Breaking Ground: Saudi Arabia’s Dragon Ball Z Theme Park Promises Unique Gaming Experience

The world’s first Dragon Ball Z theme park is being built in Saudi Arabia

In 2019, the popular video game Dragon Ball Z Kakarot was showcased at the gaming trade fair Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. The event allowed attendees to experience the gameplay firsthand and provided a glimpse into the latest version of the beloved series.

Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia is preparing to introduce its first-ever Dragon Ball Z theme park as part of its Qiddiya project. Covering 5.3 million square feet, the entertainment venue will feature seven different areas inspired by the original Japanese anime television series. With over 30 themed rides, hotels, and restaurants, the theme park promises to offer a unique experience for fans of Dragon Ball Z.

The upcoming theme park will include five “world first” rides, including a 230-foot-high roller coaster named Shenron after the series’ iconic magical dragon. In addition to the theme park, Saudi Arabia has made significant investments in video games and anime productions, with collaborations between Japan-based companies like Toei Animation and MiSK.

Qiddiya City, where the theme park will be located, is a massive project aimed at offering over 400 attractions to residents and visitors alike. The city also plans for a Six Flags park, a waterpark, and various entertainment options. Vision 2030, led by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, seeks to boost tourism in the kingdom and diversify its economy away from oil reliance.

The Saudi Public Investment Fund has been instrumental in funding projects like Qiddiya City with a goal of attracting 150 million tourists annually by 2030. With its successes in past events and attractions

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