Tag - toshimaen



Japan Times
Mar 26, 2023
Harry Potter studio park to open June in Tokyo, the first outside Britain
The Tokyo version will be the largest indoor Harry Potter attraction in the world, and visitors can expect to spend around four hours exploring.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Oct 2, 2020
After a long ride, will anyone save this Tokyo carousel?
More than 110 years after its creation in Germany, the future of Toshimaen's El Dorado merry-go-round now seems uncertain.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Sep 5, 2020
Toshimaen fans bid final farewells to a 94-year-old Tokyo institution
'We loved Toshimaen because it was uniquely Japanese,” one fan wrote on Twitter. “Now it's going to be just another imported theme park.'
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 31, 2020
Tokyo's Toshimaen amusement park ends 94-year run to make way for Harry Potter
Most of the 22-hectare site will be purchased by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, which plans to build a park there.
Japan Times
Jun 13, 2020
Toshimaen calls it quits, to be replaced by Harry Potter theme park in 2023
The 94-year-old amusement park, which has entertained generations, will close for good in August.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 3, 2020
'Harry Potter' theme park eyed to replace Tokyo's Toshimaen
The new facility will be a departure from the Harry Potter attraction in Osaka.
Japan Times
Aug 16, 2019
Girl, 8, drowns at Tokyo amusement park Toshimaen; body found under inflatable island
An 8-year-old girl was confirmed dead at a Tokyo hospital Thursday after being found underneath an inflatable island in a swimming pool at Toshimaen amusement park.
Dec 28, 2018
Police called as filming of TV comedy show draws massive crowd at Tokyo park
Police were called out to deal with traffic congestion and noise disturbance in the early hours of Thursday after a huge crowd gathered to watch a popular entertainment TV program being filmed at an amusement park in Tokyo.


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