The figure narrowly beat the previous record of 27.22 million visitors, set in 2008. Following a difficult 2011, when the resort was badly affected by the major earthquake that struck Japan’s coastline, the opening of new attractions such asToy Story Mania! helped to pull in huge crowds in 2012.
2013 will see special events being held throughout the year to mark the Tokyo Disney Resort’s 30th anniversary. A clone of Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, which has proven very popular at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios, is also expected to draw large crowds when it opens on May 7.
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