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Expo '85, Tsukuba, Japan
Expo '85 photos
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The Sumitomo Pavilion
The Expo '85 Site
The Hitachi Pavilion
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Located in Tsukuba Science City, a planned town outside Tokyo, Expo '85 was Japan's third world's fair after Expo '70 in Osaka and Expo '75 in Okinawa. Japan would later host Expo 2005 outside Nagoya.

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Video
 
 
Expo '85 Program by Far East Network (part 1 of 5)
 
Expo '85 Program by Far East Network (part 2 of 5)
 
Expo '85 Program by Far East Network (part 3 of 5)
 
Expo '85 Program by Far East Network (part 4 of 5)
 
Expo '85 Program by Far East Network (part 5 of 5)
 
Expo '85 discussed on The Computer Chronicles (part 1 of 3)
 
Expo '85 discussed on The Computer Chronicles (part 2 of 3)
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Quick Info

opening date
17 March 1985
closing date
16 September 1985
theme
"Dwellings and Surroundings - Science and Technology for Man at Home"
site description
New "science city" outside Tokyo
site size
approx. 100 hectares (approx. 250 acres)
participating countries
111
attendance
20.3 million
status
BIE specialized exposition
(Class II)
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Mascots
 
 
Cosmo Hoshimaru
The official mascot of Expo '85 was Cosmo Hoshimaru.

Maki Takagaki, a junior high school student designed the mascot which was chosen as part of a nationwide competition by school children.

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Expo '85 site map
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The World's Fair Community

ExpoMuseum's sister site, WorldsFairCommunity.org, maintains a discussion group about Expo '85. Visit it here.

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