In addition to their bilingual/multilingual staff who are able to communicate in English, Chinese and Korean, Tokyo One Piece Tower, the first permanent indoor theme park dedicated to Eiichiro Oda’s hugely poplar One Piece mange series, has also started a new translation service using QR codes to help foreign visitors in 13 languages.
Now visitors can get information on its attractions and displays by reading 28 QR codes set in the entrance and various areas in the park with portable terminals such as cellular phones and tablets. The current supported languages are: English, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Thai, Indonesian, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, German, and Malay.
Tokyo One Piece Tower is located in Tokyo Tower, 333-meter-tall and the second tallest tower in Japan. It successfully attracted 100,000 visitors only in 48 days from its opening on March 13, 2015.
Bilingual/Multilingual staff are wearing these badges
Guide maps in four languages
Live character show
“Franky’s Ball Run”
“Usopp’s Road to Sogeking”
Source: press release
© Eiichiro Oda/Shueisha, Fuji TV, Toei Animation