Universal Studios Japan Food Options

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

Universal Studios Japan Shows and Entertainment

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 Wonderland (for the little kids!)

Universal Wonderland is a large section of the park for families with younger children. Universal Wonderland has three main sub-sections: Snoopy Studios, Sesame Street Fun World, and Helly Kitty Fashion Avenue. We only had time for a quick explore as there are over 30 types of entertainment in this area alone including rides, street performances … Read more

Universal Studios Japan Rides

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

Our Ginormous Guide to Visiting the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at USJ!

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

Overview of Universal Studios Japan

Universal Studios Japan is part of the broader Universal Studios company, and features a great selection of thrill rides, kids rides, shows and attractions which are themed with well known Universal Studios movies and shows, including the following: Harry Potter Elmo Jurassic Park Spiderman JAWS Despicable Me (including Minions!) Sesame Street Terminator Shrek and much … Read more