Japan games ratings board CERO to reopen on May 7

Game rating to resume.

Computer Entertainment Rating Organization

The Computer Entertainment Rating Organization, Japan’s consumer games ratings board, will reopen on May 7 following a one-month closure in response to a COVID-19-related state of emergency declared by the Japanese government in April, the organization announced.

Get the full announcement below.

The Computer Entertainment Rating Organization was temporarily closed in response to a shelter-in-place request from the governor of Tokyo and a state of emergency declared in response to the novel coronavirus, but upon strengthening our infection prevention measures for employees and examiners, business will resume on May 7.

We apologize for the great concern and worry we caused our staff and related parties during the break.

Regarding business hours, in order to commute during off-peak hours, we will operate from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for the time being.

Additionally, the organization is also preparing to introduce tele-working as soon as possible.

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