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Super Nintendo World: It's Finally Here!


Something we’ve been all waiting for has finally happened on the 18th of March, and no, we don’t mean the yearly National Awkward Moments Day. After some delays, the Super Nintendo World in Osaka’s Universal Studios Japan finally fully opened its doors to visitors! Cherry on the cake for Universal Studios Japan, which is also home to other all-time family favourites like The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Minion Park . 
The grand opening of the awaited Super Nintendo World means we can finally join Mario on his adventures and become a part of the Nintendo universe, thanks to the park's many immersive elements. Dreams really DO come true! The opening was the first large scale event planned to kick off the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the park, and we can't wait to see what's next. 




Super Nintendo World is the first multi-level part of Universal Studios Japan, with two impressive buildings at the top, Peach’s Castle and Browser’s Castle which you can see on the top left of the map. Fans of Mario Kart and Yoshi will feel right at home with rides and attractions themed after those two great classics (just don’t throw real banana peels at anyone!). You can also visit shops, restaurants, and participate in other experiences you won’t be able to find anywhere else! We're really sold on Mario-themed lunches and desserts - Mario burger is where it's at!


But the park's about more than just top-notch nibbles - it's about joining Mario & Co in real life. At Super Nintendo World you can become a part of action by trying a unique game where you collect virtual coins, jump to punch ‘?’ blocks and all the Italian plumber goodness that will sound very familiar to fans of the franchise. By purchasing the Power-Up Band visible in the picture below, you can even sync the game with your smartphone and compete with other guests! The park also offers other immersive attractions like the Key Challenge - a park-wide treasure hunt where you need to collect keys and stamps through various exciting activities with your friends and family. 


Stay Safe


Still, there are certain things we might need to consider while planning outings these days, including Covid-19 precautions. The Universal Studios Japan team have been at the forefront of sanitisation and cleaning standards for theme parks all over Japan so everything is thoroughly cleaned in line with governmental guidelines. Additionally, for safe and comfortable fun, there are capacity controls introduced in the park, with timed entry tickets and monitoring of the number of guests around the park. You can read more about all of the do’s and don’ts on their official website. Make sure to check out their website before planning your visit!

We can’t wait to visit Japan to try out all of the rides and attractions but in the meantime don’t forget to follow us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter!

Images courtesy of Universal Studios Japan ©Nintendo



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