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Universal Cool Japan 2020

The opening of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne XR Walk has been postponed due to various circumstances.
See here for details.

The opening of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne XR Walk has been postponed due to various circumstances.
See here for details.

[Event period]
Jan. 21 (Tue), 2020 - Jun. 28 (Sun), 2020

  • * The opening of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne XR Walk has been postponed due to various circumstances.

This year's Universal Cool Japan features brand new experiences for a new kind of thrill!
Enjoy the side of Japan the world envies!
Get ready for Universal Cool Japan 2020!

Step into the worlds of Japan's most popular entertainment franchises, brought to life in mind-blowing Universal Studios quality. You're not gonna want to miss this season's next-level thrills!
Speed through a world of despair on our first Attack on Titan XR ride. Test your wits in our largest Detective Conan offering to date with all-new characters and an audio adventure coaster. Experience the action and excitement of a brand-new Lupin the Third live show. And battle the beasts of Monster Hunter in a fully interactive, cutting-edge VR walkthrough!
Unprecedented experiences and unimaginable adventures await!
Welcome to the sixth year of Universal Cool Japan!

Attack on Titan XR Ride

Attack on Titan XR Ride

Flee for your life at mind-boggling speeds through a world of despair!

Feel the terror of a Titan attack! XR technology sends you flying through the grim world of Attack on Titan. The Survey Corps is here with Mobility Gear to support!
Experience the intense G-force of a roller coaster in a world of despair on this one-of-a-kind Attack on Titan attraction.

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Story

The most recent Titan attack has reduced your town to rubble. You and the other survivors receive word that Levi is leading the Survey Corps on a mission to save you. The strategy is to transport you to the safety of the inner walls using specially-engineered carts through an underground passage. But an unexpected attack takes the operation off course and into the territory of the Titans! Will you be able to make it to safety?!

Basic attraction information

Type :
Ride attraction
Venue :
Space Fantasy - The Ride
(Sponsored by NTT Docomo)
  • * An XR Ride is a super-fast roller coaster ride in which guests wear special goggles, and features a lot of intense movements, such as quick accelerating, ascending, descending, and taking sudden turns.
  • * Guests uncomfortable with intense scenes of graphic imagery should not ride this attraction, regardless of age.
  • * Guests under 122 cm tall will not be admitted.
  • * XR goggles are sterilized with alcohol.
  • * Baggage/carried items may not be brought onto the ride. Please store these items in a coin locker.

Attack on Titan Survey Corps Mess Hall

Attack on Titan Survey Corps Mess Hall

After escaping the clutches of an army of Titans, you've earned yourself a celebration as a new Survey Corps recruit!
Welcome to the exclusive Survey Corps Mess Hall!
Watch Hange and Levi come to life before your eyes in a cheery hall full of grateful soldiers as you chow down on a special feast!

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Detective Conan: The World

Detective Conan: The World

Conan faces his biggest challenge yet and needs your help!

Conan fans rejoice! This year features 4 all-new experiences starring the world's littlest genius detective. Tackle puzzles with Conan and Akai to survive against all odds in Detective Conan: The Escape. Feel the rush of an FBI car chase in a brand-new audio adventure, Detective Conan x Hollywood Dream - The Ride. Become a full-fledged detective to help Heiji in Detective Conan Mystery Challenge. And team up with Amuro to crack a case at the Detective Conan Mystery Restaurant.
Get your spectacles and red bow-tie ready! Unsolved mysteries await in our largest Conan offering to date!

  • * Detective Conan Mystery Restaurant is open until Jun. 14 (Sun).
  • * Detective Conan x Hollywood Dream - The Ride will be closed from Mar. 16 (Mon) to Mar. 19 (Thu) and Apr. 11 (Sat) to Apr. 14 (Tue) due to maintenance. These dates may change without prior notice.

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Detective Conan: The Escape

Join forces with Conan and Akai to escape the clutches of sabotage!
Feel the excitement of this live mystery with all-new performances!

With a guest satisfaction score of 99 percent, this super realistic escape room now features none other than Agent Akai!
A brand-new sports facility has received a threat from the Morph Bomber!
Team up with Conan and Akai to unravel each mystery to get out alive! Flex your reasoning skills and enjoy the sweet taste of victory.

Basic attraction information

Age range :
For guests junior high school-age or older
  • * Children elementary school age or younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to participate. (Guests are considered to be junior high school age starting April 1 after graduating elementary school.)
Time requirement :
Approximately 120 minutes(Duration: Approximately 105 minutes)
Reception :
From 45 minutes before start time (Reception closes 15 minutes before start time)
  • Real Escape Games are premium events operated exclusively on a reservation basis. In addition to a Studio Pass (entry ticket such as the One Day Studio Pass), you must purchase a separate ticket for the attraction.
  • Please arrive 45 to 15 minutes before the show begins.
    If you are late, you may not be able to enter.
  • Parts of the attraction include stairs and other uneven flooring.The attraction cannot be experienced in open shoes (sandals, mules) or in high heels.
  • Expectant mothers cannot experience this attraction.
  • Carrying children during this attraction is not permitted.
  • Please note that this attraction includes some violent scenes and extreme imagery.
  • Guardians are responsible for the decision to allow children of elementary school-age or younger to participate. (Charge for children four years old and older)
  • Guests may participate in the experience multiple times but are asked to refrain from any actions that may spoil the experience for other guests. Please follow the rules so that all guests may enjoy the attraction.
  • Please let a crew member know if you have participated before. You will be placed in a group with other participants. (Excludes those with pair tickets.) * Warning: Spoiling this experience for other guests will not be tolerated. Those who know answers ahead of time or engage in such behavior will be escorted from the attraction and no refund will be given.
  • * When entering the park, a separate Studio Pass (entry tickets such as a 1 Day Studio Pass) is required. Guests with a Universal Annual Pass will also require a separate Studio Pass to enter the park on blackout days, even if using a Detective Conan: The Escape Pass or Express Pass.

Detective Conan Mystery Challenge

Team up with Heiji to save the park from danger!
Watch out for the twist ending in this authentic detective experience.

A precious item was stolen from the park!
You and Heiji must traverse the park using special investigation materials to crack a brain-bending code!
Heiji, Kazuha, and even Momiji show up as part of a mysterious turn of events.
Use your insights to save them from certain doom in this ultimate puzzle-solving experience!

Participation

detective notebook

Make sure you have the “detective notebook” rally booklet before participating.

Distribution Areas :
Palace Theater
  • * One booklet will be provided for each guest (age 4 or older) participating in the attraction, so please make sure that each participant goes to receive the booklet in person.
  • * Distribution will end when maximum capacity is reached.
  • * Reselling or transferring the detective notebook is forbidden.
  • * If you do not arrive by the specified time, or if the code number is incorrect, you will not be able to proceed to the ending.
  • * The event may be suspended without prior notice
  • * You are not permitted to disclose or leak the puzzles or answers appearing in this event to third parties, whether in writing, in speech, via social media posts, or by any other method or media, regardless of how much time has passed or how much the terms have changed. Should a disclosure or leak of this kind be discovered, we will request retrieval of any written notes or deletion of any posted messages, and demand compensation for damage caused to the company as a result of said disclosure or leak.

Detective Conan Mystery Restaurant

Detective Conan Mystery Restaurant

Join Amuro and friends to solve your way through an action-packed mystery!
This dining experience will stimulate your mind and taste buds!

A restaurant at the Suzuki Conglomerate's new theme park has fallen victim to a robbery.
Catch the culprit with Amura and Sera who are at the scene of the crime as guests.
In this dining experience meets mystery theater, the one who holds the final piece to the puzzle just might be you.

Event details

Event Dates :
Jan. 21 (Tue), 2020 - Jun. 14 (Sun), 2020

Held 3 to 4 times a day on weekdays and 4 to 5 times a day on weekends (80 minutes per game, complete rotation of participants)
First time: 10:00 a.m. start (Reception: 9:30 a.m.–9:45 a.m.)
Second time: 12:00 p.m. start (Reception: 11:30 a.m.–11:45 a.m.)
Third time: 2:40 p.m. start (Reception: 2:10 p.m.–2:25 p.m.)
Fourth time: 4:40 p.m. start (Reception: 4:10 p.m.–4:25 p.m.)
Fifth time: 6:40 p.m. start (Reception: 6:10 p.m.–6:25 p.m.)

  • * The game will not be held during certain time slots depending on the day. For details, please see the ticket detail page.
  • * If you are using a time-designated Studio Pass (such as those that permit entry after 3 p.m.), or an Express Pass, and you plan to participate in a time-designated event, there are time slots in which you will not be able to participate. When you are deciding when to participate, make sure the times do not overlap.
Location :
Lombard’s Landing™
  • * Reception will start 30 minutes prior to the event start time on the day. Please arrive at Lombard’s Landing™ 15 minutes before the start time.
  • * Some days are excluded from the “Universal Annual Pass” and “Universal Annual Pass Lite” On these days, a separate Studio Pass is required to enter the park.

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Lupin the Third: The Live

Lupin the Third: The Live

Experience a dynamic escape unfold live!

In a first for the series, the world of Lupin the Third is recreated through a completely live street performance!
Lupin, Jigen, Goemon, and Fujiko are up to their old tricks as they evade the pursuit of Detective Zenigata.
This ultimate live experience puts you right in the middle of the chase!
Snappy dialogue, a story that twists and turns, and heart-pounding action—this is the Lupin you know and love!

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The style and humor of Lupin and the gang are on full display in this live show.

Witness incredible stunts from the original anime!
Speed through the streets and escape into the city! In their daring chase, Lupin and his gang perform brilliant and familiar displays of marksmanship and swordsmanship!
Prepare yourself for some thrilling action, so familiar it looks like it's straight from the anime!
Superb acrobatics and a saxophone performance bring to life Lupin's world!
Jump into the world of Lupin the Third as a battle between the world-famous thief and Inspector Zenigata unfolds in the streets of New York City! Relish every minute of the action, brought to life with acrobatics and a saxophone performance.
Join in the banter of Lupin's crew in this interactive experience!
Join Lupin's crew and help them escape! Immerse yourself in a familiar, dramatic chase between Lupin and Zenigata!

Story

A priceless necklace is missing from a New York museum! Could the culprit be Lupin? Or is it Fujiko Mine?
As if the theft never happened, everybody returns to business as usual. But not Inspector Zenigata, who's convinced that the culprits are still nearby...
His suspicions are confirmed when Lupin, Fujiko, and even Jigen and Goemon wreak havoc in the streets!
Can Lupin and his friends make their getaway?

Event details

Location :
Delancey Street
Event Dates :
Jan. 21 (Tue), 2020 - Jun. 14 (Sun), 2020
Each performance lasts 20 minutes. Number of performances vary per day. Check the show schedule for details.
  • * The show schedule will be announced approximately 7-10 days prior to the event.

Meet Lupin the Third here!
Lupin the Third Ristorante Amore

Meet Lupin the Third here! Lupin the Third Ristorante Amore

Twice the enchantment! Welcome to the restaurant that's bound to steal your heart.

Fall under the charms of the world's greatest thief in this famous restaurant that's back and better than ever!
Imagine enjoying an authentic Italian meal, when suddenly Lupin the Third and Goemon Ishikawa appear mid-chase, trying escape the clutches of Inspector Zenigata!
Enjoy the antics of the flirtatious Lupin and the less-than-smooth Goemon in this charming restaurant.

At this restaurant...

  • • Lupin the Third and Goemon Ishikawa will appear mid-car chase
  • • An entertainer will visit* each table during your meal.
  • • Guests without a reservation will be seated in order of arrival.
  • * There will be greetings from an entertainer, including an opportunity to take photos.

Event details

Azzurra di Capri
Location :
Azzurra di Capri
Event Dates :
Jan. 21 (Tue), 2020 - Jun. 14 (Sun), 2020
Hours:
Please see the restaurant webpage.
  • * We ask for one food order per guest.
  • * You may enjoy your seat for up to 70 minutes.
  • * Please abide by the crew's guidance when taking photographs inside the restaurant
  • * Guests will be seated in order of arrival at the restaurant. We cannot accept any requests regarding the location of your seat.

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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne XR Walk

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne XR Walk

Step into a world for those who live to hunt!

This time, the hunt is real.
Pick your weapon and explore the epic expanse of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne.
State-of-the-art VR technology and an all-new, special-effect facility bring to life the thrill of a realistic hunt.
Feel the wind of an icy domain that spans before you in every direction. Traverse rugged wilderness on your own two feet.
It's time to become the master hunter you were always meant to be.

  • * This is a premium event operated exclusively on a reservation basis. Purchase of a separate ticket is required in addition to a Studio Pass (or other entry ticket, such as a One Day Studio Pass).

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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne XR Walk Highlights

Immerse yourself in a 360 degree VR environment-a first for the Monster Hunter series.
Feel the world around you thanks to XR technology, which synchronizes physical effects with VR visuals to faithfully recreate Monster Hunter World: Iceborne down to the finest detail.
Choose how you fight! This fully interactive experience gives you complete control in ultra-realistic battles.
Wield an authentic weapon and experience the thrill of the hunt in a world that is impacted by your decisions.
Confront a powerful beast recreated at a massive scale through XR technology.
Universal Studios Japan's unique XR facility teleports you to the world of Monster Hunter!
Feel your hair stand on end as a monster towers above and threatens you with a ferocious roar!

Story

You arrive at the frontline base of Seliana as a novice hunter. You encounter a wounded hunter who needs your help. His group was ambushed by a monster and remains in danger. Traverse a field blanketed in snow and ice. Find items and tracks along the way. And in the end...confront Velkhana.

About Monster Hunter

Monster Hunter is a series of action games in which players face off against gigantic monsters in stunning natural environments. Since the release of the first game in 2004, the series has become a global phenomenon. The newest installment in the series, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, is a massive expansion to Monster Hunter: World, which sold 15 million copies worldwide. The Iceborne expansion adds additional content to World and picks up the story where World left off.

Weapon Information

The attraction features 5 weapons:

  • • Great Sword
  • • Long Sword
  • • Hammer
  • • Switch Axe
  • • Heavy Bowgun

Basic attraction information

Guests must hold a weapon with both hands and wear moderately heavy equipment while walking with at team.

  • * Guests with health concerns, or those requiring mobility aids (canes, wheelchairs, etc), cannot experience this attraction. Do not physically lead or touch others while wearing the VR equipment.
Age range :
At least 7 years of age and 120 cm in height
  • * Guests of elementary school age must be accompanied by an attendant who is physically and mentally healthy and meets attraction requirements. Attendants may not offer direct physical support, such as leading by the hand.
Time requirement :
Approximately 25 minutes
Reception :
Please arrive by the time printed on the ticket.
  • XR Walk is a premium event operated exclusively on a reservation basis. Purchase of a separate ticket is required in addition to a Studio Pass (or other entry ticket, such as a One Day Studio Pass).
  • The attraction is experienced in teams of 4. You may be paired with other guests.
  • Do not bring personal items (such as mobile phones) or accessories (earrings, rings, necklaces, etc) into the attraction. These should be stored in the attraction lockers or left with a friend.
  • The attraction requires you to wear moderately heavy equipment. You will also encounter steps that require you to watch your footing. As such, the following garments and shoes may not be worn.
    • Clothing: Long dresses and skirts, wet clothes, sleeveless garments, such as tank tops.
    • Shoes: Open-toe or open-heel footwear (e.g., sandals, mule-type shoes) or footwear with raised heels.
  • Please refrain from wearing scarves, hats, or any other items that make it difficult to wear the VR equipment.
  • Mobile phones and electronic devices may not be brought into the attraction, even when turned off, as they interfere with the VR equipment.
  • This attraction includes some violent scenes and extreme imagery.
  • Carrying small children is prohibited during this experience.Thank you for your understanding.
  • Crew members may make physical contact with guests when equipping or removing the VR equipment or for other safety reasons if they deem necessary. Thank you for your understanding.

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Guests with the following conditions should not ride this attraction.

Heart disease, abnormal blood pressure, back problems, pregnancy, motion sickness, dizziness, fear of heights, sensitivity to strobe lights, claustrophobia, sensitivity to loud noises, sensitive skin*

* XR goggles are sterilized with alcohol.

The following special effects are used. Guests who suffer from conditions that could be aggravated by the special effects listed below will not be admitted.
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Guests who require an escort (one who is mentally/physically healthy, of high school age or older, and meets our usage requirements)

Guests with other disabilities are asked to consult a crew member.

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Detective Conan: The Escape
Precautions Regarding the Attractions

The following guests will not be admitted:

Guests with heart disease or blood pressure abnormality; guests with a back, neck, hip, or spinal disorder; expectant mothers; guests prone to vertigo or claustrophobia; guests in poor physical health; infants who are unable to walk by themselves

The following special effects are used. Guests who suffer from conditions that could be aggravated by the special effects listed below will not be admitted.
Fog/smoke/Strobes/loud sounds/pitch black

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Other notes of caution

Guests who require an escort (one who is mentally/physically healthy, of high school age or older, and meets our usage requirements)

For guests with other disabilities, please consult a crew member.

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Notes on usage:“Detective Conan Mystery Restaurant”

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Regarding tickets

Regarding the event

■Regarding the day of admission

■Regarding seating

■Regarding photography

■Regarding filming

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■Regarding the entertainers

■Prohibition of disclosure of information regarding the content of the event

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Notes on usage:Lupin the Third Ristorante Amore

Regarding the day of admission

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Monster Hunter World: XR Walk
Attraction Requirements

Guests must hold a weapon with both hands and wear moderately heavy equipment while walking with at team.
* Guests with health concerns, or those requiring mobility aids (canes, wheelchairs, etc), cannot experience this attraction.
Do not physically lead or touch others while wearing the VR equipment.

The following guests will not be admitted:

Do not enter the attraction if you have any of the following conditions:
Heart disease, abnormal blood pressure, back, neck, lower back, spine diseases, pregnancy, motion sickness, dizziness, fear of enclosed spaces, poor physical health, inability to walk (guests cannot be carried through the attraction), visual impairment, skin sensitivity (XR goggles are sterilized with alcohol)

The following special effects are used. Guests who suffer from conditions that could be aggravated by the special effects listed below will not be admitted.

Strobe lights, loud noises, darkness, VR (3D) effects

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