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Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo – The Making of ‘Harry Potter’ Opening in June

Tour will feature sets, interactive experiences and photo opps.

License Global

March 15, 2023

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Promotional image for The Making of “Harry Potter” tour.
Promotional image for The Making of “Harry Potter” tour. Warner Bros.

Warner. Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo – The Making of “Harry Potter” has announced it will officially open its doors on June 16, with tickets going on sale March 22. 

During the new walking tour, visitors will be taken behind the scenes of the “Harry Potter” and “Fantastic Beasts” films into the world of film production. 

Opening for the first time in Tokyo, the new tour will invite fans to step onto breathtaking sets including the Great Hall at Hogwarts, Diagon Alley and the Forbidden Forest where they will see costumes and come face to face with magical creatures while learning filmmaking secrets. Fans will also enjoy lots of activities including riding a broomstick, drinking a refreshing Butterbeer, appearing in a moving portrait in the halls of Hogwarts, stepping into the crowd of a Quidditch game and shopping from a huge range of products, many of which are only available at Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo. 

To mark the occasion, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo revealed the first of many magical film sets – The Hogwarts Express on Platform 9¾. The Platform 9¾ set was created by the original “Harry Potter” filmmakers using authentic techniques. 

“The Studio Tour is a completely new experience for ‘Harry Potter’ fans in Japan and I’m so excited to open the doors on June 16,” says Torben Jensen, vice president and general manager, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo – The Making of “Harry Potter.” “In addition to fantastic interactive features, multiple photo opportunities and the world’s largest ‘Harry Potter’ shop, the Studio Tour will exclusively showcase a number of incredible film sets that are one of a kind.” 

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Also featured in this section of the Studio Tour is The Great Wizarding Express, a set that is exclusive to Tokyo, which appeared in “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore.”  

The Studio Tour’s ‘Harry Potter’ shop will feature 14 themed sections that are decorated with more than 7,000 bespoke and specially-sourced props.  

This will be the largest indoor “Harry Potter” attraction in the world and visitors can expect to spend up to four hours exploring the only Warner Bros. Studio Tour to open in Asia. Building on the success of Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of “Harry Potter,” which opened in 2012 and has maintained exceptional visitor reviews, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo will feature exclusive sets only available in this location. 

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