Universal Studios Japan opens the winter-only entertainment "Enjoying the change of emotion" with Satomi Ishihara to celebrate the holy night

2019.11.12 | Tokyo

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From November 8th (Fri), Universal Studios Japan will reenact the magnificent castle show "Hogwarts Magical Night - Winter Magic" and launch the winter-only entertainment to celebrate the 5th years anniversary of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Before that, on November 7th (Thu) the opening ceremony and press-review were held. Actress Satomi Ishihara appeared and shared her best emotional experience when immersed in the “Winter Magical World”.


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Satomi Ishihara appeared surrounded by 12 children, wearing Gryffindor robe and scarf, while choir band "Frog choir" of Hogwarts School of Magic students were singing a beautiful Christmas song. In an expressive but soft manner, she started reading the story of the show happening at holy night - secret Christmas tale of 4 people's magic group.


Then the spectacular castle show "Hogwarts Magical Nights - Winter Magic" started. Along with Ms. Ishihara's story reading, heart-warming tales were filled with appeared one-by-one lights, music, projection mapping, and special effects. In the end, every corner of Hogwarts castle was overwhelmingly shining in a way this world has never seen before.


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Aftershow, Mc. Ishihara said: "I was so drawn into it that I even wanted to start dancing!" "Everything - the story, entertainment's expressivity, tree's changing - is just wonderful!" Then she asked kids around her: "How was it?" - and they all cheerfully answered: "It was fun!" The whole venue was filled with. The hall was wrapped in warm air. In the end, Ms. Ichihara said: "Christmas is amazing, and winter is great, so if you come here - you can completely feel it!" "It was a wonderful time, and my heart fulfilled with those feelings."


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The show will be held from November 8th (Fri) untill January 13th (Mon), 2020.


Event information
Universal Studios Japan​
"Hogwarts Magical Nights - Winter Magic"​

From November 8th (Fri), to January 13th (Mon), 2020. Start 30 minutes after sunset, end 30 minutes or 60 minutes before the park closed (As needed)

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