World's first One Piece amusement park to open in March
When you live in a manga- and animation-obsessed country like Japan, you get to experience certain associated perks that don't exist in any other country in the world, like an amusement theme park dedicated to the immensely popular One Piece.
Since its debut in Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine in July 1997, One Piece has become the best-selling manga in history. Translated and released in 35 different countries and regions and with a worldwide circulation of almost 400 million volumes, the manga is still going strong, getting published every Monday in Jump, itself with a circulation of 3 million a week. That kind of popularity will get you your own amusement park.
On March 13, Tokyo One Piece Tower will open its doors to the public, becoming the first-ever One Piece-themed amusement park in the world. With One Piece attractions, live entertainment, restaurants, and shops, the park is a must for any fan of this crazy pirate manga. Located on the first floor of historic Tokyo Tower, visitors to Tokyo can kill two birds with one stone, as they can have fun during the day at the One Piece park, then at night, ride the super-fast elevator all the way up to the observation deck and look out into the sprawling city lights, highways, and buildings of Tokyo and beyond.
Tickets are available now on the official website at http://onepiecetower.tokyo.
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