Comparing Toy Story Lands–Which is Best?
The success of Pixar’s Toy Story and its sequels have given way to a number of park attractions and offerings in Disney parks around the world. The biggest compilation of these has been in creating Toy Story Lands in Paris, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Orlando. The premise of these lands is the idea that Andy has created his own playground with his Toy Story pals in his back yard. We look at all of these lands with their attractions, food & beverage and retail offerings. We’ll compare all these lands, talk about how they fit into their respective parks and ask the question, which of these is the best of the best? Join us for this podcast as we compare Toy Story Lands.
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- Tokyo Disney and Disneyland do not have a Toy Story Land
- Disneyland does have a Pixar Pier with a Toy Story Mania at Disney California Adventure
- Tokyo Disney has a district dedicated to Toy Story Mania called Toyville Trolley Park, and also a Toy Story Hotel.
- Shanghai Disney has a Toy Story Hotel that acts as a moderate style experience.
- Every Major Disney Resort has a Buzz Lightyear Blaster-style experience except for Hong Kong Disneyland (Ant Man and the Wasp: Nano Battle Replaced It)
Walt Disney Studios Park
Hong Kong Disneyland
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
- The Toy Story Lands communicate internationally amusement park style rides in the context of a strong Intellectual Property, Toy Story.
- All are bright and colorful, stay faithfully true to the Toy Story brand, and are impressive at night.
- Each land has improved in degrees and even in size over time with the first three being more districts than entire lands.
- Toy Story Land in Disney’s Hollywood Studios is by far the largest of all the Toy Story Lands and sits independently as its own land with bigger attractions and a sit down dining experience.
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