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The Tokyo Olympics mascot candidates are amazing. But only two can be all-time greats.

This would be the Olympics’ greatest achievement. There’s nothing I love more than Olympic mascots. In general, I’m very pro-mascot, but there’s something special about a nation selecting characters to represent them for an ephemeral few weeks before they disappear from the Earth. Most Olympic mascots are fine, but Tokyo 2020 has a chance for something truly transcendent.
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