Universal Studios Japan to prohibit high fives and hugs

Business Jun 4, 2020

Universal Studios Japan to prohibit high fives and hugs

The Universal Studios Japan movie theme park will prohibit visitors from giving high-fives or hugs to staff members in character costumes when it reopens Monday, the operator said Thursday. The park in Osaka will also urge customers to avoid being too close to each other ...

USJ's Osaka theme park to get 'Dragon Quest' attraction

Business Dec 20, 2016

USJ's Osaka theme park to get 'Dragon Quest' attraction

Amid work on attractions based on the mega-hit game series "Super Mario Bros.," the operator of Universal Studios Japan said Monday that the amusement park plans to re-create the world of another popular game series, "Dragon Quest," in March. USJ Co. said visitors will be ...

Universal Studios Japan to debut Nintendo-themed area in 2020

Business Dec 13, 2016

Universal Studios Japan to debut Nintendo-themed area in 2020

The operator of Universal Studios Japan in Osaka said Monday that it will open a Nintendo-themed area featuring the game maker's popular characters by summer 2020, investing over ¥50 billion ($432 million). USJ Co. said it will create an area called "Super Nintendo World," showcasing ...