How To Secure Timed Entry Tickets To Super Nintendo World Universal Studios Japan

Universal Studios Japan is one of the most-visited theme parks in the world. It’s actually the first Universal Studios built in Asia, located in Osaka, Japan. Every year, thousands of visitors flock to USJ to see its attractions, parades, and thrilling rides. It can get crowded, especially in popular spots that’s why it’s important to plan ahead to maximize your time in USJ.

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Super Nintendo World is one of the most popular attractions in Universal Studios Japan. It’s home to your Nintendo favorites where you can play real-life Mario Kart, save Princess Peach, go on a treasure hunt at Yoshi’s Adventure, and more. There are so many things to do in Super Nintendo World so it’s best to get a pass, like the Timed Entry Ticket, that best fits your itinerary and gives you ample time to enjoy the attraction. 


What is an area timed entry ticket and how do you get one?

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It’s the kind of pass that lets you visit the attraction at a specified time. You can only get this kind of pass once daily. There are two ways to get a timed entry pass: one is through ticket kiosks inside the park and one is via the official Universal Studios Japan app. There’s only a limited number of Timed Entry Pass each day for each time slot.


Getting a Timed Entry Ticket via the ticket kiosk

Step 1: Bring your Studio Passes to the ticketing site. If traveling with a group, one member can process on behalf of the group.

Step 2: Show the QR code on the back of your ticket to the terminal, and select the number of guests and your preferred time.

Step 3: Get your QR code ticket. 


Getting a Timed Entry Ticket via the USJ app

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Step 1: Scan the Studio Pass QR Code app and tap “Register Admission Tickets.” You can register your ticket and your group’s tickets together. 

Step 2: On the app, go to “Timed Entry eTickets” and select the attraction, park passes, and preferred time. 

Step 3: After confirming your preferred timed entry, tap “Get It.” Take a screenshot of your QR code. 

Step 4: Scan your QR code at the entrance of your selected attraction at the designated time. 


Tips and Guides on Getting Timed Entry Passes

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Before getting a Timed Entry Pass, make sure to read these important notes on the requirements and terms of this pass:

    • Guests must have a valid Studio or Annual Pass registered on the same date of entry.
    • Area Timed Entry Pass is non-transferable and cannot be used after a designated time. 
    • The pass is available for children ages 3 and below who do not have a Studio or Annual Pass. 
    • The pass does not guarantee the use of attractions, restaurants, or services in the area. 
    • You may enter an area without a Timed Entry Ticket depending on operation conditions. 


Universal Studios Express Pass

Aside from Timed Entry Passes, you can also make your Super Nintendo World adventure easier than usual through Express Passes. These add-on passes let you save more time by skipping the regular line and getting reduced waiting time in several attractions in Universal Studios Japan. You can choose either Express 4 or Express 7, and make sure that the Express Pass you’re getting includes Super Nintendo World. The Express Pass gives you guaranteed entry to Super Nintendo World at any time you want so you might also want to consider getting this add-on to make the most out of your time in Universal Studios Japan.



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