Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo - The Making of Harry Potter will open in the summer of 2023 at the former site of the Toshimaen amusement park in Nermima Ward, Tokyo, as the first entertainment facility of its kind in Asia.

The brand new Studio Tour exhibition, the second in the world after the London exhibition, will explore JK Rowling's Wizarding World of Harry Potter through both of the franchise’s series, Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

In anticipation of the opening, Warner Bros. Japan has released new artwork today, on December 1st, the 21st anniversary of the Japanese release of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

As hinted by the poster's message: "This is how the world of Harry Potter was created," beyond those doors you'll find spectacular movie sets, costumes, props, and magical animals made by the creators of the actual films. A whole new world of entertainment filled with the magic of the Harry Potter movie-making process waits for you inside!

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo - The Making of Harry Potter occupies an expansive site of approximately 90,000 square meters (the size of two Tokyo Domes).

Within the "Sound Stage" area, you'll find the Great Hall that often appears in the movies, the Hogwarts Express on platform 9¾, Diagon Alley, and the Hogwarts Moving Staircase area, where visitors can photograph themselves in front of the portraits to create an interactive experience that allows them to actually become moving portraits (advance reservations required).

Outside, at the front of the facility entrance and open to the general public, there will be a magical area populated with sculptures of various Wizarding World creatures to admire.

More details about Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo - The Making of Harry Potter will be forthcoming. Visit the official website for updates.

By - grape Japan editorial staff.