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roller coaster
Fuji-Q Highland
Location Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan
Status Operating since July 16, 2011
Manufacturer Gerstlauer
Type Steel - Launched - Diving
Product Euro-Fighter 1000
Riders per train 8
Propulsion LSM launch (rolling) and vertical chain lift hill
Height43 metres
Top speed100 km/h
Length1000 metres
Steepest drop121°

Takabisha (Japanese: 高飛車) is a Gerstlauer Euro-Fighter roller coaster located at Fuji-Q Highland in Yamanashi, Japan. Upon opening in 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.

Design[edit | edit source]

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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.

Trains[edit | edit source]

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

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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