The 1st, Tamiya Shunsaku chairman of (Suruga-ku, Shizuoka City) model largest manufacturer Tamiya (78) attended exchange meeting with the model fans in Shizuoka Hobby Square ward, to touch the outlook for next year of “Shizuoka Hobby Show” it was said, “has asked the exhibitors of the actual vehicle in Self-Defense Forces” where state-of-the-art tank 10 of the Ground Self-Defense Force the company has released a plastic model in July.
Tamiya chairman, also known as in-depth knowledge to the subject of the model. In exchange meeting, told and experience aboard U.S. aircraft carrier to the “George Washington”, and inside story of 10 Tank plastic model development.
So far, 10 Tank is exhibited at related events and video site “Nico Nico Douga” anime “Girls & Panzer”, by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe boarded in camouflage figure also become a hot topic. Tamiya Chairman loaded with power “(model of the nation’s largest trade fair) Welcome to Shizuoka Hobby Show” and in light of these circumstances.
It shows a sense of crisis “children of recent do not know how to hold the modelling tool”. On the other hand, showed a policy to enrich the model event of younger target.
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20 April 2013 – Melbourne, Australia – Successful Guinness World Record attempt. David Stevens from www.rcformula1.com.au sets a new world record with his F1 RC car (Tamiya F104 v2 with LRP electronics and a large capacity battery from Maxamps.com). The old record was 23.726km set in France in 2009. The new record is 38.284km which is 61% longer!