Universal Studios Japan, Osaka

4.1
#1 of 307 in Theme Parks in Japan
Theme Park · Water / Amusement Park
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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  • I buy the annual pass each year and I wonder why. You go 3 times, it becomes cost effective. I never want to go more than that in one year.  more »
  • We bought our tickets through KKday for easy access via QRCode E-Ticket while we purchased our Express Passes direct from USJ's website as it was cheaper compared to packages sold from agencies...  more »
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  • Organized, safe, clean and very friendly staff. We celebrated my husband’s birthday here and the staff literally jumped for joy to make him feel special. We went in January, the weather was mild and lineups were no more than 10 minutes. The lineups are very organized. The rides were fun. Harry Potter land a beautiful at night. We enjoyed the food. The banana-caramel popcorn is a must!
  • A fun family theme park where the little ones can run and roam freely. Staff never fail to have a smile on their faces. Queues can be long if you do not have an express pass and when you visit during peak period. Food wise, I personally believe Disney(Japan) is better. The night parade is awesome. Just remember to check out their website for ride maintainence so you don't get disappointed when you visit. Overall is nice while I can't help but wonder something is missing unlike Disney theme parks.

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