Universal Studios Japan in Osaka is a top destination that brings an entirely new and invigorating experience for all adventure seekers.
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Universal Studios Japan: A gateway into the world’s finest in culture and entertainment
Gerald Dizon (Philstar.com) - May 6, 2019 - 10:00am

Filipinos who are raring to start their year with adventure must look into Japan’s world-class theme park that brings wonder and excitement like nowhere else.

This is Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, a top destination where the days are always absolutely splendid, taking everyone in, out, and around the world of cinema and animation.

Once there, best to avail the Universal Studios Japan Pass that features your favorite shows and movies not just on the screen but right in front of your very eyes. You can even package this with the latest Universal Studios Japan 1-Day Ticket and Osaka Amazing Pass Combo by Klook for a truly unique and unforgettable experience.

Here are some of the attractions in store for you, your family and your friends:

The best of Japan’s anime

Universal Cool Japan gives you the best of the best of Japanese anime. Image courtesy of Universal Studios Japan

Right off the bat, get your otaku senses tingling as Universal Cool Japan gives you the best of the best of Japanese anime across various genres right inside Universal Studios Japan. You can even get your Cool Japan Express Passes to skip the long lines with a reserved timeslot!

From January 18 to June 23 2019, push those glasses up and gear for a sleuthing-inspired ride with “Detective Conan;” and tag-along with Lupin to give you a rush only a getaway car can inspire. From May 31 to August 25 2019, be in awe of towering Mecha and Kaiju favorites from “Evangelion” and “Godzilla”; join Eren and the gang in an “Attack On Titan” adventure unlike any other; and last but not least, transform your day a-la Magical Girl with the interplanetary maidens from “Sailormoon.”

Wild rides at every turn

Universal Studios Japan is home to world-class attractions featuring global movie hits. Image courtesy of Universal Studios Japan

While you’re at it, Universal Studios Japan is home to world-class attractions featuring global movie hits. These are top four rides you can go wild with excitement and fun.

1. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Osaka is the eastern King’s Cross that serves entrance to the spellbinding The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Solemnly swear that you are up to nothing but all things good as you relive the magic.

Saunter into Hogsmeade—and perhaps guzzle on some sweet serving of Butter Beer. Set wands at Lumos Maxima as you walk into the legendary Hogwart’s Castle before indulging yourself in the fun rides.

2. Despicable Me Minion Mayhem

Make the day bright, happy and yellow as you go bananas with the rambunctious and endearing Minions in Despicable Me Minion Mayhem.

Don your dungarees and enjoy a one-of-a-kind series of twists as this fun 4D animated simulator ride is sure to be life-like and wacky at every turn. Who knows, maybe you’ll be able to pick up a few bapples along the way.

3. Jurassic Park and JAWS

Meanwhile, gather ‘round and stay close as you set foot in the domain of the true rulers of land and sea as Universal Studios Japan lets you experience the welcome suspense in rides inspired by the movies, “Jaws” and “Jurassic Park.”

In Jurassic Park – The Ride, immortalize happy memories in amber! Tread lightly and tour in the thick canopy of green where ancient dinosaurs roam—then, aboard a boat make a headlong drop to escape the most legendary giant of the Jurassic wild.

In JAWS – The Ride, relent to the foreboding fin of excitement as it makes a beeline to splash fun and thrill your way.

4. Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man

And if web-slinging is your thing, then you’re guaranteed to be just at home in the simulated up-and-down and upside-down city scape of your friendly neighborhood Spiderman.

In the Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, grab tight as you embark on a fantastic motion-based 3D dark ride, and confront the Sinister Syndicate and expose their evil plot!

Amazing Osaka

Experience as many as 30 different spots in Osaka, including scenes of traditional life at the Osaka Museum of Housing and Living. Photo from www.klook.com

Go full throttle in sightseeing all 30 different spots in Osaka, with unlimited bus and train rides for ease of access.

Get your funny bones tickled by live comedy at Zaza, cruise around the rivers of Tombori and Nakanoshima; get enlightened by Japan’s heritage at the museums of Osaka Castle, Osaka Museum of History and Glion; receive good luck from Billiken when you scale the heights of Tsutentaku Tower; bask in the grand architecture of the Shitennoji Temple; and let your worries dissipate during a hot spring session at Suminoe.

All this with the Osaka Amazing Pass.

Marine marvels at Kaiyukan

Kaiyukan is the aquatic paradise that takes you straight to the underwater trenches of the Pacific Rim. Photo from www.klook.com

Can’t get enough of Osaka? You can still bundle your Universal Studio Japan Pass with the Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan Ticket.

World-renowned for its spectacular aquariums and innovative presentations, Kaiyukan is the aquatic paradise that takes you straight to the underwater trenches of the Pacific Rim. Take a tour and witness the diverse wildlife sprawled across a series of rich biomes.

The “Japan Forest” offers the sunlit beauty of the Japanese forest; meanwhile, “Antarctica” is a white snow-clad wonderland that is also the aquarium centerpiece; and finally, “Pacific Ocean,” gives full view of the majestic whale sharks, the largest fish species in the world.

With 30,000 creatures from 620 species, Kaiyukan is one of your best bets for a deep and rewarding experience of the blue expanse.

Klook is your companion

Get this authentic experience when you book your Universal Studios Japan with the Universal Cool Japan Pass, the Osaka Amazing Pass and the Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan Ticket. Or enjoy the bundles that Klook has to offer, as we highlighted along the way!

Not only will you be able to enjoy Universal Studios in all its wondrous glory, you also get to discover an essential Japan in Osaka—where entertainment collides with nature’s spectacle, and the old meets the new, all equally as magical and inspiring.

Whether experiencing it for yourself or with loved ones, Klook—the official partner of Universal Studios Japan—provides a way to book all these attractions in the most convenient way. Skip the hassle of ticket lines!

All you have to do is scan Klook’s e-tickets to go right in at the turnstiles. It’s economical and paperless because it’s all in your mobile. With this, you have everything you need for your next ticket to an unforgettable thrill. Tickets are also open-dated, according to their respective ticket tiers, valid within 6 months from your participation date.

With Klook, plan and book your holidays on the go, in-destination and even at the last minute with some offerings having instant confirmation and same-day bookings. Some offerings are also open-dated, in case you have a change of plans. Read reviews from other travelers who have completed the activity in your native language, and get even more peace of mind.

To find out more about why Klook is your one-stop-shop to holiday happiness—best price guaranteed and with cost savings—visit the website here or download the app on Google Play or the App Store to start booking!

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