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Universal Studios Japan

2-1-33 Sakurajima, Konohana-ku, Osaka 554-0031, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6465-3000
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This extremely popular theme park is equivalent to the Universal Studios in Hollywood and Orlando, and features shows, rides and restaurants based on famous movie themes, like Jaws, Back to the Future and Terminator.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“express pass” (618 reviews)
“harry potter” (771 reviews)
“jurassic park” (254 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
2-1-33 Sakurajima, Konohana-ku, Osaka 554-0031, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6465-3000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We been there in Halloween last year. A lot of cosplay pp. Fun and attractive. It's suitable for family traveling especially when you have your kids in the trip. The only thing is too busy, we have to wait 40mins for buying entrance tickets.

Thank Uyen T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Most enjoyable especially harry potter ride que time are a bit crazy though but well worth a visit especially for kids but big kids too

Thank Noel C
Reviewed 2 days ago

The best Universal Studio in my opinion. The Harry Potter is a must go! It was really like the real Hogwarts. Sadly some rides were closed due to maintenance when I went. Roller coaster lovers, you must try the back drop and the flying dinosaur!!...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

26june2017 Queued for Harry Porter arcade for 3hour, but staffs closed the arcade due to technical issue. They dont have human heart, they dont respect/appreciate how tired people queued for 3hour. They simply closed the arcade and dismiss the line up. Yes they compensate with...More

Thank Hendra T
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent the whole day here. I cannot emphasize the importance of buying your ticket online (beat 1 hr queue for tickets) and express pass (express 4 minimum). In getting these you will beat the average 1 - 2 hr queue for each popular ride....More

Thank claire294265
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For hardcore Harry Potter fans, this is a definite Must Go. Amazing place and really provides you the atmosphere of being in Hosmeade with Butterbeer to match

Thank SVP15
Reviewed 3 days ago

During certain time of the year USJ has different special themes/attractions and it happened to be Cool Japan 2017 where they featured special rides from Attack on Titan, Godzilla, Evangelion and Monster Hunter. There was also a GIANT model of one of the titans from...More

1  Thank makch85
Reviewed 3 days ago

USJ is in Osaka and since our family was visiting Osaka, we wanted to spend a few days at the park. We have been to both parks in the USA and really wanted to see what this park was like. I had read quite a...More

Thank Norman M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved universal it was such a fun day and there is loads to do. I recommend a fast pass it's expensive but worth it.

Thank Alicia G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Second visit to the theme park after about 3 years. Went to the new attractions which unsurprisingly attracted huge crowds of people. Went to the Harry Potter area, and although it is abit weird to see harry speak in perfect Japanese, u will get use...More

Thank 2,824
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Georgio S
Hey guys I'm visiting Japan from 2nd of February to the 16th 2018, just wandering some good tips for going to the universal studios ie express pass, which days to go Thursday Monday? Do they speak English or have English speaking head phones an if Harry Potter world will still be available that's the real reason I want to go! Thanks guys 👍
21 June 2017|
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Response from Mark P | Reviewed this property |
Can't recommend the express tickets highly enough - a must if it's a busy day! Otherwise you'll spend all day in queues.
Hi, are twilight passes (after 3pm) or 1.5 day passes (after 1pm) available for purchase and where may one buy them, please?
12 June 2017|
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Response from AbbieeJane_ | Reviewed this property |
Twilight passes are seasonal and can only be bought at the gate when you get there and even then they are not a certain. This is because the park closing time changes. I think as of summer it is open later (can't exactly... More
Zach D
Is Harry Potter World still timed entry? I am headed to Universal Studios Japan on a weekday (Wednesday) and the crowd calendar predicts a moderate to low turnout. The weather also predicts some rain. Do you think I should head right to Harry Potter World or to the time entry ticket kiosk in Central Park?
6 June 2017|
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Response from Zach D |
Thank you both for answers! I went on a Wednesday afternoon in June. It was a rainy day and luckily it was never on timed entry. The wait for the 4d experience was about 90 minutes. It actually was 25 minutes later in the... More