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Takabisha

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Takabisha
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Park

Fuji-Q Highland

Location

Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan

Opened

July 16, 2011

Manufacturer

Gerstlauer

Type

Euro-Fighter

Riders per train

8

Height

141 feet (43 meters)

Top speed

62.1 mph (99.9 km/h)

Length

3,280 feet (999.7 meters)

Duration

1:52

Inversions

7

Steepest drop

121°

Takabisha is a Gerstlauer Euro-Fighter roller coaster located at Fuji-Q Highland in Yamanashi, Japan. The ride features the world's steepest drop at 121 degrees, just half a degree more than Green Lantern at Warner Bros. Movie World.

Design

Elements

Barrel Roll
Vertical Loop
•Element to be named
Corkscrew
Dive Loop
Cutback
Immelman

Takabisha begins with an indoor section that includes a Barrel Roll and the launch track. The second half of the ride begins with a vertical lift hill and the beyond vertical drop.

Preceded by

Timber Drop

Worlds steepest roller coaster

July 2011-Present

Succeeded by

None


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