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Tomy is a Japanese toy company founded in 1924 under the name Tomiyama. In 1963 the name was officially shortened to Tomy. In 2006, Tomy merged with long-time competitor Takara. In Japan, the company is now known as Takara Tomy Co. Internationally, the brand is usually still known just as Tomy.