Laid-Back Camp Chills Out at Fuji-Q Highland
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
The Fuji-Q Highland amusement park is getting a dose of chill courtesy of the hit anime Laid-Back Camp. The series is inspiring its own attractions and even a staff talk event starting on April 28. The event is titled "Laid-Back Camp in Fuji-Q Highland Episode 229: Mt Fuji, the Shouting, and the Superb View."
The theme park will set visitors out to locate five staff members as part of a stamp rally and decorate the Ferris Wheel gondolas with Laid-Back Camp art. Original goods and food will also be available for purchase, like toasted marshmallows.
A staff event will be held on opening day with appearances by series voice actresses Yumiri Hanamori and Sayuri Hara, and the series' theme song singers Asaka and Eri Sasaki. Visitors can either view the stage event for free or purchase closer seats via PassMarket.
Nearby areas are collaborating with Laid-Back Camp, too. The Fuji Express Line train is getting a Laid-Back Camp makeover and Kawaguchiko station has "bus free coupons" with limited Laid-Back Camp maps for the areas that appeared within the show, like Lake Motosu in Minobu-chō. Customers that also purchase tickets for Narusawa-hyōketsu, an ice cavern visitors can explore in Yamanishi prefecture, or a round-trip bus ticket for the west side of Mt. Fuji can receive Laid-Back Camp postcards.
Yamanashi prefecture's camp sites are booming thanks in part to the popularity of Laid-Back Camp. The area's designated pilgrimage camp sites from the series experienced three times as many visitors so far compared to last year.
The Saiko Kohan Camping Ground at PICA Lake Saiko Fuji set up a "Laid-Back Camp Experience" package that even beginners can enjoy. The experience includes ingredients to make the food that the characters enjoy in the anime, like Gyōza Nabe.
Source: Comic Natalie