Japan Travel: 10 Amazing Things You Should Not Miss In Universal Studios Japan

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Spring is fast approaching and if you are planning on spending the cherry blossom season in Osaka, Japan, a place that is a must-visit for both the young and the young-at-heart is Universal Studios Japan.

Universal Studios Japan is located in Konohana-ku, Osaka, Japan. It is easily accessible via the Universal City Train Station, which is also the theme park’s entrance.

The theme park is iconic for its The Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction. Yet, it offers a lot more than that. If you’re in the theme park, we listed down 10 must-eat food and must-visit attractions and inside Universal Studios Japan. Btw, to make booking your tickets for Universal Studios Japan a lot easier, book through Klook.

A huge perk when you book through Klook — No need to print the Universal Studios Japan tickets, use your Klook mobile e-voucher, and head straight to the gates to skip the long lines.


10. Harry Potter’s Butterbeer

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Butterbeer is a popular drink in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios Japan. It is a sweet, non-alcoholic drink that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike.

9. Detective Conan Crepes

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Take a break from solving mysteries and recharge with these Detective Conan crepes. You can choose from Amuro’s Apple and Caramel, Haibara’s Mixed Berry, and Conan’s Strawberry.

Amuro Crepe Apple Caramel 690JPY Haibara Crepe Mixed Berry 690JPY Conan Crepe Strawberry 690JPY
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8. Monster Hunter Felyne Pawprint Omelette Rice

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Warm your tummy and fill it with this delicious bowl of Monster Hunter-themed omelet rice. Yum!

7. Final Fantasy Sabotander Churritos

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The Final Fantasy Sabotander Churritos is a good mix of sweet and spiky. LOL. It is a perfect sweet ending after taking a ride on the amazing Final Fantasy XR Ride!

6. Sailor Moon Food Selection

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To celebrate Sailor Moon’s first-ever theme park attraction, Universal Studios Japan is also rolling out a special menu of Sailor Moon food and drink, consisting of the Sailor Moon Cafe Plate (with a crescent moon-like croissant, naturally), Sailor Moon Compact Cake Strawberry Rare Cheese (modeled on the heroine’s Transformation Brooch), Moon Prism Power Cake Berry and Pistachio and Pineapple Cake, and Sailor Moon Strawberry and Lemon Soda (served in a special costumed cup).


5. Final Fantasy XR Ride


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This new type of roller coaster draws guests into the Final Fantasy universe, exceeding the excitement of virtual reality! The XR experience features a panoramic view of Final Fantasy in all its splendor, perfectly synchronized with the gravitational power that only a ride can offer. The incredible sensory experience goes beyond virtual reality, allowing guests to rush through the beautiful, enchanting world of Final Fantasy!

Event Period: January 19 (Fri) – June 24 (Sun) 2018

4. Monster Hunter: The Real


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Introducing the first ever walkthrough-type attraction for Monster Hunter, allowing guests to actually become a hunter! Clutch your weapon and advance through the realistic world of Monster Hunter on a massive scale. Guests will encounter a variety of monsters as they trek across an expansive field for the ultimate hunting experience!

This attraction lets you get immersed into the Monster Hunter world. While you’re at it, make sure to strike the best post and get your photo printed out after!

Event Period: January 19 (Fri) – June 24 (Sun) 2018

3. Despicable Me Minion Mayhem



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This all-new attraction brings you into the whirling world of the Minions! With a massive dome screen and hyper-realistic projection system, you won’t know what’s up and what’s down! Climb aboard a vehicle designed by Gru and enter his laboratory to begin the process of becoming an actual Minion! Under the supervision of Gru and his three daughters, you’ll dash through the air and back to earth, going upside down and round and round! So plunge into the mayhem of the Minions on a thrilling ride that will challenge your senses and warm your heart!

2. Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Miracle 4-D


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Build a bond with the Sailor Soldiers you admire, and overcome challenges together! The ultimate 4D attraction, where fiery excitement runs through your body.

Event Period: March 16 (Fri) – June 24 (Sun) 2018

1. Detective Conan: The World


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In addition to the ultra-popular Escape Game “Detective Conan: The Escape,” an all-new “Detective Conan Mystery Restaurant” featuring live mysteries, and the “Detective Conan Mystery Challenge” has been added for parents and children to enjoy together! Don’t miss out on Detective Conan: The World, now presented in masterful quality on an impressive scale!

If you are a big Detective Conan fan and into escape rooms, this is a must-visit attraction! Don’t think that it’s too easy, the challenges of the escape room will really test your deduction skills and your camaraderie with the group.

Event Period: January 19 (Fri) – June 24 (Sun) 2018

Book your Universal Studios Japan tickets now via Klook! You can get the Universal Studios Japan ticket, Universal Studios Japan Royal Express Pass, Universal Studios Japan Express Pass, or Universal Studios Japan 1.5 Days Ticket.

When you buy your tickets through Klook, there’s no need to print the Universal Studios Japan tickets, use your Klook mobile e-voucher, and head straight to the gates to skip the long lines.

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