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Star Tours: The Adventure Continues opens at Tokyo Disneyland

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Tokyo Disneyland is the third Disney theme park to get the Star Tours 2.0 upgrade (Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland are the other two). The actual ride mechanics is the same, with over 50 possible ride combinations, but the setting and queue is very different. This gave Imagineers a chance to do what they do best, play. For instance, do you recognize the robot tribute to the Hitchhiking Ghosts?

Also inspired to add his two cents was George Lucas. We have his video and more below the jump:

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Odd, Yet Awesome, Darth Vader Commercial for Tokyo Disneyland’s Star Tours

Behold this odd, yet awesome, Darth Vader viral video for Tokyo Disneyland’s Star Tours: The Adventure Continues upgrade. Anyone care to explain the thing with the cat statue? There’s another shorter video connecting Star Tours to Tokyo Disneyland, but embedding has been disabled. So you… Read More »Odd, Yet Awesome, Darth Vader Commercial for Tokyo Disneyland’s Star Tours

Disney News Roundup – The Morning Report

Time to close a few open tabs that I’ve been meaning to get to but just haven’t had the chance. Grab something to drink and pull up your chair because these stories are wonderful: First, there is no one who understands Disney theme park design… Read More »Disney News Roundup – The Morning Report

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Balloon Sales Put on Hold at Tokyo Disneyland

Did you know there’s an world shortage of helium? Yeah, me neither. But the cost to import that precious gas to Japan has caused Tokyo Disney Resort to put the sales of the popular souvenirs on hold at the park. I’m so used to seeing… Read More »Balloon Sales Put on Hold at Tokyo Disneyland

Goofy’s Paint ‘n’ Play House Now Open at Tokyo Disneyland

The new Goofy’s Paint ‘n’ Play House at Tokyo Disneyland looks like a cross between Toy Story Midway Mania and Goofy’s Bounce House. Guests are stationed at “paint”-shooting device called a Toontone Splat Master. They then can use different actions to redecorate Goofy’s room. Cooperation… Read More »Goofy’s Paint ‘n’ Play House Now Open at Tokyo Disneyland