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TokyoJoypolis Entrance

The entrance to Tokyo Joypolis.

Joypolis is an amusement park and a department store chain that was first opened on July 20, 1994 in Yokohama, Japan. Joypolis centers have since opened in several cities in Japan and China with the parks featuring arcade games and amusement rides based on Sega intellectual properties, similar to Sega World.[1] Joypolis has been a recurring location for Sonic the Hedgehog series related attractions, events and merchandise since its opening.

Sonic themed attractions

TokyoJoypolis SonicCarnival

The Sonic Carnival.

Tokyo Joypolis

  • Sonic Athletics - A racing game powered by a treadmill.
  • Sonic Ghost Shooting - An interactive shooting dark ride.
  • Prizes Corner - An area full of UFO Catchers featuring exclusive Joypolis Sonic plushes.
  • Sonic Carnival - A section for the younger guests featuring carnival games themed to Sonic and his friends.
  • Sonic Canball - A carnival type game where you throw balls into metal trash cans.[2] (website not secure)

Quingdao Joypolis

QuingdaoJoypolis GiantSonic

A giant Sonic above Quingdao Joypolis.

  • Sonic Tropical Resort - An air balloon ride.
  • Sonic Athletics - A racing game powered by a treadmill.
  • Sonic Star Race - A bumper car ride.
  • Sonic Jumping Tour - A 4D attraction.
  • Sonic Brain Ranking - An attraction that tests attendees trivia on the Sonic franchise.

Sonic themed events

TokyoJoypolis SonicBirthdayParty2014

A photo taken during Sonic Birthday Party 2014.

Many Sonic themed events have been held at Tokyo Joypolis throughout the 2010's. The events usually consist of celebrating Sonic's birthday, updates and retrospects on the series, live tournaments where attendees and participants can win prizes, and appearances of key members involved with the series such as Takashi Iizuka, Jun Senoue, Tomoya Ohtani, and Sonic himself. The events are live-streamed and can be viewed on the Sonic Movie Channel.


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