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Final Fantasy Comes To Universal Studios Japan

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Noelle Ong

Klook Travel Curator

A sneak peak into what to expect at Universal Studios Japan in 2018


Universal Cool Japan

For the uninitiated, Universal Cool Japan couples the coolest Japanese entertainment brands with the park's facilities to produce some of the most exciting attractions. Apart from the usual Hollywood icons, you'll also get to experience the Japanese cultural icons at Universal Studios Japan.

Back for the 4th year running, Universal Cool Japan promises the largest scale event yet, guaranteed to level up your Universal Studios Japan experience! Combining the most cutting edge Japanese technology and the wildest Japanese pop icons, you can be sure that it'll be an experience you'll never forget.

The Klook team heard that in year 2018, Universal Studios Japan is partnering up with one of the biggest Japanese pop cultural icons - Final Fantasy! Here's what you can expect at 2018's Universal Cool Japan event.

The BIGGEST Cool Japan event ever!

Featuring everyone’s favourite RPG Final Fantasy, get ready for a Universal Cool Japan event of the largest scale ever! The first ever ultra immersive experience roller coaster attraction - the Final Fantasy XR ride will definitely make you feel as in you’ve stepped into the realm of all your favourite heros like Cloud, Squall and Tidus! Given Universal Studios Japan’s impressive technological track record, the Final Fantasy XR looks set to be one of 2018's most impressive rides yet.

Even if you’re not a fan of Final Fantasy, but you love the adrenaline rush, this new ride promises frantic speeds and gravitational powers that will embark you on a super-real journey beyond your wildest imagination.

Mark your calendars because this LIMITED TIME ONLY ride will run from 19 January 2018.

Event date: 19 January to 24 June 2018

The most spectacular Universal Studios Japan parade!

Throw away all your notions of traditional theme park parades because Universal Studios Japan is about to revolutionize the traditional parade experience. The “Universal Spectacle Night Parade - Best of Hollywood “ will feature everyone’s favorite blockbusters like Harry Potter, Minions, Jurassic World and Transformers!

Featuring the latest in Japanese projection mapping technology coupled with dynamic floats and sweeping performances by live entertainers, expect a spectacle like never before!

Getting tickets:

Klook your tickets to Universal Studios Japan and you can visit ANY DAY since the tickets are open dated! Whether you’re looking to be enchanted by the night time parade or blown away by the new Final Fantasy XR ride, your Klook ticket is ready to take you there!

Plus, all you’ll need to do is flash your mobile e-voucher at the entrance and you’re ready to run through those turnstiles and have fun!

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Skip the queues!

Don’t forget to couple your tickets with the Universal Studios Japan express passes to skip the queues! After all, you wouldn’t want to spend your time at the park queuing up when you could be screaming your lungs out on roller coasters.

Now that you’re all set for a spectacular time in Japan, check out the Klook guide to Universal Studios Japan for secret tips and tricks to conquering the park!

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