Oriental Land Company, the company that owns Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, announced some pretty aggressive plans for the next few years at their parks. The plans announced today include an overhaul of the parks and the addition of a number of new attractions between now and fiscal year 2020.
From the company’s press release, here is a rundown of the new attractions:
Beauty and the Beast Area (tentative name)
This new area opening in Fantasyland will let Guests experience the world of the Disney film Beauty and the Beast. With the Beast’s castle and the village where Belle lives, the entire environment of this area will make Guests feel like they are in the film. Located within the Beast’s castle will be a major attraction themed to Beauty and the Beast that can be experienced only in Japan. And in the village, there will be a shop and a restaurant.
Live Entertainment Theater (Theater name to be determined)
Opening in a new area of Fantasyland, this will be the first full-scale indoor theater for live entertainment at Tokyo Disneyland. Signature Disney entertainment unique to Tokyo Disneyland and featuring the Disney Friends will be presented in this storybook theater environment.
New Attraction themed to the Disney film, Big Hero 6 (Attraction name to be determined)
A ride-type attraction themed to the Disney film, Big Hero 6, will open in Tomorrowland. Also, for the first time in either Tokyo Disneyland or Tokyo DisneySea, a shop themed to outer space and selling popcorn in multiple flavors will open next to the new attraction.
New Disney Character Greeting Facility (Facility name to be determined)
A new Disney Character greeting facility where Guests can meet Minnie Mouse will open in Toontown.
A simulator attraction, Soarin’ (tentative name)
Will open at Mediterranean Harbor in Tokyo DisneySea. This very popular attraction, which has been enjoyed by Guests visiting the Disney parks outside Japan, can now be experienced at Tokyo DisneySea with original scenes and the newest visual images.