Shanghai Disneyland is Coming in 2015

Disney is continuing it's plan of World Domination with it's newest park opening in China. Shanghai Disneyland is slated to open in 2015 with a Magic Kingdom style park. Disney currently has International Parks (with partners or other owners) in Paris, France; Tokyo, Japan and Hong Kong, China.Shanghai Disneyland will offer many of the authentic Disney features we love, as well as make sure the park honors the Chinese culture. While this park is designed specifically for the people of China, … [Read more...]

Tokyo Disney Resort Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Earlier this week, the Tokyo Disney Resort began celebrating its 30th anniversary! On Monday, April 15, 2013, a year-long celebration began with a grand celebration at the Tokyo Disney Resort. Exactly thirty years before, the first guests walked through the gates at Disney's first international theme park, the Tokyo Disney Resort. Tokyo DisneySea debuted in 2001, which has helped the resort become Japan’s most popular family destination. … [Read more...]

First Ever D23 Expo to be Held in Japan

The Official Disney Fan Club’s Signature Event Makes Its International Debut.Meguro-ku, Tokyo,February 25, 2012 The Walt Disney Company Japan announced today that it will stage the first-ever D23 Expo Japan,a special event for Disney fans created by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club. D23 Expo Japan, the first Expo to be held outside the U.S.,will feature an array of engaging presentations, hosted by senior Disney creative executives, showcasing what’s on the horizon from across The Walt … [Read more...]

Gold Christmas Tree with Disney Motif On Sale For $4.2 Million

Now here is one way the celebrate the holidays...The Japanese jeweler Ginza Tanka has created the world's most expensive Gold Christmas Tree complete with a Disney motif with a price tag of $4.2 Million Dollars (that's 350 million Yen).  This beat's the jewelers's record last year where they created a Gold Christmas Treet worth nearly $1.95 Million.The tree is made of pure gold (40kg worth) and stands 2.4 meteres high and 1.2 meteres in diameter.  It is adorned with 50 gold Disney … [Read more...]

Cyber Monday Deals from Disney Publishing

Disney Publishing Worldwide is celebrating the arrival of the holiday season with big discounts on some of its favorite apps - from Cars to Princesses to recent Pixar hits! On November 26th for one day only, kids, parents, and Disney fans alike can download the following apps at a fantastic price in these Disney Cyber Monday Deals: Cars 2 Read and Race for $2.99 (orig. $6.99)Rev your engines for this thrilling Cars 2 Original Story! Read along as Lightning McQueen and the … [Read more...]

Frozen Draft Beer Now Served at the Japan Pavilion in Epcot

 Beer lovers rejoice! Now you can try the Frozen Kirin draft beer at the Japan Pavilion in Epcot!Already a hit in Tokyo, Japan, and sold at more than 650 locations, you’ll find the frozen Kirin in the Garden House, the Kabuki Cafe and in the Tokyo Dining restaurant, says Bob Miller, dining operations manager for Mitsukoshi USA at Epcot.For the record, it’s a light frozen topping made of beer that keeps the draft nice ‘n cold for about 30 minutes. The topping looks a little like ice … [Read more...]

Toy Story Mania! Will Open at Tokyo DisneySea July 9

Tokyo Disney Resort recently announced that a new attraction – Toy Story Mania! – will debut at Tokyo DisneySea on July 9, 2012.The attraction will be located in Toyville Trolley Park, a new area themed after an old-fashioned amusement park. Toy Story Mania! will have a few differences from the attraction here at Walt Disney World Resort, including the fact that guests will initially enter through Woody’s mouth. From here, guests will find themselves in Andy’s room, which is strewn with … [Read more...]

CARS 2: Meet Okuni, Kingpin Nobunaga, Pinion Tanaka & Zen Master!‏

Here are the latest crew of turbo-charged characters racing to screens in this summers blockbuster Cars 2!  Okuni Okuni is a micro car Kabuki dancer who dons the traditional white-painted face and an exquisite colorful kimono for her performances at the Kabuki theater in Tokyo, Japan.  Kingpin Nobunaga As a professional Sumo wrestler at an arena in Tokyo, Japan, Kingpin Nobunaga is a gold-painted micro van who fights his fiercest matches when he’s wearing his lucky purple … [Read more...]

How has Japan Earthquake affected the Tokyo Disneyland Resort

One of our guest writers who lives in Japan Kyle Greggory was in Japan when the earthquake hit and sent me this report to share with you.Tokyo Disney Resort March 11, 2011 There were apparently 69,000 people at the Tokyo Disneyland Resort when Friday's record-scale quake struck off the coast of Japan. The quake resulted in flooding throughout the resort, which is built on a landfill in Tokyo Bay. The tsunami that followed the quake was apparently not the major source of the flooding, … [Read more...]

Disney Parks Memories Sweepstakes – I’ve Entered, Have You?

There is a brand new Disney Parks Memories Sweepstakes. You can enter for a chance to win a 4-person family vacation to a Disney Resort each week in February. It is easy to enter, just follow the rules below. I plan to enter every day and I hope you will too.  Good luck!According to the Disney website, the sweepstakes will be conducted during the period commencing at 12:01 A.M., January 31, and ending at 11:59:59 P.M., February 28, 2011, as  four (4) separate sweepstakes:  “Weekly … [Read more...]