Takabisha

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Takabisha
Takabisha (Fuji-Q Highland) 2011 01.jpg
Fuji-Q Highland
Location Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan
Status Operating since 16 July 2011
Statistics
Manufacturer Gerstlauer
Type Steel - Launched - Diving
Product Euro-Fighter 1000
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
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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

Elements
Takabisha (Fuji-Q Highland) 2019 01.jpg

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

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