Universal Studios Japan (USJ)

30 of the Best Hotels in Osaka for a Fun and Fabulous Stay in 2017

Osaka is famous for being the city from which many of Japan’s most well-loved comedians hail. It’s also the home of delicious street food dishes, Universal Studios Japan, and the famous Glico Running Man sign that is one of the most photographed spots in Osaka. Visitors will not be short of things to do and…

100 Things to Do in Osaka, the Japanese City of Street Food, Culture, and Comedy

Osaka is the third biggest city in Japan and is home to delicious street food, comedy, Universal Studios, and Glico’s famous Running Man. Those who visit Osaka admire the charm of its friendly and outgoing people and nationwide renowned dishes. If you visit Kansai’s coolest city, there is a huge amount of things to do…

Will There Be a Real-Life Mario Kart at the Upcoming SUPER NINTENDO WORLD in Osaka?

You must have already heard of the upcoming collaboration between Universal Studios and SUPER NINTENDO WORLD. Although there’s no actual date when it will be opened, Universal Studios Japan (ユニバーサル・スタジオ・ジャパン) wants the plan to materialize before the opening of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo (東京). Part of the plan is the rumored opening of…

27 Recommended Hotels and Ryokan in Osaka for the Perfect Trip in 2017

Welcome to the largest city in the west of Japan: Osaka (大阪). There is a unique charm to Osaka that finds visitors falling in love with the metropolis as soon as they set foot in it. This is most certainly in part thanks to its distinctly friendly, outgoing locals, the hip vibes omitted from the…

Which Rides at Universal Studios Japan Are Fun for Non-Japanese Speakers?

Not speaking the language of a country where you visit a theme park is normally not a major issue because the attractions largely involve visuals and physical experiences. But with Universal Studios (ユニバーサル・スタジオ) parks, things are a little different. The attractions attempt to create a whole world for us to live in for a brief…

Get Spooked This Halloween 2016 at These Theme Park Events in Japan

Halloween is right around the corner. Have you already decided what costume to wear? If you’re in Japan, the tradition of the event lies in two things: commercialism and costume. Over the years, people have shown a gradual increase in Halloween interest which resulted in the rise of commercial hypes. Though going from house to…

Celebrate With Kyary Pamyu Pamyu For Her 5th Anniversary!

Remember the unique girl behind the weirdly cute and phenomenal song PONPONPON? The iconic Harajuku ambassador, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ), celebrates her 5th debut anniversary this year! She surprised her fans with a video clip showing Kyary being taken by an ambulance to a hospital! Take a look at the video on the special website…

Catch the 5 Exciting Limited-Time Attractions at Universal Studios Japan!

Universal Cool Japan is an event by Universal Studio Japan (USJ) which aims at themes based on elements of Japanese culture such as manga, anime, pop culture, and games. Thus, they are unlike the other attractions in USJ which are usually based on Hollywood films. The event has five new attractions and it will run…

Want More Kyary Pamyu Pamyu? Take the Kyary Ride at Universal Studios Japan!

In partnership with the government’s movement to promote the tourism industry in Japan under the slogan “Cool Japan,” Universal Studios Japan (USJ) has also come up with “Universal Cool Japan” to attract more tourists with the hottest pop culture trends in the country. The campaign has been running for two years now with the promise…

How to Use the Osaka Loop Line to Get to Osaka’s Best Spots

The Osaka Loop Line is by far one of the easiest ways to travel around Osaka for a beginner, and you can use your JR Travel Pass to board the trains! It links a lot of the best tourist spots in the city, with access to slightly further out areas along the line also. City…
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