Weird and wonderful world of Tokyo Toy Show – in pictures

Takara Tomy’s figures of Kylo Ren, centre, and Storm Troopers from Star Wars at the ITTS. Toru Hanai / Reuters

Weird and wonderful world of Tokyo Toy Show - in pictures

A model demonstrates crazy eyes glasses at the ITTS. Christopher Jue/ EPA

Weird and wonderful world of Tokyo Toy Show - in pictures

Takara Tomy’s clock robot ‘Baku Shotaro’ which can crack jokes, at the International Tokyo Toy Show in Japan. Toru Hanai / Reuters


Weird and wonderful world of Tokyo Toy Show - in pictures

Folcart Co’s Godzilla Solar Mascotsat the International Tokyo Toy Show. Toru Hanai / Reuters

Weird and wonderful world of Tokyo Toy Show - in pictures

Takara Tomy’s Smapon communication toys at the International Tokyo Toy Show. Toru Hanai / Reuters

Weird and wonderful world of Tokyo Toy Show - in pictures

A man flies a small drone from the Japanese toy company Nikko Kyosho EGG at the ITTS. Kazuhior Nogi / AFP

Weird and wonderful world of Tokyo Toy Show - in pictures

Fisher-Price’s Think & Learn Codeapillar at the ITTS. Christopher Jue / EPA

Weird and wonderful world of Tokyo Toy Show - in pictures

The toy maker Shine’s “Awa moko”, a pen-like device that uses the froth of liquid hand soap to create small figures, at the ITTS. Kazuhior Nogi / AFP

Weird and wonderful world of Tokyo Toy Show - in pictures

Real fish swim in the Art Aquarium displayed at a corner of Japan’s toy company Segatoys at the ITTS. Kazuhior Nogi / AFP

Weird and wonderful world of Tokyo Toy Show - in pictures

A tablet shows a live image from an onboard camera of Takara Tomy’s Plarail Dr Yellow at the ITTS. Toru Hanai / Reuters

Weird and wonderful world of Tokyo Toy Show - in pictures

A visitor takes a visual experience with Joy!VR, a head-set that uses a smartphone and a hand-held controller to allow users to experience a 3D vision of flying freely in space, at a corner of Japan’s toy company Takara Tomy at the ITTS. Kazuhior Nogi / AFP

Weird and wonderful world of Tokyo Toy Show - in pictures

Visitors gather in the Takara Tomy exhibition area at the ITTS. Christopher Jue / EPA

Weird and wonderful world of Tokyo Toy Show - in pictures

A model of giant dinosaur at the ITTS. Deepening integrations of technology and toys, driven by human craving for everything weird and wonderful, are on display at the show. Kazuhior Nogi / AFP

Weird and wonderful world of Tokyo Toy Show - in pictures

Visitors try out a Omnibot Hello Woonyan toy at the ITTS. Christopher Jue / EPA

Weird and wonderful world of Tokyo Toy Show - in pictures

A Zippi Pets toy at the ITTS. Christopher Jue / EPA

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