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Image: J-World (Facebook)
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J-World Tokyo is a Jump manga theme park, featuring characters from Dragon Ball, One Piece, Naruto and more. As of February 17, 2019, it will be no more.

According to Comic Natalie, J-World Tokyo opened back in 2013 in Ikebukuro. The indoor amusement park has been home to a variety of Jump themed attractions and food over the years.

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Illustration for article titled J-World Tokyo, The Manga And Anime Theme Park, Is Closing
Image: J-World (Facebook)
Illustration for article titled J-World Tokyo, The Manga And Anime Theme Park, Is Closing
Image: J-World (Facebook)
Illustration for article titled J-World Tokyo, The Manga And Anime Theme Park, Is Closing
Image: J-World (Facebook)
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No reason seems to have been given. Considering how big Japan’s current tourist boom is, it’s surprising to see a manga-themed attraction like this shutdown. Maybe it would’ve worked better as an outdoor, large-scale theme park?

Illustration for article titled J-World Tokyo, The Manga And Anime Theme Park, Is Closing
Image: J-World (Facebook)
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For more, have a look at J-World’s official Facebook page.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.

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