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Super Mario Arrives at USJ!

| Theme Parks , Osaka

The Super Nintendo World finally opened at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka on March 18.

The Super Nintendo World finally opened at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka on March 18. Officials had postponed the launch of the area featuring Mario and related characters twice due to the coronavirus pandemic. The area cost more than 60 billion yen to build and took six years to realize.

Guests get to experience ride attractions using cutting-edge video technology like racing on a Mario Kart. Visitors can also purchase a Power-Up Band to collect virtual coins and items.

USJ is taking measures against the spread of coronavirus infections and limiting the number of admissions for the time being.