Photo/IllutrationUniversal Studios Japan’s new show “The Universal Spectacle Night Parade: Best of Hollywood” offers a dazzling immersive experience in which visitors enjoy the worlds of Harry Potter and other popular films in Osaka’s Konohana Ward on May 16. (Kenta Sujino)

OSAKA—Universal Studios Japan pulled an impressive trick as it unveiled a parade recreating the worlds of Harry Potter and other popular movie characters aided by projection mapping technology.

“The Universal Spectacle Night Parade: Best of Hollywood” was previewed to media representatives on the night of May 16 before opening to the public the following day.

The state-of-the-art show along a 600-meter route enables visitors to immerse themselves in epic scenes from films including Despicable Me Minions, Jurassic World and Transformers, as well as with the Harry Potter series, as images projected on walls move along with the real-life parade.