Are there any kawaii theme parks in Tokyo?

31 May 2019 by F80408c802742496324545e46f7d76de2b7ebae7 occa min Occa

Japan is obviously very famous for its kawaii things; fresh food, characters, fashion and much more. How about something a little different though? If you're coming to Japan with friends or family and want to try something new, we have a great idea! If you love Japanese Kawaii culture, here are some kawaii theme park that will keep everyone happy, and perhaps you'll be able to even be able to meet some of your favourite characters!

1. Sanrio Puroland

Get ready to meet all your favourite Sanrio characters!

Only a 5-minute walk from Tama City monorail, you will find this colourful indoor theme park that can even be enjoyed on a rainy day. With Sanrio as the main theme, you'll find 9 attractions including The Lady Kitty House, Sanrio Character Boat Ride, My Melody & Kuromi Mymeroad Drive, and many more! One thing that you shouldn’t miss, Sanrio Puroland have plenty of live shows and parades every day! These events are hugely popular, the most attended and anticipated of which being the seasonal events such as fireworks in Summer, Halloween, Christmas and others.

2. Yomiuriland

There's guaranteed to be a ride for everyone!

This is the best option for the summer. Yomiuriland has to be one of the most popular and well known amusement parks in Japan. There are around 43 attractions including a few roller coasters, a ferris wheel, bungee jumping and even a sea lion show!  During the Summer, it usually opens its water park with various swimming pools, a fun water slide and stunning illumination lights in the Winter.

3. Harmony Land

What could be better than seeing a giant Hello Kitty!

Located just 30 minutes outside of Beppu, Harmony Land has many rides and attractions, generally more geared towards children, but don't worry, adults who love kawaii culture can have plenty of fun too! If you love taking pictures of anything cute and colourful you'll find plenty of instagramable scenes your followers will love! Much like Sanrio Puroland, Harmony Land also holds plenty of live shows with  bright colors, fun music, and kawaii characters that you know and love!

These are just a few examples of amazingly adorable places to visit and enjoy, but there are plenty more out there to be discovered! Do you know of any others? Or maybe there's a kawaii park near you? Let us know in the comments below!

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