Universal Studios Japan today announced the opening of the much-awaited Super Nintendo World on 04 February 2021.
World’s First Super Nintendo World Theme Park
Introducing the world’s first Nintendo theme park. Game fans will become characters in the life size, living video game. Nintendo’s iconic locations and experiences will be brought to life with Mario Kart and Yoshi themed rides as well as restaurants and shops that can only be found at Universal Studios Japan.
The world first Mario Kart theme park ride: Koopa’s Challenge uses advance technology to get players immerse in the world of Nintendo. Guests will steer through the Mushroom Kingdom and throw shells as they race to the finishing line with Mario, Luigi, and Princess Peach.
Ride on Yoshi’s back and go treasure hunting with Captain Toad. Players will need to find three colored eggs that leads the way to the Golden Egg. Enjoy the spectacular view of Mushroom Kingdom from Mount Beanpole while having fun in this family friendly ride.
Retrieve the Golden Mushroom stolen by Bowser Jr. Players wear the Power-Up band to collect virtual coins as they jump and punch bringing the experience of playing Super Mario games to the real world.
At Key Challenge attractions, guest can collect keys, character stamps, and use their entire bodies to complete the task. The Power-Up band syncs with the Universal Studios Japan mobile app to keep track of scores and check rankings.
Sneak Peek Of Bowers Castle At Super Nintendo World
Universal Studio Japan release a sneak peek of Bowser’s Castle. The massive statue of Bowser at the center of the grand staircase makes you feel as if it will suddenly start to move.
The one-of-a-kind attraction developed with Super Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto is expected to function as a mini theme park within Universal Studios Japan.
The format is expected to be replicated to Universal Studios Theme Parks in Hollywood, Orlando, and Singapore. However, no dates have been mentioned.
A Reason To Visit Japan
Looks like we have a good reason to visit Osaka after the COVID-19 pandemic is over. Besides Universal Studios Japan, the food, culture, and not forgetting the amazing shopping makes us want to keep going back.