Roller coaster in Japan
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Fuji-Q Highland
Location Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan
Coordinates 35°29′10″N 138°46′46″E / 35.4860060°N 138.7794598°E / 35.4860060; 138.7794598
Status Operating since 16 July 2011
Manufacturer Gerstlauer
Product Euro-Fighter 1000
Type Steel - Launched - Diving
Riders per train 8
Propulsion LSM launch (rolling) and vertical chain lift hill
Height 43 metres
Top speed 100 km/h
Length 1000 metres
Inversions 7
Drop angle 121°
Duration 1:52
G-Force 4.6

Takabisha (Japanese: 高飛車) is a steel launched diving roller coaster located at Fuji-Q Highland in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan.[1] |units=metric Upon opening in July 2011, the ride featured the world's steepest drop at 121°, just half a degree more than Green Lantern Coaster at Warner Bros. Movie World. In 2019, this record was succeeded by TMNT Shellraiser, a near clone of Takabisha at Nickelodeon Universe in New Jersey, which has a drop that is half a degree steeper than Takabisha's.[2]



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


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


  1. "Takabisha". Gerstlauer.
  2. "Nickelodeon Universe at American Dream mall is open, but only half the rides are running". NJ.com.

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Steepest roller coaster
July 2011 – October 2019
Preceded by
Timber Drop
Steepest roller coaster
July 2011 – October 2019
Succeeded by
TMNT Shellraiser

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