What Foreign Coaster Is This... Sweet Effect.

Thursday, March 16, 2006 5:14 PM

I haven't seen this yet posted here, but I may be mistaken... what coaster is this? It LOOKS like a Giovanola based upon the track style & coaster, but checking on RCDB, I'm just not finding it. From the looks of it, might be Hong Kong or Japanese (building styles).

Whatever it is, that definately looks sweet, a much better (and prettier) effect than Anaconda at Kings Dominion.

Anyone know what it is and where it's from?

Thursday, March 16, 2006 5:15 PM
That's "Vanish" in Japan... "Diving Coaster: Vanish" to be specific
look it up www.rcdb.com *** Edited 3/16/2006 10:16:14 PM UTC by ThemeDesigner***
Thursday, March 16, 2006 6:37 PM

It has OTSRs and no inversions... bummer.

*** Edited 3/16/2006 11:38:13 PM UTC by Fun***

Thursday, March 16, 2006 7:25 PM
Looks like a somewhat sexy little non-looping mega coaster... but I'm leary on the manufacture. "Senyo Kogyo Co., Ltd." ? Is that a subsidary of Arrow & Giovanola, 'cause the track looks Arrowish & the train-style looks Giovanola... although small, looks fun.

Thursday, March 16, 2006 7:36 PM
It's an ok little ride. The splash effect isn't really noticeable on-ride, but is really cool for spectators.
*** Edited 3/17/2006 12:37:39 AM UTC by GregLeg***
Thursday, March 16, 2006 7:42 PM
It's at Cosmo World, but since several people here already posted the link the RCDB site, I guess you figured that out by now. To be quite honest with you, the best ride at Cosmo World was the Log Flume. You actually get airtime on it. I really liked the park, everything was literally stacked on top of each other. If you would like a good read on the park, then check out the Japan Trip on ECC's website. They have a good amount of photos there. *** Edited 3/17/2006 12:47:11 AM UTC by Coasterphan***
Thursday, March 16, 2006 8:42 PM
Funny how this topic pops up at least once a year ;)
Friday, March 17, 2006 2:29 AM
....and then Vanishes again? :)
Friday, March 17, 2006 3:22 AM
Whenever I see a thread called "what coaster is this?" (or "Was ist das für eine Achterbahn?", or "ou est le rollercosteur?") I want to type "Vanish" without even looking at the picture.

This must be the most prominent coaster around the world. Where do people find this picture?

Friday, March 17, 2006 7:49 AM
Well, Break.com was where I stumbled across it. Usually I'm fimilar with some of the foreign oddities in coasters, but this one caught my eye... mainly 'cause it's overseas, it's made by a manufacture who never made another coaster before or after this one, and it's got no record-breaking feats except a cool effect that can make for one Kodak moment!

Friday, March 17, 2006 12:30 PM
That's pretty cool. I would like it better if it actually dived into a lake instead of a shallow pool.
Friday, March 17, 2006 3:08 PM
IIRC, there is a pov avaliable on theme park review dot com ;)
Friday, March 17, 2006 3:40 PM
Aww man gator, I know that was a goofy joke, but it got to me. I'm ROTFLMAO! Thanks!
Friday, March 17, 2006 4:56 PM
It's all good, Eric....nice to know that once in awhile I'm entertaining someone BESIDES myself... :)

*** Edited 3/17/2006 9:56:51 PM UTC by rollergator***


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