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Tokyo Disney Resort opens new themed port ‘Fantasy Springs’

Tokyo Disney Resort opens new themed port ‘Fantasy Springs’
June 11, 2024

Tokyo Disney Resort® opened its eighth themed port Fantasy Springs on 6th June, with the attraction concisting of three areas inspired by Walt Disney Animation Studios films: Frozen Kingdom (the Frozen-themed area), Rapunzel's Forest (the Tangled-themed area) and Peter Pan's Never Land (the Peter Pan-themed area), as well as Tokyo DisneySea Fantasy Springs Hotel.

Taking approximately five years from the start of construction for this project in May 2019, there has been a total investment amounting US$2 billion (320 billion yen), and spanning an area of approximately 140,000 m2, Fantasy Springs is the largest development of Tokyo DisneySea since its opening in 2001.

A ceremony was held before the opening where representatives of Oriental Land Co., Ltd.: Toshio Kagami, Representative Director and Chair of the Board of Directors; Yumiko Takano, Representative Director, Chairperson and CEO; and Kenji Yoshida, Representative Director, President and COO — as well as representatives of The Walt Disney Company: Bob A. Iger, Chief Executive Officer, and Josh D'Amaro, Chairman of Disney Experiences, took to the stage to express their gratitude to guests and others who support Tokyo Disney Resort and announced the opening of Fantasy Springs.

The ceremony was also attended by 100 members (50 pairs) of the Tokyo Disney Resort Official Park Fan Club Funderful Disney who had been selected through a lottery to be part of the commemoration. Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse also made appearances, as well as popular Disney Animation characters - Anna and Elsa from Frozen, Rapunzel and Flynn Rider from Tangled, and Peter Pan and Wendy from Peter Pan.  

After the ceremony concluded, cast members waved flags and extended a warm welcome to guests as they entered the new themed port. Within Fantasy Springs, guests were seen enjoying the magical springs featuring Disney character motifs in the rockwork, and immersed in the atmosphere that brings the world of Disney films to life. Others were taking pictures, experiencing attractions, and tasting the new menu items on offer.  

To enter Fantasy Springs and enjoy its attractions, a Standby Pass (available free of charge) or Disney Premier Access (available for a fee) for eligible attractions at Fantasy Springs will be required.

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