Monthly Archives: April 2016

Tamiya RC Car Grand Prix Vol.12 Video

It celebrated its 40th anniversary last year, Tamiya RC model that is showing even more of a climax. Tamiya RC hobby of experience events of “Tamiya RC car Festival” was held at the car of a theme park in Odaiba, Tokyo “MEGA WEB (Mega Web)”.
Experience running of the electric RC cars and “Try !! Tamiya RC”, assembled classroom “Try !! Tamiya RC School” of RC car, “rock crawling experience” traveling on the rocky mountain in the RC car, can ride to RC trailer “trailer ride It held an event to enjoy and experience the Tamiya RC model, such as experience. ” “Tamiya RC Car Grand Prix” spectacular preeminent RC car race on Sunday was also carried out.
Look, to experience, to participate, can enjoy the RC hobby of Tamiya “Tamiya RC Car Festival” is scheduled to be held also in 2016. Please your visit by all means!

Tamiya Guidance of the 55th Shizuoka Hobby Show 2016


At the same time you can explore the Tamiya headquarters building, Open House information

Trader invitation date ※ general of the person can not be your admission:
May 12, 2016 (Thursday) 9:30 to 16:30
General public:
May 13, 2015 (Friday) 9:30 to 16:30
May 14, 2016 (Sat) 9:00 to 17:00
May 15, 2016 (Sun) 9:00 to 16:00
※ gift, such as a plastic model to both days of arrival of 1,000 people (junior high school students or less interest) venue twin Messe Shizuoka sponsored by Shizuoka model teaching materials cooperatives
⇒ The 55th Shizuoka Hobby Show Official Website

tamiya 55th shizuoka hobby show 2016 2

Topic a lot, the nation’s largest scale model hobby event “55th Shizuoka Hobby Show”. Exhibition in one fell swoop the new product to be launched by the summer in the Tamiya booth. This time, the new product of the attention in each genre is jostling! You can see carefully at the venue of the new products before the launch. Of course, also welcome questions and requests to the description staff! Others, looking forward to shopping in uniform are a variety of products and goods “sales corner”. “The popular every year Tamiya open house ” is also held at the same time. 2 days of do our hobby in the fresh green of Shizuoka, please come all together your family!

Several upcoming Tamiya Jun Watanabe bags & backpacks

67262 Jun Watanabe Tamiya Mark Flap Backpack (Black)
67263 Jun Watanabe Tamiya Mark Flap Backpack (Gray)
67264 Jun Watanabe Tamiya Mark Flap Backpack (Navy)
67265 Jun Watanabe Tamiya Mark Flap Backpack (Khaki)
67266 Jun Watanabe Tamiya Mark Roll-Top Backpack (Black)
67267 Jun Watanabe Tamiya Mark Roll-Top Backpack (Gray)
67268 Jun Watanabe Tamiya Mark Roll-Top Backpack (Navy)
67269 Jun Watanabe Tamiya Mark Roll-Top Backpack (Khaki)
67270 Jun Watanabe Tamiya Mark Day Bag (Black)
67271 Jun Watanabe Tamiya Mark Day Bag (Gray)
67272 Jun Watanabe Tamiya Mark Day Bag (Navy)
67273 Jun Watanabe Tamiya Mark Day Bag (Khaki)
67274 Jun Watanabe Tamiya Mark Mini Shoulder Bag (Black)
67275 Jun Watanabe Tamiya Mark Mini Shoulder Bag (Gray)
67276 Jun Watanabe Tamiya Mark Mini Shoulder Bag (Navy)
67277 Jun Watanabe Tamiya Mark Mini Shoulder Bag (Khaki)

Tamiya Open House 2016 May 14-15


★ On both days 9:00 to 16:30
★ In the tour point professional staff of each department will answer questions of everyone.
★ Break is available the main building fifth floor cafeteria. Also responsible for the sale of snacks.
★ Guidance of the venue have been made ​​on the second floor of the reception.
★ Tamiya access map to the open house
★ Guidance of the 55th Shizuoka Hobby Show (Tamiya HP) in preparation

Tamiya headquarters building is welcome. We also look forward to your visit of everyone in a variety of vehicle exhibition this year. image History Museum and showrooms, etc., you can visit freely. Image Design section and, planning section will be happy to explain staff of full-time.

Visit point
Let’s go to see the “1/1 mini four-wheel drive Aero Avante”!
“When you become a mini four-wheel drive is a real car ….” Everyone once if the fan is only one machine in the world that realizes the dreams that have fantasies about. In Hobby Show period, during the exhibition to Tamiya headquarters showroom! Please have a look at this opportunity. ※ See here for 1/1 mini four-wheel drive vehicle projects.

3F other
Office Tour

visited the office usually can not be seen easily. Professional staff of each department, we will explain clearly!

Main Building 1F
Injection molding machine demonstration & mold factory tour
can be seen of the mold can process and plastic model of a possible rise situation up close.

Exhibition the 2006 model year NSX-GT (2009 years color)
headquarters 2F showroom

Make the vehicle exhibition of NSX-GT, which was active in the SUPER GT Championship. It performs a number of name game, is a machine that has a lot of fans. Please taste plenty of atmosphere of Japan premier race.
※ cooperation: (Ltd.) Team Kunimitsu race Division

Exhibition Daihatsu COPEN
headquarters front entrance

“fun I car” was made ​​in such a concept, Daihatsu Copen. Also appeared as an item of Tamiya of four wheel drive mini series. Exhibition this vehicle in the open house. Pretty, and certainly please see the sporty vehicle.
※ cooperation: Shizuoka Daihatsu Sales Co., Ltd. Kakegawa shop

East Building 2F
Let’s make Suites decoration! (Surcharge)
made ​​even, why not try to make a lifelike candy fun Suites Decoration can decorate? You can enjoy many variations in their preferences.
Time 9:15 to 16:30 (15:30 reception end), at any time at the reception venue
for ⇒ more information please click here.

Headquarters 2F showroom
doll remodeling contest exhibition

exhibition the 42nd doll remodeling contest excellent work. Subject is a contest that applicants from the topic of celebrities, characters, historical figures and historical background also added a wide range of age groups.

Head Office 5F · rooftop
RC Car experience running meetings and “Try! Tamiya RC”, enjoy the running of the new RC car “Star unit Aero Avante”!

Try to experience the fun to operate touch the RC! Tamiya RC, also carried the experience run meeting of Tamiya latest RC car “Star unit Aero Avante”. And affordable speed, that can be easily operated, okay with women and small children. Of course you are an advanced user match race also will be held.

Main Building 2F
fun-filled work square
Let’s play with the remote control robot! Challenge to the game in the popularity of Lobo craft series and tools series that was including the Mechanical Blowfish or the remote control Boxing Fighter!

Main building 5F · indoor
the four wheel drive mini Workshop held (surcharge)
!! Let playing to create a mini four-wheel drive kit was purchased on the spot at the day of sale corner, etc. (do from time to time accept.)
Completed is the machine is capable of running on a dedicated circuit. In the assembly, we will staff is allowed to gently lecture. ※ traveling in the circuit I will limit it to the machine that was assembled at the Workshop.
※ There is no installation of four wheel drive mini-free driving course.

Sales Corner
Main building 5F, Main Building 2F, East Building 5F

lastic model and RC car, mini four-wheel drive, tool kit, original goods, of course, also limited product that can not be put into the hands only in the event venue will be sold. ※ was our popular 2015, outlet sales of the product, but does not this year. Please note,.

Tamiya headquarters / Tamiya Circuit / Hobby Show venue
weekend hobby Zammai enjoyed in the Tri! Tamiya RC tour 2016 spring parent-child !!

and TRF (Tamiya Racing Factory) staff, and assembly experience of RC car, traveling in the Tamiya circuit, I was planning to “try !! Tamiya RC tour 2016 spring” of Hobby Zammai over the Shizuoka Hobby show venue and Tamiya headquarters in a dedicated bus.
Enjoy the pros and cons, “the world capital of Shizuoka model” in parent and child, please enjoy the RC hobby.

Confirmed – Tamiya 58636 TA07 Pro Chassis Kit

Brand New 4WD touring chassis which bears the name of the TA is finally appeared. The optimum roll and pitching stiffness
in order to exert, employs a composite chassis that combines upper frame to narrow type of Lower Deck,
it can be adjusted chassis stiffness by detaching a part of the frame. Drive system is a single-belt,
can choose the mounting position of the motor is three places, and for a variety of course layouts and settings.
Steering and suspension, adoption and TRF419 that has been trained in the practice race the same format to Diff.
It is the order of the number one of the new car in the race scene of the season. Distinctive style that combines the upper frame to narrow the type of resin Lower Deck. The chassis rigidity parts to adjust also standard equipment, can be adjusted in the grip balance by desorption. The first belt drive 4WD adopted , achieving a high efficiency and a variety of drive variations. Motor mounting position of the three locations to choose in the run can change the motor layout in three positions. In accordance with the course layout and the road surface condition and a wide range of settings. Layout also change the exchange of belt only in the re-adjustment of the tension is not required. TA07 is a function of the unique to enjoy the three different handling characteristics on a single machine. TRF419 a common type with a proven track record suspension in the race. The new suspension mount is also available. Diff gears and steering Ackerman also TRF419 and the same format, it is a more practical vehicle body component. The battery can be out from the chassis side.
★ Full bearing specifications
★ Universal shaft (before or after)
★ TRF special damper (hard black coat)
★ High Torque Servo Saver (Black)
※ body, motor, RC equipment, tires are not included. Main parts included

Will be shown together with other upcoming releases at 55th Shizuoka Hobby Show 2016.

55th Shizuoka Hobby Show 2016

15th Tamiya World Modeler contest results

t has also been held Tamiya World Modeler contest this year in the Joshin Super Kids land head office in Osaka Nihonbashi. The venue was color the contest gathered the works of 100 points. The theme of the challenge department is “open car”. Is was released last year, “1/24 Mazda Roadster” and “1/24 Honda S600”, including the various car models exhibition, cars and motorcycles stood out. Was awarded the “Super Kids Land Award” is of Shinichi Nakahori’s “Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR” of the grand prize. Gap with no sharp finish and internal narrowing make, not how to show a groan as a judge, became the award unanimously. It a counter electrode specific, who Toshiro Nagayama caught the eye in the style of “1/6 Katana Harvey, YZ400” is the two won the “Tamiya Prize general department”. Gloss that has been produced by a thick coating had exudes a unique texture to the big size model of 1/6. I was to ask you, that all was finished by coats many times using a brush. Skilled technique was the shining work. “Scene grand prize” is a work full of nostalgic atmosphere feel the Showa. Now it attracts people who nostalgic landscape to see that on the stage the vending machine stand that it has become less to see is. Published various works in the contest except that has been exhibited. Although you will not be able to introduce all, see up close the work by all means our coming to the venue at the time of the next held. In addition, Super Kids Land Award winning works that I am allowed to introduce, Tamiya Award (single, scene prizes), challenge Grand Prize, each piece of the idea Prize Tamiya headquarters until May of this year that the Shizuoka Hobby Show will be held in the exhibition schedule. Take a look in when you stop by. Of course, the next to be held also in the planning. Also looking forward to meet a fun work of everyone after one year.

Tamiya Official Release List May 2016

R/C Models

84424 1/10 R/C M-05 Ver.II R Chassis Kit
58629 1/10 R/C Mercedes-Benz G 320 Cabrio (MF-01X)
58630 1/10 R/C Plasma Edge II (TT-02B)
58631 1/10 R/C Subaru Impreza Monte-Carlo ’99 (TT-02)
57896 1/10 XB Mercedes-Benz Unimog 425 (CC-01)
42299 VG Booster (for Brushed Motor) & VG Capacitor (for ESC)
47317 TRF Damper Large Diameter Spring Set (Mica Blue)
84425 Aluminum Gearbox (Lower Section) (TB-03, TB-04)
84426 TT-02 Lower Deck (White)
56539 Matte Plated Gearbox for Tractor Truck


10008 1/18 McLaren M8A 1968

25172 1/20 McLaren Ford MP4 / 8

89718 1/20 McLaren Mercedes MP4-13


15497 Carbon Multi Reinforcement Plate for HG 13/19mm Roller (1.5mm) (Mini 4WD)

Tools & Paints

70223 Friction Powered Car Snail Assembly Kit

70224 Swim Dolphin Assembly Kit