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Tatsu reviews

Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Tatsu, a roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain. (The minimum height to ride is 54 inches.)

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Posted: August 29, 2009

This B&M Flying Coaster hugs the terrain around Samurai Summit at speeds up to 62 mph. The ride features four inversions, a 124-foot pretzel loop, a 103-foot flat spin, 96-foot-tall zero-G roll and a 360-degree inline roll over. It's a very smooth and popular ride. Ride very early or the line will get very long. trust me

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Overrated. World's "tallest" flyer, but a 50 ft. drop? No record matters when pacing is down, and personally the ride isn't even that thrilling. Maybe its my Orlando bias, but the comparable Manta was a better experience overall. Ride it early or late, but not worth the wait it gets: really, really long. - Timothy Nguyen

OMG! OMG! For anyone who wanted to feel like Superman, this is the ride for you. My 2nd favorite ride in all of Southern California, a definite must for thrill seekers, kids and novice adults. I remember one time I was showing the park to a visitor of the country and she loved it so much that we went on the ride three times in a day: once in the morning, once in the afternoon, and once at night. At night, it was totally amazing and different and would highly recommend it. Anyway, the ride starts off strapped in vertically before it changes to its horizonal positiion. Situated on a hill, you ascend the hill to about 200 feet above the walkway near Roaring Rapids before heading into dips, turns, barrel rolls and the finale of the largest loop you will ever see. Now a loop maybe nothing to thrill seekers but once you head into the loop, you are heading downward head first. At the bottom of the loop, you are on your back, before rocketing up skyward and back to a horizontal base before heading into the base station. That is a weird but thrilling feeling to be on. - D.S. Francisco

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