The wait is over. After months of postponement, Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan finally opened to the public on March 18 with tons of new and exciting attractions. The official opening ceremony featured Mario’s creator, game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, and CEO of Universal Studios Japan JL Bonnier, along with special guests Mario, Luigi, Peach and Toad.
If, like us, you can’t wait to jump into the park’s Mario Kart ride or check out the souvenir store, we’ve got you covered. Here are the best social media pics from the park’s opening day. Take a look at the world-first attractions, plus some details that were never revealed before the park opened. Hint: you might notice some Nintendo characters from outside the Mario universe popping up around the place.
The park grounds
Question mark blocks
They're not just for show – strap on one of the park's special Power Up Bands (¥3,200) and you can collect coins by punching these blocks, just like Mario.
The park at night
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