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Tokyo Disney Is Planning A New Amusement Park

[Image: Rob Young | Creative Commons]
[Image: Rob Young | Creative Commons]

Currently, there are two Tokyo Disney parks: Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea. Construction for a third park could start in 2025. The theme might be “Japan.”

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According to the official release (via Mainichi News), a “Japanese style theme” is being considered to appeal to tourists visiting the country.

The park will feature new attractions and new characters with a massive 300 billion yen ($2.7 billion) investment plan. More details should be announced by May 2018.

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This comes as Osaka’s Universal Studios Japan has surged in popularity, thanks to Harry Potter and Minions attractions as the country’s birth rate has dropped dramatically. USJ is also getting a Mario-themed expansion, which should further the park’s popularity.


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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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According to the official release (via Mainichi News), a “Japanese style theme” is being considered to appeal to tourists visiting the country.

Because that worked so well when they tried it in California and didn’t at all result in a complete reworking of the park.

With that being said, thanks to the Oriental Land Company, actual money gets spent to ensure quality in the Tokyo resort so maybe it’ll turn out fine.