Christmas parade went viral on social media.
JAPAN
Dec 9, 2023
Tokyo Disneyland apologizes for Minnie Mouse skirt-lifting incident
Some people on social media expressed anger at the character's skirt being flipped and said it "set a bad example for children."
An image of an immersive attraction at Immersive Fort Tokyo slated to open next spring in Tokyo's Odaiba area.
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 5, 2023
New immersive theme park to open in Tokyo’s Odaiba
The new facility, to be called Immersive Fort Tokyo, will feature 12 immersive attractions along with six shops and restaurants.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 24, 2023
Peak prices at Tokyo Disney and Osaka's Universal Studios set to top ¥10,000
Oriental Land, the Tokyo Disney Resort operator, said that it will widen admission fee ranges to ease the concentration of visitors during peak seasons and weekends.
Japan Times
CULTURE
Apr 14, 2023
Disney super fans keep the magic alive in Japan
As Tokyo Disneyland marks its 40th anniversary, influencers such as Christopher Nilghe and Yoshika Yoshida celebrate on social media.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 12, 2023
Tokyo Disneyland to celebrate 40th anniversary amid business recovery
Experiences during the pandemic have prompted the theme park's operator to shift its strategy from seeking more visitors to improving visitor satisfaction and increasing sales per visitor.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Longform
Oct 31, 2022
Can Japan’s pandemic-hit amusement parks return with a bang?
Does the opening of Ghibli Park in Aichi Prefecture reflect a turnaround in fortunes for theme park operators in Japan?
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 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
BUSINESS
Mar 27, 2021
Tokyo Disney parks abandon 'ladies and gentlemen' announcements
Since March 18, the two parks have been greeting guests via their in-park announcements with 'hello, everyone' to be more inclusive.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 9, 2021
Tokyo virus emergency prompts cuts in domestic flights and bullet trains
Under a monthlong state of emergency through Feb. 7 covering virus hot spots Tokyo, Chiba, Kanagawa and Saitama prefectures, people are asked to avoid nonurgent outings.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 25, 2020
Tokyo Disneyland unveils new 'Beauty and the Beast' area
The area, which will officially open to visitors from Monday, also houses a facility based on the animated superhero film 'Big Hero 6.'
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 17, 2020
Tokyo Disneyland to open new 'Beauty and the Beast' area
The new attraction, whose opening was delayed five months due to the coronavirus, is set to debut on Sept. 28
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Jul 11, 2020
Social media finds itself in a new role as businesses reopen
Many residents of Japan are still a long way from feeling remotely like they did before the COVID-19 pandemic began, but that hasn’t stopped a number of nonessential businesses from starting up again after months of being closed.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 1, 2020
Tokyo Disney parks reopen after four-month closure due to coronavirus
Attractions and restaurants will cater to a smaller number of visitors while most entertainment shows and parades will remain canceled.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 1, 2020
Universal Studios Japan to reopen June 8 after three-month shutdown
Tokyo Disney Resort and USJ have been closed since Feb. 29 to aid in Japan's efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 9, 2020
Tokyo Disney parks to extend closure again over coronavirus
Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea will again extend their closure and decide their reopening date in mid-May to curb the spread of the new coronavirus in line with the government's request, operator Oriental Land Co. said Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 19, 2020
Tokyo Disneyland workers press for wages to be paid through virus shutdown
A labor union for nonregular workers at Tokyo Disneyland on Thursday asked the operator of the major theme park to keep paying staff while the facility remains closed due to the spread of COVID-19.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 28, 2020
Tokyo Disneyland joins long list of establishments and events hit by COVID-19
With Prime Minister Shinzo Abe having asked organizers of big sporting and cultural events scheduled for the next two weeks to consider canceling, postponing or downsizing them during what is seen as a critical time for stemming the spread of COVID-19 infections, the list of closed facilities and canceled...
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 8, 2020
New train route eyed between Haneda Airport and Tokyo Disney Resort
East Japan Railway Co. is considering opening a new route linking Haneda Airport to the Tokyo Disney Resort, sources said Saturday.

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Tokashiki Beach acts as a sanctuary for sea turtles and offers ideal snorkeling waters. It was also the site of the U.S. Army’s preliminary invasion that led to the 1945 Battle of Okinawa, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 150,000 people.
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