Tokyo DisneySea Celebrates 14th Anniversary

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Tokyo DisneySea opened its gate to guests on September 4th, 2001. The most ambitious Disney project at the time. Often referred to as one of the most unique Disney theme parks in the world, it is enjoyed by millions of guests every year. Earlier this year the Oriental Land Company announced a massive expansion to Tokyo DisneySea (along with Tokyo Disneyland). The future looks bright for both of these theme parks.

Before we look into the future, lets remember where Tokyo DisneySea all began. In this 45 minute documentary by the Travel Channel, they explain how this theme park came to fruition, to the challenges the Oriental Land Company faced.


For more on the 14th anniversary of Tokyo DisneySea, check out TDRExplorer and their extensive coverage.

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TDR Explorer

From a childhood filled with Disney films and cartoons to becoming a fan of Disney Parks as an adult, Chris has had a lifelong love of everything having to do with the Mouse. In 2013, he moved from Canada to Tokyo, Japan to fulfill two dreams - living abroad, and living close to a Disney park. Chris is the founder and chief content editor for - an English-language site dedicated to providing news and information about the Tokyo Disney Resort.