The Tokyo Disney Resort amusement park complex near Tokyo received its 600 millionth guest Saturday, according to Oriental Land Company.
Yumi Sakai, a 39-year-old nurse from Nagoya who was visiting with her husband and two daughters, was greeted by Mickey Mouse and other Disney characters as she became the milestone figure.
“I can’t believe it,” she said. “I want to come here with my kids again and make wonderful memories.”
The resort which opened as Tokyo Disneyland in April 1983 with Tokyo DisneySea added in 2001, marked 100 million visitors in May 1991 and 500 million in August 2010.
Located in Urayasu, Chiba prefecture, the park logged a record-high 31.3 million visitors in fiscal 2013, which ended in March, due to events commemorating its 30th anniversary and a pickup in the Japanese economy.