Detective Conan Event Coming to Universal Studios Japan


Detective Conan is returning to Universal Studios Japan as part of Cool Japan 2022! Next year will see the full return of the annual Cool Japan event from March 4 to August 28, 2022.

Four Detective Conan attractions are coming to Universal Studios Japan as part of the event! Conan joins the previously announced Monster Hunter and Hunter x Hunter attractions coming to the event.

Cool Japan 2022 Logo

Universal has promised that five Japanese IPs will be part of Cool Japan 2022. Which other characters will be joining the event? Stay tuned to TDR Explorer for more announcements in the future!

Detective Conan World

Detective Conan: The Escape

An escape room based on Detective Conan is coming to Stage 18, located near the entrance of the park. Previous Detective Conan escape rooms at Universal have proven insanely popular, so you won’t want to miss this one!

*A separate ticket is necessary for this attraction. Details on reservations and pricing will be announced at a later date.

Detective Conan Mystery Restaurant

© Universal Studios Japan

Immerse yourself in the world of Detective Conan as Conan and his partners solve a crime right in front of your eyes! This elaborate dinner show will be held at the Lombard’s Landing restaurant.

*Reservations are necessary for this restaurant. Details on reservations and pricing will be announced at a later date.

Detective Conan x Hollywood Dream the Ride

© Universal Studios Japan

Join Detective Conan and pals on a high speed chase through the city, all while riding Hollywood Dream the Ride! You can choose to listen to this limited-time audio before starting the ride. The current Demon Slayer audio track is scheduled to end in February 2022.

Detective Conan Mystery Challenge

© Universal Studios Japan

Help Detective Conan solve a case that’ll take you around the park looking for clues! This game is free for guests, but may be only in Japanese. More details will be announced at a later date.

Are you excited for Detective Conan at Universal Studios Japan? Let us know in the comments below!

Information courtesy of Universal Studios Japan.

More on Universal Studios Japan

Book Your Flight

I personally use Google Flights & Momodo to find affordable flights. Another great way is to sign up for Scott’s Cheap Flights to get notifications of cheap fares, which happens a lot to Japan. You’ll sometimes stumble on cheap flights to Kansai International Airport.

Buy Your Shinkansen Tickets (Bullet Train)

Getting around Japan by the world-renown bullet train, known as the Shinkansen, is incredibly fast, reliable, and affordable for visitors. You can travel from Tokyo to Osaka in just over 2 hours. Get the JR Rail Pass to save a ton of money on the bullet train for your trip.

Book Your Hotel

Universal Studios Japan has affordable accommodations that are steps away from the Park with easy access to Osaka. I recommend checking prices through Booking.com followed by the hotels directly. Sometimes you’re able to score some incredible deals. Here’s a short list of hotels at Universal Studios Japan I recommend.

  • The Park Front Hotel at Universal Studios Japan – You’re directly in front of the Park gates and have instant access to Universal CityWalk Osaka. The rooms are gorgeous, with restaurants and even a Lawson (Japanese convenience store).
  • The Singulari HOTEL & SKYSPA – Attached to the train station is this simple hotel fantastic for those who want a comfortable, clean, and stylish place to sleep. After a long day at Universal Studios Japan, the rooftop sento (public bath) is excellent for unwinding and relaxing.
  • Hotel Universal Port – This is an excellent hotel for the Minion fan in your family, only a 5-minute walk from Universal Studios Japan. It also boasts the largest breakfast buffet in Japan, that’s a must during your visit.

Buy Your Tickets & Express Pass

In advance, save yourself time and stress by buying your tickets and Express Pass for Universal Studios Japan.

Stay Connected

Universal Studios Japan only offers free wi-fi at the entrance to the Park. That’s not enough to stay connected and share your day with everyone back home to give them FOMO on Instagram. Here’s how you can stay connected while travelling in Japan.

  • Pocket Wi-Fi – If you’re travelling with a group or have multiple devices, this is your best and most affordable way to stay connected to the internet. Pick up and drop off at the airport. Easy.
  • Japan SIM Card – If you have an unlocked phone and need a Japanese phone number, this is the best and easiest way.

Get Yourself Travel Insurance

While travelling aboard, having travel insurance protects you against injury, cancellations, illness, and other things you’re never able to predict. Whenever I travel, I always budget for travel insurance to protect myself. I’ve used it in the past, and I’m so glad I had it. My recommended companies are SafteyWing and  World Nomads for travel insurance.

Learn More about Universal Studios Japan

Don’t forget to study our in-depth destination guide on Universal Studios Japan for more information on this beautiful park in Osaka.

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