I remember when a Disneyland supervisor, my favorite when I worked in the parking lot (remember the parking lot?) got sent from Anaheim to help train workers, I mean, cast members at Tokyo Disneyland circa 1980.
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If only that guy knew at the time that he was helping to set an attendance mousetrap that would snap three decades later.
Indeed, the unimaginable has happened, according to the annual estimate from Los Angeles consulting firm Aecom, which reports Tokyo Disneyland has surpassed the original park that Uncle Walt built as the second-most-popular theme park in the world.
The new worldwide Avis of theme parks, Tokyo Disneyland had attendance jump 15.9 percent in 2013 to 17.2 million visitors, I mean, guests.More »