World's second 4D coaster opens at Fuji-Q park in Japan
On July 19th, Six Flags Magic Mountain's X
lost its crown of world's only 4th dimension coaster. It has a younger brother, christened "Eejanaika" (pronounced "eh-ja-NIE-kah"), is taller and faster and has been refined, with trains that weigh less than those on X, and a new element called a "Full-Full" in which the train does a heartline roll of sorts (heartlining is technically impossible on a 4D coaster) while the seats do a somersault in perfect sync with the roll.
I think Japan begins its attack in theme park industry. There are Disneyland and Universal here, which is the king of theme park in USA. And Fuji-Q Highland has just made the biggest 4-D coaster. Also, Japan also has the longest coaster in the world, Steel Dragon 2000. But I heard that it was closed down. Maybe SBNO! The bad thing is that many Japaners can't talk English. So prepare your Japanese.
Kirnu will be coming out in 2007 as the worlds first LIM launched 4D coaster. It is a prototype so it will be not so fast and not very tall but it should be pretty cool.
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