Press Release

2020.08.25 Brandnew Expo Logo Revealed

Today, the final meeting of the jury for the 2025 World Exposition in Japan logo competition selected the best entry among 5,894 entries submitted between Friday, November 29 and Sunday, December 15, 2019 .
Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan will explore the theme “Designing Future Society for Our Lives,” aiming to foster worldwide cooperation in building a society where everyone can pursue their own way of life and demonstrate their own potential to the fullest. That is, a sustainable society that supports such diverse ways of living. The logo selected today symbolizes this aim of the Expo and will be used as the official logo to further increase public awareness of, and momentum for the Expo.

Grand Prize: Entry E

Group Name: TEAM INARI
Creator: SHIMADA Tamotu
Year of Birth: 1965
Profession: Art Director / Graphic designer
Group Members:
AMEMIYA Miyuki, OMATA Nobuhiko, KAMIMURA Shinya,
NUNOKAWA Yuko, FUJISAWA Yusuke

Runners-up

・Entry A
Creator: TAKAHASHI Keisuke
Year of Birth: 1991
Profession: Graphic designer

・Entry B
Group Name: Shiraco group
Creator: SHIRACO Yuuki
Year of Birth: 1983
Profession: Artist / Art Director
Group Members:
UMEDA Shuhei, OHANA Sena, NISHIKAWA Honami,
HAYASHIDA Yugo, HIROTA Kanako, FUJIKI Kiyoharu,
FUJIHARA Ryou, MATSUMOTO Tsutomu

・Entry C
Group Name: minamo
Creator: SUDO Fumitaka
Year of Birth: 1993
Profession: Graphic designer
Group Member: MIYAGAKI Takahiro

・Entry D
Creator: SAKAMOTO Shunta
Year of Birth: 1993
Profession: Designer

Selection Committee

・Chairperson
ANDO Tadao (Architect)

・Jury Members
ARAKI Hirohiko (Manga artist)
KAWASE Naomi (Film director)
SAWA Homare (Former captain of the Japanese national women’s football team)
NEMOTO Kaoru (Director, United Nations Information Centre, Tokyo)
HAYASHI Izumi (Lawyer, partner of Sakurazaka Law Offices)
HARA Kenya (Graphic designer)
HATAKEYAMA Yojiro (Director-General for Commerce and Service Industry Policy, Minister’s Secretariat, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)
FUTAMIYA Masaya (Chair, Committee on Responsible Business Conduct & SDGs Promotion, Japan Business Federation, and Chairman, Sompo Japan Insurance Inc.)
MATSUI Fuyuko (Japanese-style painter)
YOSHIDA Nagi (Photographer)

Inquiries

Public Relations Department, Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition
info@expo2025.or.jp

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