Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Attraction to Open at Universal Studios Japan
Universal Studios Japan and Demon Slayer Collaborate for Limited-Time Attraction
The amusement park in Osaka, Universal Studios Japan has announced a new collaboration with the legendary Japanese manga/anime series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba! The park is opening a new Demon Slayer attraction for a limited time as well as special food menu and merchandise from September 2021 to February 2022.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a mega-hit Japanese manga/anime series whose manga sold over 150 million copies and film “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train” became the highest-grossing film in Japan, after making 40 billion yen at domestic box office (50 billion yen at worldwide box office).
There have been a plenty of collaborations with Demon Slayers including special events and themed products over the past year in Japan including cosmetics collection, collaborated cafe, UNIQLO and GU clothing line and Tamagotch. However, the best is yet to come. All Demon Slayer fans should be over the moon with this new and the most exciting upcoming collaboration.
The new attraction based on the anime series of Demon Slayer will open at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka on 17 September 2021 for a limited time until February next year.
The VR jet coaster Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba XR Ride recreates the world of Demon Slayer by the park’s overwhelming scale and quality, and offers guests a completely new and different immersive experience like never before. The ride is set on the journey with the Mugen Train and features the 360-degree VR video with the gravity and the speed.Guests can experience sword techniques and breathing styles of characters including Tanjiro’s Water Breathing in fierce battles unfold before their eyes.
In addition, the popular ride of Universal Studios Japan, Hollywood Dream the Ride will feature the special theme of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba with 2 original stories available in 2 terms. (1st edition: 17 September to 7 November 2021/2nd edition: 8 November 2021 to 13 February 2022)
The park has also announced that the limited-edition themed food and merchandise will be also available. The Wisteria Restaurant (Fuji no Hana no Shokujidokoro: 藤の花の食事処) will open inside the park for a limited-time, serving the special menu including traditional Japanese set meals, drinks and desserts inspired by the Demon Slayer Corps Hashira members. There will be also Clone-oid statues of Shinobu Kocho and Giyu Tomioka at the restaurant.
The limited-time menu be served at Studio Stars Restaurant including three dishes inspired by the Demon Slayer: Mugen Train film and its main character Rengoku. Cart snacks such as Inosuke Dumpling, Nichirin Sword Churritos and Nezuko Popcorn Bucket will be sold at the food cart and the popcorn cart.
There will be a range of the limited-edition Demon Slayer merchandise such as jacket, headband, plush keyring and bag sold at the park’s stores including Space Fantasy Station and Universal Studios Store.
How exciting? If you are a Demon Slayer fan in Japan, don’t miss a chance to experience exclusive Demon Slayer-themed ride, food and merchandise at Universal Studios Japan this autumn/winter!
-USJ x Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Collaboration Event
Date: 17 September 2021 to 13 February 2022
Universal Studios Japan Official Website: http://www.usj.co.jp/e/
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