"Takabisha" World's Steepest Roller Coaster Comes to Japan's Fuji-Q Highland Amusement Park

Japan's Fuji-Q Highland, an amusement park just added a very special new attraction: the world's steepest roller coaster -- called "Takabisha" accelerates to 100 mph, has a 43m drop and a 121-degree freefall.The Japanese roller coaster beat the former record holder, the Le Timber Drop in France, which measures "113.1" degrees.Fuji Q Highland invested $37 […]

Japan's Fuji-Q Highland, an amusement park just added a very special new attraction: the world's steepest roller coaster -- called "Takabisha" accelerates to 100 mph, has a 43m drop and a 121-degree freefall.

The Japanese roller coaster beat the former record holder, the Le Timber Drop in France, which measures "113.1" degrees.

Fuji Q Highland invested $37 million in the development of the Takashiba. One ride takes 112 seconds and costs $12.50.

The video below shows what it's like to ride it:

This time lapse video shows the Takabisha being built: