Following the opening of Super Nintendo World, Universal Studios Japan has announced a new partnership with another titan of the videogame and entertainment industry.
Universal Studios Japan’s new partner is none other than The Pokemon Company. According to the announcement on Twitter, multiple projects are currently underway, with the first being scheduled to debut in 2022. The official press release describes the projects as being “a new dimension of theme park experience”, although no exact details were shared.
You can find the official announcement Tweet below, along with the press release translated via Google:
— ユニバーサル・スタジオ・ジャパン公式 (@USJ_Official) October 6, 2021
U-SJ Headquarters (Headquarters: Konohana-ku, Osaka, President and CEO JL Bonnier) and Pokemon Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara) are involved in the development and provision of new in-park entertainment. We are pleased to inform you that we have formed a medium- to long-term strategic alliance and that multiple development projects are underway. The two companies aim to create and provide a new dimension of theme park experience that has never been seen before by combining outstanding creative creativity and world-class entertainment technology.
The first collaboration project of this alliance is expected to appear as a member of the park by the end of 2022, and we will continue to deliver new experiences that exceed everyone’s expectations. Universal Studios Japan aims to create and disseminate Japan’s world-class entertainment with ideas and creativity that continue to attract many guests, and to become the place of choice for people all over the world.
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