Tsuburaya Productions & Toei Cancels Ultraman & Kamen Rider Events Due to Coronavirus: Delays Toy Release Too
Coronavirus is being spread across the rapidly across the world. Now I am literally reading an article on Twitter saying Cases have exceed 3000 in South Korea with 17 reported deaths, Italy has 1000 coronavirus cases with 29 deaths and more cases in Iran. With these many cases and Japan passengers in Cruise Ship Diamond Princess, tested positive to coronavirus. 5 reported deaths in Japan. With this Tsuburaya Productions and Toei have decided to cancel their events.
Tsuburaya Productions have received the news from the government and have cancelled many of their events which are listed below.
That's not all. Outbreak of Coronavirus had also delayed some of the toy release. This includes "DX Zero Slugger Set", "Ultra Action Figure Luna Miracle Zero", "Ultra Action Figure Strong Corona Zero". The original release was March 7th. But now it has been postponed to March 28th for Zero Slugger Set & , mid-April for Ultra Action Figures.
For Toei, when it comes to only Tokusatsu works, they have decided to cancel the Stage Greetings Event of Kamen Rider Zi-O NEXT TIME: Geiz, Majesty.
Yesterday Prime Minister Abe had done a Press Conference where he had talked about the steps to deal with Coronavirus. Here are some of the highlights from the Press Conference.