Universal Studios Japan, Osaka

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#1 of 247 in Theme Parks in Japan
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. Arrange your visit to Universal Studios Japan and discover more family-friendly attractions in Osaka using our Osaka trip planner .
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  • Open the third day since. Just open at that time. rice is not only the image did not go. It gets crowded, and now no?.
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  • Guests can spend idle if you express pass, make money out it. Indeed, Osaka! You couldn't just cold in the restaurant, subtle and warm. Better measure firmly when it is cold. I felt no difference compared to land and cast you in the room.
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  • Lined up ago opening, but 15 minutes from previous visitors in a mad dash to the Harry Potter area running, I was surprised. Harry Potter area was very crowded so where small souvenir shops, even in the middle of an area long attraction matrix, crosses the growth,. Souvenir abound in the Park, very very many types, same thing for sale in the anime difference, many types of T shirts, finally to avoid or entering in left, just watching the fun. I thought it was generally too high, however, Food went into the restaurant to eat plenty of vegetables, but very tasty sandwich. We have very crowded Park or eating a riceball line, quite a few, whether because of that and because of staggered a little to just sit down and eat.
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  • We had a fantastic time from morning to night! Even if you're not the type that love theme parks such as myself my opinion immediately changed during the visit despite not going on any rides. There is still many to do if you don't want any adrenaline rides as such. Ample places to chill and relax. One tip is to purchase an express pass as rides typically have very long wait times, including kiddie rides. Harry Potter's butter beer is a must try hot & cold; the 3 broomsticks restaurant served nice food for the price but one tip there is to request to sit outside at the back of the restaurant as it's more peaceful & less crowded. The view is great too & table area heated during winter. Please visit USJ for a great time!
  • Want to be younger again. This place is wheelchair friendly. If you plan to rent it here, it will cost you 500yen. All staffs will look after people on wheelchair well and special. I came during new year holiday. The Harry Potter 4D line was too long waiting (2hours) but you can also have a quick walk through Hogwarts castle. Spider-Man Show was great and entertain. Terminator show was in Japanese. If you don’t understand Japanese, you will lose most of the story. Limited English language communications in this amusement park. Credit card accepted at some food stands, but some required cash only.
  • Was enjoying the day here. We bought fast pass. For the back drop ride. And it’s pretty costly. Played almost everything that we wanted to. And waited for the backdrop ride and Hollywood ride. Then I was being told that I can’t ride that because I was too fat. It’s quite unfair for me as I paid for the fast pass for it. It suppose to be a 5 stars but I gave 3 for now as I’m really really very pissed. Purposely waited there just for our scheduled time for back drop. But then we were told that we can’t. F... They should do something with it. 😡
  • Harry Potter world was a highlight for the kids. We were there between Christmas and new years and would definitely recommend the express pass (get them early as they run out pretty quick). Wait times without express pass was up to 3 hours. The Flying Dinosaur ride was a highlight roller coaster. Kids above 132cm tall would enjoy it more as they'll get to go on more intense rides.
  • This is one of the places that kids and adults alike will enjoy. The flying dinosaur ride is an inverted roller coaster which I enjoyed the most even if I am scared of such rides. A number of attractions such as the Harry Potter and Jaws rides are definitely recommended. Just please come early to enjoy most of the rides since the lines get pretty long. Hint: Try the single rider as well to maximize the park and most Japanese doesn't like riding alone.

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