Press Release

  1. 2023.02.01
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, A Signing Ceremony held with the Swiss Confederation
  2. 2023.01.26
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan “Future Society Showcase Project Exhibition”, Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, “Private Pavilion Exhibition”, Osaka Restaurant Management Association Selected Exhibit locations for all pavilions confirmed
  3. 2023.01.10
    “TEAM EXPO 2025” Program Co-creation Partners Registered (December 2022)
  4. 2022.12.27
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan “Future Society Showcase Project Exhibition” Call for applications (1st round) of the Operators for the “Smart Mobility Expo” ”Advanced Air Mobility (AAM)” Started
  5. 2022.12.15
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan “Future Society Showcase Project Exhibition” Sponsors for the EXPO Co-creation Project Decided
  6. 2022.12.15
    The official name of the Cyber Expo (tentative name) decided as “EXPO COMMONS”
  7. 2022.12.14
    The design of “Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition Flag” decided  -The Flag to be hoisted at the Site of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan-
  8. 2022.12.12
    EXPO 2025 OSAKA, KANSAI, JAPAN Master Licensing Office has been established  – Recruiting Sublicensee Companies that manufacture and sell the products will start –
  9. 2022.12.08
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, A Signing Ceremony held with the Kingdom of Belgium
  10. 2022.12.07
    Second Demonstration Experiment on Urban Waterfront Innovation Using the “Umidoko Robot,” an Urban Automated Boat, Adopted Projects for the Demonstration Experiment on Yumeshima Island
  11. 2022.12.06
    “TEAM EXPO 2025” Program Co-creation Partners Registered (November 2022)
  12. 2022.12.05
    “Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan Design Manhole Cover” Now Installed in Osaka City -Exhibition held at the Osaka Prefectural Government, the Osaka City Hall-
  13. 2022.12.01
    Expo Site Operation Participation of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan (4th round) Recruitment for Sponsorship Proposal Started
  14. 2022.11.30
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, A Signing Ceremony held with the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  15. 2022.11.29
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, Thematic Project “Signature Pavilion” Sponsors Newly Joined
  16. 2022.11.08
    “TEAM EXPO 2025” Program Co-creation Partners Registered (October 2022)
  17. 2022.10.28
    Expo Site Operation Participation of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan (3rd round), Recruitment for “Staff Uniforms” Started
  18. 2022.10.28
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, A Signing Ceremony held with the Republic of Austria
  19. 2022.10.26
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, “International Planning Meeting” Ended 2-day itinerary
  20. 2022.10.25
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, International Planning Meeting Started The First Fly-through Video of the Site Released
  21. 2022.10.25
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, “Signing Ceremony for Participation Contract ” held for the first time The contracts signed with 9 Official Participants
  22. 2022.10.21
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, Brand New Site Model Unveiled
  23. 2022.10.19
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan “Future Society Showcase Projects”, Sponsors of the “Water Plaza Water Show (tentative name)” selected
  24. 2022.10.18
    Results announced for the Expo Site Operation Participation of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan (2nd round) and Recruitment of Proposals for the “Co-Design Challenge” Program
  25. 2022.10.17
    First Edition of “The Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan Specific Policy on Visitor Transportation (Action Plan)” Formulated
  26. 2022.10.14
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, First International Planning Meeting to be held
  27. 2022.10.11
    A Publicity and Promotion Sponsorship Agreement concluded with Belgian First Division league Belgian football club Sint-Truiden VV
  28. 2022.10.05
    “TEAM EXPO 2025” Program Co-creation Partners Registered (September 2022)
  29. 2022.09.15
    Agreement for Comprehensive Cooperation Promotion Concluded with Japan Association for the International Horticultural Expo 2027, Yokohama
  30. 2022.09.09
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan Special Edition License Plates issuance     ~ Advance Application starts from September 26~
  31. 2022.09.08
    “TEAM EXPO 2025” Program Co-creation Partners Registered (August 2022)
  32. 2022.09.07
    English Video Messages from Osaka Kansai Expo 2025 Ambassadors Released
  33. 2022.09.07
    Future Society Showcase Project “Kura Sushi, Inc.” as a provider of “Future foods” at the site of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan Tentatively Decided
  34. 2022.09.07
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan “Future Society Showcase Project Exhibition” Sponsor companies Announced – Three projects “Expo Virtual Venue”, Personal Agent for Visitors” and “EV Bus for Visitors Mobility”
  35. 2022.09.06
    Cooperation Promotion Agreement with the Office for the Promotion of Regional revitalization, Cabinet Office, and National SDGs Platform Liaison Council Concluded
  36. 2022.08.31
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan Thematic Project “Signature Pavilion” Sponsors Newly Joined
  37. 2022.08.31
    First sponsorship contract for “Expo Site Development Participation” Concluded
  38. 2022.08.08
    Young architects responsible for designing 20 facilities decided: “Resting area”, “Restroom” and other facilities in the venue of EXPO 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan
  39. 2022.08.04
    “TEAM EXPO 2025” Program Co-creation Partners Registered (July 2022)
  40. 2022.07.26
    Tokyo Office Opened on July 26
  41. 2022.07.26
    The Comprehensive Cooperation Promotion Agreement concluded with Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan (IPA) –
  42. 2022.07.26
    Expo Site Operation Participation of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan (2nd round) and Recruitment of Proposals for the “Co-Design Challenge” Program Started
  43. 2022.07.25
    Expo Outcome Design Committee’s “EODC Report” Released
  44. 2022.07.21
    Venue Design and Venue Management Production Structure Announced
  45. 2022.07.19
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, Countdown Boards in 47 prefectures Set Up until the Expo – The countdown to the opening has started all over Japan –
  46. 2022.07.18
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan Official character nickname “MYAKU-MYAKU” decided
  47. 2022.07.13
    New perspective drawing of the Grand Roof (Ring) released and venue layout (updated version) announced
  48. 2022.07.11
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan
    1000 Days to Go Events in Tokyo and Osaka to be Held on the same day
    ~ Official Character’s Nickname to be Announced~
  49. 2022.07.08
    “TEAM EXPO 2025” Program
    Co-creation Partners Registered (June 2022)
  50. 2022.07.07
    Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Inc. Installs Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan Support Vending Machine Starting cooperation for momentum fostering
  51. 2022.07.01
    “TEAM EXPO 2025” Program
    1000 Days To Go Project Begins
    ~1000 days before the opening of the Expo. Let’s start changing the future ~
  52. 2022.07.01
    One Signature Pavilion Name Changed
  53. 2022.06.15
    Recruitment of Participating Schools for Educational Program in Academic Year 2022 Begins ~Expansion of Implementation Areas Nationwide~
  54. 2022.06.10
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan
    Design and Issuance Schedule of Special Edition License Plates Decided
    ~Issuance Begins Autumn 2022~
  55. 2022.06.09
    “The Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan Basic Policy on Visitor Transportation” Established
  56. 2022.06.08
    “TEAM EXPO 2025” Program Co-creation Partners Registered (May 2022)
  57. 2022.05.30
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, Exhibitors of Pavilion for Private Sectors Revealed Basic Concept
  58. 2022.05.17
    Open Call for Official Character Nickname Closed 33,197 Entries Received
  59. 2022.05.13
    Official Character Nickname Selection Committee Members and First-Round Screening Judges Decided
  60. 2022.05.12
    “TEAM EXPO 2025” Program Co-creation Partners Registered (April 2022)
  61. 2022.04.27
    “The policy for the Sustainable Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan” and Revised ”EXPO 2025 Green Vision” Released
  62. 2022.04.21
    Cooperation Promotion Agreement Concluded with Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN (SME Support, JAPAN)
  63. 2022.04.18
    “EXPO 2025 Design System” Launched For Unified Image of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan and Its Branding
  64. 2022.04.18
    “Join 2025” Expo 2025’s Message of Three Years to Go Launched
  65. 2022.04.18
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan Thematic Project Signature Pavilion Sponsors Newly Joined
  66. 2022.04.18
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan Thematic Project Master Plan of the “Brilliance of Life Project”
  67. 2022.03.22
    Brand New Expo Character Design Revealed
  68. 2022.03.18
    MS Porrima Appointed as a Special Supporter of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan
  69. 2022.03.07
    International Forum for Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai to be held online
  70. 2022.02.17
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan Thematic Project Signature Pavilion Sponsors
  71. 2022.02.10
    Participating Exhibitors of “Pavilion Hosting” by Enterprises, Organizations, and Other Parties in Expo 2025 Tentatively Decided
  72. 2022.02.04
    Distribution of original masks and paper cranes at the Japan Pavilion of Expo 2020 Dubai
  73. 2021.12.15
    Event Planning Producer Decided for Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan
  74. 2021.09.24
    Pokémon Appointed as Special Supporter of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan
  75. 2021.06.16
    TOKURA Masakazu Appointed as New Chairman and Representative Director
  76. 2020.12.25
    Master Plan for Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, Formulated
  77. 2020.12.01
    Japan’s Registration Dossier concerning the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan Approved by the BIE General Assembly
  78. 2020.11.30
    Educational Program Launched Targeting Elementary and Junior High Schools
  79. 2020.11.30
    “TEAM EXPO 2025” Program Launched
  80. 2020.08.25
    Brandnew Expo Logo Revealed
  81. 2020.07.13
    Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan Appointment of Producers
  82. 2019.12.10
    Conclusion of Cooperation Agreement with Dubai 2020