Tokyo Disneyland’s “It’s a Small World” Adding 40 Characters, Including Frozen

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Tokyo Disneyland’s version of “It’s a Small World” is being updated by the Spring of2018, adding about 40 new characters to the attraction, including those from Disney’s Frozen. This is the first major update made to the attraction since opening in 1983.

The attraction will close on March 1, 2017, and reopens in spring 2018 (no set date yet).


The “it’s a small world” attraction in Tokyo was originally set to be knocked down and moved to another space in part of the park’s Fantasyland expansion, but those plans have been cancelled.

Translation provided by TDRExplorer from the Official Tokyo Disney Resort Blog.

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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.


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