SMALL WORLD, a leisure planner and miniature model seller, has announced to open a new indoor theme park ‘SMALL WORLD’ in Tokyo in 2020. The park will mimic world of Japanese animation, like EVANGELION or TOKYO-3, with miniature models combining state-of-the-art technologies, such as IoT, AR or AI. Also, miniature of well-known cities in Japan and in the world will be reproduced with HO gauge or N gauge railway models spread.
SMALL WORLD has a plan to build the same sort of theme parks in several countries in addition to Tokyo, for which it has received investments of 450 million JPY from Dentsu, JTB, Lawson and more through allocation of new shares to a third party. SMALL WORLD appeals the park as an opportunity to showcase new technologies to collect additional sponsors.