Universal Studios Japan: General Discussion

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  1. Rob

    Rob TS Forum Team Team Member

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    Looks brilliant, carries some considerable speed throughout the whole layout! Certainly going to be intense, makes me wonder whether they might try to slow it down a little.

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    The first Nintendo land has been confirmed and it is in relation to Universal Studios Japan:
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    As expected these Nintendo lands will be Mario themed and the latest I have seen is that Japan is expected to open first, followed by Hollywood and then they'll perfect it all for Orlando which will be the biggest of the lands. It says they aim to complete the Japan one by 2020 but I would expect it to be before that; Nintendo land Orlando is due by 2020.

    Concepts soon please!

    :)
     
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    It does make sense that Japan will be getting Nintendo Land first, since they are a Japanese company of course. Would be daft to not have it completed by the next Olympics! I'd be surprised if there was no Zelda related attraction though.
     
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    These initial lands are going to be Mario focussed. Expect other IPs like Zelda to make an appearance in Universal's third (but unconfirmed) Orlando theme park!

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    The new Jurassic park coaster is attracting some insane queues- the standard queue has been hitting 750 mins! That's 12.5 hours. How could anyone even contemplate waiting that long to ride! The park are having to close the queue 20 mins after park opening, so the last people ride before the park shuts! Makes no sense!
     
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    That is insane! This coaster looks great, but I wouldn't justify a wait for more than 90 mins for it. Imagine queueing for a ride in the morning and not getting out of there until night!
     
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    For a FLYER?!?!

    The original video I never saw as it's not available now. It can't be THAT good surely?!
     
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    It's not surprising, some flyers can be of outstanding quality and I'd happily wait that amount of time for the likes of this, Starry Sky Ripper and Tatsu.
     
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    Judge for yourself my friend

     
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    750 minutes!? That can't be right, surely? No ride in the world is worth that long of a queue.

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    Super Nintendo World has been announced for Universal Studios Japan!

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    Source: Universal Studios Japan

    Wow! It is expected that if all goes to plan then Japan's land will open at some point in 2019. Orlando should then follow in 2020 although we'll have to wait a little longer for details of that.

    In terms of what's what in the concept art; Peach's Castle is excepted to be the area's façade, Bowser's Castle the Mario Kart ride, the mountain with Yoshis on it will be the Yoshi dark ride and the Donkey Kong coaster will be located to the right (Mario and Luigi are blocking this in the concept art).

    All in all these areas are going to be brilliant!

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    It's been a while, but here is a satellite photo that shows how construction of Super Nintendo World in Japan is coming along:

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    The track for the Yoshi ride can be seen as well as the show building for the Mario Kart ride.
     
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    Here is a first look at some of the Super Nintendo World theming:

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    It looked a short ride from the drawings and the article above seems to confirm that - "over 40" vehicles really isn't a lot for an omnimover style ride. I'm pretty sure EP's Madame Whatshertits has >60, and that's a pretty short ride.
     
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    It’s a good coaster by the looks of it but the theming looks poor - not worth 750 mins
     
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    You're a bit late - that was in 2016!
     
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    Lol better late then never
     
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