Minion Park is Opening at Universal Studios Japan in 2017!!
The Despicable Me “Minions” themed park is opening at Universal Studios Japan this year!!!
Don’t you just adore the cheeky little creatures, Minions?? Since the enormous hit of the movie series, Despicable Me 1&2&3 and spin-off movies Minions 1&2, the numerous little creatures called Minions which appeared on movies has been sensationally popular all around the world, including Japan. And how exciting to hear the news about the new attraction and area themed Minions are opening at Universal Studios Japan this April!!
Universal Studios Japan (USJ) is located in Osaka prefecture. It has been the biggest and most popular themed park in western Japan since opening in 2001. There are numbers of attractions themed with famous movies including Harry Potter, Spider Man, Jurassic Park, Jaws and adorable characters from Snoopy, Sesame Street, Hello Kitty and so on.
The Minion Park will be opening 21st April 2017 in USJ. It will be the world’s largest Minion area and featuring shows/events, shops with hundreds of Minions’ items and themed restaurant.
Also there will be an new attraction ride “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” in Minion Park and here is a description – “The attraction’s setting is in the heart of supervillain Gru’s home/laboratory. Guests join Gru, his three daughters and the Minions on a heartwarming and hilarious 3-D ride, where they’ll be recruited for his latest scheme — and become an actual Minion. Riders are invited to board a vehicle that has been developed by Gru, then run through his laboratory, fly through the air, and fall head over heels back down to earth.” (source: USJ)
Along with the grand open of the new attraction, the special event “Minion Take Overs” will be held at the park. Numbers of Minions can be spotted at whole park site and special goods and food will be sold. Also the park’s official hotel “Universal Port” offers two “Minion Rooms”. Whole rooms are themed with Minions and the hotel also will be decorated with them.
So we can’t wait till it’s open! Don’t miss the most exciting and adorable “Minion Park” at USJ when you visit Japan!
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