The Rugby World Cup (RWC) is one of the most-awaited events in the world of sports. This event hosts exciting rugby matches between national men’s rugby teams from several popular rugby-playing countries. Held every four years, Rugby World 2019 is set to be hosted by Japan.
No sporting event is complete without its mascot and its logo. Check out some of the more interesting facts behind the Japan Rugby World Cup 2019 Mascot, Logo Vector and wallpapers.
The rugby World Cup (RWC) 2019 is set to be played in Japan. The event is planned to begin with the opening ceremony and first match being played on 20th September 2019 in Tokyo while the finals will be held on 2nd November 2019 in Yokohama city.
Japan, the hosts of the RWC 2019 unveiled the event’s mascot and logo in an unveiling ceremony in October of 2018 after having won the hosting lottery. True to its quaint and ancient tradition, the Japanese Rugby World Cup 2019 mascot and logo reflect the Oriental charm of eastern Asia perfectly.
The Japan Rugby World Cup 2019 has not one, but two mascots. “Ren-G” are the father-son duo of “Shishi”. Shishi is mythical Japanese creatures that are similar in appearance to lions. Shishi is believed to induce happiness and ward off evil and find numerous references in Japanese myth and culture.
“Ren” is the white-haired father while “G” is the red-haired child. Ren-G is supposed to be extremely passionate about rugby. The father-son mascot duo symbolizes the five ethics of rugby – passion, integrity, discipline, respect and solidarity. Their main purpose is to spread the love and excitement of Rugby from Japan to Asia and beyond to the entire world. Ren-G’s passion for rugby is often seen visibly when their faces turn into rugby balls with excitement.
Ren-G was born somewhere in Japan but are usually found in the host cities of the RWC 2019 or at the various camps of the national rugby team spread throughout Japan. You can also meet Ren-G online as they often enter the internet to interact with rugby fans worldwide. Currently, Ren-G is busy in gearing up for the world cup tournament as it inches closer and promoting the event with increasing enthusiasm. You can expect to see Ren-G visiting the host cities to inspire the passion for the sport and promote it widely. This is also an attempt to highlight the host Japanese cities to the rest of the world.
The Rugby World Cup Japan 2019 logo vector is crisp and concise, as can be expected from Japanese precision.
The RWC Japan 2019 logo vector depicts a top-slashed shield with the rising sun and Mount Fuji superimposed in the foreground. The two most recognized symbols from Japan are the perfect choice for the design of RWC 2019 logo vector. Coincidentally, this is also the first Rugby World Cup emblem as the International Rugby Board renamed itself as World Rugby last year.
The Rugby World Cup Japan 2019 will have 20 teams from nations across the world competing for the esteemed Rugby World Champions crown. This is a historical event in the world of rugby as Japan is the first-ever Asian country to host a Rugby World Cup since its inception over 30 years ago.
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