June 14, 2019
Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Preparation Tokyo Metropolitan Government
The Rugby World Cup 2019TM Japan Tournament is finally set to begin on September 20 at Tokyo Stadium.
To build further momentum in the final 100 days before the tournament, Tokyo will be hosting a Rugby World Cup 2019TM Japan Tournament 100-Day Countdown Event in Marunouchi on June 16.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike will be attending this event, featuring a fun-filled program that includes a talk show with Rugby World Cup 2019TM Host City Special Supporters (Tokyo) Kensuke Hatakeyama and Hirona Yamazaki discussing the best ways of enjoying the sporting spectacle only 100 days away -- a must-see!
Sunday, June 16, 2019, 13:00-14:00 (tentative)
Marucube, 1st Floor, Marunouchi Building <Marunouchi 2-4-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo>
Tokyo Metropolitan Government (in cooperation with Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd.)
There will also be stage events in which audience members can participate.
Tetsu and Tomo
Rugby World Cup 2019TM Host City Special Supporters are groups of supporters representing host cities.
Serving as Tokyo’s Host City Special Supporters are:
To commemorate the start of the 100-day countdown to the tournament, Tokyo Metropolitan Main Building No. 1 and other locations will be illuminated in white and red, the colors of Ren-G, the Rugby World Cup 2019TM Japan Tournament’s official mascot.
*With the cooperation of the Tokyo Waterfront City Association, Tokyo Waterfront City will also be illuminated in white and red on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.
Official tournament mascot “Ren-G”
Please note that the opening hours for the “Rugby Information Hub” set up in the Tokyo Sports Square Annex will change starting Saturday, May 25.
11:30-19:00 (previously 12:30-20:00)
The facility will be closed for one day each week
*The specific dates will be posted on the Tokyo Rugby Information website, SNS, etc.
Tokyo Sports Square Annex <Marunouchi 3-8-3, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo>
Rugby World Cup 2019TM, Japan will be held from September 20 through November 2, 2019, at 12 venues located across Japan. The Opening Ceremony and eight matches, including the opening match, will be held at Tokyo Stadium.
Inquiries (Assistance in Japanese only)
Rugby World Cup 2019 Preparation Section, Sports Promotion Division