It was a pointlessly long straight after the launch, a bit of moderate coaster, then it's squirrel nutty! Worse, actually, because on here you'd have a shoulder restraint on you. Nothing to see, and whenn the POV ended I said "was that it?"
If it takes that much money and time, it's got to be pretty good. And it wasn't. It was, in fact, worse than staying home.
You sure this video isn't a joke?
It was never intended to be a 'park worthy' coaster - more of a hugely expensive novelty. Don't forget how restricted they were in space to work with.
The launch track is so long because it is intended to simulate the acceleration of a race car along the start/finish straight that it runs parallel to. I personally think the launch looks pretty incredible, second only to Dodonpa's in terms of raw acceleration.
In short, the launch is the ride. Everything that comes after it (with the possible exception of the turnaround/drop after the brakes) merely serves to return the ride to the station. In my opinion, that long coast through the building looks far more interesting (not to mention throughput friendly) than the brake run they could just have easily put in.
...And for the record, it has lap bars.