As in , the west halls of Tokyos iconic Big Sight Exhibition Center were once again abuzz with captivating sights, sounds, and thrills as the International Tokyo Toy Show 2016 got underway on June 9th. Marking the 55th anniversary of Japans highest profile toy convention, its clear that this years exhibitors have gone to great lengths to dazzle attendees with a flurry of new action figures, statues, games, amusement machines, and high-tech gadgets.
Organized by the Japan Toy Association, Tokyo Toy Show 2016 runs from Thursday, June 9th through Sunday, June 12th. Sticking to the timeline from prior years, the first two days are restricted to trade and industry professionals while the latter two are open to the general public. Admission to the show remains free of charge.
Over the course of the four-day convention, the throng of typically enthusiastic attendees can get up close, and often hands-on, with tens of thousands of the latest product offerings from the 160 companies in attendance. Notable exhibitors at this years show include Hot Toys Japan, Bandai, Tomy Company, Ltd., Capcom, Lego, Mattel, Sony Creative Products, and many more.
For a visual tour of whats being showcased at Tokyo Toy Show 2016 be sure to peruse the images below captured directly from the show floor. For even more coverage, be sure to check back often as we feature what a number of the exhibiting toy companies have on display at this years expo.