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Universal Studios Japan, Osaka

Categories: Theme Parks, Water & Amusement Parks
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4/5 based on 5,500+ reviews on the web
Families flock to Universal Studios Japan for the shows, rides, and attractions that fill the park, an installment of the international Universal Studios brand. The park includes a number of the classic rides and sections, such as Marvel comic book roller coasters, a Jurassic Park ride, and a Wizarding World of Harry Potter featuring restaurants, shops, and rides. Research tickets and opening times in advance, as lines can get very long. Note that most of the signs and performances are only in Japanese. Put Universal Studios Japan on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Osaka holiday planner.
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  • Harry Potter fans make sure you do not miss out on a trip to Universal Studios. A fun filled day of rides and laughter awaits. 
  • 樂園很大 基本上一天是不太可能把全部遊展或是展館都走完 在網路上買了票不用在現場再排隊買票入場 非常值得花一整天在樂園內 
  • In the family went to the end of 2015. Too see no Jurassic Park is closed under construction, could not gain access to Harry patter. Different levels in many ways and should not be compared to Disneyland. So the narrow grounds and past customers unable to afford even the 飲mimono was at one time. Children were so boring. I think it should take admission. I would never go and 2. The next morning I went kidzania koshien Park is much better, I was impressed. Keep reasonable admission to theme park that is customers many problems has passed, no available. For example, admission does not occur, simply by going to Venice.
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  • It's not very big but definitely enough for a whole day walk to give your whole body sore. Restaurants are much more spreading out all over the resort comparing to Tokyo Disney-so easier to get something to eat. Elmo and Snoopy town is definitely a good for smaller kids--they would enjoy a lot there. Harry Potter is cool, but too packed. A bit disappointed perhaps I was expecting too much.
  • Superb! I came in May and miss a chance to get the ticket for express pass. However it seem not so bad to waiting in the line. Their system is well design and your wait time is not bad. You're not going to stand in the line, boring and doubted when its your turn because you'll enjoy everything during the way to your ride. I don't know if other season or month will be different but May is good for me.
  • Fabulous, unique experience, USJ makes Tokyo Disney look like an amusement park from soviet era I arrived 8:10 and park was about to open( I heard they open it before the scheduled time) Went straight to the Harry Potter 4D attraction and didn't have to wait more than 2 minutes and it was so real. It felt like my legs were going to hit the rocks. After that, Jaw: 5 min waiting and nice experience. From Jaws to Jurassic Park. Be ready to get wet! Spider-Man (nice, but if compared to Harry Potter is not that thing) Backdraft( hot, mind your heads) were the ones I had to wait the most: 20 min Terminator also took a while and wasn't that cool, the cute actress wearing a red dress was so funny. The biggest show, with no doubt was "Waterworld". For those who watched the film more than 20 years ago, this was like watching the real film but better. That blond actress was SO HOT... In the end, I had a great time and felt like I could visit there many times per year.
  • Overall it was fantastic amusement park experience - clean and service oriented! To maximize your visit I would recommend buying the Express Pass BEFORE going to the park. You can't but the Express Pass at the park, but doing this we saved 30-45 minutes bypassing admissions. With the Express Pass we were able to ride 4 rides by 2pm and we arrived at 9.30 am. The longest wait was for Flying Dinosaur 2.45 hours, but worth it depending on your enthusiasm for amusement parks. Avoid the Terminator 2 3D experience if you are not Japanese speaker, because the show is performed entirely in Japanese. We at ate the Japanese restaurant in "New York" called Saido. After the desert they offered us another express pass to selected rides for 800 Yen ($ 8.00) per person and purchased them. Express Passes can be expensive but it greatly reduces your time in line.
  • Best theme park I've been too! The attractions are worth the average 2hr waits. Although if you want to pay approx twice the entrance you cab get an express pass. These tend to sell out even before opening time somehow. We had normal entry and managed Backdrop, Harry Potter Hogsmeade (get a timed entrance ticket from the machine near Jaws) and the HARRY POTTER 4D EXPERIENCE (worth the 2 hrs we waited). Lunch at the Hamburger drive in, saw the Parade (quite enjoyable even for us oldies. Then the FLYING DINOSAUR, also worth the 2 hr wait. The Jurassic Park flume ride and managed to jump on backdrop again as single riders which cut the queue almost entirely. We didn't bother with any of the other movie screen attractions due to the reviews and not speaking Japanese. It was worth it for the rides we did. You could probably do more by going as single riders on some of the rides.
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