Universal Studios Japan, Warner Brothers and Universal Parks & Resorts, announced that they will be bringing Harry Potter to Japan by expanding The Wizarding World of Harry Potter internationally.
Slated to open in 2014,After the introduced this magical world to Universal Studio’s Orlando, they saw a significant difference both in Orlando tourism and visitors to the park. Universal Studios Japan is expecting the same and believe it will make a significant impact on tourism in both the Osaka/Kansai region and the entire country, creating thousands of new jobs and bringing long-term economic benefits throughout Japan.
Since officially opening The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in 2010 in Orlando, Warner Bros. and Universal Parks & Resorts announced that the themed area would be coming to Universal Studios Hollywood, and that the Orlando location would be significantly expanded. No specific details on either of these plans have yet been announced.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Japan is slated to open in 2014.
Source: Warner Brothers