Universal Studios Japan Halloween 2023

The Halloween Event is back in Universal Studios Japan (USJ) in Osaka 2023

The popular Halloween event will be back in Universal Studios Japan (USJ) in 2023 autumn! The park hosts a kids-friendly daytime Halloween event “HAHAHA! HALLOWEEN PARTY” featuring popular characters such as Pokemon, Minions and My Melody as well as a nighttime event “Halloween Horror Night” with the famous Street Zombie. Let’s enjoy the fun and thrilling Halloween experience in Universal Studios Japan this autumn!

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Universal Studios Japan (USJ) is one of the most popular amusement parks in the world, having a wide range of attractions featuring popular movies and characters. The park also hosts seasonal events through the year, and their Halloween event is particularly popular. The park offers a fun, exiting and scary Halloween experiences for both children and adults.

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This year event will kick off on 7th September with HAHAHA! Halloween Party, the daytime Halloween event for everyone from kids to adults can participate and have fun. For the first time in the park’s history, the event features the world’s beloved Pokemon. The “Pokemon Jumpin’ Halloween Party” is where guests can dance along with the loud music by DJ Pikachu and DJ Gengar. The “Pokemon Charge Up! Halloween Greeting” offers an interactive experience with popular Pokemon characters.

There are also Halloween greetings with My Melody and Minions as well as special events featuring popular characters at Universal Studios Japan such as Sesame Street, Snoopy and Hello Kitty, all dressed in Halloween limited costumes.

For thrill seekers, the nighttime Halloween event “Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights” will be held after dark, featuring scary and horrifying Halloween-themed attractions including the infamous Street Zombie with the biggest number of zombies in the park’s history. The park-wide dance party will be also held with a new Zombie de Dance song made in a collaboration with the popular Japanese singer Ado. There are several Halloween-limited attractions featuring the world-famous horror movies and characters such as the Resident Evil, the Cult of Chucky and Sadako from the Ring.

Let’s have the most fun and thrilling day and night Halloween experience in Universal Studios Japan this  autumn! Here are the Halloween events and attractions that you can enjoy at Universal Studios Japan in 2023!

-Pokemon Jumpin’ Halloween Party

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Japan’s first Halloween party with Pokemon! The Halloween party is hosted by DJ Pikachu and DJ Gengar with the loud and flashy sound and image. Guests can immerse into the world of Pokemon and lose themselves and dance along to the music!

Location: Gramercy Park
Date: 11 September to 5 November 2023
Hours: Varies depending on the day

-Pokemon Charge Up! Halloween Greeting

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The greeting event where you can meet, interact and take photos with beloved Pokemon characters.

Location: in front of Anime Celebration
Date: 11 September to 5 November 2023
Hours: Varies depending on the day

-My Melody and Kuromi Happy Halloween Greeting

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Popular Sanrio characters, My Melody and Kuromi are back this autumn to greet guests in special Halloween-themed costumes.

Location: Hollywood Area
Date: 7 September to 5 November 2023
Hours: Varies depending on the day

-Minion Monsters Greeting

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Don’t miss a chance to meet cheeky and adorable Minions dressed in limited-time Halloween costumes.

Location: Hollywood Area
Date: 7 September to 5 November 2023
Hours: Varies depending on the day

-Universal Wonderland Feel the Rhythm Halloween ver.

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Guests can meet and dance with characters from Universal Studios Japan such as Sesame Street, Snoopy and Hello Kitty, dressed in special Halloween costumes.

Location: Universal Wonderland
Date: 7 September to 5 November 2023
Hours: Varies depending on the day

-Trick or Treat

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Collect candies from the crew members by saying the magic words “trick or treat” at several locations of the park!

Location: Park-wide
Date: 7 September to 5 November 2023
Hours: 10:00~17:00

-Street Zombie

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The Street Zombie is the most popular Halloween event at the park, and this year, there will be the largest number of Zombies in the park’s history roaming around the streets after dark.

Location: Park-wide
Date: 8 September to 5 November 2023
Hours: 18:00~close

-Zombi de Dance

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The wacky and enthusiastic dance party with zombies, featuring a new song in a collaboration with the popular Japanese singer Ado.

Location: Park-wide
Date: 8 September to 5 November 2023
Hours: 18:00~close

-Chucky’s Carnival of Chaos

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Experience the cruel and chaotic carnival of the killer doll Chucky. Be chased and horrified by the raged and violent Chucky in this limited-time horror attraction.

Location: Stage 18
Date: 8 September to 5 November 2023
Hours: 10:00~close

-Sadako’s Curse Dark Horror Ride

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Get on the new, nerve-racking ride and escape from Sadako’s curse in the dark.

Location: Space Fantasy the Ride
Date: 24 September 2023 to 8 January 2024
Hours: open to close

-Biohazard The Extreme

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More horrific than ever, the updated Residen Evil themed attraction where you will face zombies and creatures and fight for survival.

Location: Palace Theater
Date: 8 September to 5 November 2023
Hours: 10:00~close

-Universal Monsters Legend of Fear

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The horror maze attraction where you will escape from the attack of monsters such as Werewolves, Frankenstein and Dracula in the dark cemetery.

Location: Stage 22
Date: 8 September to 5 November 2023
Hours: 10:00~close

– Ado x Hollywood Dream the Ride

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The park’s popular thrilling ride, Hollywood Dream the Ride & Hollywood Dream the Ride Backdrop can be enjoyed with the special music in collaboration with the Japanese singer Ado for a limited time.

Location: Hollywood Dream the Ride & Hollywood Dream the Ride Backdrop


-Universal Studios Japan Halloween Event 2023

Date: 7 September to 5 November 2023

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Official Website: https://www.usj.co.jp/web/ja/jp

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