Japanese roller coaster keeps breaking riders’ bones, now under federal investigation

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel


”Do-Dodonpa” is supposed to be the sound that drums make, but what’s been happening recently is more like “snap snap.”

With Tokyo Disneyland having such an enormous presence, other theme park operators in Japan have to find their own special niche to focus on. Universal Studios, for example, has been adding plenty of domestic pop culture appeal with its video game and anime tie-ups. Puroland offers all the kawaii culture of Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends. And Fuji-Q Highland, in Yamanashi Prefecture? That’s the place to go for roller coasters.

Oh, and broken bones too, it turns

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