Photos Suggest Universal Japan Is Moving Ahead on the Donkey Kong Addition


Universal Japan has already opened their Super Nintendo Land area and we know that Universal Orlando and Universal Hollywood are both receiving the new area as well. In early concept models it was revealed that Universal Orlando would also be getting another area based on Donkey Kong.

(Image from Orlando Park Stop)

It’s been long rumored that Japan would also be adding that expansion, but nothing has been officially confirmed. Now Video Games Chronicle has tweets with images that they suggest are possible evidence that Universal is indeed moving ahead with the expansion in the Japan park.

Now the evidence is a bit debatable, but the point they are trying to make is that there is jungle themed wrap on the wall and the building sitting there is ready to be used for the Donkey Kong themed coaster.

(Photo Credit: @Hibirobo_Disney)

There are two accounts tweeting about the possible addition:


Here is what Google translates it to say “Early July The fourth signboard exists in the east and the west, right?


The translation comes out as “Before I knew it, the foundation work for the Donkey Kong area was completed and I couldn’t skeleton it anymore.”

Nothing is concrete but having an attraction building just sitting in that area is interesting as is the choice of a jungle themed wall and what looks to be a construction area right behind the Super Nintendo area with a building and cranes.

(Photo Credit: @Hibirobo_Disney)
(Photo Credit: @PUSJJJJ)

If you look at the concept model it does appear that it would be set back in the vicinity the possible ride building is located.

For now it’s all just rumor and speculation.

I hope it’s true. I hope we get Donkey Kong in Epic Universe as well.

What do you think? Comment and let us know!

Source: Video Games Chronicle, @PUSJJJ, @Hibirobo_Disney

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