After two full months, the Japanese government will be lifting the quasi-State of Emergency restrictions as cases and hospitalizations fall today. While the current 6th COVID-19 wave in Japan is still high compared to previous waves, cases are dropping dramatically across the island nation, giving the government confidence to let current restrictions lapse today. More after the jump.
The Japanese government confirmed today that the quasi-State of Emergency to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will continue in 18 prefectures past the March 6 deadline until March 21, including the metropolitan Tokyo and Osaka areas. This comes as Japan relaxes its border restrictions for non-tourists, and announces more easing of border restrictions. More after the jump.
The NHK, Japan’s national broadcaster, is reporting that the Japanese government will be extending the current quasi-State of Emergency for 13 prefectures until March 6 to combat the continually increasing COVID-19 spread, including Tokyo and the surrounding prefectures. Kochi prefecture will also be added to the group starting February 12. More after the jump.
The agency for Hiro Shimono, who is best known for voicing Zenitsu in Demon Slayer: Kimestu no Yaiba, announced today that the voice actor has been cleared by his local health center to return to work after coming down with COVID-19 a second time. More after the jump.
Voice actor Show Hayami and his agency Rush Style announced yesterday that the voice actor, who is best known as the voice of Sosuke Aizen in Bleach and Ichiya Vandalay Kotobuki in Fairy Tail, had contracted COVID-19. More details after the jump.
Voice actor Natsuki Hanae's talent agency, Across Entertainment, announced today on their website that the voice actor, who is best known as the voice behind Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba's male lead Tanjiro, has recovered from COVID-19 after treatment and on the advice of the local health center, was allowed to return to work starting today. More after the jump.
The agency for voice actor Hiro Shimono, I'm Enterprise revealed today that Shimono has once again tested positive for COVID-19 after contracting the disease back in July 2021. The agency noted that Shimono was already under self-quarantine after being deemed a close contact for a few days and underwent a PCR test due to this. More after the jump.