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Japanese toys that kids and geeks seem to want to buy like crazy (as ranked by Amazon Japan)

If you happened to be around any of the huge Japanese retail toy stores on August 2, you would have noticed an ultra long queue of people waiting for the doors to open. These were shoppers waiting buy the new line of products related to Yokai Watch - the latest anime franchise to take Japan by storm. Many of the people lining up to buy Yokai Watch items had spent the night outside the stores in quiet anticipation, and most were not even children but avid adult fans dying to get their hands on the latest premium product.
Having experienced this craze first hand, we weren't surprised to see the latest product ranking on Amazon Japan for the toys section. The popularity of Yokai Watch toys are evident by the fact that they occupy 6 of the top 10 slots. A phenomenon not seen since the hay days of the Pokemon craze.
Here are the products ranked from first to tenth on Amazon Japan.