“It’s a Small World with Groot” Announced for Tokyo Disneyland


I’ll tell you what we didn’t have on our Tokyo Disneyland bingo card – a Marvel take-over of this classic Disney attraction! Tokyo Disney Resort has unveiled plans for “It’s a Small World with Groot,” featuring characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe travelling the world, spreading Holiday cheer.

The limited-time It’s a Small World with Groot experience will be offered at Tokyo Disneyland for approximately six months from fourth quarter of fiscal 2024 (January 1 through March 31, 2025). Exact dates are not yet confirmed.

The unexpected attraction overlay will mark Tokyo Disney Resort’s second Marvel-themed offering, with Marvel characters also set to appear in the new castle projection show scheduled to debut on September 20, 2024.

It’s A Small World is scheduled to close to prepare for the overlay in fall 2024. Check our ride closure schedule when dates are known.

It’s a Small World with Groot will feature Marvel Studios characters brought to life in the iconic Mary Blair “It’s a Small World” style. The storyline of the ride overlay will see Groot from the Guardians of the Galaxy series and his friends from Marvel Studios’ movies visiting Earth. It’s a small multiverse after all!

The attraction poster art released by Tokyo Disney Resort features Groot, Peter Quill, Gamora, Rocket, Mantis, and Drax from Guardians of the Galaxy, and other popular MCU characters including Thor, Captain America, Hulk, Black Panther, Antman, Doctor Strange, Wong and Goose the Flerken.

What do you think about this unexpected Marvel take-over? Let us know in the comments!

Source: Tokyo Disney Resort

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  1. Shelley Hamilton

    Oh my word!! I will get to see this hopefully as I will be there in January 2025!! So excited 😁.

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