Tokyo Disney Resort Archive

A Cape Cod Christmas

Cape Cod is one of my favorite places in Tokyo DisneySea, my favorite Disney park in the world. Technically part of American Waterfront and popularized as the home to Duffy, I love this area not because of any attractions or substantive offerings (to the contrary–its restaurant is awful and we’ve never done the Duffy meet

Tokyo Disneyland Merchandise Guide

Depending upon who you ask, Tokyo Disneyland either has the best or worst merchandise of any Disney destination in the world. In this post, I’ll share some photos of merchandise from the Japan parks so you can form your own opinion, and offer some of my commentary. There’s very little middle ground in attitudes towards

Restaurant Sakura Review

Restaurant Sakura is a table service restaurant in American Waterfront at Tokyo DisneySea serving Japanese cuisine in a setting that looks like a waterfront fish market. In this post, we’ll review Restaurant Sakura, sharing food photos, a look inside the interior, and thoughts about how it compares to other table service spots at Tokyo Disney Resort. Perhaps

Halloween at Tokyo DisneySea

Disney’s Halloween is a big deal at Tokyo Disneyland in September and October, but there’s arguably more to experience at Tokyo DisneySea. This post covers our tips for Halloween at Tokyo DisneySea, and how to enjoy the seasonal entertainment and the general ambiance of the park during the fall festivities. To start, although both parks

Halloween at Tokyo Disneyland

Disney’s Halloween is the seasonal event at Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea during September and October. The Japan parks definitely get into the Halloween spirit, with a special parade, fireworks, stage shows, and even special foods. At Tokyo Disneyland, some guests also get into the spirit, wearing elaborate costumes during certain weeks. This post takes a

Sailing Day Buffet Review

Sailing Day Buffet is a restaurant in Tokyo DisneySea’s American Waterfront. As the name suggests, it’s a buffet, and it serves mostly Western options, but it really isn’t all American cuisine as the location would suggest; there’s a broad enough selection of different international items (all of which are completely tame), conventional options, seafood, carved

The Duffy Phenomenon at Tokyo DisneySea

Duffy the Disney Bear is a divisive character in the United States. Actually, not so much divisive as unpopular or unnoticed by a majority of Walt Disney World and Disneyland fans, but also having a small and loyal following. For the group with whom he’s an unpopular character, I think it’s largely because Duffy is

Camp Woodchuck Kitchen Review

Camp Woodchuck Kitchen is a new counter service restaurant at Tokyo Disneyland themed to Huey, Dewey, and Louie and the Junior Woodchucks. The menu includes s’mores and other campfire favorites (although I don’t ever recall making waffle sandwiches in my Boy Scout days). In this review, we’ll take a tour of this cool new dining spot,

Tokyo Disneyland Restaurant Reviews

Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea have some excellent restaurants, in terms of both theme and cuisine. We’ve dined at most of the restaurants in the parks, and have reviewed many of them in posts on the blog. Each of these reviews features food photos, our thoughts on ambiance & food quality, plus comments about everything