Film Making Magic
of Harry Potter
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo – The Making of Harry Potter will be opening in Toshimaen in 2023. This is only the second attraction of its kind in the world after London and will offer a brand-new entertainment experience for Tokyo. The indoor tour will invite visitors to step into the fascinating behind the scenes world of the Harry Potter films.
The Studio Tour Tokyo will offer special features to enable visitors to deepen their understanding of how the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films were made. With iconic film sets to explore, costumes and props to discover and magical experiences to delight, the indoor attraction invites visitors to enjoy scenes from the films first-hand and discover how the world’s favourite book series was brought to life on screen.
Unlike a theme park, the Studio Tour will allow visitors to step into film sets and enjoy an exciting entertainment experience, similar to the UK attraction.
What is a Studio Tour?
Find out more about the Studio Tour with this video of Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter. Whilst this isn’t a direct representation of what will be opening in Tokyo, it is a good introduction to the experience and is narrated by the renowned TV personality Harry Sugiyama. (Japanese version is narrated by Kensho Ono, voice actor of Harry Potter in the Harry Potter series) At the Tokyo Studio Tour visitors can explore iconic film sets and scenes from Harry Potter which were designed and built by the creators of the film series.
Frequently Asked Questions
When will the Studio Tour open?
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo is scheduled to open in the first half of 2023.
Where else are there Studio Tours?
The Studio Tour Tokyo will be the second attraction of its kind in the world, after London, and will offer a new type of experiential entertainment in Japan. Building on the success of the Harry Potter experience in London, the tour will take visitors on a fascinating behind the scenes tour of the Wizarding World film series.
Is this a theme park, will there be rides?
This is not a theme park and there will be no rides, it is a walking tour.
Showcasing costumes and props, the indoor attraction will invite visitors to experience scenes from the films first-hand and discover how the world’s favourite book series was brought to life on screen.
How big is the Studio Tour?
The facility covers an area of about 30,000 square meters, and the exhibition space within the “sound stage” and “backlot” (outdoor area) zones will take approximately half a day to walk through.