Super Nintendo World construction underway at Universal Studios Japan

Construction has begun at Universal Studios Japan for the future home of Super Nintendo World. Located behind the JAWS attraction, and in-between the Wizarding World and WaterWorld, construction only takes up half of the South...

Back to the Future: The Ride at Universal Studios Japan will close on May...

After a little over 15 years of operation, Back to the Future at Universal Studios Japan will close on May 31, according to an official press release from USJ Ltd. Based on the Back to...

Super Nintendo World officially opens at Universal Studios Japan

Universal Studios Japan hosted the grand opening of Super Nintendo World, bringing one of the most iconic franchises to life in a theme park. Shigeru Miyamoto, Creator of Super Mario, and J.L. Bonnier, President and...

Universal Reveals First Details for Future Nintendo World Areas Coming to Theme Parks

Universal revealed more insight on their plans on bringing the world of Nintendo to their Universal theme parks.

Universal Studios Japan cleans up after Typhoon Jebi

On September 4th, the biggest typhoon of 2018, Typhoon Jebi, hit the Kansai region of Japan. It was the strongest typhoon to hit mainland Japan in 25 years. Universal Studios Japan closed down the whole Resort to prepare...

Universal Parks & Resorts rebrands to Universal Destinations & Experiences

Today, Universal Parks & Resorts, a unit of Comcast NBCUniversal, announced they rebranding and will become "Universal Destinations & Experiences". Universal states the rebrand "better reflects the full breadth of innovative offerings Universal brings to...

(019) Inside Universal Podcast – November 22, 2014

November 24, 2014 - In this episode, Chris Glass and Jon Fu discuss Chris' recent trip to Universal Studios Japan. Audio Direct download: November 22, 2014 PodcastiTunes link: (019) November 22, 2014 Podcast Jon Fu Jon Fu is...

Updates on Coronavirus and Universal Parks & Resorts

EDITOR'S NOTE: Inside Universal remains dedicated to presenting a fact-based, non-sensationalist driven perspective aimed at educating and informing our readers. As Editor-in-Chief, I was hesitant to broach the topic of Coronavirus (COVID-19), as I...

Universal Surprise Halloween 2018 line-up announced for Universal Studios Japan

This year, from September 7 to November 4, 2018, Universal Studios Japan is adding exciting new experiences to the park’s classic “Universal Surprise Halloween” event, with upgraded entertainment and new shows that redefine the...

Universal Spectacle Night Parade begins previews at Universal Studios Japan

Today was the very first preview rehearsal of Universal Spectacle Night Parade at Universal Studios Japan. Replacing the Magical Starlight Parade, this is the second nighttime parade in Universal Studios Japan's history. Billed as the world’s...

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