NJPW Reveals Schedule Change Due To National Emergency

New Japan Pro Wrestling issued the following press release announcing that the Road To New Beginning Tour will have special start times to coincide with Japan's new State of Emergency due to their battle with COVID-19. Full details, including when each show will begin and end, is below.

Thank you for your ongoing support of New Japan Pro-Wrestling.

In the wake of a state of emergency being declared in several Japanese prefectures, NJPW events between the dates of January 17 and February 8 will take place at special earlier start times. NJPW World broadcasts will also start at the below times. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and appreciate your understanding.

As circumstances continue to change and local governments adopt different approaches, further changes may be made to events other than those listed below; keep checking official news sources for the latest information.

We also thank those attending in advance for ensuring the safety of yourself and those around you by adhering to our event policy.

■Road to THE NEW BEGINNING
▼Sunday January 17, Korakuen Hall
5:30 doors, 6:30 bell ⇒ 5:00 doors, 6:00 start

▼Monday January 18, Korakuen Hall
5:30 doors, 6:30 bell ⇒ 5:00 doors, 6:00 start

▼Tuesday January 19, Korakuen Hall
5:30 doors, 6:30 bell ⇒ 5:00 doors, 6:00 start

▼Thursday January 21, Saitama Saiden Chemical Arena(Saitama City Memorial Gymnasium)
5:30 doors, 7:00 bell ⇒ 5:00 doors, 6:00 start
 
▼Saturday January 23, Ota-ku Prefectural Gymnasium
5:00 doors, 6:30 bell ⇒ 4:00 doors, 5:00 start

▼Sunday January 24, Korakuen Hall
5:30 doors, 6:30 bell ⇒ 5:00 doors, 6:00 start

▼Monday January 25, Korakuen Hall
5:30 doors, 6:30 bell ⇒ 5:00 doors, 6:00 start

▼Monday February 1, Korakuen Hall
5:30 doors, 6:30 bell ⇒ 5:00 doors, 6:00 start

▼Tuesday February 2 Korakuen Hall

5:30 doors, 6:30 bell ⇒ 5:00 doors, 6:00 start

▼Wednesday February 3, Korakuen Hall
5:30 doors, 6:30 bell ⇒ 5:00 doors, 6:00 start

▼Monday February 8, Korakuen Hall
5:30 doors, 6:30 bell ⇒ 5:00 doors, 6:00 start

■「THE NEW BEGINNING in NAGOYA」
▼Saturday January 30, Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium (Dolphins Arena)
4:00 doors, 6:00 bell ⇒ 4:00 doors, 5:30 start
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There are currently no plans to change the start time of our January 28 Nagano event, or New Beginning in Hiroshima on February 10 & 11.

All purchased tickets will be honoured.

Opening time on January 24 in Korakuen may be delayed due to construction. Start time will be as listed.

Should ticket holders require a refund due to the changes in start times, please retain your physical ticket. Refund procedure will be announced at a later date.