Tokyo 2020 has introduced names of mascots for Olympic, Paralympic Games ahead of two years. The blue-checked mascot for the Olympics is termed as Miraitowa while the pink-checked Paralympic mascot has been given the name as Someity. The history of using Mascots at the Olympic Games goes back to 1968 to represent the culture of the host country. The Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 24, 2020, and run through until August 9. The Paralympics will take place between August 25 and September 6.