Ren-G was brought into this world to spread the spirit of rugby, but with Rugby World Cup 2019 just around the corner, they are gearing up to put in their utmost effort to promote the tournament.
They will be going around to the host cities to teach the values of rugby and to promote RWC 2019. They will also be promoting the host cities to the rest of Japan and to the world.
The shishi are sacred lion-like mythical creatures that are said to bring happiness and ward off evil They have been seen depicted in Japanese culture in a variety of forms since ancient times. Whether it be as a renjishii traditional Japanese theatre, Noh and Kabuki (the lion-like creatures often appear as a pair of father and son and perform a dance onstage), a shishimai (lion-like creature appearing in the lion dance) or a komainu (guardian lion statues often found at the entrance of shrines), the shishi has been known to take on different forms. Ren-G were born when this ancient spirit met the five values of rugby –integrity, passion, solidarity, discipline