Osaka, Japan — Universal Studios Japan® will be holding Universal Cool Japan 2017, the next in a series of yearly events that has been massively popular both in Japan and with visitors from overseas.
Held at Universal Studios Japan® since 2015, Universal Cool Japan is an event that brings together cool, internationally-loved entertainment brands from Japan, and delivers the charms of Japan both within the country and globally. Universal Cool Japan delivers real-life reproductions of the worlds of top entertainment brands from a wide range of genres, including movies, manga, anime, games, music, and fashion, treating each and every guest to an immersive and exciting experience.
In its first announcement for 2017, the park has revealed that Godzilla will be joining the line-up for the first time, fresh after claiming the top of the weekend box-office record ( from 30th to 31st of July announced by Kogyo-Tsushinsha) with the recent release of Godzilla Resurgence! Godzilla features in a total of 31 films both in Japan and overseas, holds a Guinness World Record*, and is the only Japanese-made content to feature on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Popular across the world and across generations alike, this essential part of Japan’s coolness will now feature in Godzilla: The Real 4-D. Guests will be transported to a battle with an incredibly realistic Godzilla, and discover a thrilling experience unlike any before.
Godzilla: The Real 4-D is a 4-D attraction in which guests personally confront an almighty Godzilla rampaging through the city. Guests will be amazed by the unimaginable power and presence of Godzilla that have made him so popular, and they’ll be absolutely thrilled by the awesome battle that takes place! In this original story exclusive to Universal Studios Japan®, guests will discover an exciting experience unlike any before.
* Awarded the world record in 2014 for longest continuously running film franchise.