P. 172: Soaring: Fantastic Flights opens on July 23rd, 2019!
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This thread is simple! Rather than having a million little threads about everything that goes on at the Tokyo Disneyland Resort, including Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, this thread is designed to consolidate it all into one user-friendly thread. Feel free to use it to post updates, trip reports, questions, comments, and of course, general discussion. For pictures and videos of these park as well as past updates, see
TPR's Tokyo Disneyland Park Index Page
TPR's Tokyo DisneySea Park Index Page. Official Resort Website
Below are some links to past updates from the resort, you may be interested in. Enjoy!
May 16th, 2005 - New Tower of Terror construction goes vertical! - SEE BELOW!
May 20th, 2005 - Tower of Terror construction progresses quickly! 2006 January 30th, 2006 - Monsters Inc, ride announced February 8th, 2006 - Tokyo Disneyland Hotel announced; set to open in 2008 July 8th, 2006 - Tower of Terror open and looking awesome! September 5th, 2006 - Tower of Terror official storyline revealed! 2008 July 8th, 2008 - Tokyo Disneyland Hotel now open! 2009 May 7th, 2009 - Toy Story Mania!, Mickey's Philharmagic and Cinderella Castle Walk-Thru announced May 7th, 2009 - Concept art for Toy Story Mania! and Cinderella Castle Walk-Thru revealed 2010 February 2nd, 2010 - Tokyo DisneySea announces new version of Fantasmic! March 18th, 2010 - Tokyo DisneySea to add Jasmine's Flying Carpets May 24th, 2010 - Tokyo DisneySea's 10th anniversary "Be Magical" celebration announced 2011 March 10th, 2011 - Great Easy Japan Earthquake causes flooding in the Tokyo Disney Resort March 11th, 2011 - Guests stranded in the Tokyo Disney Resort following earthquake March 12th, 2011 - Tokyo Disney Resort closed for at least 10 days March 13th, 2011 - Tokyo Disney Resort subject to rolling blackouts for earthquake recovery efforts March 14th, 2011 - Tokyo Disney Resort closed for a yet-to-be-determined period of time March 15th, 2011 - Tokyo Disney Resort remains closed; decision regarding reopening to be made after comprehensive safety review on March 21st, 2011 March 30th, 2011 - Tokyo Disney Resort theme parks to reopen in April; limited hours a possibility April 10th, 2011 - Tokyo Disneyland reopening on April 15th, 2011; Tokyo DisneySea to remain closed April 20th, 2011 - Tokyo DisneySea to reopen on April 28th, 2011; 10th anniversary celebration postponed April 28th, 2011 - Tokyo DisneySea reopens, Fantasmic! debuts July 18th, 2011 - Jasmine's Flying Carpets officially open at Tokyo DisneySea July 24th, 2011 - Cirque du Soleil's 'Zed' to end run as a result of the Great East Japan Earthquake November 16th, 2011 - Tokyo Disneyland to get 'Star Tours: The Adventures Continue' attraction updates; original attraction to close on April 2nd, 2012 December 21st, 2011 - Toy Story Mania! to be located in new area, Toyville Trolley Park in Tokyo DisneySea 2012 March 27th, 2012 - Awesome anime Tokyo Disney Resort commercial April 2nd, 2012 - 2011 attendance figures released for the Tokyo Disney Resort April 11th, 2012 - An early look at the Toyville Trolley Park June 26th, 2012 - Photos from inside of the new Toy Story Mania! July 15th, 2012 - Tokyo Disneyland's 30th anniversary celebration announced! December 16th, 2012 - Mickey & Duffy's Springtime Voyage show announced for 30th anniversary Spring season 2013 January 20th, 2013 - See the Tokyo Disney Resort IN THE SNOW!!! May 26th, 2013 - Oriental Land Company to spend ¥200 billion thru 2020 June 23rd, 2013 - New castle fireworks & Mermaid Lagoon show announced! July 12th, 2013 - $16 million USD Jungle Cruise overhaul announced! October 2nd, 2013 - Tokyo Disney sees record attendance numbers! October 8th, 2013 - Once Upon a Time projection show to premiere May 2014 October 20th, 2013 - Tokyo Disneyland & DisneySea ticket prices increase December 19th, 2013 - Stitch Encounter to replace Captain EO! December 26th, 2013 - OLC to acquire adjacent parcel of land for expansion 2014 January 20th, 2014 - Oriental Land Company sees record profits once again! March 31st, 2014 - Oswald Meet & Greet Opens at Tokyo DisneySea! April 4th, 2014 - Oriental Land Company sets attendance record in 2013 September 4th 2014 - upgraded Jungle Cruise Wilderness Expedition re-opens October 30th, 2015 - Frozen ride to be added to Disneyland, TDS to get a new land, Fantasyland to double in size October 30th, 2014 - Synopsis of Press Release 2015 January 14th, 2015 - Photos and Video from Frozen Fantasy Parade April 28th, 2015 - Expansion details announced! Scandinavia (Frozen), Alice in Wonderland, Beauty and the Beast and more! June 11th, 2015 - Tokyo DisneySea 15th anniversary details announced! June 23rd, 2015 - "Disney's Halloween" event details announced! 2016 April 27th, 2016 - Changes for 2020 released. Tokyo Disneyland to get a trackless Beauty and the Beast and DisneySea to get a Soarin around the World July 5th, 2016 - 'Frozen Forever' fireworks/projection show announced 2017 November 29, 2017 - rumors of a third gate, more details to come in May 2018 2018 June 14th, 2018 - DisneySea expansion: Frozen, Tangled, Peter Pan, Hotel and more announced! November 28th, 2018 - Toy Story-themed hotel announced to open in 2021! December 5th, 2018 - New Tokyo Disneyland expansion details announced! 2019 January 26th, 2019 - Soaring: Fantastic Flights opens on July 23rd, 2019!
TDLFAN has just updated his photo gallery with a few ToT photos at Tokyo Disneyland.
1. It looks a lot like the T-shaped DCA version.
2. It's *HUGE*
3. Damn, it's getting built...FAST! In comparison, here is what it looked like about 6 months ago:
--Robb "Can't wait for another Japan trip!" Alvey
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Wow...I miss Japan!
Elissa "even if it sucks, it will only make the line for Journey shorter!" Alvey
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omg!!! That hotel is HUGE!!!
I wonder how many shafts it will have...
Not Everyone In Germany Wears Lederhosen and Eats Sauerkraut
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I like the Tokyo design. I think it is great to have other designs at each Disney Park. I am so curious how the Paris design will be?
--> from good old Germany and back in Orlando!
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i wonder if the ride will be different than the ones in america. I think they are good rides.
Don't make me kick you in the donkey!
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wow.. It is amazing how fast it is going up! I've gotta plan another Japan trip! The major change is a lack of Twilight Zone theming and the twist of the new york theme. It should be great (just like everything at TDS
Worship me or fell my
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That looks cool I cant wait to head back there
Zane "Robb and Ellisa, When are you heading back?" Williams
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WOW! ToT has really gone up fast! Robb, I was comparing it to the picture from six moths ago, and dang! Lets hope that it's good!
Do you know where your wife is?
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I wonder how the sushi is in Japan? Do they know about Sake Bombs?
Oh... Tower of Terror Rocks!!!!! I need to get over there and meet this Pikachu character.
When I grow up, I want to breed donkeys!
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I see no forced perspective tricks on this baby.
Intimidating! Anyone know the official height? Can't find it online.
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