An Ultraman universe opens at Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

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Ultraman party for fans.

An Ultraman universe opens at Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

A child looks closely at Ultraman toys.

An Ultraman universe opens at Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

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Welcome to the world of Ultraman.

Ultraman fans flocked to a park in Pudong New Area on Sunday as the world’s first Ultraman-themed pavilion began trial operations.

The Ultraman-themed universe came to life at Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park with a 12-meter-tall model of the fictional superhero, around 400 priceless exhibits and a nightly musical celebration as the crowds roared.

“It’s like traveling back in time when I stayed glued to the TV day and night, watching the popular TV series and thinking I was a hero fighting monsters and saving the world like Ultraman,” Li Ming said. , a 37-year-old man. visitor.

“When I see all those familiar scenes from the TV series replicated at the park, I get both excited and moved,” he said.

An Ultraman universe opens at Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

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The pavilion includes an Ultraman-themed theater, restaurant, exhibit areas, and an entertainment and performance center.

An Ultraman universe opens at Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

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Children pose for photos in front of the Ultraman model

An Ultraman universe opens at Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

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A young boy enjoys an extravagant night out at the park on Sunday.

An Ultraman universe opens at Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

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Ultraman shaped ice cream

An Ultraman universe opens at Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

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Children play games in the interactive zone.

The pavilion includes an Ultraman-themed theater, restaurant, exhibit areas, and an entertainment and performance center. Visitors can also use interactive facilities to experience simulated filming scenarios from popular television series and props such as control booths.

The park offers over 20 different varieties of foods associated with the superhero, including ramen, curry rice, and burgers.

At the Ultraman Energy Station, visitors can purchase Ultraman-shaped popcorn and ice cream.

Electronic music venue Ultraman Square put on a nightly show with dancing, light shows, pyrotechnics and a musical fountain.

According to Zhang Jianbin, executive chairman of the park, amusement parks in China are restructuring their development towards comprehensive resorts and a variety of services in the wake of COVID-19.

The park will allow free entry for children with disabilities until the end of this year.

Young visitors will also receive free Ultraman-themed gifts and drinks.

An Ultraman universe opens at Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

Ti Gong

An Ultraman universe opens at Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

Ti Gong

An Ultraman universe opens at Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

Ti Gong

Harold B. McConnell