Playing With Curious George: a Show based on a Globally Popular Cartoon in Universal Studio Japan

Universal Studios Japan is proud to announce that the park will open a new show, “Playing With Curious George”, before summer vacation begins on Saturday, June 30th, 2018. The new show is based on the “Curious George” children’s book character, globally popular for over 75 years. Children will love playing with the curious little monkey and letting their curiosity take over in this new interactive attraction that is fun for the whole family.


About Playing With Curious George

★Attraction Story★

Watch the animator, the artist behind the beloved Curious George cartoons, as he creates the Curious George cartoon in the animation studio and witness a world of surprises along the way. Feel the excitement as Curious George breaks out of the cartoon world and into the real one! This is your chance to become friends with George!

The new attraction combines production technology and props with animation to create one immersive environment. Children will enjoy bursts of bubbles, a cool rush of wind and more as they fully immerse themselves in the colorful world of Curious George.


★About the Attraction★

・Attraction Type: Theater Style Show

・Location: Anime Celebration (Hollywood Area)

・Approx. 20 minutes

・Capacity: 300 people


About 『Curious George』

Loved around the world for over 75 years by children of all ages, the super popular “Curious George” book series has been translated into 26 languages and sold 80 million copies worldwide. The works have been chosen by the New York Public Library (US), Daily Telegraph (UK) and Publishers Weekly (US) as one of the “Greatest Children’s Books”. In addition, the TV Show series won a Daytime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Children’s Animated Program” in 2008 and 2010 and continues to be widely popularity around the globe.

Photo and text by Universal Studio Japan