- Aug. 4, Mon. 14:30 - 15:00 (UTC) etc.
International Tokyo Toy Show 2014
Some of the world's biggest toy makers are based right here in Japan. The Tokyo Toy Show draws in buyers and industry reps from around the globe seeking the latest trends and great gear in the serious business of having fun. Join reporter Brian Hughes for this playful edition of our "On Site" segment.
All Aboard the Nano Train!
One of the offerings at the 2014 Tokyo Toy Show was so interesting that we just had to take a closer look. Based on a popular series of pint-sized plastic construction toys, the nanoGauge line incorporates model railroading and building blocks to create a truly moving experience.
A Monumental Robot
When you think of giant robots, Japan is sure to come to mind. But you might be surprised by this particularly creative colossus. A famous Japanese toy maker has created a model of The Tower of the Sun, an iconic avant-garde symbol of the city of Osaka, made of heavy die-cast metal and... it transforms into a robot, of course!