Exhibit combining sports manga, technology begins ahead of Olympics

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An exhibition featuring extra than one hundred sports manga kicked off Saturday in Tokyo, imparting interactive reviews through cutting-edge era ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
In the exhibition organized by way of electronics maker and Olympics sponsor Panasonic Corp, visitors can revel in taking the area of a sports activities individual, including a tennis participant, as a screen initiatives manga-like illustrations around them. Displayed works, meanwhile, encompass mythical football manga “Captain Tsubasa,” boxing manga “Ashita no Joe” and recent biking saga “Yowamushi Pedal.”
“I truely wish that via experiencing this (exhibition), the exhilaration for the Tokyo 2020 Games will keep growing,” Tokyo Gov Yuriko Koike stated in a pre-opening ceremony at Panasonic Center in which the occasion is being held thru Sept 29.
The exhibition, that is open to the general public totally free, is anticipated to attract around five,000 human beings, which includes avid manga fanatics and foreign site visitors, in line with Panasonic.
Titled “Sports x Manga,” the exhibition is separated into seven themes, covering the records of sports activities manga and Japanese society, interviews with Japanese Olympic athletes who had been inspired through manga, as well as “killer movements” seen in the manga that deviates from actual international sports.
Manga and anime on Paralympic sports activities also are showcased inside the occasion, even as there may be a place displaying diverse manga expressions, such as movement traces and balloons.
“This is an exhibition thru which you may experience and experience the fascination of sports activities via an acquainted Japanese tradition — manga,” said Panasonic Executive Officer Satoshi Takayasu at the rite.
The exhibition is open from 10 a.M. To 6 p.M. Panasonic Center close to Ariake Station in the Odaiba waterfront place is closed on Mondays, besides for July 15 and Sept. 16.

1912 Two future personalities competed within the Games in Sweden: Firstly, Avery Brundage in pentathlon-elected President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC); the primary U.S. Sports leader to occupy the publish. Secondly, George S. Patton, General throughout World War II.
1920 At the Summer Olympic Games in Antwerp (Belgium), the States became undisputed champion while it becomes first within the medal standings with ninety-five medals. The U.S. Crew had extra than forty Summer Olympic Games Champions.
1920 In Belgium, Duke Kahanamoku earned the guys’ 100m freestyle for the second time in a row. For the beyond 4 years, Hawaii’s carrying icon has become the first Islander to conquer the coveted identify (Stockholm Games) and turned into a country wide-class swimmer inside the States. Prior to 1916, the untapped athlete moved between his home, Hawaii, and frequent swimming activities inside the continental United States, in which his most effective purpose changed into to teach to come to be the arena’s fastest swimmer. There, he won the national trials, shooting tickets for the Summer Olympics. As nicely as being one of the maximum brilliant swimmers on Earth since 1912, Duke Kahanamoku reintroduced the game of browsing to the western global- he grew to become it into a super countrywide passion within the continental U.S. Like Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop and the performer Don Ho, his significant non-public recognition brought to Hawaii’s global repute.
1924 In the Olympics in Paris, France, America’s strong squad turned into first in the medal be counted with 99 – 67 medals greater than Finland (2d in the Games).
1924 The US water polo group took the third area inside the international opposition, becoming the first American squad to be medalist within the Olympiad.
1924 After gaining 4 golds, America’s sportsmen became champion within the unfastened-fashion wrestling tournament in the Games of the VIII Olympiad in Paris. The winners have been Robin Read, Russel Vis, John Spellman, and Harry Steele.

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