Someity official mascot for 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games
On July 22, the official mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have been unveiled during a ceremony in the Japanese capital Tokyo. The Olympic mascot “Miraitowa” is a blue-checked pointy-eared figure, which fuses the Japanese words ‘mirai’, which means future, and ‘towa’, which means eternity. Its Paralympic counterpart “Someity” is derived from a type of cherry blossom ‘Somei-yoshino’. It is represented as a pink-checked and wears a cape and is sounds similar to English phrase “So mighty”. The Tokyo Olympics are schedule to run from July 24 to August 9, 2020. The Paralympics will take place between August 25 and September 6.
Topics: Cherries • Cherry blossom • Fiction • Fictional characters • Flora of Japan • Japanese culture • Miraitowa and Someity • Ornamental trees • Plants • Prunus × yedoensis • Somei • Summer Olympics