This is an impressive move. For now, the Bank fo Japan will not be issuing a CBDC. This according to a speech given by Governor Kuroda.
In this video I discuss how the BOJ is going against what is taking place on a global scale. While it will continue its research into the feasibility, as of now, the Governor made it clear there are no plans to implment one for the Yen.
Here is the article mentioned in the video: