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Takabisha

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roller coaster
Takabisha
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Fuji-Q Highland
Location Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan
Status Operating since July 16, 2011
Statistics
Manufacturer Gerstlauer
Type Steel
Model / product Euro-Fighter 1000
Riders per train 8
Propulsion LSM launch from 0 - 62.1 mph in 2 s

Vertical chain lift hill

Height141 feet
Top speed62.1 mph
Length3,280.8 feet
Inversions7
Steepest drop121°
Duration1:52
HELP

Takabisha (Japanese: 高飛車) 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°, just half a degree more than Green Lantern Coaster at Warner Bros. Movie World.

Design[edit | edit source]

Elements

Takabisha begins with an enclosed section that includes a barrel roll and the launch track. The second half of the ride begins with a vertical lift hill and a beyond vertical drop.

Trains[edit | edit source]

6 cars. Riders are arranged 4 across in 2 rows for a total of 8 riders per car.

Steepest roller coaster
July 2011 – present
Preceded by
Timber Drop
Steepest roller coaster
July 2011 – present
Succeeded by
None