Universal Studios Japan Osaka,japanDistance: 0.1 mi詳しくは 此花区桜島二丁目1−33 Osaka, Osaka 554-0031
Space Fantasy – The RideDistance: 0.1 mi詳しくは 此花区桜島二丁目1番33号 Osaka, Osaka
is a spinning roller coaster at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, Japan. The ride opened on March 19, 2010, as a replacement for the former E.T. Adventure dark ride. The ride is themed to a journey through space and features an array of special effects and immersive theming including interactive projection screens, on-board audio, lasers and fibre optics.HistoryIn March 2009, Universal Studios Japan announced that they would be closing E.T. Adventure on May 10, 2009. Following the ride's closure in May, the ride system was removed with Universal Studios Japan temporarily reopening the attraction as a walkthrough attraction for five days from July 18, 2009.On September 14, 2009, the park announced a new indoor ride would open in 2010, replacing in E.T. Adventure. Although Universal Studios Japan did not announce full details of the attraction, they did state it would be space-themed and measure long. Less than one month later, the park announced their new ride's name would be Space Fantasy – The Ride. In December 2009, Universal Studios Japan stated the ride was scheduled to open on March 18, 2010. On March 18, 2010, Space Fantasy – The Ride officially opened to the public.CharacteristicsSpace Fantasy – The Ride is a spinning roller coaster manufactured by Mack Rides, a German amusement ride manufacturer. The ride was custom-built so it could fit within an existing show building, formerly used for the E.T. Adventure ride.