The storm is expected to intensify on Sunday, with heavy rain, storm surges and winds of more than 100mph (160km/h).
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s term ends in September next year.
Emperor Naruhito expressed ‘deep remorse’ over Japan’s actions during World War II in a sombre ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the country’s unconditional surrender on Saturday.
Questions remain from promising vaccine trials
Japan urged businesses on Tuesday to have staff work from home to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, and its top-flight soccer division announced it was postponing matches, just months before the country is due to host the Summer Olympics.
China's coronavirus outbreak showed no sign of peaking with health authorities on Friday reporting more than 5,000 new cases.
The visit will take place in Spring 2020.
Applicants must "be interested in going into space and able to participate in the preparation for it" and "be someone who wishes for world peace", the website states.
Ghosn has said he will speak publicly about his escape on Jan. 8.
This is the second leg of a week-long Asian trip