Universal Studios Japan Delays Super Nintendo World Again Due To Covid-19 – Kotaku1 min read


Image: Nintendo/USJKotaku EastEast is your slice of Asian web culture, bringing you the most current talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am. Super Nintendo World, the Mario and good friends themed location at Universal Studios Japan, was scheduled to open next month on February 4. Due to the state of emergency situation declared in Osaka, it will not.This is not the first time the park was postponed. It was originally slated for a summer 2020 opening, but in the wake of last years state of emergency situation, that was pushed back. The latest announcement was made previously today on USJs main site: The grand opening of Super Nintendo World has actually been postponed.We will reveal the new grand opening date right after Osaka prefectures state of emergency has been lifted.An advance sneak peek was held for the park last November, showing visitors what to expect. As covid-19 cases continue to increase in Japan, a state of emergency situation was stated yesterday for Osaka and the surrounding prefectures. This follows a comparable announcement was made recently for the greater Tokyo location and as a new version of the novel coronavirus was just recently discovered at Haneda Airport. G/O Media might get a commissionThe existing state of emergency situation statement for Osaka ends on February 7.

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