The 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019
Enter the Japan of the near future!
Experience a futuristic space (free admission) brought to you by various industries

  • JNR-2019-16
  • September 24, 2019

The Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc. will hold the FUTURE EXPO exhibit at the MEGA WEB automobile theme park during the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019 (dates: October 24 through November 4 [12 days]), starting from October 25. Organized in cooperation with a wide range of businesses and organizations including the Olympic and Paralympic Economic Council and the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), this inter-industry project will be a major highlight of the Tokyo Motor Show.

At the FUTURE EXPO exhibit, cutting-edge technologies will be featured from roughly 60 corporations and entities, including NTT, Panasonic, NEC, Fujitsu and other member companies of the Olympic and Paralympic Economic Council. The MEGA WEB space will comprise over 90 stations where visitors can enjoy direct encounters with the future!

Visitors to FUTURE EXPO will have the chance to experience various aspects of life in the future, from everyday connected mobility in an urban environment to sports viewing to the advantages provided by artificial intelligence-facilitated tourism.

FUTURE EXPO Overview: Enter the Japan of the Future and Experience the Possibilities!

1. Entering the future as it will be experienced in Japan

Visitors to the exhibit pass through a tunnel and enter the Japan of the future. As they emerge, they are met and guided through the entrance area by virtual characters voiced by Japanese comedians. With their entertaining conversation, these characters will immediately draw visitors deeper into the future. Venue staff will circulate in this area on new mobility vehicles while visitors start their journey through the exhibit’s futuristic space.

  • Virtual characters greet and guide visitors through the entrance venue.

    Virtual characters voiced by Japanese comedians greet visitors upon entering FUTURE EXPO.
    Visitors will be able to enjoy real-time conversation with these friendly guides while being assisted through the entrance area.
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2. Future mobility encounters in a city of the future

Moving further into the exhibit, visitors will reach a futuristic cityscape in which they will encounter the new mobility of the future. Here they can interact with a wide range of displays and enjoy a “mobility experience” featuring cutting-edge vehicle models. This venue will also feature an installation depicting a future lifestyle that fuses mobility and living space.

Meet the new mobility of the future!
  • Flying car prototype (NEC)

    A result of NEC’s “flying car” development efforts, this future mobility vehicle will soon be straddling land and sky!
    For details

  • UNI-CUB β (Honda) / Walking range EV (Toyota)
    WIND/mobby demo runs

    FUTURE EXPO staff will demonstrate next-generation personal mobility vehicles.

New urban lifestyle configurations
  • SPACe_L (Panasonic)

    Autonomous driving, set to become a reality by 2030, will drastically change transport time and comfort.
    Panasonic proposes a comfortable car interior of the future that shifts from “Living Room” to “Business,” “Relax,” and “Entertainment” atmospheres.
    For details

  • Nissan Energy Share–A new way of living made possible by the use of electric cars (Nissan)

    Nissan is facilitating a connected society where homes and cars can recharge each other.
    Visit this home of the future where solar panels and Nissan’s Leaf EV power household appliances.
    For details

3. Sports viewing and local tourism enhancement

The future world of sports viewing can be experienced in FUTURE EXPO’s sports venue. There will be much to enjoy, from watching sports performed on a giant screen using advanced communications technology to observing target-shooting demonstrations by robots. In the local tourism venue, regional products from throughout Japan will be sold using facial recognition software while robots guide visitors through this area in multiple languages.

The future of sports viewing
  • Kirari! Ultra-realistic communications technology (NTT)

    Sports matches will be broadcast in their entirety and in real time to provide a groundbreaking, ultra-realistic demonstration of future sports viewing.
    For details

  • Viewing and doing sports with ICT (Fujitsu)

    Using pioneering 3D sensing technology, see how a scoring-assistance system for gymnastics works and test your golf swing and fitness level by jumping rope.
    For details

Local tourism-enhancing developments
  • Retail transactions using facial recognition (NEC)

    Experience retail shopping in which purchasing transactions are carried out from start to end using facial recognition technology.
    For details

  • Robot guide
    (JR East/

    Robots featuring advanced AI enabling them to speak multiple languages will talk in real time to help guide visitors around this venue.
    For details

4. Hydrogen energy and space technologies to support future human activity

FUTURE EXPO’s future energy venue introduces visitors to hydrogen energy and space technologies, demonstrating how fuel cell vehicles and advanced space technology will help support new energy-based systems and activities in the future.

Vehicles featuring hydrogen fuel-based technologies to support human activities in the future
  • CLARITY (Honda)

    Using hydrogen as fuel and emitting no emissions except water, Honda’s Clarity, the car of the future, will be on display at the venue.

  • Lunar exploration vehicle: Manned Pressurized Rover (JAXA/Toyota)

    Using fuel cell technology, this vehicle was designed for manned lunar exploration.
    Don’t miss seeing what it can do!

  • Space technology (ispace)

    Developed by ispace together with JAXA to operate on the moon’s surface, this vehicle features advanced technology for lunar resources exploration.

Other FUTURE EXPO feature events and activities to enjoy
  • LED dance performance (LDH)

    Produced by EXILE HIRO, the talented dancers of SAMURIZE from EXILE TRIBE will dance in LED light suits.
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  • G-SATELLITE launch

    In anticipation of “Tokyo 2020,” a small-scale G-Satellite equipped with a large plastic “Mobile Suit Gundam” figure will be launched during a dedicated talk show. Join the show and take a souvenir photo of this impressive figure!
    For details

  • Miracle Paint for faces and cars! (POOL)

    Paint your face or decorate a car with new Miracle Paint, easy on skin and on the environment and that comes off by rubbing it. Try it at no cost and take some home with you!
    For details

The 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019 has been organized to show visitors that dreams of future mobility are coming true. To showcase the show’s “OPEN FUTURE” theme, events and activities will be held across a larger-than-ever show site in Tokyo Waterfront City, including Tokyo Big Sight’s Aomi and (Ariake) West and South exhibition halls, MEGA WEB theme park (for the “Future Expo” exhibit), Symbol Promenade Park (for the Open Road) and Drive Park venue.

FUTURE EXPO is one of the first Tokyo Motor Show exhibits to be accessible free of charge and is a space that will be enjoyed by longtime show visitors and first-time visitors alike. All are welcome!

Name of Event The 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019
Organizer Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc. (JAMA)
Co- Organizers Japan Auto Parts Industries Association (JAPIA)
Japan Auto-Body Industries Association, Inc. (JABIA)
Japan Automotive Machinery and Tool Manufacturers Association (JAMTA)
Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)
Patron Her Imperial Highness Princess Yohko of Mikasa
Chairman Akio Toyoda (Chairman of Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc.)
Dates Dates / October 24 (Thu.)-November 4 (Mon/Holiday.), 2019
Hours Press Days October 23 (Wed) 8:00-18:00
October 24 (Thu.) 8:00-11:30
Official Ceremony Day
(Guests for opening ceremony, etc.)
October 24 (Thu.) 11:30-18:00
Special Invitation Day /
Special Invitation Day for Persons with Disabilities
October 24 (Thu.) 14:00-18:00
Preview Day* October 25 (Fri.)  9:00-14:00
General Public Days
- Mon.-Sat.
October 25 (Fri.) 14:00-20:00
October 26 (Sat.),
October 28 (Mon.)-November 2 (Sat.)
General Public Days
- Sundays, Holidays
October 27 (Sun.), November 3 (Sun.)
November 4 (Monday/ Holiday)
(opening hours may be changed and entry into the venue may be limited whenever necessary)
*Ticket for the Preview day is also available for the General Public hours 14:00-20:00 on Friday, October 25.
Admission Fee Special Invitation Day for Persons with Disabilities  free (Pre-registration)
Preview Day ¥3,800(Limited number / Elementary School students and under : free, parental guidance required)
General Public Days Adults ¥2,000 (Advance ticket ¥1,800, After 16:00 except Sunday and Holiday (at the same day ticket box) ¥1,000 High School students and under : free,
Persons presenting proof of disability documentation and one person accompanying them (or two accompanying persons if the disabled person uses a wheelchair) are admitted free of charge.
Venue Tokyo Big Sight (Aomi Hall, West/ South Hall, MEGAWEB, Symbol Promenade Park, The Parking lot next to Tokyo Fashion Town (TFT) Building)

For inquiries, please contact

Public Relations Office
Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc.
Tel: +81-(0)3-5405-6179