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Dates December 19, 2015 (Sat)
Venue Tamiya plastic model factory Shimbashi shop 2F Modeler’s Square


■ Starring
Nakayama Ya Mr. (Mazda Motor Corporation Roadster chief designer)
Asano Gyochi Mr. (Mazda Motor Corporation Roadster clay modeler)
Shinichi Hirata (Corporation Tamiya Planning and Development Department 1/24 roadster designer)


Tamiya 1/24 Sports Car Series appeared attention of NEW model “Mazda Roadster” is! . Its Release Date become December 19 (Sat). In the “Tamiya Model Car Factory Shimbashi store”, Ya Mr. Nakayama was involved in the development of the actual vehicle roadster from Mazda Motor Corporation (chief designer), we will hold a talk show invited Asano Gyochi Mr. (clay modelers) to a guest. Essence whether the model of Tamiya is transmitted of the new roadster and the new generation design concept of Mazda “Tamashido design”?  And sprinkled with scale model development staff of Tamiya, from the “model” their respective positions as the “vehicle”, we would like to talk about your commitment and roadster to manufacturing.
And modeled the first model the first time since ’26 Roadster by Tamiya. Such as design and development techniques of plastic model to change with the times, also will deliver a variety of episodes.

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Posted on December 28th, 2015 at 8:14 AM by admin

Last year celebrated its 40th anniversary Tamiya RC model that is showing even more of climax. Was held in Tamiya RC hobby of experience event “Tamiya RC car festival” is the car in Tokyo Odaiba theme park “MEGA WEB (Mega Web)”. Electric RC Car experience running “Tri !! Tamiya RC” and RC car assembly classroom “Tri !! Tamiya RC School”, will be traveling on a rocky mountain in the RC car “rock crawling experience”, it is possible to ride in RC trailer “trailer ride experience “and the like will be held the event to be able to enjoy to experience the Tamiya RC model. Spectacular outstanding RC car race “Tamiya RC Car Grand Prix” on Sunday also took place.


This time, Mr. Komori challenge to paint the “silver” of the aircraft. Only silver paint that atmosphere is changed by the finish of the base, it is whether fun become what finish. It was delivered in raw delivery than Tamiya plastic model factory Tressa Yokohama studio.

Posted on December 16th, 2015 at 8:48 AM by admin

■ Venue: Granship Shizuoka
■ weather: sunny
Tamiya Challenge Cup, which was held across the country. Is the conclusion, “Tami Challenger Climax 2015” was held. Representative Holder has large set than the national from Hokkaido to Okinawa, it had been entertaining this year last Tamichare.






Posted on December 15th, 2015 at 8:17 AM by admin

As this Special Edition, Mr. Komori is I will challenge in a small scene making using the material of Suites decoration. The Together Hasegawa master we have a lecture about the proper use of “plastic adhesive.” It was delivered in raw delivery than Tamiya plastic model factory Tressa Yokohama studio.

Posted on December 11th, 2015 at 8:34 AM by admin



24,000 Visitors Can’t be Wrong!
November 21st and 22nd saw the 17th holding of the Tamiya Fair, and we are pleased to announce that 24,000 people were in attendance at the Twin Messe venue in Shizuoka city.


Meanwhile, the North Hall was the location where intrepid visitors could take a closer look at new Tamiya releases such as the 1/35 scale Russian Self-Propelled Gun SU-76, and the 1/48 scale British 7ton Armored Car Mk.IV static models. On the R/C side, Tamiya debuted the new model in the 1/14 scale Star Unit R/C model series – the Aero Avante assembly kit; modelers were also wowed by the Raikiri GT, the TT-02 car with a body penned by famed Japanese designer Kota Nezu. The Shizuoka Plastic Modeler Exhibition was on hand, too, with a display of some fine models.


Also in the North Hall was the Tamiya R/C World Championship 2015, which pitted 8 overseas racers against over 100 champions from the various Japanese meets throughout 2015, all to decide the World Champions in different race classes. Check out some videos of the action here, on our official YouTube channel! Pictures of the competitors and links to a Japanese language report are at the bottom of this page.


Meanwhile, international competition was on display in the South Hall too, with Sunday 22nd seeing the Mini 4WD World Challenge 2015, a multi-stage tournament with the best of Japanese racers taking on select entries from across Asia in some truly thrilling races.


There was plenty more to see across both halls, such as the astonishing 1/1 scale Aero Avante, a full-sized version of the highly popular Mini 4WD and R/C model. Visitors even got to see its engine fired up, a truly amazing experience!


Images and video from the show

Posted on December 10th, 2015 at 10:12 AM by admin

Workshop held in DMM.make AKIBA

Cerevo and DMM.Make AKIBA the “workshop organized by Let’s make IoT mini four wheel drive that can be freely manipulated in Smartphone! “, the off-road type” Wild mini four wheel drive steering the “in smartphone, and throttle control can be remodeled thing. Cut without regret the 4WD mechanism the front part to structural 2WD reduction. The front section was produced in 3D printer original steering parts and wearing the, servo motor and gear to steering in.


Electronic tools using the soldering iron

Radio Control (RC) Partial The important thing is to manipulate it. In the case of ordinary RC, it is to communicate using the 2.4GHz band of RC dedicated radio band 27MHz / 40MHz and general-purpose at the transmitter and receiver, this time the wireless LAN module to use the, smartphone and the WiFi connection , such as Safari and It is controlled by the browser. Forward and raise your fingertip over the smartphone, lowering the recession, it will bend on the left and right. The driver for controlling the motor, the components such as capacitors and LED soldering iron are connected using, proceed to assemble.


Hobby and electronic tools, which spread with the advent of IoT era
Now smartphone is widespread, even if there is no dedicated transmitter WiFi connection by utilizing the smartphone, we were easily able to RC. Production costs also quite reasonable, half a day of production time is a blink. Although this time the participants were many adults, the first time children of the family are many, workshops which can be enjoyed even by children and had become.


(Note: The mini four wheel drive is a registered trademark of Tamiya)

Source: Gizmodo Japan



Posted on December 7th, 2015 at 11:52 AM by admin

ISBN code 9784056109955
Publisher Gakken


– Released in 2014, very popular Whats Gakken plus of four wheel drive mini Primer [Tamiya official guidebook mini four wheel drive super fast tune-up introductory] is released again as the latest parts were added to the machine [augmented revised version].
– Remodeling or machine Tamiya official competitions of champion, it introduces a number of nationwide four wheel drive mini racer of remodeling machines that were recruited in the WEB.
– To attach how the gray over windup parts and what kind of effect can be obtained a lot of photos with firmly and commentary. Modifications also posted a number, it tells the fun of remodeling of the four wheel drive mini.
– In addition, it is a book that can also be utilized as the latest catalog of four wheel drive mini kits and grade-up parts.