With the present J1 League season wrapping up, FC Tokyo are already looking forward to the 2024 season by unveiling a brand new crest.
The crest was unveiled in late October and can formally go into use for the 2024 J1 League season. FC Tokyo calls it “a brand new step in historical past. We goal for We goal for even larger heights, along with everybody, to be able to grasp a greater future, we are going to take a step ahead with a brand new emblem beginning subsequent season.”
The brand new crest options crimson traces of various widths and angles on a blue defend, with “FC TOKYO” written out above.
The membership’s want to “inherit” the historical past it has constructed and create a brand new historical past by “innovation”. This overlaps with town of Tokyo, the place previous and new combine and numerous folks and cultures come and go. FC Tokyo will proceed to try to be an much more enticing membership, befitting of the capital metropolis of Tokyo.
The varied stripes on the defend imply various things, in keeping with FC Tokyo’s web site:
The silhouette of the defend is predicated on the present emblem, however with a extra trendy contact. The weather are composed of pentagons and hexagons, which make up the icosahedron of a soccer ball. The diagonal stripes mirror the golden ratio and the angles of the pentagon that varieties the star of victory.
FC Tokyo has additionally launched a brand new font, which they are saying is “less complicated and extra trendy” to characterize town of Tokyo.
The brand new crest retains FC Tokyo’s shade palette of crimson, blue and gold. “Blue represents sophistication and composure. The gamers who calmly carry out on the pitch and ruthlessly rating objectives. Purple conjures up teammates, brings pleasure to the stadium, and creates ardour all through Tokyo. And, Gold represents the shining glory of Tokyo metropolis.”
The 2023 J1 League season will end up this weekend; FC Tokyo head into the ultimate matchday in twelfth place out of 18 groups, tied with Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo on 40 factors however trailing on purpose distinction. FC Tokyo has by no means received the J1 League, however did win the Emperor’s Cup in 2011 and the J.League Cup in 2004, 2009 and 2020.