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Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo: All about your Wizarding World adventure

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Buckle up for a magical adventure! Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo isn't just a theme park – it's the world's largest indoor portal to the Harry Potter universe. Opened in June 2023, this immersive experience transports you right behind the scenes of the beloved Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films. Imagine stepping onto the iconic sets of the Great Hall, Diagon Alley, or even Hogwarts castle itself!  Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo isn't just about sets and props, here you'll unravel the filmmaking magic that brought these fantastical stories to life.

Quick facts about Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo

Harry Potter Warner Brothers Studio in Tokyo
  • Official name: Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo – The Making of Harry Potter
  • Address: 1-6-1 Toshimaen, Nerima-ku, Tokyo 177-0041, Japan
  • Date of opening: June 16, 2023
  • Timings: Generally open most days from 9am to 6:30pm (closed on Tuesdays, except during peak seasons)
  • Function: Behind-the-scenes immersive experience showcasing Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts filmmaking.

Why visit Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo?

  • Step onto iconic sets: Explore the Great Hall, Diagon Alley, Dumbledore's office, and more!
  • Unleash your inner student: See Gryffindor common room, Potions classroom, and discover filmmaking secrets.
  • Marvel at movie magic: Witness elaborate costumes, special effects creatures, and learn how the films were made.
  • Become part of the story: Ride a broomstick (virtually!), soar over Hogwarts on a green screen experience, and even pull a Mandrake!
  • Explore the Forbidden Forest: Witness the wonders and creatures that lurk within. (Note: Not actually forbidden!)
  • Shop until you drop: Find a wand at Ollivanders™, robes at Madam Malkin's, and magical souvenirs at Honeydukes.
  • Dine like a wizard: Enjoy delicious food and drinks inspired by the Wizarding World at themed restaurants and cafes.

Plan your visit to Harry Potter Studio Tour Tokyo

Opening hours
Location
Warner Bros. Studio, Tokyo
  • Generally open from 9am to 6:30pm on most days (might vary depending on the day and month).
  • Closed Tuesdays except during peak seasons.

Best time to visit:

  • Weekdays: Generally less crowded than weekends and holidays.
  • Time of year: Consider visiting during the shoulder seasons (spring or fall) to avoid peak summer crowds and potential price hikes. December can also be magical with festive decorations, but expect larger crowds.

The Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo is situated in Nerima ward, Tokyo. 

Address: 1-6-1 Toshimaen, Nerima-ku, Tokyo 177-0041, Japan. Find on maps

How to get there:

  • By train: Take the Seibu Ikebukuro Line or Toei Oedo Line to Toshimaen Station (20-minute journey).
  • By bus: Limited shuttle buses operate on weekends and holidays (check website for details).
  • By car: Exit the Tokyo Gaikan Expressway at "Oizumi I.C." and follow signs for Mejiro Street to the Studio Tour (limited parking available, reservations recommended).

Visiting with children: A mini-guide for Muggle families

Quidditch experience at Warner Bros. Studio Tour in Tokyo

Become Hogwarts students

Let your kids channel their inner Harry Potter as they practice spells with wands in a recreated Defence Against the Dark Arts classroom. Imagine their delight as they mimic Professor Flitwick's instructions and Swish and Flick! A special green screen experience lets them hop on a broomstick for a thrilling "flight" in front of iconic movie scenes –– picture them soaring past Hogwarts castle!

Diagon Alley at Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo

Meet movie heroes

Keep an eye out for costumed characters roaming the Studio Tour.  A surprise encounter with Harry, Hermione, Ron, or even Dobby the house-elf can be a magical highlight for young fans.

Buckbeak the Hippogriff at Warner Bros. Studio, Tokyo

Uncover movie magic

The Studio Tour isn't just about sets and props. The special effects demonstrations unveil the filmmaking secrets behind the movies. Your little ones will be amazed to learn how creatures like Buckbeak the Hippogriff were brought to life on screen. Imagine their wonder as they discover how green screens and special effects create the illusion of flying!

Frequently Asked Questions About Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo

What is the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo?

The Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo is the world's largest indoor Harry Potter attraction, offering an immersive experience behind the scenes of the beloved Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts film series.

When did the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo open?

The Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo opened its doors in June 2023, becoming the first Studio Tour attraction in Asia.

Is the Studio Tour suitable for fans of all ages?

Absolutely! The interactive exhibits, life-sized props, and detailed sets will capture the imagination of visitors young and old, whether they're die-hard Potterheads or simply curious about the filmmaking process.

How long should I spend at Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo?

Plan on spending at least 3-4 hours to fully explore the exhibits and enjoy the interactive experiences.

What can visitors expect to learn during the Studio Tour?

The Studio Tour offers a glimpse into the filmmaking process, showcasing special effects techniques, costume and prop design, and set construction. Visitors will gain a deeper appreciation for the artistry and innovation that went into creating the Harry Potter films.

What are the must-visit attractions at Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo?

The Great Hall, Diagon Alley, Hogwarts castle, and the Forbidden Forest are all iconic sets not to be missed. But keep an eye out for hidden gems like Dumbledore's office and the Potions classroom!

What language are the tours offered in?

The Studio Tour itself is a self-guided experience, with information available in both English and Japanese. Audio guides can be rented in multiple languages.

What are the future plans for the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo?

Specific plans haven't been announced, but the Studio Tour might introduce new exhibits, host special events, or expand its offerings based on future Harry Potter or Fantastic Beasts releases.

Is it worth visiting Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo?

Absolutely! Whether you're a die-hard Potterhead or simply enjoy a touch of movie magic, the Studio Tour offers an unforgettable experience.