New Japan Pro Wrestling and STARDOM Wrestling’s parent company Bushiroad issued the following press release announcing that live events will be returning soon following the state of emergency coming to an end in Japan. Details, including information on performers receiving tests during that time, are below.
Bushiroad Co., Ltd. has canceled and postponed many events from February in consideration of the situation of new coronavirus infection. With the cancellation of the emergency declaration, we have decided to restart live events such as professional wrestling, stage performances, and live music performances, and have decided to carry out antibody tests for all athletes and performers for safety and security. [We] will inform you.
For all live events such as New Japan Pro-Wrestling performances, STARDOM performances, theatrical group airship performances, and Bushiroad Music live performances, a doctor will perform an antibody test in advance for all players and performers as well as staff members who are closely related.