Japanese icon Ai Sugiyama and six of the Toray Pan Pacific Open participants at the official press conference.
Caroline Wozniacki and Vera Zvonareva are both 0-2 at this event coming in but hope to change that this week.
Jelena Jankovic, a finalist at the Toray Pan Pacific Open last year, at the pre-tournament press conference.
Maria Sharapova, the defending Toray Pan Pacific Open champion, led a kids clinic before the tournament began.
Maria Sharapova posed with kids, volunteers and a cute furry friend after a pre-tournament kids clinic.
Flavia Pennetta, Gisela Dulko and Jelena Jankovic took part in a ninja demo at the official player party.
Gisela Dulko, the world's No.2-ranked doubles player, showed off some hang time during the ninja demo.
Jelena Jankovic, the No.3 seed at this year's event, wielded some Japanese weaponry during the ninja demo.
American rising star Melanie Oudin was among those helping out during the official draw ceremony on Friday.
World No.1 doubles player Liezel Huber and Lucie Safarova took part in a pre-tournament Pro Am clinic.
Chang Kai-Chen visited the Pink Ribbon booth and spent some quality time with the tournament mascot.
Maria Sharapova at a public Q&A session with former Top 10 singles player and No.1 doubles player Ai Sugiyama.
Maria Sharapova's popularity in Japan showed itself as hordes of fans came out for her Q&A session.
Maria Sharapova, who won the 20th of her 22 career titles in Tokyo last year, answered questions from fans.
Chang Kai-Chen, who made noise last year by ousting then-No.1 Dinara Safina, at her first autograph session.
Maria Sharapova autographed to the board at the Pink Ribbon booth, promoting breast cancer charities.
Caroline Wozniacki, seeded No.1, added her signature to the Toray Pan Pacific Open board at the player party.
Sam Stosur met the press at All-Access Hour.
Jelena Jankovic at Monday's All-Access Hour.
Aga Radwanska at Monday's All-Access Hour.