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Artists Are Turning Countries and Their Flags Into Anime Characters To Honor The Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Updated July 6, 2020 126.2k votes 13.2k voters 222.8k views30 items

In 2020, Tokyo will have the honor of hosting the Olympics. Naturally, people are getting pretty hyped for it. One of the ways that Japan is showing their Olympic spirit is through art. A group of six artists have teamed up to make unofficial anime representations of the nations that will be competing in the games. From the USA to South Africa to Thailand to Japan, countries from all over the world are depicted here.

These country flags as anime characters are designed with multiple elements from each country's history and aesthetics. Each one evokes the country in question, while also rocking a distinctly Japanese flair. It's a great way to bring the nations of the world together for a special event. 

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