‘Universal Cool Japan’ 2024 Merchandise

Universal Studios Japan’s Cool Japan event is currently underway until June 30! As with every event, there is a slew of new merchandise to choose from! This year’s lineup includes popular manga anime franchises including Conan the Detective, My Hero Academia, and Monster Hunter.

My Hero Academia

My Hero Academia Original Goods will be available at Beverly Hills Gifts until August 14, 2024. The line includes eye-catching headbands of the main characters, and print cookies that make for a great gift. All products will be limited to a quantity of 3 per person.

Detective Conan

Detective Conan is proving to be an extremely popular franchise at Universal Studios Japan. In addition to Detective Conan the Escape: 1 Million Dollar Prologue, a new Detective Conan 4-D Live Show is set to debut on March 22. Items include stuffed toys, a deck of cards shoulder bag, and an acyrlic pen stand.

Monster Hunter

To celebrate the “Monster Hunter” series’ 20th anniversary, the popular attraction “Monster Hunter World: Iceborne XR WALK” has made its return, bringing with it some limited merchandise. Items include a plush keychain, plush toys of Poogie, amongst other collectibles.

Images provided by Universal Studios Japan

Calligraphy by SISYU
© Kohei Horikoshi/SHUEISHA Inc., BOKU NO HERO ACADEMIA Production Committee
Detective Conan Based on the Original MEITANTEI CONAN by Gosho AOYAMA, serialized in Shogakukan Inc.’s WEEKLY SHONAN SUNDAY
© Gosho AOYAMA / MEITANTEI CONAN Production Committee
Minions and all related elements and indicia TM & © 2023 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.
WIZARDING WORLD and all related trademarks, characters, names, and indicia are © & ™ WBEI. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s23)
TM & © Universal Studios & Amblin Entertainment
© Nintendo
Universal Studios Japan TM & © Universal Studios. All rights reserved.
TM & © Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

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Universal Studios Japan Guidebook

Are you planning a trip to Universal Studios Japan? If so, you need our digital guidebook! Our guidebook is the most comprehensive resource available, covering everything you need to know about the park, including Super Nintendo World, Express Pass, hotels, restaurants, attractions, shows, seasonal events, and more! With our guidebook, you’ll be an expert on Universal Studios Japan before you even set foot in the park. You’ll know what to expect, where to go, and what to do. You’ll also be able to avoid the crowds and make the most of your time at the park.

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Book Your Flight

I 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 often in Japan. You’ll sometimes stumble on cheap flights to Kansai International Airport.

Buy Your Shinkansen Tickets (Bullet Train)

Getting around Japan by the world-renowned 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 and have 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 a fantastic hotel 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, a must during your visit.

Buy Your Tickets & Express Pass

In advance, save 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 can never predict. Whenever I travel, I always budget for travel insurance to protect myself. I’ve used it, 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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  1. Kiramay

    Not me, desperately trying to find a proxy service or online listing for the big felyne/palico plush and kidachi outfit shown in the video. I audibly gasped when Chris picked it up off the shelf. The toe beeeeaaaans!

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