A video to support the reconstruction of areas affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake: “See you in Tokyo and Tohoku in 2020”The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has been undertaking various projects after the earthquake, including the “1000km Relay from Fukushima to Tokyo” and “Sports Exchanges,” in order to cheer up people in the disaster-affected areas through the power of sports.
This video has been produced to tell people around the world how the Tohoku region is recovering its spirits now through these projects. We hope that this video will prompt many people around the world to visit Tohoku and help accelerate the region’s recovery and reconstruction.
「See you in Tokyo and Tohoku in 2020」
「2020年。東京と東北で会いましょう。」（Title in Japanese）
Full Edition - Sounds: Japanese / English, Subtitles: Japanese / English /French / Portuguese
Prefecture-by-Prefecture Versions - Sounds: Japanese, Subtitles: Japanese
- People in the Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima prefectures appear in the video to send their gratitude to the world and invite people from all over the world to visit Tohoku.
- Two athletes who have been involved in sports-related activities after the earthquake to support the disaster-affected areas are featured in this video to show that the bonds built through sporting activities are encouraging the disaster-affected areas.
Full Edition － Sounds: Japanese, Subtitles: Japanese (3:15)
The video illustrates the bonds built through sports, how the disaster-affected areas are taking positive and strong steps to reconstruct themselves, and their gratitude for the world by featuring Yukiko Ueno, an Olympic softball player, and Shingo Kunieda, a Paralympic wheelchair tennis player, as well as children in the disaster areas cheerfully engaged in sports.
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Iwate Ver. - Sounds: Japanese, Subtitles: Japanese (6:16)
The Iwate Prefecture version includes an interview video with local residents in addition to the full version.
Miyagi Ver. - Sounds: Japanese, Subtitles: Japanese (6:02)
The Miyagi Prefecture version includes an interview video with local residents in addition to the full version.
Fukushima Ver. - Sounds: Japanese, Subtitles: Japanese (6:12)
The Fukushima Prefecture version includes an interview video with local residents in addition to the full version.