Today marks the 100th day a Disney theme park has been closed in response to the global health emergency that rocked the planet; driving Disney to eventually close all of its theme parks and resorts. All Disney theme parks and resorts around the globe remain… Read More »How long Disney theme parks around the world have been closed
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Tokyo DisneySea is often regarded as Disney’s best, or at least most beautiful, theme park. It might also be the best version of Fantasmic! across all the various Disney parks around the world. (Fighting words, I know. Disagree? Let us know in the comments!) Because… Read More »Tokyo DisneySea Fantasmic Official Farewell Video
Tokyo Disney Resort will close for at least two weeks after the Japanese government implemented new policies to control the outbreak of Coronavirus in Japan. Tokyo Disney Resort is the third and last Disney theme park resort in Asia to close in response to the… Read More »Tokyo Disney Resort announces temporary closure due to Coronavirus Outbreak
It’s been over 16 years since Tokyo DisneySea opened at the Tokyo Disney Resort and, with remarkable consistency, crowds have flooded both gates every year since. According to sources in local Japanese media, the resort is beginning to work on a massive expansion that would… Read More »Tokyo Disney Resort planning new massive expansion
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The Oriental Land Company, announced several themed developments to be added to the two parks of the Tokyo Disney Resort. For Tokyo Disneyland, two areas within Fantasyland will be redeveloped to concepts from Disney’s Beauty & The Beast and Alice in Wonderland. Tokyo Disney Sea… Read More »Tokyo Disney Resort announces large expansion, including Frozen land
The love of Disney knows no international borders. You’ll find Mickey & Minnie on t-shirts and toy shelves nearly anywhere you visit on the planet. There is one place that takes its mouse worship to a new level however. That is the country of Japan. The Walt Disney Company Japan has just made an announcement that will make those fans very happy, it will stage D23 Expo Japan 2015, a special event for Disney fans created by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club. The Expo will take place over three days from November 6 to November 8, 2015 in Maihama in Tokyo Disney Resort.
“We heard from a lot of fans about how delighted they were with the D23 Expo we held in 2013, and this Expo promises to be even more spectacular,” said Walt Disney Japan President Paul Candland. “We’re very excited about being able to present this great event once again, and we know our guests will have an incredible experience during the three days we have planned for them. ”
D23 Expo is a special event held every two years in the U.S. as part of D23’s ongoing engagement with Disney fans. In 2013, Disney launched D23 Expo Japan, a uniquely Japanese event that remains true to D23’s vision for “the ultimate fan event.” The program includes thrilling performances, as well as engaging presentations by Disney executives, and showcases what’s on the horizon from across The Walt Disney Company, including theme parks, movies, television, and music. Themed around “the power of story,” D23 Expo Japan 2015 will bring together fascinating tales from Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel.
Want to feel transported to Disney magic today? Set aside an hour and take a long walk through Tokyo Disney Sea, thought of as Disney Imagineering’s most detailed creation, in this one-take video (note the helpful annotations): [via LaughingPlace.com]