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Muscle Park in Tokyo Closing

Postby robbalvey » Tue Oct 12, 2010 12:12 am

Terrible news everybody!

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I have just received word that one of TPR's favorite "quirky attractions" in Tokyo is closing on October 31st, 2010. There is still another location open in Hokkaido - http://www.musclepark.jp/chitose/index.html but the Tokyo park's final day of operation is 31 October.

This is very, very sad!

Muscle Park is quite a bizarre, unique attraction, and probably the "Crystal Maze" of Japan in the sense that it was a stand-alone attraction based on a TV show (Sasuke) and was totally strange, but a LOT of fun!

To give you an idea of what Muscle Park was like, and to let TPR say our farewell to such a cool little park, here is the video we shot in 2008 from Coaster Expedition Volume 12:



Goodbye Muscle Park!

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Re: Muscle Park in Tokyo Closing

Postby Hhappy » Tue Oct 12, 2010 12:47 am

Darn it, i was hoping i would be able to experience this place during next years Japan trip..
It looked like so much fun :(
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Re: Muscle Park in Tokyo Closing

Postby PeoplemoverMatt » Tue Oct 12, 2010 1:06 am

Is Joypolis next door in any similar danger? Anything planned on moving into Muscle Park?
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Re: Muscle Park in Tokyo Closing

Postby ILoveRides » Tue Oct 12, 2010 3:31 am

Noooooo! This is sad. I really wanted to do this when I was in Tokyo but I didn't have time. I almost wish I had skipped Joypolis now and done this instead since Spin Bullet wasn't really my cup of tea.

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Re: Muscle Park in Tokyo Closing

Postby Meteornotes » Tue Oct 12, 2010 4:00 am

This sucks. Muscle Park was AMAZING. So glad I got to visit it a couple of times.

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Re: Muscle Park in Tokyo Closing

Postby milst1 » Tue Oct 12, 2010 4:05 am

I really wanted to try one of those tower burgers. That place was awesome. :-(
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Re: Muscle Park in Tokyo Closing

Postby leila » Tue Oct 12, 2010 4:15 am

:omg: :omg: :omg:
Dang it!!! The place is great, why are they closing it??? Wish I could read Nihonggo and find out why.

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Re: Muscle Park in Tokyo Closing

Postby Ledgy » Tue Oct 12, 2010 5:42 am

Hhappy wrote:Darn it, i was hoping i would be able to experience this place during next years Japan trip..
It looked like so much fun :(


Same :cry:
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Re: Muscle Park in Tokyo Closing

Postby A.J. » Tue Oct 12, 2010 6:33 am

This is disappointing.

I actually like the idea of a fitness-based amusement park - sort of like a gym, but more fun!
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Re: Muscle Park in Tokyo Closing

Postby SharkTums » Tue Oct 12, 2010 7:24 am

Forget the Big Dipper, Screw the Blue Streak, this is a place actually worthy of saving!!! AHHHH!!!!

Time to start researching the other location I suppose!!!!

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