Statistics

Length:3,900.9 ft
Height:170.6 ft
Inversions:0
Speed:106.9 mph
Duration:0:55
Max Vertical Angle:90°
G-Force:4.3
Max Acceleration:0 - 106.9 mph in 1.8s
Elements:Compressed Air Launch

Details

Former status:Operated from 12/21/2001 to 10/2/2016
Trains:4 trains with 4 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in a single row for a total of 8 riders per train.
Facts:Each train on the Dodonpa has a different face. The mouth stretches in a scream under the train so that the seats are between the teeth. When the Dodonpa opened, the faces were: Father, Mother, Sister and Baby. These were later changed to: Cheetah, Snake, Zebra and Strawberry.
Etymology:Dodonpa, is named for musical sounds, (similar to Do Re Mi, but percussive) and is also the "chant" referred to occasionally while you wait in line for the coaster.
Operating schedule:Dodonpa closed on October 2nd, 2016 for an extended period of maintenance. By January 11th, 2017 the entire Top Hat was removed.

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