WAGTI Japan Co., Ltd. WAGTI Olympic Heritage Collection “2020 Lucky Cat Edition”, which develops content s pecialized in sports and culture, will be released on November 28
WAGTI Japan Co., Ltd.
WAGTI Olympic Heritage Collection “2020 Lucky Cat Edition”, which develops content specialized in sports and culture, will be released on November 28
29 artists gathered to express special moments of the past Olympics on the theme of beckoning cats × comics
WAGTI Inc. (headquarters: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, representative director: Seiya Tayu, hereinafter “WAGTI”), which develops content specialized in sports and culture, has a license agreement with the International Olympic Committee (hereinafter “IOC”) Will launch “2020 Lucky Cat Edition” on Thursday, November 28, 2019 as a new product of the “Olympic Heritage Collection” project that expresses the history of the Olympics through art.
WAGTI has sold a product at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Games after signing a licensing agreement for decoration and porcelain Olympic Heritage Collection in 2017. Today, following the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Games, WAGTI will be launching its second Olympic Heritage collection, the “2020 Lucky Cat Edition”.
“2020 Lucky Cat Edition” is a special collection that combines “Maneki Neko”, a traditional pottery with a meaning of good luck in Japan, and “Manga”, a culture that Japan boasts to the world. A total of 29 artists representing each host country gathered to pray for the success of the event. We expressed special moment of past summer Olympics as unique beckoning cat.
From Japan, it is known for works such as “Space Battleship Yamato” and “Ginga Railroad 999”, and is animated in 1983 with legendary Reiji Matsumoto who has a profound influence on the manga world. Mr. Yoichi Takahashi, the creator of “Captain Tsubasa (Shueisha)” continues to participate and put the passionate feelings of the competition into each Lucky Cat. In addition, many famous artists who belonged to “Marvel Comics” and “DC Comics” also participated, and a precious collection of sports and art collaboration was completed.
This high-end collection, designed to build relationships with the general consumer along with the history of the past Olympics through art, is a special prayer for the success of the Olympic Games, commemorating the history, traditions and heritage of the Olympics. There is no doubt that it will become a new Olympic Heritage collection.
WAGTI will continue to create innovative and meaningful value in the world by discovering, planning and developing from multiple directions in order to realize the goal of “contributing to the creation of a happy society through sports and cultural content” I will do my best.
■ What is the Olympic Heritage Collection?
The “Olympic Heritage Collection” is a collection that is developed as one of the three core programs of the International Licensing of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Through art, it is a high-end collection that follows the lifestyle of the past Olympics and aims to build relationships with ordinary consumers.
■ About “2020 Lucky Cat Edition”
Michael Kountouris, Florence Cestac, Bill Sienkiewicz, Emma Vieceli, Anneli Furmark, Jean-Richard Geurts, Alexandre Clerisse, Romano Molenaar, George Perez, Isabel Kreitz, David Chester Gibbons, Mari Ahokoivu, Queenie Chan, Vanna Vinci, Leiji Matsumoto, Sergio Aragon , Reinhard Kleist, Francis Manapul, Mikhail Zlatkovsky, Neal Adams, Hyun-Se Lee, Francisco Martinez Roca, Ashley A. Woods, Oslo Davis, Athanasios Petrou, Song Yang, Bryan Talbot, Roger Cruz, Y� + Wichi Takahashi [Collection inclusions]
-Lucky Cat 30
-Art Catalog: Introducing collections, participating artists and works -Art Print: A print of the artist’s work
・ Tokyo 2020 official online shop: https://tokyo2020shop.jp/ ・ Tokyo 2020 official offline shop (Marunouchi)
Address: 1-6-4 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Marunouchi Oazo Maruzen Marunouchi Main Store 2F
Phone number: 03-5288-8881 * Connected to Maruzen Marunouchi head office representative.
Business hours: 9: 00-21: 00
About WAGTI Inc.
WAGTI Inc. is a full service marketing agency focused on sports and cultural content. In particular, we offer a wide range of expertise to build strong and exciting relationships between brands and consumers. In the past, at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Games, he has planned, designed and produced promotional items for consumers and premiums for VIP, and presented MD solutions according to the situation of partners.
Company name: WAGTI Inc.
Location: 13-2 Arakicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0007
Representative: Seiya Tayu, Representative Director
Established: June 1980
Business description: Apparel manufacturing and sales License business Sports marketing consultant Sports content business
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