Opening of 2nd Tamiya Plamodel Factory at Tokyo Shimbashi

Tamiya’s Official Outlet
Experience, Play, and Enjoy at “Tamiya Plamodel Factory – Shimbashi”
Tokyo’s Shimbashi District – September 17th Grand Opening!

World-renowned hobby product manufacturer Tamiya, Inc. (Headquarters: Shizuoka City, President: Masayuki Tamiya) is producing the new integrated official shop and event venue “Tamiya Plamodel Factory – Shimbashi” which is set to open on September 17th, 2008 in Tokyo’s Minato ward. In addition to retail activities, the location will also serve as a focal point for information dissemination to spread the attractive appeal of Tamiya’s hobby products.

This project is developed and operated by Tamiya Plamodel Factory, Inc. (President: Shunichi Sakamoto)

Following the opening of “Tamiya Plamodel Factory” at Tressa Yokohama on March 27th, 2008, this Shimbashi location will be the second to open.

Venue Information

Tamiya Plamodel Factory – Shimbashi
The first location in Tokyo, this large-scale venue will showcase Tamiya’s entire product lineup on three floors.

Shop Floors
Two Floors to Stock Approximately 4,000 Current Tamiya Products
The basement and ground levels will showcase approximately 1,000 Scale Model Series products, 1,500 Radio Control Series products, 1,000 Mini 4WD Series and Educational Construction Series products, 500 Tools, Paints, and Publications, as well as other special products and Original Goods.

Event Floor
Event Floor with 150 Square Meters of Multi-Purpose Space
Events such as official new item annoucements, model exhibitions, Mini 4WD and R/C races, workshops, seminars, and talk shows will be held in this function space. Model clubs will also be able to rent this space for private use. Those who work can stop by during their lunch break or after work, while friends and families can enjoy the venue on the weekends.

Grand Opening Event
To commemorate the opening of the Shimbashi location, a special event is to be held on the Event Floor of the building.
Details will be announced on the Tamiya Homepage at a later date.

Producer Tamiya, Inc.
Development/Operation Tamiya Plamodel Factory, Inc.

6 Toyokaiji Building, 4-7-2 Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0004

Operating Hours
Weekdays 12:00 – 22:00
Saturdays/Holidays 10:00 – 20:00
Sundays Closed

JR or Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Shimbashi Station – 5min walk from Karasumori exit
Toei Mita Line Uchisaiwaicho Station – 7min walk

Source: Tamiya, INC.