Toyota had been aiming for a high February production plan to meet strong demand.
The automaker will reduce output again in November, but the impact will not be as painful as before and Toyota sees signs of recovery on the horizon.
The latest January suspensions hit 19 lines at 11 plants in Japan, out of a total of 28 lines in 14 plants.
The Nissan Z car, a 400-hp, twin-turbo symbol of the struggling Japanese automaker's revival, is the latest product launch to be derailed by global supply chain woes.
Japan's gauntlet of COVID-19 quarantine measures is as amazing for its overengineered, hyperefficient logistics as it is exasperating in its unyielding robotic bureaucracy. In a word: The ordeal is uniquely Japanese.
Toyota could lose up to 480,000 units from January through March.