“GUNDAM FACTORY YOKOHAMA”, an event to commemorate 40 years of “Mobile Suit Gundam”, has announced cancellation its exclusive pre-event programs and postponement of its opening to a later date.

“GUNDAM FACTORY YOKOHAMA” is a 40 year commemorative event of “Mobile Suit Gundam” and is set to display a life-size, 18m tall, gigantic moving Gundam statue etc. “Special Experience”, a pre-event tour scheduled from July 2020 onward has been canceled. In addition, the main event that was scheduled for October onward has been postponed. The opening will be set to launch within this year and will be decided upon and announced at a later date.

The official site released an announcement stating, “In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we will make a decision with the safety of our customers, staff, and partners as our top priority.” as an explanation for the postponement.

In addition, an apology stating, “We deeply apologize to everyone who was highly anticipating this event and hope to seek your understanding on this matter.” as well as, “We are making preparations for an opening that everyone can enjoy safely. Please look forward to it.”