Tokyo Disneyland's new parade unveiled ahead of premiere

National Apr 11, 2018

Tokyo Disneyland's new parade unveiled ahead of premiere

Tokyo Disneyland's new parade celebrating the theme park's 35th anniversary was unveiled to the media on Tuesday, with Mickey Mouse and other Disney characters dancing on gigantic floats. The parade, dubbed "Dreaming Up!" will officially premiere on Sunday. It is the first renewal of Tokyo ...

National Mar 17, 2017

Newborn's corpse found at Tokyo Disneyland waste treatment plant

The body of a newborn child was found at a waste treatment facility next to the Tokyo Disneyland theme park just outside Tokyo on Thursday afternoon, police said. Authorities suspect the child's body, whose sex was not immediately clear, was dumped within the seaside theme ...

Business Mar 15, 2017

Nonregular workers allowed to join labor union for Tokyo Disneyland

The operator of Disney theme parks in Japan and its labor union said Wednesday they have agreed that about 20,000 nonregular workers can join the union in a joint effort to improve working conditions and secure manpower. Show performers, attraction facility staff and part-time workers ...

National Mar 27, 2015

Moldy cupcakes trigger recall at Tokyo Disneyland

Oriental Land Co., operator of Tokyo Disney Resort in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, announced a recall Thursday of cupcakes sold at the park after receiving claims they were moldy. The firm said it will recall 699 boxes of Cup Cheesecakes bearing a large Mickey Mouse face ...

City of Urayasu still recovering from 3/11 liquefaction damage

National Sep 1, 2014

City of Urayasu still recovering from 3/11 liquefaction damage

Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, is still recovering from widespread liquefaction damage incurred in the Great East Japan Earthquake, with many roads and sewage system continuing to undergo repair more than three years later. The city, a 20-minute train ride from central Tokyo, is speeding up the ...