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Dragon Ball Theme Park

Post by Scarz » Mon Jun 04, 2012 2:01 pm

After the reading about the One Piece theme park a couple of weeks back I was extremely intrigued, until I found out that it was a rip off and it probably won't ever happen. But it got me thinking, what if there was a Dragon Ball themed amusement park? What would be the main attraction? What would the food be like? How big would it actually be? etc.

I've been to more than few theme parks in my life, since I used to live in Orlando I visited Disney World and Universal Studios quite often. I've also been Six Flags, Dorney Park, and so on. I love fast roller coasters so I think a Dragon Ball theme park would be jammed packed with them. I like to think it would have a "Dragon/Shenlong" floor-less roller coaster with a lot of loops and turns. Something similar to the "Viper" or "Medusa" at Six Flags.

The park would also have employees dressed up as DB characters, taking pictures with guests. As for the food I guess they could have dishes named after certain characters, like Pilaf would probably be a chicken dish served with... well pilaf rice and Vegeta will be fried vegetables.

Areas of the park should be separated by major Sagas. Like for instance, you have a whole part of the park set up as the RR Army base, muscle tower and all. Then you'll have planet Namek part with fake blue trees and such.

I don't think water rides will fit into a DB theme park but I'm sure there's a way to squeeze one in there somehow. Of course the thought of DB theme park ever happening is 0 to none but it's still fun to think about.

So those are my thoughts. What do you think a Dragon Ball theme park would be like?

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Post by Beji » Mon Jun 04, 2012 2:24 pm

A Dragon Ball theme park!!!!!! There would have to be different sections! One part having Snake way roller coaster, Bobbing for King Yemma's fruit(even if this isn't a fair). Gohan's drunken boat ride(with the music playing the whole ride and you go in a cave and see similar things to the cut scene). There would HAVE to be an all you can eat Buffet part. Oooh!!! those are just off the top of my head to make an actual theme park would be so fun to do!! :D :D :D

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Post by samuraix123 » Mon Jun 04, 2012 2:42 pm

I would love to go to a Dragonball theme park. one thing though, I don't do roller coasters :lol: I'm a chicken. :lol: But how cool would it be if at this theme park the voice actors for both the Japanese and the English showed up :D also just thinking about it, I could just imagine seeing everyone dressed up as Dragonball characters, like a 1000 people as Goku or Vegeta :lol:
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Post by Beji » Mon Jun 04, 2012 3:03 pm

The "Kinto-un" for children 8 and younger ^_^, Inside Buu (like a scary rollercoaster that also goes inside). There would have to be some type of arcade thing inside too. With the arcade we couldnt play in the US b./c they are only in japan. Or just silly ones outside like "Wack a Saibaman". :lol:

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Post by Scarz » Mon Jun 04, 2012 3:11 pm

Beji wrote:With the arcade we couldnt play in the US b./c they are only in japan. Or just silly ones outside like "Wack a Saibaman". :lol:
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Post by Avenged » Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:08 pm

I could see it happening as part of an anime/manga themed park such as Disney land/World and Six Flags. This reminds me of...

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A Super Saiyan stage in a theme park in Japan.
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Post by SSJSteve » Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:13 pm

Piccolo's Special Beam Cannon as a Corkscrew ride? :)

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Post by DBZGTKOSDH » Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:16 pm

Avenged wrote:I could see it happening as part of an anime/manga themed park such as Disney land/World and Six Flags. This reminds me of...

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A Super Saiyan stage in a theme park in Japan.
That was weird... but kinda cool. Are there more of these?
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Post by Son Geeko » Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:38 pm

DBZGTKOSDH wrote: That was weird... but kinda cool. Are there more of these?
There's an info page (and video of the full show) here:

http://www.kanzentai.com/misc_db.php?id ... ttle_stage

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Post by DarkPrince_92 » Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:41 pm

Lmao those anime cut-outs.
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Post by theawesomepossum777 » Tue Jun 05, 2012 10:26 am

SSJSteve wrote:Piccolo's Special Beam Cannon as a Corkscrew ride? :)
That's the coolest ride idea ever! My idea would be a Tenkaichi Budokai for kids-adults to enroll in. However, it would probably have much less leg-breaking so there won't be insurance costs and people suing each other...

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Post by Piccolo Daimao » Tue Jun 05, 2012 11:30 am

And something to do with the Ginyuu Tokusentai, although I don't exactly know what. They could be selling chocolate at a gift shop or something.
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Post by Castor Troy » Tue Jun 05, 2012 2:38 pm

Bulma vs. The Crab: THE EXPERIENCE.

I would imagine it being like the submarine rides at Disneyland and Sea World. :roll:

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Post by sailorspazz » Tue Jun 05, 2012 4:08 pm

Heh, I started thinking about something like this a few months ago when I visited Orlando. Coming up with a few themed roller coasters would be easy enough...
SSJSteve wrote:Piccolo's Special Beam Cannon as a Corkscrew ride? :)
Like that. Brilliant (though I could never personally ride something like that, can't tolerate too much spinning :o ) Another idea is to do something like the "Dragon Challenge" at Islands of Adventure, where two roller coasters intertwine and "battle" as they race along. So, there could be a Gokuu coaster and a Vegeta coaster, or Freeza or whoever.

They could also make something like the "Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey" ride where you're flying along with the characters on some adventure. You get in a battle, you get killed, you run along Snake Way and fall into Hell....OK, they probably wouldn't do that specifically, but something where the rider is a part of the action would work well.

Of course, it wouldn't be a theme park experience without some cheesy production show. Set up a stage where the Z warriors fight some random villains, complete with flying (with clearly visible wires), ki blasts (fire exploding around the stage), and rock music playing in the background (ROCK THE DRAGON!).

Of course there'd be costumed characters walking around to take pictures with. And some sort of themed foods, like senzu beans. Dragon Balls could even be made into a food somehow (maybe steamed buns with stars printed on them?) And, in a nod to censorship, blue beer! :D
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Post by B » Tue Jun 05, 2012 4:09 pm

Mt. Paozu has that huge waterfall; it could serve as a water ride.
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Post by ricecake » Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:29 am

Karin's Tower could be one of those rides that you go straight up really high and then they drop you down.

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Post by SilverPlaqueVII » Wed Jun 06, 2012 1:20 pm

Man! I liked that idea of having a Dragon Ball theme park. Since Canada's Wonderland, Toronto Zoo, Wild Water Kingdom, and Ontario Place are my city's attractions; I can put the Dragon Ball theme park somewhere in the GTA. I can have some Dragon Ball reps (Viz, Toei, Ooishi, Toriyama, FUNimation), and the supporters (federal, provincial, municipal) to fund the project with likely taxpayers on a joint basis. However, I like to see the Dragon Ball merchandising, food, rides, etc... Add Dr. Slump for a twist if you guys want.

Ontario Place on the other hand, it'll stay closed until 2017.
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Post by soulnova » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:45 pm

Ok, some they could do:

Pilaf's Labyrinth
Oozaru Escape!
Karin Climb
Flying Nimbus Kids' Ride
Sky Dance
Wilderness Training Playground
Snake Way Race
Saiyan Landing (you are fling on a pod to a safe net)
Trip to Namek Adventure (virtual experience)
Crazy Kienzan (huge disk rotating everywhere!)

As mentioned above:
Makankosapou Roller coaster (final part is entering a saiyan armor LOL)
Wack a Saibaman (I totally vote for this)
Shenron Roller coaster
Inside Buu Attraction
Live Action shows



Restaurants: Kame House Café, Tenkaichi (with live martial performances), Capsule Corp Food court

All buildings must be dome like.
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Post by SilverPlaqueVII » Thu Jun 07, 2012 12:58 am

soulnova wrote:Ok, some they could do:

Pilaf's Labyrinth
Oozaru Escape!
Karin Climb
Flying Nimbus Kids' Ride
Sky Dance
Wilderness Training Playground
Snake Way Race
Saiyan Landing (you are fling on a pod to a safe net)
Trip to Namek Adventure (virtual experience)
Crazy Kienzan (huge disk rotating everywhere!)

As mentioned above:
Makankosapou Roller coaster (final part is entering a saiyan armor LOL)
Wack a Saibaman (I totally vote for this)
Shenron Roller coaster
Inside Buu Attraction
Live Action shows



Restaurants: Kame House Café, Tenkaichi (with live martial performances), Capsule Corp Food court

All buildings must be dome like.
There's also gonna be Baskin Robbins, McDonalds, Pizza Pizza, Timmies, KFC lol to keep the fans hungry.

I'd rather also get them to open a merchandising shop containing T-shirts, hoipois, action figures, energy drinks, armor, DVDs, character gear, etc....
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Post by Tanooki Kuribo » Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:33 am

Maybe they could have Dragon Balls hidden around the park for you to find.

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