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July 4, 2014

Disney News This Week: Fourth of July at Disney Parks, 'Disney Tsum Tsum' Launches, 'Zapped' and 'Girl Meets World' Deliver Record Audiences, 'Maleficent' Crosses $600 Million

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
In honor of the Fourth of July, Disney Parks in the United States are putting on star-spangled extravaganzas to celebrate the holiday. If you’re heading to Walt Disney World Resort, don’t miss the fireworks spectaculars at Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Disneyland Resort will also host several festivities, from fireworks to concerts and more!
October 24, 2013

The First International D23 Expo Takes Place in Japan

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Just last week, the first D23 Expo Japan took place overseas, right in the heart of Tokyo Disney Resort. For three magical days, presentations, screenings, exhibits and concerts wowed more than 23,000 guests from all over the country.
October 11, 2013

New Clip from 'Thor: The Dark World,' 'Frozen' Stars Coming to Disney Parks, Demi Lovato Announces North American Tour

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
D23 Expo Japan kicks off this weekend—marking the first time that The Ultimate Disney Fan Event is taking place overseas. We’ll give you a rundown early next week here on Disney Post, but until then, catch up with the latest news from around the Company this week.
April 12, 2013

Disney News This Week: 'Disney's Planes' Video Game, ABC Player App Milestone, 'The Little Mermaid' in Tokyo

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
We celebrated the life and times of the beloved Annette Funicello, highlighted Disney’s Global Conservation Leadership Award, and gave you a glimpse of Earth Month activities occurring at Disney Parks this week, but check out these stories that we haven’t yet covered on Disney Post.
December 21, 2012

Disney Magic Welcomes Holiday Shoppers in Japan

By Heather Hust Rivera, The Walt Disney Company

We’ve shared several stories about how the Company is celebrating the holidays around the world at our Parks and Resorts and through special holiday displays at department stores, including Barneys in New York and Harrods in London.

November 20, 2012

Disney's Otona Strategy in Japan Includes New Product and Store Concepts

By Heather Hust Rivera, The Walt Disney Company

We’ve been sharing several stories here on the blog about how Disney produces localized content in international markets. Of course, Disney also creates unique products, stores and experiences in markets around the world.