Universal Studios Japan introduces Super Nintendo World
At 10:10 a.m. on June 8, 2017, Universal Studios Japan held a groundbreaking ceremony for Super Nintendo World™, the world's first* Nintendo-themed expansive entertainment areas featuring Nintendo's legendary worlds and characters.
Super Nintendo World will present the exciting world of Nintendo, which originated in Japan and is now hugely popular around the world – and which is expected to boost the attendance of Universal Studios Japan in the years to come. The more than 60 Billion Yen Project is set to open in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
An all-new Mario Kart attraction will be part of Super Nintendo World and will bring the hugely popular Nintendo game to life in a way that takes theme park entertainment to an entirely new level and goes beyond what Nintendo fans and theme park fans have ever seen.
Super Nintendo World will bring the fun of Nintendo games to life within an expansive, highly themed environment. Guests will enter a world of excitement where they will feel as if they are playing inside their favorite Nintendo games. The creative visionaries behind Nintendo’s legendary worlds and characters are working together with the creative teams behind Universal’s blockbuster theme park attractions. Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood have also announced that they will also feature Nintendo-themed areas in the future.
*Based on an internal survey of Nintendo brand characters and their worlds at other parks and themed areas around the world.
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