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2020 Tokyo Olympic games - Mascots Revealed

Dangard Ace

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Tokyo's going all in on anime mascots.   They are:  Son Goku, Sailor Moon, Naruto, Atom, Shin Chan, Pretty Cure, One Piece.  Mario and the plumber boys get snubbed.  Not anime enough?



Tokyo Olympics are scheduled to kick off on July 24 - August 9, 2020.


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1 hour ago, electric indigo said:

So they want to attract a younger audience with decades old characters?


20-something/30-something age group I guess. 

I would imagine that a good number of people (in many countries around the world) who were kids during the late 90's/early 2000's would be familiar with at least one of those anime characters.

The only one that doesn't fit is Atom. Probably should be replaced with Pokemon.

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