The name of the Olympics mascot, Miraitowa, fuses the Japanese words for future and eternity.

On Thursday, three pairs of mascots were revealed for the 2020 games at a Tokyo elementary school. The two mascot designs were selected by elementary schoolchildren across Japan.

It will most likely be declared some time in 2017. Each pair has a mascot representing the Olympics and a mascot representing the Paralympics. Children attending primary schools throughout Japan will choose the winning pair of mascots, which will be announced after the closing ceremony of the 2018 winter Olympics games. Miraitowa, Tokyo 2020 Olympics mascot – Image by ©Tokyo 2020. TOKYO (AP) — The official mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics were unveiled at a ceremony in downtown Tokyo on Sunday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) “The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games finally have their mascots,” said Ryohei Miyata, chair of the Mascot Selection Panel.

“I cannot wait to see these two characters coming to life in the stadiums, on the streets and on TV.

According to the official website for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, a decision has yet to be made regarding the official mascot and the theme song. History. The 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo are over two years away, but excitement for the games is already beginning.

Yodli, mascot of the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics. The … As we all know, Japan is home to many of our most beloved anime characters, and fans have been vying to get their say on the very face of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, according to Games Axis. MIRAITOWA has a …


Tokyo 2020 Olympic mascot “Miraitowa”, left, and Paralympic mascot “Someity”, right, appear at stage during their debut event in Tokyo Sunday, July 22, 2018. The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games mascot is styled with the Ai (indigo blue) Ichimatsu pattern from the Tokyo 2020 Games emblem, a tribute to both the respected tradition and modern innovation of Japanese culture. TOKYO -- The official mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics were unveiled at a ceremony in downtown Tokyo on Sunday. Meet Miraitowa and Someity – the smiling, waving mascots charged with building excitement for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.

History. It was named "Schuss" and it was a little man on skis, designed in an abstract form and painted in the colors of France: blue, red and white. Selection of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics Mascots” Role of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Mascots Follow the Tokyo Olympics Mascots Olympics 2020 Merchandise. The first Olympic mascot was born at the Grenoble Olympic Games in 1968. With its traditional and futurist style, the mascot embodies both the old and the new, echoing the concept of "innovation from harmony".

Only one pair will be chosen from these three finalists.

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