In light of the spread of the coronavirus in Japan, Tsuburaya and Ultraman Taiga The Movie‘s production committee have chosen to delay the film’s release.
Ultraman Taiga‘s new film Ultraman Taiga The Movie: New Generation Climax, originally set to release in Japanese theaters on March 6th, has been officially delayed. This is due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus in Japan following an announcement from the Japanese government. Other films such as Doraemon The Movie: Nobita’s New Dinosaur are also being affected.
The coronavirus, which causes a disease called COVID-19, was initially identified in Wuhan, China. This is where the disease is first believed to have been spread from. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has asked schools to close for about one month, and the possibility of relocating, delaying, or cancelling the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics is being discussed.
As of this time, Ultraman Taiga The Movie has not set a new release date. The production committee has apologized for the delay and said the new release date will be announced on the official website for the film. However, anyone who purchased an advance ticket will still be able to use that ticket to see the film upon release.
Ultraman Taiga The Movie: New Generation Climax is set to feature characters from the last seven years of Ultraman as they face off against an Ultraman Taro turned evil by Tregia, Ultraman Taiga’s nemesis.
Experts say that to protect against becoming infected by the coronavirus, it’s important to wash your hands often with soap and water, avoid touching your face, and cover any coughs or sneezes with your arm.