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Wednesday, 17th April 2013
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Tokyo Disneyland celebrates 30 years in the business

Visitors to Disneyland in Tokyo would have been in for a treat on Monday, April 15th, as the theme park enjoyed celebrations to mark its 30th anniversary.

Some 150,000 people cheered on characters such as Mickey Mouse and Winnie the Pooh as they made their way through the resort.

Earlier this month, Oriental Land Co, the company which runs both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, reported that it had achieved record visitor numbers at both attractions.

Between April 1st, 2012 and March 31st. 2013, there were a reported 27,502,000 people who visited both resorts, which was a record high for the organisation.

Oriental Land Co suggested that the good weather coupled with new attractions such as Toy Story Mania at Tokyo DisneySea and Disney Natsu Matsuri at Tokyo Disneyland helped make it a record year.

Visitors who choose to come to either resort in 2013 will be offered the chance to enjoy the Tokyo Disney Resort 30th: The Happiness Year tour.

Written by Mark Smith

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