The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) announced this week that renowned Japanese and overseas artists have been selected to produce artworks to celebrate the Tokyo 2020 Games vision and spirit.

The participating artists and designers include famous Japanese manga artists and calligraphers, a number of leading young figures from the Japanese art world and other famous Japanese artists, designers and photographers. They also include four overseas artists who have won numerous awards in Japan and overseas.

The artworks will be rendered as official Tokyo 2020 Official Art Posters and will be produced by the end of the year. They will be displayed at exhibitions in public spaces and will feature on licensed products from the beginning of 2020 to build momentum for the approaching Tokyo 2020 Games.