Monthly Archives: December 2013

Guesses and Wishes for Tamiya 2014 Releases

TAMIYA 2014 ?

As in the previous years

a) which products do you think Tamiya could release this year (static, RC, mini, anything else) and

b) which products would you personally like to be released (regardless of if their chances are realistic)?

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The team of thanks again for the continuously growing
reader base and support and wishes everyone a great 2014!

50 Years Porsche 911 Exhibition

Like every car and Tamiya fan the team of loves the car brand from Zuffenhausen and used the chance to visit a time limited exhibition at the Prototyp Car Museum to admire from close several classics and race cars that were modeled from Tamiya. 

                                                                In the spirit of the season
                                             we extend a heartfelt thank you to our readers
                                                and wish you the very best in the new year

Chairman Shunsaku Tamiya talks about the JGSDF Type 10 Tank

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.