03 Dec 2012 at 4:02p.m.

Photos from The Hobbit's Tokyo premiere

Sir Peter Jackson, Martin Freeman, Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis and Richard Armitage with fans at the Tokyo screening of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Read the article >

  • Sir Peter Jackson, Richard Armitage, Martin Freeman, Elijah Wood and Andy Serkis at the Tokyo premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (AAP)

  • Elijah Wood poses in front of fans at the Tokyo premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Reuters)

  • Richard Armitage poses in front of fans at the Tokyo premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (AAP)

  • Andy Serkis, Sir Peter Jackson and Martin Freeman at the Tokyo premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (AAP)

  • Martin Freeman and partner Amanda Abbington at the Tokyo premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (AAP)

  • Richard Armitage, Martin Freeman, Elijah Wood and Andy Serkis at the Tokyo premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (AAP)

  • Richard Armitage at the Tokyo premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (AAP)

  • Andy Serkis at the Tokyo premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (AAP)

  • Elijah Wood with Martin Freeman's partner Amanda Abbington at the Tokyo premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (AAP)

  • A Japanese fan at the Tokyo premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (AAP)

  • Richard Armitage at the Tokyo premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (AAP)

  • Andy Serkis at the Tokyo premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (AAP)

  • Martin Freeman at the Tokyo premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (AAP)

  • Sir Peter Jackson, Richard Armitage, Martin Freeman, Elijah Wood and Andy Serkis at the Tokyo premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (AAP)

  • Richard Armitage at the Tokyo premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (AAP)

  • Richard Armitage at the Tokyo premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (AAP)

  • Sir Peter Jackson and some of the stars of The Hobbit celebrate at its Tokyo premiere (AAP)