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September 10, 2019
Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Preparation

Rugby World Cup 2019TM Fanzones in Tokyo

During Rugby World Cup 2019TM, Japan to be held from Friday 20 September through Saturday 2 November, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government will be setting up Fanzones at Chofu Station Square and Tokyo Sports Square (Yurakucho) with the objective of providing sites where spectators from within and outside Japan can share in the emotions and thrills of the matches. Don’t miss the excitement!

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1. Fanzones

Chofu Station Square

2-47-1 Kojima-cho, Chofu-shi, Tokyo

Access:
1-minute walk from Chofu Station, Keio Line
*The station square exit is wheelchair accessible.

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Tokyo Sports Square (Yurakucho)

3-8-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Access:
1-minute walk from Yurakucho station, JR and Tokyo Metro lines
*The JR central exit and Tokyo Metro D7 exit are wheelchair accessible.

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2. Schedule

Date Time Venue
9/20 (Fri) 12:00 - 22:30 Chofu Yurakucho
9/21 (Sat) 12:00 - 22:00 Chofu Yurakucho
9/22 (Sun) 12:00 - 22:00 Chofu Yurakucho
9/23 (Mon) 17:30 - 22:00* Chofu Yurakucho
9/24 (Tue) 17:30 - 22:00*   Yurakucho
9/25 (Wed) 12:30 - 20:00*   Yurakucho
9/26 (Thu) 15:00 - 22:00*   Yurakucho
9/28 (Sat) 12:00 - 22:00 Chofu Yurakucho
9/29 (Sun) 12:00 - 20:00 Chofu Yurakucho
9/30 (Mon) 17:30 - 22:00*   Yurakucho
10/2 (Wed) 15:00 - 22:00*   Yurakucho
10/3 (Thu) 12:30 - 22:00*   Yurakucho
10/4 (Fri) 17:00 - 21:30* Chofu Yurakucho
10/5 (Sat) 12:00 - 22:00 Chofu Yurakucho
10/6 (Sun) 12:00 - 20:00 Chofu Yurakucho
10/8 (Tue) 17:30 - 22:00*   Yurakucho
10/9 (Wed) 12:30 - 21:30*   Yurakucho
10/11 (Fri) 17:30 - 22:00* Chofu Yurakucho
10/12 (Sat) 12:00 - 22:00 Chofu Yurakucho
10/13 (Sun) 12:00 - 22:00 Chofu Yurakucho
10/19 (Sat) 14:00 - 22:00 Chofu Yurakucho
10/20 (Sun) 14:00 - 22:00 Chofu Yurakucho
10/26 (Sat) 14:00 - 21:00 Chofu Yurakucho
10/27 (Sun) 14:00 - 22:00 Chofu Yurakucho
11/1 (Fri) 14:00 - 22:00 Chofu Yurakucho
11/2 (Sat) 14:00 - 22:00 Chofu Yurakucho
Note *) Mainly public viewing

At the Yurakucho venue, Eat & Drink areas and shops selling official merchandise will be open every day during RWC2019TM Japan.

3. Venue Details

Chofu Station Square

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(1) Public Viewing

Matches can be viewed at comfortable indoor venues and a large screen on a stage. After sundown, they can also be enjoyed on large wall screen.

(2) Stage

Look forward to seeing former Japan national team members and local top team members on stage. Live performances by different artists and comedians every day will also raise the excitement.

[Main guests]

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Blouson Chiemi with B
(comedy team)
Friday 20 Sept.

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Takashi Kikutani
(former national team member)
Sunday 22 Sept.

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Sakurako Ohara
(artist)
Saturday 2 Nov.

(3) Rugby Activity Area

Anyone, from children to adults, can enjoy doing passes and lineout lifts with top league members.

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Pass lesson with top league members

(4) Eat & Drink

Savor the dishes of popular food trucks, including dishes that are a Japanese take on famous food of the participating countries.

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Rice topped with Australian roast beef

(5) Communication Area

Enjoy various experiences such as a samurai drama photo spot and work shops in the traditional arts. Municipalities from the Tama area will also have booths to publicise their diverse attractions.

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Samurai drama photo spot

Tokyo Sports Square (Yurakucho)

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(1) Public Viewing

Enjoy viewing as you prefer: drinking beer with many other fans on the first floor (alcohol area), or a more leisurely atmosphere that even families with small children can enjoy on the second floor (non-alcohol area).

(2) Stage

Not only will a former Japan national team member provide commentary on the matches, but after the matches, live stage performances by artists and comedians will further raise the mood.

[Main guests]

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Kyaeen
(comedy team)
Friday 20 Sept.

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Shotaro Onishi
(former national team member)
Sunday 20 Oct.

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Mayo Okamoto
(artist)
Saturday 2 Nov.

(3) Rugby Activity Area

Visitors can not only experience rugby, but can learn about the history of the national team and see rare rugby jerseys and other treasures that are only exhibited here.

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Japan Rugby Special Exhibit

(4) Eat & Drink

Enjoy not just alcoholic drinks, but original dishes with a rugby motif and famed dishes of the participating countries.

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Lamb chops (Australia)

(5) Communication Area

In addition to embassy  booths, many opportunities will be provided to experience the culture of the participating countries, such as New Zealand’s haka dance, and trying on a Japanese yukata kimono.

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Wearing a yukata kimono

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Rugby World Cup 2019TM will be held from 20 September to 2 November, 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
Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Preparation
Phone: 03-5320-4247

 

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