This isn’t USJ’s first time to bring the hit franchises to the park. But whereas the previous tie-ups were both "4-D theater attractions," with video images enhanced by wind, light and other effects, this time the park is building an actual Evangelion ride that moves guests about as they try to escape from the site of a battle between one of the titular giant robots and one of the invading aliens called Angels.
Meanwhile, the Attack on Titan 4-D experience is getting a new version that features the sinister Colossal Titan and athletic Armored Titan, both of which were absent from the attraction’s previous iteration.
Both the Evangelion XR Ride and Attack on Titan The Real 4-D 2, as the attractions are officially called, are scheduled to debut on January 13, 2017 and will be in operation until June 25, 2017.
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