Taketombo - Taketombo This is a traditional toy in Japan, widely popular throughout the country. The word TAKE-TOMBO means BAMBOO-DRAGONFLY. This small toy flies very simply with its single propeller, like a helicopter. Any traditional gift shop sells taketombo, and price is quite cheap compare to the playing pressure with it. In this shop, one toy sells at 50 Japanese yen, or about 0.5 US$. According to records, taketombo became widely populare since 18th century. Read more using the word TAKETOMBO.