A video to support the reconstruction of areas affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake: “2020 and Beyond, Thank you to the world”

The origin of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 is the Olympic and Paralympic Games aimed at recovery and reconstruction.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government believes that Tokyo 2020 Games will show the world a recovered Japan from the Great East Japan Earthquake and a return for friendships and encouragement from around the world.
We hope that this video provides an opportunity for you to learn about the activities of the high school students in the affected areas such as sports and involvement for the reconstruction, and we look forward to having people from all over the world at Tohoku (Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima Prefectures).


Video Title

「2020年と、その先の未来へ」- Title in Japanese
“2020 and Beyond, Thank you to the world”- Title in English

Video List

Full edition – Sounds: Japanese, Subtitles: Japanese (4:00)

*Click the button below and link to the external website “YouTube - Disaster Recovery Support Division, Bureau of General Affairs”

Video Details

Full edition: 4 minutes
Sounds: Japanese / English
Subtitles: Japanese / English / French / Chinese (Traditional Chinese) / Korean


In this video, young people in the areas affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake express their gratitude to people around the world, their motivation to create a future, and the appeal of their hometowns.


Iwate: Miyako High School, Kitakami Shounan High School, Morioka Daiichi High School
Miyagi: Kesennuma High School
Fukushima: Yumoto High School, Fukushima Meisei High School

Cooperation for Filming

Rias Harbor MIYAKO, Iwate University, Saitama Sakae High School