New thrills are coming to Japan’s Mt. Fuji amusement park!
Fuji-Q Highland is a must-visit amusement park in case you’re a thrill-seeking adrenaline junkie. With points of interest like a curler coaster whose launch pace is so quick it breaks bones and a haunted home the place you’re cuffed at midnight, this park is just not for the faint of coronary heart, particularly as a result of, beginning subsequent month, company who climb as much as the highest of the Fujiyama Tower to get the clearest view of Mt. Fuji will now have the choice to zoom all the way down to the bottom in a 120-meter (393-foot) slide.
The Fujiyama Slider is a spiral tube slide that connects the 55-meter (180-foot) tall remark deck to the bottom, and is certain to get your coronary heart racing (if it doesn’t provide you with a coronary heart assault). The slide, which is the longest tube-style slide in Japan, takes a winding course across the tower, and its inside is totally darkish, so it takes some braveness to lie down, put your toes into the sliding mat, and allow them to push down into the tube. When you’re in, although, the experience lasts for an exciting 20 seconds.
▼ The Fujiyama Tower earlier than the slide was constructed
In celebration of the slide opening, Fuji-Q Highland is holding a contest on Twitter to see who can give you the most effective caption for his or her illustration of a screaming Fujiyama Slider rider. Is he having a lot enjoyable he’s crying tears of pleasure? Or is he so terrified out of his thoughts that he’s regretting each second of the 20-second experience? You resolve!
To enter, comply with Fuji-Q’s official Twitter (＠fujikyunow), tweet the illustration along with your caption between June 24 and 30, and ensure to incorporate the ＃FUJIYAMAスライダーのイラストで一言 (“Fujiyama Slider illustration temporary phrases”) hashtag. That approach, you’ll have the prospect on your caption to be chosen as one of many prime 10 posted within the sq. in entrance of Fujiyama Tower on Fujiyama Slider’s opening day. If the company vote on your caption as the most effective, then you would win a grand prize!
Fujiyama Slider will open on July 22 and price between 800 and 1,200 yen (US$5.94 to $8.92) per experience relying on the season, except you purchase a free go that offers you entry to all of the rides at Fuji-Q Highland. So in case you’re in search of one thing new to take a look at this summer time, head out to Fuji-Q Highland to experience the Fujiyama Slider! Simply keep in mind to not scream.