Yes Harry Potter fans, the great Harry has given up on Hogwarts and moved to Japan. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is opening on the 15th of July 2014 at Universal Studios Japan (Osaka).
Venture into The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ an area, designed in remarkable detail and on an overwhelming scale. In the shadow of the towers and Turrets of Hogwarts castle is Hogsmeade, a villa where wizards reside, as well as ride attractions and a variety of shops. Here you can experience the world from the Harry Potter stories for yourself.
Hogwarts™ castle is an iconic feature of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™.
Inside Hogwarts™ castle you’ll explore the classrooms and corridors of Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, including Dumbledore’s™ Office and the Defence Against the Dark Arts classroom. Moving portraits and the Sorting Hat™ may speak to you as you journey through the castle.
You’ll also enjoy the world’s best attraction*, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™, featuring cutting-edge 4K imaging technology. Get ready to embark on a magical journey through the skies, flying above the Hogwarts™ grounds with Harry Potter™.
You can also fly through the skies on the ride Flight of the Hippogriff™, a family-friendly rollercoaster that swoops and dives past Hagrid’s hut.
The Three Broomsticks™ a long-established tavern in Hogsmeade™ is favoured by teachers and students of Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Butterbeer™ is a popular drink in the wizarding world. This sweet, non-alcoholic beverage, reminiscent of shortbread and butterscotch, can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. It is available at the Three Broomsticks™ and the Hog’s Head.
In Hogsmeade™, a village where wizards reside, there is an array of shops frequented by students of Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Everything you touch is part of the world from the Harry Potter™ stories, including Bertie Bott’s Every-Flavour Beans™ and Chocolate Frogs™ from Honeydukes™.
Step inside the small dusty shop and choose from Ollivanders™ full array of wands, or purchase replicas of the Harry Potter™ film characters’ wands, Collectible wand sets and more.
Zonko’s™ Joke Shop overflows with an assortment of unique novelty items and jokes, Dervish and Banges™ carries all your Quidditch™ needs and you’ll find Hogwarts™ school uniforms and clothing including robes, scarves, and ties.
In Filch’s Emporium™ of Confiscated Goods, you can discover items from caretaker Argus Filch’s collection of treasures, confiscated from students of Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Enjoy a harmonic offering of songs by a choir of Hogwarts™ students, accompanied by their talented croaking frogs. The group of four students – one from each house; Gryffindor™, Slytherin™, Hufflepuff™ and Ravenclaw™ – perform songs familiar in the wizard.Cheer a colorful exhibition of skill and grace by the students from Beauxbatons and Durmstrang who have come to Hogwarts™ for the Triwizard Tournament™.
Source : JapaneseLifeStyle Facebook Page, Universal Studio Japan