Friday, 8 April 2011

The Disk "O"

 Hanayashiki Amusement Park - it's old,  its rickety but still absolutely fun to visit! It may not be Disneyland, but we sure had a fun morning here, one day in September last year. On the Respect-for-the-aged day, to be exact. ^^

A newer ride (than the rest, that is) and an awesome ride at Hanayashiki, I give you the Disk "O".
It spins, it goes up and down and it's a helluva ride! :)

Also Lisa of Ichigoichielove (did I get it right?) is hosting Show Me Japan Vol 1 Issue 21. Check it out!


  1. Looks funny, I like amusement parks

  2. Oh that's called Disk O?
    The O like the Kopi O?
    I always call it a Giant Tumble Dryer.

    In my "era", there was no seat.
    Everybody gotta stand up properly.
    And we faced inward - when the tumble dryer started to spin,
    saliva flew in the air like sakura!
    Maybe, some people got too exited lah?

  3. The Disk "O"! Yes I have seen many different versions of this ride and have been on quite a few. Great fun, but don't eat just before getting on!!

    Japan Australia

  4. @Filip,
    Looks funny but super fun. :)

  5. @Lndon Caller,
    Because it is shaped like an "O" lah... XD

    That one standing type, I think I used to take at some foreign funfair that came to town when I was in college. ;p

    Saliva flying everywhere.... like eeew! I think that's why this one facing outwards instead of inwards, right? LOL

  6. @Japan Australia,
    I sure won't want to see your lunch flying out! o.O

    Have you visited Hanayashiki? ^^

  7. Only in Hanayashiki? Must be quite thrilling to ride on..oh la la..

  8. @Bananaz,
    Haven't been to much of theme parks around Japan, so don't know whether got elsewhere. :p

  9. I like hanayashiki.
    This roller coaster runs very narrow way.

  10. @cocomino,
    and the roller coaster zoom so near to apartments, we saw a nice "obasan" waving at us while we were on it. ^^

  11. >Saliva flying everywhere.... like eeew! I think that's why this one facing outwards instead of inwards, right? LOL

    Ha ha... You sangat pandai lah!
    Tak payah cakap pun faham. Ha ha...

  12. @London Caller,

    Not apa cakap pun tak faham-faham? Hihi

  13. not my kind of thing. it makes me dizzy just looking at it.

  14. @LR,
    No? But it's super fun. ;)

    There are plenty of other rides too you can enjoy there, if you visit. :)

  15. Oooooh I'd love to try this ride! I love amusement parks!

  16. @jellybelly,
    You should. It's great fun. :)

  17. That looks REALLY cool!!
    I love Theme parks/Carnivals!!

  18. I wanna go on the spinny thing!!!
    Thanks for a totally fun (if rickety) Show Me Japan!

  19. @Chris,
    And Hanayashiki felt like both - theme park and sort of a traveling carnival, rickety rides and all. XD

  20. @Ri,
    You should! It's totally fun. And this ride isn't rickety like the roller coaster there. ;p


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