International Tokyo Toy Show 2012

More than 200 companies displayed some 35,000 products at a toy industry preview on Thursday, ranging from board games to the latest computer games.

A visitor takes a picture of Star Wars character Yoda made from Lego blocks during the International Tokyo Toy Show.


June 14, 2012: Alliteration abounds at the 2012 International Tokyo Toy Show, as Toyota announces it will display a family-oriented concept vehicle. The vehicle, called the”Camette”, has been designed firmly as a concept, with no plans for production. The concept is designed to promote cars to a future generation of potential drivers.

Takara Tomy has unveiled the latest in their line of Omnibot toy robots at Tokyo Toy Show 2012. The I-SODOG is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, but boasts 15 servo motors that can reproduce realistic movement.

Preview image of the upcoming “Nendoroid Ragia X Series” from Monster Hunter 3G by Good Smile Company, taken during International Tokyo Toy Show 2012 event.

An employee of puzzle maker Beverly holds a piece of the company’s white micro 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle at the International Toy Show in Tokyo June 14, 2012. The four-day event will open to public on Saturday, showcasing a total of about 35,000 products by 144 toy manufacturers. (Yuriko Nakao / REUTERS)

A booth assistant looks at Japanese toymaker Bandai’s “Smart Pet” robotic dog toy, which has an Apple iPhone mounted as the dog’s face, at the International Toy Show in Tokyo June 14, 2012. The robotic dog is controlled through the “Smart Pets” application and offers an interactive experience by petting and touching the iPhone screen. The toy which won the “Innovative Toys” category at the toy show will be on display during the four-day event which opens to public on Saturday, showcasing a total of about 35,000 products by 144 toy manufacturers. (Yuriko Nakao / REUTERS)

Lifelike toy fish named “Robo Fish” swim inside an aquarium at a booth of Japanese toymaker Takara Tomy A.R.T.S at the International Toy show in Tokyo June 14, 2012. The four-day event will open to public on Saturday, showcasing a total of about 35,000 products by 144 toy manufacturers. (Yuriko Nakao / REUTERS)

Takara Tomy’s prototype “Flower Rock”, which connects to an Apple iPhone and dances to ring-tones and music, are displayed at the International Toy Show in Tokyo June 14, 2012. The four-day event will open to public on Saturday, showcasing a total of about 35,000 products by 144 toy manufacturers. (Yuriko Nakao / REUTERS)

Sega Toy’s interactive robotic toy “Wappy Dog” are displayed at the International Toy Show in Tokyo June 14, 2012. The robotic dog can be controlled and play games with its owner through the Apple iPhone. The toy show opens to public on Saturday, showcasing a total of about 35,000 products by 144 toy manufacturers. (Yuriko Nakao / REUTERS)

Mazinger Z SoC DX Tokyo Toy Show 2012 (via)

MG 1/100 Blitz Gundam – On Display Images @ Tokyo Toy Show 2012 (via)

After the official launch yesterday at the Tokyo Toy Show 2012, Bandai officially released images of their DX Soul of Chogokin Mazinger Z. So far, the offering and details on the figure looks amazing. (via)

A booth assistant introduces a doll designed to help children fall asleep at the International Toy Show in Tokyo, Japan, June 14, 2012. The International Toy Show kicked off here on Thursday, showcasing a total of about 35,000 products by 143 toy manufacturers. (Xinhua/Ma Ping)

A booth assistant introduces the decorations designed for children’s clothing at the International Toy Show in Tokyo, Japan, June 14, 2012. The International Toy Show kicked off here on Thursday, showcasing a total of about 35,000 products by 143 toy manufacturers. (Xinhua/Ma Ping)

Visitors look at the bikes and related products designed for children at the International Toy Show in Tokyo, Japan, June 14, 2012. The International Toy Show kicked off here on Thursday, showcasing a total of about 35,000 products by 143 toy manufacturers. (Xinhua/Ma Ping)

Visitors look at a traffic play set toy at the International Toy Show in Tokyo, Japan, June 14, 2012. The International Toy Show kicked off here on Thursday, showcasing a total of about 35,000 products by 143 toy manufacturers. (Xinhua/Ma Ping)

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