March 23, 2020
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) hereby announces that the official uniforms for the Japan Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai have been finalized. Made with high-performance materials, the official uniforms express connections between people, hearts and culture. The jacket, sneakers and bag feature a retroreflective print that transforms into an intricate pattern when hit by light.
Models: UTA (left), Tominaga Ai (right)
A movie explaining the concept behind the official uniforms is available for online viewing at
Details about the official uniforms such as design and technologies are available on the URL below.
*The concept movie was created by NION, with sound direction from Yamaguchi Ichiro (Sakanaction/NF) and Aoyama Shotaro (NF).
■ About the Expo 2020 Dubai Japan Pavilion official uniform production team
◇ Sponsor/manufacturer: Toray Industries, Inc.
◇ Designer: Morinaga Kunihiko, ANREALAGE
◇ Supervisor: Nippon Uniform Center
*Hats designed and supervised by Ohko Hirata of Haute Mode Hirata; sneakers manufactured by ASICS Corporation; bags produced by Yoshida & Co., Ltd. (PORTER brand).
Reference: Outline of the Japan Pavilion
Theme of the Japan Pavilion: Where ideas meet
Lead-organizing ministry: METI
Co-organizing ministries: The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Participating organization: The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
Plot size: Approximately 5,161.8 square meters
Sponsors and special cooperators of the Japan Pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai
Division in Charge
International Exhibitions Promotion Office, Commerce and Service Industry Policy Group