Amp up the excitement of eating sushi with this new theme park ride concept from Takara Tomy!
Well-known Japanese toy manufacturer Takara Tomy has been making eating and drinking fun over the years, with amazing toys that inject chocolate into bananas, create 3-D latte art, and froth up a head of beer at the touch of a button.
Now it’s time for the nation’s beloved sushi train concept to be given the Takara Tomy treatment, and as always, they’ve given it a unique twist we couldn’t have seen coming.
▼ Behold the “Sky Party Sushi Big Ferris Wheel“.
Building upon their experience with their exisiting lineup of miniature sushi trains designed for home use, Takara Tomy thought way out of the box when coming up with this new design. Now you get to watch your plates of sushi going round and round on a vertical axis, thanks to the six-carriage Ferris wheel, which has been designed to look like the one at Fuji-Q Highland amusement park, located near the base of Mount Fuji.
Unlike the Ferris wheel at Fuji-Q, however, this mini version comes complete with a rollercoaster track attachment, so that once you’ve chosen the dish you want, it comes hurtling down to the table at the flick of a lever.
▼ The kit also includes a tool for preparing the shari rice which acts as the base for a variety of neta toppings.
To see the sushi Ferris wheel in action, check out the clip below:
Like a day at a fun park, this sushi experience doesn’t come cheap, with the battery-powered product set to retail for 10,778 yen (US$97.14).
Despite the high price tag, sushi-loving theme park enthusiasts of all ages will love this new product. To get on board, head over to Takara Tomy’s online store, where you can pre-oder the item, which is due to go on sale in July.
Source, images: PR Times