The People of Tokyo Disney

The People of Tokyo Disney

Visiting a Disney Park in Japan was unlike any other Disney experience I’ve had thus far.

I’ve talked about cute-obsessed Japan before, and how from cleaning products to food, there’s no escaping the cute. So of course our visits Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea were no exception.

The parks themselves had plenty of cute decorations and merchandise, but I expected that. What I didn’t expect? The people.

It doesn’t seem to matter if you are 5 or 50…here all ages sport their love of Disney right on their sleeve. Literally.

Guys, girls, adults, kids, whether you were alone or in a group– everyone was decked out in expensive Disney merchandise. Here it seems like how wealthy you are directly correlates to how many Duffy bears you own. (Especially since the normal teddy bear size runs about $50 USD per pop!)

Now I know some people who visit Disney Parks in the US or Hong Kong will dress up as well, but it just isn’t the same.

No, the people of Tokyo Disney take it one step further.

The People of Tokyo Disney

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Girls dressed as Minnie Mouse hurry over to meet Pinocchio.

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These girls both had matching accessories for them and their Duffy bears.

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Even adults get in on the fun– excited to meet Scrooge McDuck!

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Couples and friends alike, often stopped to take photos in front of cute Duffy decorations.

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Couples love wearing “couples clothing”, even in Harajuku fashion.

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Another happy couple collaborates with the girl wearing Minnie and Sallie Mae, and the boy wearing Mickey and Duffy.

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A super cute collection, but that’s around $500 USD being toted around in that cart!

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Accessorized and ready to spend the day at Disney.

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This little princess did not want to get up from the glass slipper.

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Minnie Mouse accessories galore.

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A baby Mickey meets Max.

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A princess in waiting.

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A boy and his bear, everyone is crazy for Duffy.

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More Harajuku-Disney fashion.

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Even princesses like to dance.

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Minnie Mouse moms.

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A flock of Daisy Ducks.

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Have YOU been to Tokyo Disney or DisneySea? Which is your favorite photo?

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50 Comments

  1. March 10, 2015 / 9:40 pm

    This looks awesome and it looks like you all had fun. I can’t wait to take the girls to Disney this year. Nothing beats a worldwide experience though.

    • Beth Williams
      April 8, 2015 / 4:59 am

      Oh I’m sure they’ll have so much fun! I’m looking forward to going to Disney in the US this year as well!

  2. March 10, 2015 / 9:47 am

    Beautiful pictures! This looks like a place I definitely need to visit!

    • Beth Williams
      March 10, 2015 / 7:25 pm

      Thanks Alyssa. It’s a fun place!

  3. March 10, 2015 / 1:40 am

    That collage of people is the best things I seen on the internet for a while. So cute. The kids adorable and the legging those two women wore… crazy-pant, am I right

    • Beth Williams
      March 10, 2015 / 7:34 pm

      What can I say– it’s a great place for people watching!

  4. March 9, 2015 / 3:30 am

    That’s awesome! I wish it was more like that at the Disney parks here in the States! I think I’d have more fun seeing people dressed up. :)

    • Beth Williams
      March 9, 2015 / 10:37 pm

      Totally agree! It’s so much more fun :)

  5. March 7, 2015 / 7:41 pm

    Minnie Mouse moms are too cute! Both kids and adults have a wonderful time when in Tokyo Disney! I guess that is true in every Disneyland.

    • Beth Williams
      March 10, 2015 / 7:51 pm

      It is! I just love how they all dress up :)

  6. March 7, 2015 / 10:39 am

    Beautiful photos, thanks for sharing Japan’s finest. Love those purple uniform outfits!

    • Beth Williams
      March 10, 2015 / 7:48 pm

      Yes, they were so cute!

  7. michele d
    March 7, 2015 / 6:32 am

    We love Disney! That must of been a great experience for you. Seems like everyone young or old was having fun. Loved your pictures!

    • Beth Williams
      March 9, 2015 / 10:21 pm

      Disney really is a place for all ages to enjoy!

  8. March 7, 2015 / 12:38 am

    Great snaps! Disney always does a great job with the park decor and facilities! This place really looks amazing!

    • Beth Williams
      March 9, 2015 / 10:23 pm

      I know! The quality of all Disney parks is incredible.

  9. March 7, 2015 / 12:03 am

    I love people watching! You got some great shots Disney is one of my favorite places to visit!

    • Beth Williams
      March 9, 2015 / 10:24 pm

      Thanks Vera! Disney is the perfect place for people watching.

  10. March 6, 2015 / 10:50 pm

    Aww I love photos! These are so cute! I love that people are so passionate about their love for Disney. It makes me want to dress up when I visit :)

    • Beth Williams
      March 9, 2015 / 10:24 pm

      You should!! I always do, haha :)

  11. March 6, 2015 / 6:04 pm

    Did the lady with the teddy bears have a kid with her or was she just strolling them around lol? Never been out the U.S but have been to DisneyWorld

    • Beth Williams
      March 9, 2015 / 10:33 pm

      Didn’t see a kid with her!

  12. March 6, 2015 / 5:05 pm

    So many happy faces and wonderful memories made. Thank you for sharing these gorgeous photos.

    • Beth Williams
      March 10, 2015 / 7:46 pm

      Disney is one of the happiest places!

  13. March 6, 2015 / 5:01 pm

    You are right. They do take it a step further. I love that Duffy cart

    • Beth Williams
      March 9, 2015 / 10:19 pm

      Isn’t it adorable?!

  14. March 6, 2015 / 1:22 pm

    I had so much fun there when I went. I am so happy to see and ESL teacher doing so well. I am going to get back into it as soon as things settle at home. Thanks for the inspiration.

    • Beth Williams
      March 6, 2015 / 2:20 pm

      Thanks Katrina!

  15. March 6, 2015 / 1:13 pm

    Call me ignorant but I didnt even know Tokyo had their own Disney park! WOW I want to visit Toyko anyways and now I have another place I definitely have to visit! #BUCKETLIST!!

    • Beth Williams
      March 6, 2015 / 2:20 pm

      The park there is one of my favorites!

  16. March 6, 2015 / 12:49 pm

    I love all of these cute pictures! I especially want that stroller full of Disney teddy bears, although I don’t know if I could spend $500!

    • Beth Williams
      March 6, 2015 / 2:21 pm

      I couldn’t either, but it’s sure cute!

  17. March 6, 2015 / 10:20 am

    Wow — great people watching! We love Disney and have never been to this one. You captured so many fun times!

    • Beth Williams
      March 6, 2015 / 2:23 pm

      Thanks Penny! Disney is a great spot for people watching.

  18. Sharon Phillips
    March 6, 2015 / 9:48 am

    Looks like a very nice and fun place to visit. I love your pics too. They are great.

    • Beth Williams
      March 6, 2015 / 2:24 pm

      Thanks Sharon! It was a lot of fun.

  19. Robin (Masshole Mommy)
    March 6, 2015 / 8:01 am

    Do all those people know you took and published pictures of them? Oh, and it’s the same here at Disney world and disney land :)

    • Beth Williams
      March 6, 2015 / 2:25 pm

      Haha, no! :)

  20. Lynn
    November 24, 2013 / 11:19 pm

    I have been to Tokyo Disney Resort 3 times and 6 Duffy’s in a stroller is nothing. They love Duffy and often will set up to watch a parade with 10 or more Duffy’s all lined up to watch. They will even make their Duffy wave to characters in the parade. The outfits are great. Everyone loves Disney and shows who their favorite character is thru their dress or accessories.

  21. September 8, 2013 / 2:20 pm

    I love these pictures, seriously. CUTENESS OVERLOAD! It’s so weird to see even adults looking so sweet and cute. Insane. I can’t wait to finally visit Japan :)

    • Beth Williams
      September 17, 2013 / 12:30 pm

      I can’t wait to read about when you finally visit Japan! It’s such an amazing country.

  22. September 5, 2013 / 10:03 pm

    These photos are hilarious and just show Asia to be the weird and amazing place I love it for. I really want to go to Japan and Disneyland is definitely on my list!

    • Beth Williams
      September 7, 2013 / 9:53 am

      Japan is definitely the king of weird and amazing! I really hope you get to visit, it’s still my favorite country.

  23. September 1, 2013 / 11:32 pm

    Wonderful views with fabulous colours, looks a lovely place to be.
    Thank you for these excellent photos.

  24. August 29, 2013 / 2:27 pm

    The one of the women with 6 teddy bears in her stroller is hilarious! Does she really only have that stroller to carry the bears?

    • Beth Williams
      August 29, 2013 / 11:08 pm

      She did have a child with her, but they were around maybe 6 or 7? Too old to be pushed in a stroller I’d say! We ran into her a few times, and every time we couldn’t help but giggle. :)