How to Buy Universal Studios Japan Tickets plus BONUS Definitive USJ Guide! [2022 & 2023]

How to Buy Universal Studios Japan Tickets plus BONUS Definitive USJ Guide!

When planning our most recent trip to Japan (pre-COVID19), a visit to Universal Studios Japan was one of the very first experiences included on our itinerary. We had already visited Universal Studios Osaka once before, however did not realise that Express Passes existed until a few days prior to our visit. Unfortunately the Express Passes were … Read more

Our Ginormous Guide to Visiting the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at USJ! [2022 & 2023]

Universal Studios Japan - Hogwarts School Castle in Harry Potter World

If you are visiting Universal Studios Japan Harry Potter fans of all types (die-hard or casual) must visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. In fact, even if you are interested in nothing else at USJ Harry Potter is reason enough to visit Universal Studios Japan. Hogsmeade Village and Hogwarts Castle have been faithfully recreated … Read more

Universal Studios Japan Rides

Universal Studios Japan - Hollywood Dream Ride

In addition to Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, there is a wide range of other rides at USJ ranging from thrill rides to family and child-friendly rides. The Flying Dinosaur My son and I had visited Fuji Q just before we visited Universal Studios Japan and we experienced some of the most thrilling rollercoasters … Read more

Universal Studios Japan Shows and Entertainment

Universal Studios Japan Parade

In addition to the rides, there are plenty of theatre shows, stage shows and street entertainment to enjoy. There are also a number of opportunities for character greetings. Over time, we have watched quite a lot of theatre and stage shows including Backdraft, Terminator 2: 3D, Waterworld, Shrek’s 4D Adventure as well as a number … Read more

Universal Studios Japan Food Options

Universal Studios Japan - Churritos Food Truck

There are lots of restaurants at Universal Studios Japan and an overabundance of snack stands and carts so you will never go hungry. As with most theme parks, don’t expect a fancy, fine-dining experience and the food is also quite expensive. However, the food is normally tasty and will help refuel you so that you … Read more