Prepare for non-stop excitement with Universal Studios Japan tickets! Buy a Universal Studios Osaka Pass from Rakuten, and earn points as you prepare to explore amazing themed zones like The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Super Nintendo World™. Book a [Universal Express Pass](https://rakuten-travelexp.net/usj-express-overview-22108) separately to skip lines for popular rides. And, to see even more of Osaka for less, add on a Have Fun in Kansai Pass!
With a Universal Studio Pass, enjoy a full day of fun (or two!) in 10 amazing themed zones. Furthermore, the park experience is always fresh with new events launching all the time! **Magical Creatures Encounter** The Wizarding World of Harry Potter comes alive in a whole new way! This other world, always full of life and new exciting encounters each time you visit, has evolved once again. And finally, the magical creatures have arrived! Featured shows include: Hippogriff Magical Lesson: meet a magical creature with the head of an eagle and body of a horse — the hippogriff! Learn how to interact with this magical beast, along with students from the four houses of Hogwarts. Meet the Hogsmeade Magical Creatures: The vibrant village of Hogsmeade is now livelier than ever! Small magical creatures have arrived here and there, from the Niffler rummaging through the mail cart to the fluffy pink Pygmy Puffs mewing in front of the mischief store. Listen careful to the wizards' advice, and take photos with the magical creatures! Planned event period: March 17–Dec 31, 2023 **NO LIMIT! Christmas** Enjoy all-new exciting shows and events for Christmas at Universal Studios Japan! Immerse yourself in a special winter-only world of Mario! From special decorations in Super Star Plaza and the greeting areas, to the food and merchandise available for a limited time only, soak up the Christmas spirit in a Super Nintendo World™ dressed up like never before! Frosty’s Electric Snow Party: dive into a vortex of super excitement at the Christmas Show! Step into a vortex of light and sound, as cute new character DJ Frosty gets the party started when dusk falls on the Park and the Christmas illuminations begin to glow. Minions Happy Christmas Greeting: Minions in Christmas costumes will welcome you at the Park entrance, for a meet-and-greet with the cutest yellow critters in town! Planned event period: Nov 1, 2023–Jan 8, 2024 TM & © Universal Studios. All rights reserved • Photos are for illustrative purposes only • Information on Universal Studios Japan is as of March 29, 2023, and subject to change • Attractions and facilities may be closed or suspended without notice • Contents or hours of events, attractions, and facilities are subject to change or cancellation depending on season, time, or weather, without notice • Depending on your height or condition, you may be unable to use some attractions; please check in advance • Universal Studios Japan takes sanitation measures following the "Theme Park Infection Prevention Guidelines;" for details, visit their [official website](https://rakuten-travelexp.net/usj-safety) (as of March 13, 2023, mask use is a matter of personal choice) • Download the Universal Studios Japan app to get an “Area Timed Entry Ticket” for an even smoother park experience! • Please refer to the park’s official website for more information [here](https://rakuten-travelexp.net/3ZpFv1i)
Notes: - To ensure the best experience at Super Nintendo World or The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, guests will need an "Area Timed Entry Ticket: Advance Booking" (included with some Universal Express Pass types), an "Area Timed Entry Ticket," or a "Standby Entry Ticket." - Depending on crowd conditions, the free distribution of “Area Timed Entry” may end ahead of schedule. On the other hand, you may be able to enter an area without an “Area Timed Entry Ticket: Advance Booking,” an “Area Timed Entry Ticket," or "Standby Entry Ticket," in some circumstances.