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Osaka’s Universal Studios Japan (USJ) theme park will quickly debut Pokemon characters for the primary time. Alongside characters from Mario Kart, Pokemon will seem at Universal Studios Japan as a part of March 2023’s deliberate “No Limit!” Parade. The Pokemon and Mario parade will kick off on March 1, 2023 [Thanks, Famitsu!].

Check out a promotional video for the Mario and Pokemon parade under.

The promo options actor Masaki Suda (Gintama live-action, Hibana: Spark) experiencing the “Super Enthusiasm” that’s the hallmark of USJ’s “No Limit!” theme. Glimpses of the Pokemon and Mario parade floats may be seen.

The Pokemon float features a Pikachu mascot, an articulated Ho-Oh puppet, and performers holding plush Bulbasaurs and Squirtles. Promotional artwork of the float additionally contains a big animatronic Charizard that breathes smoke, a Lugia puppet held up by a bunch of performers, and a mounted Gengar, Rowlette and extra apart from.

The Mario float is themed after Mario Kart, with a Mario mascot performer sitting in a cart on a duplicate Rainbow Road. Bowser and different Mario Kart characters are seen in scorching pursuit.

Besides the 2 Nintendo manufacturers, different Universal Studios Japan properties will see illustration throughout the parade. Characters from Hello Kitty, Minions, Despicable MePeanuts, and Sesame Street will seem within the parade, both as a part of a float or as performers. More anime-related manufacturers like One Piece and Jujutsu Kaisen may actually have a presence, contemplating they’ve or have had sights within the park, too.

Guests at Universal Studios Japan can view the parade when it begins within the park’s “New York” space, however those that need a prime viewing location can choose to buy tickets to the Special Viewing Area, a “luxury space” in a major location on the route. Pre-sales for the tickets start on January 5, 2023.

The “No Limit!” parade that includes Mario and Pokemon begins at Universal Studios Japan on March 1, 2023.


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