Universal Studios Japan to reopen June 8 after three-month shutdown
Japan Times -- Jun 02
Universal Studios Japan will reopen its doors on June 8 to annual ticket holders who live in Osaka Prefecture after being closed for around three months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the operator said Monday.

USJ LLC, the operator of the amusement park in the city of Osaka, said it will gradually lift restrictions and plans to allow all Osaka Prefecture residents to enter from June 15.

It said it will then admit those living in the wider Kinki region also covering Kyoto, Hyogo, Nara, Wakayama and Shiga prefectures from June 19.

Meanwhile, Oriental Land Co., which runs Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, said Monday it will extend the parks’ closure due to fears visitors will come from across the nation and possibly lead to a renewed spread of the virus.

The company said it will announce reopening dates after preparations are complete. A decision on when to open a new area at Tokyo Disneyland will be decided after the parks are again operating, it added.

大阪のユニバーサル・スタジオ・ジャパンが客を限定して8日から営業を再開します。  ユニバーサル・スタジオ・ジャパンは新型コロナウイルスの感染拡大を受けて2月末から休業していましたが、今月8日からは大阪府在住で年間パスポートを持つ客に入場を限定して営業を再開します。その後、段階的に対象を拡げて15日からは大阪府の在住者、19日からは近畿2府4県の在住者に限定しての営業となる予定です。近畿以外の客の入場時期は今後の状況を見て判断するということです。USJは「徐々に客の数を増やして慎重に運営規模を拡大していきたい」としています。
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