Universal Studios Japan has announced that the theme park will temporarily close starting April 25 due to a new state of emergency issued for Osaka prefecture.

What’s Happening:

  • Universal Studios Japan will temporarily close starting on April 25, 2021 due to the new state of emergency.
  • The theme park will remain closed until the state of emergency has been lifted, so there is no date known for the reopening at this time.
  • The state of emergency for Osaka and Tokyo was declared on Friday, April 23 to help lower cases in what appears to be a new wave of infections. The state of emergency will start on Sunday, April 25.
  • Universal Studios Japan will announce a reopening date once it has been decided after the state of emergency is lifted.
  • Universal Studios Japan temporarily closed last year from February 29 through June 7, 2020, due to COVID-19 and reopened on June 8, 2020.
  • The park had recently celebrated the official grand opening of Super Nintendo World on March 18, 2021. You can learn more about the incredible new land in the video below.

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