Tamiya location addresses over its history

1946, since its founding as Tamiya Shoji joint-stock company, Tamiya had the address of four places on the notation of the kit box, but the head office function does not exist only in two places in fact. Located in the change of address notation by readjustment and business expansion through strong performance tips to solve this mystery. It becomes the means for specifying the release date of the kit by looking at the address notation is written on the side of the box. For example, long-lived Military Miniature Series No. the two German soldiers set, address notation version of all four sites there. We are going to study the address of the four places the time axis notation written in the last box is here. It would be to take a look together brief map, understand and deepen further.

Address notation Map Period Commentary Kit
Shizuoka Kojika
A 1946
/ 3-1969 / 4
Since its inception, this address all the earliest logo, initial logo, to mid logo. It means that the road runs on the premises in urban planning later, the land was divided into two east and west. It is on the site of the second distribution center Tamiya Shizuoka Suruga east branch now, but stone monument of “the land of Tamiya originated” is built in the land of Suruga Bank side.
By the way, I thought our laboratory assistant and read the “deer” nearly 20 years after birth, but correctly “stag”
MM is No. 2
German Soldiers set up
the MT No. 23
Panther (S)
mini jet
No. Etc. up to 11 Viggen.
Shizuoka Kojika
B 1969
/ 4-1974 / 9
When it is hot most of the Military Miniature Series. And completed a new plant in a large site nearby away about 500m just by strong expansion of business performance, and also to relocate headquarters. Girl employees dormitory was also features on-site. Tamiya News Vol for completion of the new plant. It is introduced in the illustrations to 10 (1968/07).
In fact, what this place is the place itself is headquartered current.
MM is No. 43
Ford GPA Jeep to
the MT No. 38
(S) 1/6 to No. 7
, etc. to Harley.
Shizuoka Kojika
C 1974
/ 9-1980 / 12
Tamiya has secured a new land still was built in 628 address small deer factory set and Tamiya Shoji headquarters. That the place name change occurs in the readjustment soon, headquartered “Kojika 50-1” is “Ondabara 3-7” decision.Tamiya management team have a soft spot for the name of the “deer” was set there is the address of the factory Tamiya notational as “deer 628” but do not transfer any headquarters.
(The named Tamiya Bridge) that bridged the Daiya River flood control channel and adjacent to 1977. be resolved before the bridge can do is had transshipment elsewhere large container truck does not enter the road is narrow, efficiency of delivery UP significantly. Tamiya new circuit was also open before you across the river.
There is a “deer 1-63-20” and the deer first plant and first distribution center in the readjustment also address the notation of “the deer 628” now.
MM is No. 119 of
America mortar set up
computer Sherman
in time also
Shizuoka Ondabara
B 1980
/ 12-2005 / 03
New building was built headquarters building is finally outgrown. In the construction of the remains left on site the old office building, Tamiya News Vol. Carry the story along with the photos to 101 (1980/11), but the old and new contrast is interesting.Opportunity in this new building inauguration, I was the original as “Ondabara 3-7” for the first time the headquarters Registered address.
East Building was built in 1989 on the site of the old office building which is adjacent. It is used in various events second floor is named spectrum Lamb Hall, first floor first floor and the basement has a mold factory.
MM is No. 120
M48A3 Patton from
Suruga-ku, Shizuoka City
Ondabara 3-7
B 2005/04
– present
for Shizuoka City is promoted to major cities, was divided into three wards Suruga-ku, Shimizu-ku, Aoi-ku, in April 1, 2005. There is no change at all in the head office address itself notation change. I have been able to confirm from the blister pack of Mototagu separately launch of 1/48MM. By the way, this Mototagu was pre-release by Tamiya booth 1st Modeler’s flea market that is open in February 2005, but how many people you need really the person who noticed the address notation of “Suruga-ku”? 1/48MM Mototagu

※ It may be different in practice in theory only the introduction of the kit. With your feedback If you have discovered. . .

The name of the current Address Symbol on the map
Co., Ltd. Head Office Tamiya Shizuoka Ondabara 3-7 B
Kojika first plant and first distribution center Shizuoka Kojika 1-63-20 C
Second distribution center Kojika 915 A
Currently on the side there is a stone monument of “the land of Tamiya origin” and Suruga Bank Shizuoka east branch, position marked in A by a ★ character, to be exact
position of the character of (A east side across the road is the second distribution center I will have to).


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