Stunning Fire at Super Nintendo World in Japan Shuts Down Ride for an Indefinite Period

Published 11/25/2021, 3:41 PM EST


Just like Disney Land, the Super Nintendo World is one of the biggest attractions in Japan. Located in the Universal Studios at Osaka, the place is a paradise for everyone who has fond memories associated with Nintendo and its iconic characters. The place has some of the best Nintendo-themed games, rides, and merch that fans can literally feast their eyes upon.

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However, a sad mishap that took place on the 24th of November has caused the theme park to temporarily shut down. An employee reported a fire at the ceiling of Yoshi’s Adventure Ride inner section. However, no fatalities were reported as the situation was soon brought under control by the Fire authorities.

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Yoshi’s Adventure Ride catches fire in Nintendo World

Nintendo World is not new to mishaps and has seen a fair share of incidents ahead of this recent one. Previously, this place was in the news and was forced to close because of triggering a significant spike in COVID-19 cases around that area. Later this summer, the falling down of a large Goomba tower decoration sparked major controversy and ensued investigation in order to maintain safety standards. In the latest of incidents, this fire at Yoshi’s Adventure Ride is making the news.

Spotted by one of the employees in the park on 23rd November, the ceiling of Yoshi’s Adventure Ride’s inner section had caught fire, forcing authorities to close down the park temporarily. The park will reopen from 25th November, however, Yoshi ride is set to remain closed.

From the above incident, no fatalities have been recorded, and the situation was under control just well on time.

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Nintendo does have some great plans to treat their fans this holiday season and this wait will surely be worth it.

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Siddid Dey Purkayastha

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Siddid Dey Purkayastha is an eSports author for EssentiallySports and is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Arts degree at Christ (Deemed to be University). He has always been into gaming since the ripe age of 9 and has never looked back. Apart from his deep love for narrative-driven or campaign-based games, he enjoys casually playing online games such as Valorant, Fortnite, FIFA Ultimate Team, Warzone, and GTA Online.

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