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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.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“express pass” (781 reviews)
“harry potter” (941 reviews)
“theme park” (408 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
2-1-33 Sakurajima, Konohana-ku, Osaka 554-0031, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 6-6465-3000
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Reviewed today via mobile

The flying dinosaur ride was extreme! Our teens love rollercoasters, but this one is now on top of their list of their most thrilling rides! Compared to Universal Studios Singapore, the one in Osaka is bigger and had more rollercoasters and 4D attractions. It would...More

Thank cabgawtravels
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Reviewed yesterday

I went on a Friday (20th April) and didn't get either the early entrance nor the express tickets. I read up about USJ before going and made up my mind in advance that I'd call it a victory if I could go into Harry Potter...More

Thank jael112
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Definitely a highlight of my visit to Osaka. While many shows are only in Japanese, there is plenty to see and experience. The queues can get long so keep and eye on their app and make a whole day of it. Waiting times get shorter...More

Thank TomKXY
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Universal Studios Japan is a great place to spend the day but make sure you buy an Express Pass during the busy season to avoid long waiting times for the rides. Waiting times can go up to 2 hours for the busy rides sometimes if...More

Thank Sherine R
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So, its been a while since we visited a Universal Studios. The last time was in California. This was basically the same, except it was the first time for us in the Harry Potter area. Loved it!!! That ride is amazing to say the least....More

1  Thank LotsATravels
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Harry Potter studio was my main destination on this place. All rides and characters in it speak in Japanese languange and unfortunately it didn't provided with English subtitles (at least) but we enjoy this place tho'

Thank theresia w
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited on a non crowded day. 2 adults + 1 kid 8 year old. Better to check ahead what ride you want to do and plan your navigation. Some place can get really crowded even though it's not a busy day. Harry Potter and Final...More

1  Thank BD P
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Tried to book ahead, but the website indicated that buying tickets at the park was the best way to go, by stating on the website in red writing "Warning: Resale of tickets is strictly prohibited. Resale ticket are not accepted in the Park." By the...More

Thank Rodwilde
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We LOVED Universal Studios Osaka and totally nerded out at the Harry Potter world. Friendly staff, easy to get around, great Butterbeer. Really can't go wrong.

1  Thank Lauren H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy the whole day at USJ and I did not get an Express pass. Check the calendar at USJ for the predicted crowd. I went on a Thursday and the calendar indicate "Green" which means less crowd. I went at around 820 and queue...More

2  Thank RobinGan
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Erex90
24 April 2018|
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Response from LotsATravels | Reviewed this property |
I rode this ride twice over two days. It pushed my limit for rides. You are in a 4 person across car that moves through the castle and has static and movie segments. I got motion sick about half way through both times. When... More
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Chung C
23 April 2018|
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Response from livytitas2016 | Reviewed this property |
28th may is the beginning of japan school holiday. So i bet in 25th may
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11 April 2018|
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Response from Jodie S | Reviewed this property |
Hi we visited in October and had no need for fast pass and USJ was not operating ticket system for Harry Potter as it was not a busy time. Basically when crowd numbers are high you have to go and collect an entry ticket and... More
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