Posted on February 2nd, 2016 at 9:03 AM by admin


3 lane circuit in only postage charge will Moriageyo rental! Events in a four wheel drive mini!

Popular four wheel drive mini circuit rental service is powered up! Rental free of charge, but will remain, “bank approach” and “slope section” has been added as a possible simultaneous rental options. Since the race of operations manuals and is the venue rental banners such as ornamental also possible, from the running board of fellow each other congenial to various events such as companies, schools and organizations, to the realization of your four wheel drive mini planning, by all means rent Please help us to service.


Overview of the four wheel drive mini circuit rental services
[Service Basics]
Rental period up to a maximum 14 days
rental free of charge, to bear if the round-trip shipping fee only
Circuit rental can be up to three sets of
up-and-down section (bank where you can enjoy, three-dimensional circuit layout Approach Slope section) rental possible (each one set each)
and uplink and banners such as decorative items are also available for rental
are also available if you do not meet your request by ※ lending situation. Please note. [Contact lending to product information of the circuit] , ” Japan Cup Junior Circuit (Tricolor) ” – ” Junior Circuit slope section ” – ” Junior Circuit bank approach 20 section ” [lending other ornaments Contact] banner to be used for the venue decoration, climbing (Please note that there is a limited number of loans. In addition, since the climbing will be lending you only flag part, weight-flagpole, please be prepared separately). [Basic information of the circuit] , “Japan Cup Junior Circuit” a set of package size about 920㎜ × 660㎜ × 320㎜, 15kg of – “Japan Cup Junior Circuit” one set of size, 3060mm × when it is assembled as oval course 1440 mm -circuit one set of straight and curved like, is composed of 16 sections, enables enlargement of the layout changes and courses by combining multiple sets. [Four wheel drive mini circuit past lending example of] school festival, in-house events, car dealer shop events, shopping center events, neighborhood association events, such as We have been used in a wide range of events. ★ even in private race between fellow rental OK! mini four wheel drive circuit by utilizing the rental service NEZU.log’s experience report that held a private race “nostalgia-packed! Adult becomes this way and play a mini four wheel drive with full force ”


For freight
Upon use of rental service, rental fees will be free, you pay only the round trip of the freight and (shipping time: cash on delivery / return time: prepayment).
Dispatch and return is done by using the Yamato Transport service. Scheduled to arrive the driver collection of transport company at the time of the return (it is also possible to bring in your own return goods Yamato Transport to the office). Transportation fee varies depending on the destination, the number. Transportation fee when accepting the rental application, we will inform you by e-mail or telephone. Prior confirmation of the transportation fee, “Example of a weight method of conversion and freight” and below, please also refer to the “Yamato service charge table.” Yamato mail charge table http://www.Kuronekoyamato.Co.Jp/yamatobin/yamatobin_ryokin/shizuoka.html#igai ※ rental goods will be shipped from Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture. Please refer to the price list of your column of “other than Hamamatsu City” of the above-mentioned link [example of the weight of the conversion method and Freight charges application of (1) “Japan Cup Junior Circuit” is “60kg to” per set are you Example: Tokyo 23 Circuit 1 set the rental … one way Freight 1,944 yen district, (round trip fee 11,664 yen in the case of three sets) round trip 3,888 yen (2) to the Junior Circuit 1 set as “slope section” ” Freight will be the application of “up to 100kg” by the combined three If you want to make a bank approach 20 ” Example: freight … one way of if you want to rent a “circuit 1 set + slope + bank” in Tokyo’s 23 wards 2,592 circle, round trip 5,184 yen. ※ “Circuit + slope only”, also in the case of “Circuit + bank only”, will apply fee of “up to 100kg”. (3) In the case of “circuit 3 set + slope + bank”, and along the above (1) (2), it will be the sum of “fee of up to 100kg” + “fee of up to 60kg,” + “fee of up to 60kg.” Example: Tokyo’s 23 wards if you want to rent a “circuit 3 set + slope + bank” transportation fee … round trip 12,960 yen

The relevant information about the circuit layout event management

[Four wheel drive mini event management manual]
This is the first operation manual for people to be operating a four wheel drive mini competitions. Download the manual here (PDF file, all page 2) [circuit layout guide] is the layout plan collection in Japan Cup Junior Circuit two sets and three sets. ※ because it also contains the required layout is four or more sets as reference information, please pay attention to the necessary number of courses that have been described. Download layout plan collection here (PDF file) [circuit layout data] available in Adobe Illustrator, it is of circuit material data. Download of circuit material data here (PDF format)





Notes on the event held
When the event held Please be careful in safety management of participants and spectators. By any chance, even if the accident has occurred, such as during the event preparation and production, withdrawal, I can not assume that all the responsibilities in the Tamiya.
Events that use the Service is not an official event of Tamiya. Such as “Tamiyamini four wheel drive certified competition” in the tournament name, please refrain from it is recommend that you use a name that might be confused with our sponsored events.


Note at the time of signing up rental service
And loan period is up to 14 days.
· Please apply to up to one week before the circuit desired arrival date.
– Then for the appropriate rental your application might be refused.
(1) Application from a person who has been declared false information at the time of application
(2) Azukasuru to anti-social forces, or your application from a person who antisocial forces belongs to a corporation that is involved in management
(3) Others, apply for rental for the purpose of use in the event that the Company deems inappropriate


How to apply the circuit rental
The following application form can you’ll sign up, there is a way to have you sign up by downloading the application form mail, in FAX. For availability of rental, after confirming the content of the event, three from Tamiya we will reply within business day.

Application of the form
application form of four wheel drive mini circuit rental services in, fill out the necessary information, please apply.

Open the application form of rental services


Mail, and your application by FAX
to download the application form, please use it to print. → ” four wheel drive mini circuit rental service application form “(PDF)

Application Form Download for FAX · mailing

Mailing when the destination: Yubinbango422-8610 Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture Suruga-ku Ondabara 3-7 Corporation Tamiya special events Division mini four wheel drive circuit rental clerk
FAX of destination: FAX number 054-281-8479, Inc. Tamiya special events Division mini four wheel drive circuit rental clerk

Contact: Please tell Tamiya special events Division mini four wheel drive circuit rental clerk as “matter of circuit rental service” Contact
TEL: 054-283-0002 (excluding weekends and holidays, 8:00 to 12:00, 13:00 to 5 p.m.)

Posted on January 5th, 2016 at 6:55 AM by admin

Posted on November 28th, 2015 at 12:17 PM by admin

From November 19 renewal of the “Tamiya Kakegawa Circuit” (Kakegawa, Shizuoka Tan’yo 66-1) is carried out. As a result, construction work is carried out until mid-May 2016.


Tamiya Kakegawa circuit opened in 1996, it will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2016. As celebration of the year of the milestone, on-road courses and pit area are covered in a large tent, to be the world’s largest all-weather facilities to enjoy RC car without having to worry about the weather, such as rain . Circuit layout is new design, asphalt paving also that renewed.


After the circuit completed, a number of events to enjoy in Tamiya RC car are planned.

Source: Car watch

Posted on November 13th, 2015 at 8:37 AM by admin

Once a bestseller with kids, mini 4WD race cars are making a surprise return in Japan: this time, with adults.

Racers tested their cars last month at the Japan Cup in Tokyo.

A man says he never thought he would get so involved.

A woman says she’s been coming for seven years.

Mini 4WD cars had a golden age in the 1980s and 90s.

The current generation of fans is people in their 20s to 40s.

Toymaker Tamiya introduced the first 4wd mini cars in 1982.

They were notable for their high speeds.

At their peak, more than 30-million of the cars sold each year.

But interest wanted.

A Tamiya official says the new customer is an adult who enjoyed 4WD cars as a kid.

Sales began to rebound in 2005.

A shop owner says sales tripled in the last five years.

A car that sold for 20 dollars in the 1980s now goes for almost 100 dollars.

Tamiya even commissioned a full-scale version.

Its top speed is 111 miles per hour.

The car is a hit with visitors.

A Tamiya spokesman says people appreciate the craftsmanship that went into the car.

Almost 200-million mini 4WD cars have sold worldwide.

What was once old, is new again.

Source NTV / NBC News Channel

Posted on November 12th, 2015 at 9:21 AM by admin

Tamiya won the special prize for the “mini four wheel drive” at the 28th 2015 Shogakukan DIME Trend Award


Publisher, Shogakukan announcement ceremony, Award formula of “28th 2015 Shogakukan DIME Trend Award” to the issue of product information magazine “DIME” is hosted is carried out on November 11, “four wheel drive mini” is a special award we won.

DIME trend grand prize, which was established in 1988, is what trend information magazine “DIME” that the businessman and the target is, to recognize based on the vote of readers such as product and service person, a phenomenon that has become a hot topic every year. It received a popularity resurgence is high evaluation of mini four wheel drive in recent years, and has been elected to the special award.


Posted on November 9th, 2015 at 10:30 AM by admin

Source: Speedhunters

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Posted on August 10th, 2015 at 9:14 AM by admin

Source: Speedhunters

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Posted on July 28th, 2015 at 8:32 AM by admin


Japan’s largest Manufacturing of celebration “Maker Faire Tokyo (maker Fair Tokyo) 2015″ to Tamiya is the first time exhibitors.

Maker Faire Tokyo 2015 (abbreviation MFT2015)


■ Venue
Tokyo International Exhibition Center (commonly known as Tokyo Big Sight), Koto-ku, Tokyo Ariake 3-11-1
4 Hall, rooftop exhibit space


■ Dates
August 1, 2015 (Saturday) 12 : 00-19: 00 , 2015 August 2 (Sun) 10: 00~18: 00


■ Facebook page ” work Lab Tamiya was published in “, will be on display the work piece. Interesting Sample images and using the “fun work” series, experimental work, such as the exhibition schedule with Raspberry pi of ultra-small PC.Producers will be happy to talk to reside in the booth.

■ There is also selling
new product ” swim Manta Ray tool set , “” flywheel motor vehicle work set “the beginning, the sale of various types of machine tool products, we will do a demonstration. ※ Daily Portal Z planning “Minihebokon & water Hebokon” held! The neighbor of the Daily Portal Z booth, will be held “Hebokon tournament”. There is also the day of participation frame, and sale of machine tool kit in the Tamiya booth. Since there is still also work space, but what you can try to challenge (who do not technical force)?


■ Related site ⇒ work Lab Tamiya ⇒ Daily Portal Z “low-tech force people gather! Minihebokon-water Hebokon contestants Wanted” ⇒Maker Faire Tokyo 2015 ⇒ work Lobo Craft information

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Posted on July 24th, 2015 at 11:46 AM by admin

Tamiya Yamato 1960-2010 50 years Shunsaku (13)

Also long this Web site that dormant state had been followed, and considering whether the meaning told what the 2010 year, without saying of four of five (?) I do not have a choice but to move into action. It is how important memorial year for Tamiya this year 2010, and you know so have been announced more than four months at the top page of this Web site. Tamiya plastic model for the first time ask the world, 1/800 Yamato and the May 1960 was released. Just this year in May (it is now) is what, Tamiya plastic model 50th anniversary I when such that! ! So reckless bring planning thought (?) Is “50 years of milestone,’ll let you make the first issue product of the time in their own Tamiya president!”. Fortunately, because the non-assembly of the first edition Yamato there were two in our laboratory, we were allowed to unsparingly provided. April certain day, 2010, only apo to get to met Tamiya chairman will let me take, I express to Shizuoka Tamiya headquarters. In advance to ask put in a conference room, we have arranged leave parts bag out of the box for easy assembly. Nothing you know without Tamiya president who came to the conference room to the time of promise, speechless for a moment to see what you are lined up on the table. Actually, I from where the president is entering the meeting room had been turning the movie. All from negotiations between the current planning description of in situ are left at the video. If as is here Torere is one cutting ceremony scenes, such as tree-planting ceremony, but after I was going to let you assemble towards the Tamiya staff, and went supposed to be ridiculous …. Please by all means to pay attention to chairman of talk that memory comes back to me in vivid by actually moving the hand! “What is the scoop! President is plastic model production tools you use for the first time born this time!?” one hour of video material and a large amount of near past material still image you have enjoyed this pattern is, over in the hands of masters TAC Miyamoto Director, this I have finished the work of impressive 8 minutes a little time! May 15, 2010 (Saturday), the 16th (day) limited. Tamiya Open House East Building 2F spectrum Hall and video exhibition scheduled at! Of course finished work itself is also exhibition! Those who go to the Shizuoka Hobby Show, it is also not forget to visit the Tamiya headquarters! ! (2010/05/10)


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Posted on July 3rd, 2015 at 10:00 AM by admin

After a long time of the update, let’s introduce the exhibition of Tamiya open house was held at the same time Shizuoka Tamiya headquarters and Shizuoka Hobby Show of this year. It is a “1,000,000 units Tiger Panther breakthrough anniversary sale”. Panther tank that was released in January 1962 will show explosive sales, while birth to Tiger tank and a synergistic effect that was released after six months, you salvation as a Tamiya was likely to fall into a management crisis of revival. And I anniversary sale has been carried out in the place where tries to round three years passed since the sale. Of ordinary laboratory was aware of the existence of the sale in since the beginning of the shame the 21st century, was a small image is an opportunity that you saw in the net auction. One day, Tamiya 1 / 21M40 Big shot (!), But I was exhibited, orange ticket unfamiliar in a corner of the exhibition image of the state, which opened the box I saw. All of the characters that are printed when the question to exhibitor in physical securities was please tell me politely. Although “This is very much!” I attempted to bid and, already in our laboratory and owns more than one M40 big shot, there is a limit in the bid of only fondness for that one ticket, sorry and it has ended in results. Our laboratory assistant that can not be give up and it is contacted again to exhibitor, “when it was such a reason, but I have sent the goods to the highest bidder, using freely because there is a picture of the ticket taken at the time of exhibition image has been sent along with the message of the to please. ” It was not a thing entirely positive contrast, the character also was a great material image that can be read in the clear. Then also we were able to get those amazing after a few years. Japan Sea side of it is Tamiya poster tattered state that had been stuck to the model shop in the old in certain provinces. Or it would place such as the 1964 year-end from the viewpoint of the lineup? Ultra S is a valuable material of class, such as sticking and dirt of paper violently, while steaming is carefully removed, framed and put on the mount, it was to have finished the restoration. Then, reel-to-reel tape recorder that hits the prize that has been resting image on the poster also obtain the same type of machine, the set is here also carefully polished “Tamiya Shunsaku Exhibition (July 2006)” I was allowed to be exhibited in. By the way, this poster and the impressions of reel-to-reel tape recorder Tamiya Shunsaku president became a look at the (at the time) “I came out is this thing also great. Hmmm, particularly to remember I wish not -” was ( ^ _ ^;). In addition to April 2008 is past time, “Tank Plastic Encyclopedia of movement of Tamiya” When I re-organized by the hand of article Roundup As we publish, we noticed that serious. It is that thing that thing that is written in this ticket and poster represents the contents of the same sale. If you think from now but is why wonder whether did not notice that this simple, even though the ticket is written, “Tiger Panther 1,000,000 units breakthrough anniversary sale”, “hit the tape recorder in the tank of Tamiya” on a poster so it was written with, would there was a prejudice from Hana it ‘s another thing. Ticket also is one of the causes also had been a store in a different place because it was the image management dimension rather than have the actual thing. But have been above all emphasized that the ticket is a stereo with one such prize “stereo one person”, why posters that the tape recorder of Dekadeka and 2, etc. prize has been greatly appeal both images and title You will also. Such in such a safely “Tank Plastic Encyclopedia of movement of the Tamiya” is I was able to introduce it have to do integrity crowded put up Japan model newspaper article announced lottery results, but just at the timing immediately after proofreading, the net auction I found a precious thing. It’s was the M48 Patton of junk state Tamiya 1/35, but also orange ticket familiar in a corner of the image in a state that opened the box you will see. You do not need to say the “There was here 100 years!” Was bid prepared with. Fortunately M40 Big shot of the popular degree different things and, it was junk, and there also be the ticket, including even its existence was not aware perhaps anyone what represent things, to bid at reasonable price that we were able. M48 is to Patton and I’m sorry, but it is the ticket was confirmed first and foremost reached the goods. Since already printing house was after the document has been sent, it was allowed to and be reflected in the fold of the reprint. Fortunately for sales also took a strong a reprint, and Yes to replace the ones that have been scanning the the original ticket “Tank Plastic Taizen movement of Tamiya” of version 2 or later (see p21). When further flow, we have finally also doing the day to get the 1 or the like prize. So After the ask towards the “everyone collectively want the exhibition to!” And Tamiya of a certain charge, and I got a reply thankfully called “Let’s create a place at the time of the upcoming Tamiya Open House”. As described above, if there is a long ~ Lee circumstances, it became possible beautifully full reproduction of “Tiger Panther 1,000,000 units breakthrough anniversary sale”. In fact those who carried the leg or will how come? Actually seemed to become even Tamiya house a little topic, it seems to have been, “What is this?” The big old old stereo. By the way, if how Tiger and Panther was 360 yen at that time to say that it has sold 1 million units sold, it will be the sales of at least 300 million 60 million yen in simple calculation. “Hmmm, perhaps Na ~? Or not it was all of the cumulative total of Tamiya tanks” I tried to ask around here also Tamiya Shunsaku president was that of the (^^ ♪. Now from 45 years ago talk it was ….


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