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MK 005: Tokyo Castle Construction

On this episode of Mouse Kingdoms, we discuss Tokyo’s castle to undergo construction, pirates invade DisneySea, Toy Story 4 invades Tokyo, and more.

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Part of Cinderella Castle in Tokyo Disneyland will undergo some construction work starting October 1st, 2019 to early April, 2020. Disney Resort hotel guests are being warned online that the view from some of the guest rooms may be different than usual due to the construction. It seems this is in preparation for the Beauty and the Beast attraction and lands opening in 2020. Mount Prometheus at DisneySea is also going to be under construction from March 31st, 2019 to late October, 2020. –

Disney Pirates Summer at Tokyo DisneySea is returning from July 9 to September 1st. The event includes pirate encounters, entertainment, food, and merchandise. The highlight is the harbor show called Pirates Summer Battle “Get Wet!” where Captain Jack Sparrow, Captain Barbosa, and 90 performers do stunts, race pirate ships around the harbor and use a lot of water. The show runs three times each day. –

For 80 days this summer, Funtime with Toy Story 4 will take place at Tokyo Disneyland. The event starts on July 14 and runs through September 1st and includes an activity called Find Forky! where guests follow a map around the park to find where Forky is hidden in the park. Photo opportunities, food, and merchandise will also be available. –

We talked about Toy Story and Pixar Pals Summer Splash coming to Hong Kong Disneyland, but this week they showed off some of the merchandise that will be debuting along with the event. The items include plush characters, toys, Forky and Sheep mugs from Toy Story, Backpacks, t-shirts, and more. Check out the link in our show notes at to see it all. –

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