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B&M Manta Clone for Japan in 2015

Nagashima Spa Land recently announced they’re building a clone of Sea World’s Manta, a B&M flying coaster. Acrobat will be the Japanese park’s first major roller coaster since the record breaking...

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A-Z Coaster of the Week: Wildfire

This week’s A-Z Coaster takes us to Wildfire at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri. Opened in 2001, Wildfire is one of only five B&M sit-down looping roller coaster models...

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Banshee Opens to Rave Reviews

After months of anticipation, Banshee was unveiled to the coaster world. This world record-breaking B&M had a lot of hype to live up to. Coaster101 writers Nick and Kyle were...

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A-Z Coaster of the Week: OzIris

The A-Z Coaster of the Week is OzIris, the last B&M inverted roller coaster to open (before Banshee does later this week).  OzIris debuted at Parc Asteriz (located in France)...

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Banshee Receiving its Lift Chain

Unfortunately, it’s not often that an amusement park builds a mammoth Bolliger & Mabillard inverted coaster. Watching Kings Island’s Banshee rise over the past few months has been quite exciting....

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Banshee Loops Around its Lift Hill

Kings Island sent us two great pictures of the top section of Banshee’s first vertical loop which circles the B&M inverted coaster’s lift hill. From Kings Island: “Workmen on Wednesday...