- Japan dropped a video teaser for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games featuring scenes in the city, Japanese athletes, and anime characters
- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe emerged from a giant green pipe dressed as Super Mario for the inauguration of Tokyo 2020.
- Tokyo, Japan was chosen as the host of the Olympic Games and has been prepping for the venue since its announcement.
Japan revealed a teaser for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the culminating ceremony in Rio.
Japan, the host country after Brazil, has been gearing up for the next Olympics four years from now. The two-minute video has integrated Japan’s culture and sports. The video boasted some of the country’s athletes as well as the streets and skyscrapers of Tokyo.
Japan’s beloved animated characters like Pacman, Mario, and Doraemon also starred in the video teaser. The teaser ended with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dressed as Mario appearing in the culmination of Rio Olympics, which signals the inauguration and sets the stage for the Tokyo 2020.
The prime minister emerged from a pipe dressed as the Mario character. Abe was holding a glowing red ball, which symbolizes Japan’s rising sun.
The social media was on fire after Abe’s appearance. Some cannot wait for another three years and 11 months for the games. Some people encouraged everyone to go to Tokyo.
Meanwhile, it is not all positive as others claimed that they will pass the Olympics.
Super Mario is a fictional character from a video game franchise created by Nintendo, which is the biggest selling video game of all time. He is a stout Italian plumber famous for his red cap and blue overalls.
Watch the teaser for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.