Ever since it was announced that Universal Studios Japan would be crafting a new area in the park known as
The super fun song mixes in classic themes from Mario as Charli XCX wears a Princess Peach style dress and perches on the top of a castle alongside Mario, singing the official
It looks like Nintendo and Universal are taking hints from Disney and their
— Kurumi Mori (@rumireports) January 14, 2020
The idea of a “life size living video game” seems almost too good to be true and we love all the different options for the “Power Up Bands.” We’d have to go for Princess Peach, but it’s good to know that all you Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, and Toad lovers out there will be represented, too. Aside from this new information, full details about the park are still scarce, though it seems heavily Mario themed at the moment. We also know that there will definitely be a Mario Kart themed ride—because you literally couldn’t open a Nintendo themed park without one.
Additionally, it has been confirmed that after opening the expansion in Osaka, the new addition will be coming to both Orlando and Hollywood, California, sites of the worldwide theme park. That news will be particularly exciting as theme park fans in California have long been speculating that the ongoing construction on the lower lot was an early start on the Super Nintendo themed area… and who knows, they could be right!
Whatever else we learn about the parks between now and when new area opens later this year, we cannot wait until