Tokyo 2020 JAPAN HOUSE

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Tokyo 2020 JAPAN HOUSE

The Tokyo 2020 JAPAN HOUSE features a wide range of content available for viewing by members of the general public, including an exhibition corner with displays that introduce the Tokyo 2020 Games and the attractions of the host city Tokyo. We look forward to welcoming you!

Times and dates
Olympic Games PyeongChang 2018 9 – 25 February 2018
Paralympic Games PyeongChang 2018 9 – 18 March 2018

Interview

THE TOKYO TRAVELLERS
THE TOKYO TRAVELLERS

Q1.How do you feel about Tokyo 2020 Japan House?

A1.Japan’s cutting-edge technologies were well displayed at the Tokyo 2020 Japan House. There are two years to go, but I can’t wait for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.

Q2.With visiting Tokyo 2020 JAPANHOUSE, Your interest for Tokyo, Japan, Tokyo 2020 has increased more?

A2.During the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, I watched a promotional video of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. It was really well-made, and I wanted to visit the Tokyo 2020 JAPAN HOUSE while I’m here at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. And it turned out a lot of fun. I enjoyed the Tokyo Traveler and the Instagram and twitter attractions. The Tokyo 2020 JAPAN HOUSE is very well put together.

Q1.How do you feel about Tokyo 2020 Japan House?

A1.There were a lot of different exhibits there. The exhibit I liked the best was the Additional Sports Photo Corner. I really enjoyed having my own image captured in scenes featuring sports that have been newly added to the Tokyo 2020 Games. It was great to be able to learn about the various new sports in this way.

Q2.With visiting Tokyo 2020 JAPANHOUSE, Your interest for Tokyo, Japan, Tokyo 2020 has increased more?

A2.There are many showcase pavilions in the Gangneung Olympic Park. But I stopped by the Tokyo 2020 JAPAN HOUSE because it is our neighboring country, and I was curious to know how Tokyo is preparing for the Games . After seeing the exhibitions, I felt that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be something new.

THE TOKYO TRAVELLERS
THE TOKYO TRAVELLERS

Q1.How do you feel about Tokyo 2020 Japan House?

A1.I was really excited after visiting Tokyo 2020 JAPAN HOUSE and I could feel all different cultures and other elements about Japan.

Q2.With visiting Tokyo 2020 JAPANHOUSE, Your interest for Tokyo, Japan, Tokyo 2020 has increased more?

A2.My husband and I knew that the next Olympic is going to be in Tokyo, Japan. We wanted to learn more about it so that’s why we visited today. After seeing everything in this Tokyo 2020 JAPAN HOUSE, we both really want to go Tokyo 2020.

Q1.How do you feel about Tokyo 2020 Japan House?

A1.Tokyo 2020 JAPAN HOUSE presents a lot of very fun activities, introduces the additional sports and shows where the venues are in Tokyo 2020. Especially, the Tokyo Traveler 3D body scanner was awesome. I was not expecting that took me there.

Q2.With visiting Tokyo 2020 JAPANHOUSE, Your interest for Tokyo, Japan, Tokyo 2020 has increased more?

A2.After we visited Tokyo 2020 JAPAN HOUSE, I felt very interested about Tokyo 2020. My wife and I learned more about the Tokyo 2020 and the city of Tokyo. Before Tokyo 2020, if I have a chance, I want to visit Tokyo, Japan and I want to go to Tokyo 2020 absolutely.

Content

THE TOKYO TRAVELLERS
Tokyo Traveller

Come experience state-of-the-art technology using a high-speed scan system that generates 3D modelling data. Visitors can have their image scanned or photographed from head to toe at the special booth, and their image will appear as a life-size avatar in a CG video featuring Tokyo’s sightseeing spots.

image photo corner
Images of the Additional Tokyo 2020 Games Sports

Visitors can take dynamic, vibrant photos as though they are actually experiencing the additional Tokyo 2020 Games sports as an athlete.
Additional sports: Surfing, Baseball/Softball, Karate, Skateboarding, Sport Climbing, Para taekwondo and Para badminton.

①Tokyo 2020 Games Introduction

Basic information about the Tokyo 2020 Games are introduced, including the Games schedule, the Tokyo 2020 Vision, the official emblems and the competition venues.

②Intro to Tokyo, Host City of the 2020 Games

Visualising the TMG’s “Tokyo Tokyo” concept, the attractive and diverse city of Tokyo is introduced through photos and videos along the four themes of nature, culture, food, and water. Visitors can also enjoy the “Try Photo” experience, a unique trick photography corner promoting the 2019 Rugby World Cup that will be held across Japan.

③Experience Japanese Culture by Creating Your Own Original Origami Crane

Have your favourite photo printed as an original origami paper produced only at the Tokyo 2020Japan House. Fold a paper crane and your favourite photo will appear on the wing of the crane and the Tokyo 2020 Games emblem on its back.

⑤Initiatives to Spark the Tokyo 2020 Games

The various initiatives carried out by The Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) to promote the Tokyo 2020 Games are introduced in a video. The video includes the “Tokyo 2020 Medal Project”, the “Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Flags Tour”, as well as the progress made to rebuild the areas affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Kumamoto Earthquake.

⑦Japan National Team Athletes and Their Official Uniform

Presenting an introduction to the Japanese athletes participating in the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 (PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games), accompanied with their portrait photo. The official uniform worn by the Japanese delegation will also be displayed.

⑧Photo Print-Out Service with Original Photo Frame

Attach a specific hashtag and upload a photo on social media, and you will be able to print the photo with an original Tokyo 2020 Japan House photo frame.

JAPAN HOUSE map

Access

Gangneung Olympic Park

Gangneung Olympic Park includes four facilities that will be used for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games: the Gangneung Ice Arena, the Gangneung Oval, the Gangneung Hockey Centre, and the Gangneung Curling Centre. Come share the passion and excitement of the live competitions and the various entertainment events presented at the Live Site. Visitors can also experience the events played on ice at the temporarily installed ice skating rink.

Access

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It takes no more than two hours between Incheon International Airport and Gangneung (direct link without any stops) using the Korean Train Express (KTX), which has been upgraded for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games.

Organiser

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
Tokyo Metropolitan Government