FujiYoshida-shi, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan
This great park, previously known as Fujikyu Highland, has been open since 1961. Located not too far from Tokyo, the site of this park pales in comparison to nearby Mt. Fuji, which stands 12,290 feet tall! The 124-acre park has 33 rides, 9 restaurants, 12 snack bars, 17 tennis courts, and 20 bowling alleys.
Their latest roller coaster is Eejanaika, the world's second "4D" coaster. (The first 4D coaster was X at Six Flags Magic Mountain.) Eejanaika is nearly 250 feet tall and 3,780 feet long. Written in Japaneese, the coaster is called "ええじゃないか" which roughly translates to "Ain't It Great!"
Three coasters have been removed from Fuji-Q:
Moonsault Scramble (1983-2001). This Meisho shuttle coaster had two inversions and pulled nearly 6.5 Gs!
Double Loop (1988-2005). Pictures and details shown below.
Giant Coaster (?-1998) A 130 feet tall steel coaster built by Sansei Yusoki Co., Ltd.
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