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Studio Ghibli releases new look at highly anticipated Ghibli theme park in Japan

Ghibli Park
  • Studio Ghibli released a short video of Ghibli Park in Japan, which is inspired by the beloved films of Hayao Miyazaki and his animation studio.
  • The video showcases some of the theme park’s attractions, including replicas of the Earth Shop from “Whisper of the Heart” and Satsuki and Mei’s house from “My Neighbor Totoro.”
  • Starting on Nov. 1, fans can take a stroll around the theme park’s first attractions, including the Grand Warehouse, the Hill of Youth and Dondoko Forest.

Studio Ghibli has recently released a short video of Ghibli Park, showcasing some of the theme park’s attractions in Japan’s Aichi prefecture.

Ghibli Park, which is located at Aichi Expo Memorial Park in Nagakute, Aichi, is inspired by the beloved films of Hayao Miyazaki and his animation studio.

This little boy is not easily impressed

child yawns on ride
  • A video of a little boy yawning on an amusement park ride as others scream in terror has gone viral.
  • On what appears to be a pirate ship pendulum ride, the boy sits with little facial expression.
  • Some online users expressed concern over the boy’s safety, with many commenting that he is “too young” to be on the ride and pointing out that he is not wearing a seat belt.

A little boy riding a pirate ship amusement park ride in Atimonan, Quezon, Philippines, while nonchalantly yawning has gone viral.

In the video shared to Instagram by @cat_x_vibes, the little boy, who appears to be around 4 or 5 years old, sits by himself on the ride bearing little to no facial expression as the pendulum swings back and forth. At one point, he yawns as other passengers on the ride can be heard loudly screaming. 

Japan’s Oldest Amusement Park to Close After 94 Years for New ‘Harry Potter’ Park


After 94 years of bringing joy to kids and adults alike, the iconic Toshimaen amusement park in Tokyo, Japan has officially closed its doors to guests on Monday to make way for a “Harry Potter” theme park.

Owned by Seibu Railway Co., Toshimaen was one of the largest amusement parks in Tokyo and featured 30 rides and attractions, including a wooden carousel built in Germany in 1907 that was transported to the park in 1971, reported Japan Times. The wooden ride was the last ride to operate before the park closed for good.