Tokyo Olympics 2020 mascot name, MIRAITOWA (Blue and white checked character) is made by the Japanese words "Mirai"(future) and "towa" (eternity).
MIRAITOWA (未来mirai, 永遠towa)has the same indigo blue ichimatsu-patterns as the Tokyo Olympics 2020 Games Emblem on its head and body. It was chosen as mascot name to rise a future full of hope forever.
And The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic mascot's name, SOMEITY comes from "Someiyoshino", a popular cherry blossom variety, and the phrase "so mighty".
It has the cherry blossom antennae on both sides of its face of its face and it seems like a flag of cherry blossoms.
If you want to meet Tokyo Olympics 2020 mascots, MIRAITOWA and SOMEITY, you can meet at Tokyo 2020 Mascot House opened at Tokyo Midtown Hibiya.