Tokyo DisneySea Expansion “Fantasy Springs” Opening in 2022


The new expansion at Tokyo DisneySea is officially named “Fantasy Springs,” which opens in 2022. The largest expansion ever (announced in 2018) for Tokyo DisneySea transports guests to the worlds of Frozen, Tangled, and Peter Pan’s Neverland.

The project will cost ¥250 billion ($2.5 billion USD) and include four attractions, restaurants, shops, and a luxury hotel overlooking Tokyo DisneySea — which is said to be the most luxurious accommodations at Tokyo Disney Resort. Guests enter Fantasy Springs via magical springs which reference classic Disney fantasy characters.

© Disney

This is all in addition to expansion at Tokyo Disneyland (including a new Beauty and the Beast attraction) set to finish in 2020 and a brand new hotel themed to Toy Story.

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Tokyo DisneySea Expansion (Fantasy Springs) Overview

Fantasy Springs is set to open during the fiscal year 2022 and going between Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea (see the diagram below). This area is where the rumoured Tokyo DisneySky was going to go (this rumour has been put to rest). Here’s a quick rundown of what’s going in Fantasy Springs:

  • Four attractions
  • Three restaurants
  • One shop
  • One deluxe hotel

Ariel View of Construction Site

Tokyo DisneySea Expansion 2022

As with any project, there is no official opening date yet except fiscal 2022. OLC’s fiscal year runs April 1, 2022, to March 31, 2023. This means it can open as late as 2023.

Green area is Tokyo Disneyland while the blue is Tokyo DisneySea. The red circle is where the new themed port and hotel are going. © Disney

Fantasy Springs

This new port consists of three areas inspired by Frozen, Tangled and Peter Pan. These areas include Arendelle, the forest and tower from Rapunzel, and Neverland. This new port also includes a store and is connected to the rest of Tokyo DisneySea through a pathway between Lost River Delta and the Arabian Coast.

Frozen Area (Arendelle)

  • Set after the events of the film Frozen
  • One boat attraction
  • One restaurant set inside Arendelle Castle at the foot of snow-capped mountains
DisneySea Expansion Frozen

Frozen Area at Tokyo DisneySea © Disney

Tangled Area (Forest)

  • One attraction (gondolas)
  • One restaurant inspired by the hideout of the humourous thugs
DisneySea Expansion Tangled

Tangled Area at Tokyo DisneySea © Disney

Peter Pan Area (Neverland)

  • Two attractions
    • 1. Guests fly over the jungles of Neverland and battle with Captain Hook
    • 2. Guests are immersed in the world of Pixie Hollow
  • One restaurant inspired by the Lost Boys
DisneySea Expansion Peter Pan

Neverland at Tokyo DisneySea © Disney

New Deluxe Disney Hotel

The newest Disney Hotel will be inside Tokyo DisneySea. This will be the second hotel inside the park (Hotel MiraCosta is the first). The hotel is above and around the “magical springs that serve as the core of the new themed port’s story.”

  • There is a mixture of park-facing rooms and non-park-facing rooms
  • 475 deluxe-type & luxury-type guests rooms
  • Gift shop
  • 2 restaurants and a lounge

The luxurious rooms are said to be the finest accommodations at Tokyo Disney Resort. There’s no official name for the hotel announced yet.

DisneySea Expansion Hotel

New Tokyo DisneySea Hotel © Disney

Construction Updates

Tokyo DisneySea Expansion Construction Fall 2018 Parking Lot 4

Construction is underway and here we’ll update with the latest construction photos and videos from Tokyo DisneySea during the expansion.

Fantasy Springs Ground Breaking Ceremony

The Fantasy Springs name was announced as the Oriental Land Company, who own and operation Tokyo Disney Resort, and The Walt Disney Company held a groundbreaking ceremony on May 21, 2019. Oriental Land Company President and CEO Kazumi Toshio and Disney CEO Bob Iger both spoke.

Fantasy Springs isn’t the only exciting addition coming to Tokyo Disney Resort; Soaring: Fantastic Flight and Song of Mirage opened officially on July 23, 2019, at Tokyo DisneySea. In spring 2020 the Beauty and the Beast attraction and Fantasy Land expansion open in Tokyo Disneyland.  See our 10 Things Coming to Tokyo Disney Resort by 2022 for all the details.

Explorer Thoughts?

Are you excited for Fantasy Springs at Tokyo DisneySea? Let us know which themed area you’re most excited for in the comments! Information and images from the Tokyo Disney Resort media release and website.

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  1. SweetCaroline74

    This is so frikking exciting! Knowing the caliber of TDS, I’m positive these lands will be mind-blowingly fantastic. Is that Cinderella in the fountain (top 2 pics)?

  2. Nrthwnd

    I loved DisneySea before, and I am sure this will only UP my excitement level for what they’re adding, by 2022.

  3. Nrthwnd

    I have to ask a question though, pardon my second post. When a lot of the “Future of DisneySea” was announced a few years ago, I remember the time line going as far as 2025. And for now, all of this construction and new openings in both parks, leads to…2022. So…what the heck is happening in the three years after 2022? For myself, I am still imagining that they ARE going to join both parks together at the back, through some kind of transport system, from Bell’s Village to Fantasy Springs. I imagine it could be like the train that Ocean Park has, or the train in Florida’s Harry Potterverse has …totally enclosed transport vehicles, with windows showing the journey from Belle’s Village to Magic Springs….and back. Only for three/four day Park Hopper Pass holders, too. That’s how it’ll work. A guess. (o:

  4. DisneyandSunshine

    I see Cinderella, her shoe the magic mirror and what I think is sleeping beauty and Prince Charming. Wasn’t able to find tink in the picture.

    It looks so amazing tho and can’t wait to see more as time progresses. I hope we’re able to get there in 2022 or at least 2023. 🤞🤞

  5. Erin

    Looks amazing! I think I’m most excited for the Tangled theming, as it’s my absolute favourite! I’d better plan another trip in late 2022.

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