Virtual reality attractions should not operate unless the special glasses or goggles can be fully sanitized, the guidelines suggest.
And perhaps to parents’ relief, vendors will be asked to refrain from putting out toys or food samples for young visitors to touch, play with or eat.
“These guidelines will not bring infections to zero, but will reduce the risk of infection,” the operators admit, pledging to continue studying ways to bring down transmission risks.
Japan’s best-known theme parks — Tokyo Disneyland and Universal Studios Japan in the western city of Osaka — remain closed with no date yet set for reopening.
But Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday lifted a nationwide state of emergency after a sharp drop in the number of coronavirus cases in Japan.
Citizens and businesses have been urged to adapt to a “new normal” in the coronavirus era, including mask-wearing and social distancing where possible.