Monthly Archives: April 2018

Limited sale of Collaboration Tamiya Wild Mini 4WD · Lunch Box Jr. S-PULSE version

Collaboration Mini 4WD
Limited sale of Wild Mini 4WD · Lunch Box Jr. ESPULSE specification at S-PULSE HOME GAME on Saturday, April 28! Espales sticker, name alphabet and jersey included in lunch box Jr.! Let’s wait for the announcement on the official website for details!

Tamiya Official Guidebook Mini 4WD Super Speed ​​Guide 2018-2019 (with Special Dress Up Sticker)

2018 – 2019 edition of the Tamiya official mini 4WD guide. Introduce the latest techniques of tuning and dressing up. Many winning machines of the official race are also posted. Appendix Dash No. 1 · Emperor Memorial – J-CUP 30th Anniversary – Special version sticker for 2 versions!

– Introduction from Japanese cup countermeasure to dress up surgery in easy to understand with photographs and explanations.
– It is a must-read book of Mini 4WD Fans with plenty of information such as characteristics of the basic chassis, how to choose upgraded parts, introduction of the machine of the top racer and so on.
– 2 special dress up stickers are attached as special appendix.
– Number of pages: 96
– Special Appendix: Two embellishment dressup stickers (NEW ERA / FUJITSU) are included.

Tamiya Mini 4WD Aero Avante movie OVER DRIVE Limited

Mini 4WD Aero Avante movie “OVER DRIVE” Limited

Mini 4WD which imaged a rally car appearing in the movie “OVER DRIVE” released on Friday, June 1, 2018. We are currently accepting reservations at SevenNet.

■ Muvicile card advance ticket (general) +
Movie “OVERDRIVE” 1/32 mini 4WD REV series special limited model “Aero Avante”
Sales price: 3,200 yen (tax included)

■ Movie “OVERDRIVE” 1/32 Mini 4WD REV Series Special Limited Edition “Aero Avante”
(No Muvicke Card Advance Ticket)
Sales Price: 1,980 yen (tax included)

Click here for details. (Seven Net Shopping)

Movie “OVER DRIVE” Official website

Tamiya Open House 2018 held on Saturday May 12th and Sunday 13th

Departure for Tamiya Expedition! Tamiya Open House Saturday, 12:00~16:30, Sunday 9:00~16:30

※ The opening may be delayed depending on the situation.

Tamiya head office will be opened to the public according to Shizuoka Hobby Show. As well as the historic center exhibiting products from the age of wooden models, the lobby where the real F1 machine is displayed, as well as the in-house observations such as the design department and the mold department that you can not usually see. In addition, you can enjoy plenty of contents a day, including the production of mini 4WD, the maneuvering of RC, the experience of making sweet decoration.

Tamiya head office building welcomed

A star’s mark shines, the head office building welcomes you. We are waiting for everyone’s visit with various real car display this year.

Tamiya historical center (observation point)

You can see precious wooden models, successive plastic models and RC cars.

Showroom (tour point)

Raybrick NSX who actually fought at the SUPER GT Championship, F1 machine of former years such as Lotus and Tyrel, “1/1 Wahgen off-loader” produced one-off based on 1/10 RC model is exhibited. Please take a closer look.

1/1 Mini 4WD Aero Avante Exhibited (Tour Point)

“If the Mini 4WD becomes a real car …” A fan is the only machine in the world that realized a dream that everyone can think through once. It will be exhibited at the Tamiya headquarters showroom during the hobby show, open house period! Please take a closer look at this opportunity.

Planning and Development Department Graphic Design Division Office Visit (Tour Point)

We visited an office where we can not usually see it. Special department staff will explain in an easy-to-understand manner.

Die Factory Tour & Injection Molding Machine Demonstration (Tour Point)

You can see the process of forming the mold and the way the plastic model is finished.

Robot sumo wrestling “Hebokon workshop class” to be enjoyed even by beginners (Experience event / charged)

Let’s challenge the topic “Hebokon” on the street! It is a robot work classroom that you can participate even without experience of work. This time we will use Tamiya’s RoboCraft series. As Tamiya staff will support the production, it is okay. RoboCraft series is freely decorated with plenty of materials to produce original robot. Let’s fight robot sumo wrestling robot made by staff after completion!
· · · However, the charm of Hekobon is not just strength! Make interesting movements and unique armed robots and let everyone say “up!” For a fun robot such as a unique strategy, a fantastic idea, a nice movement, the strength of sumo wrestling, we will give “Special Hebokon T – shirt”. Children who are not good at work should also join us. (Adults can also participate.)

Schedule May 12 (Sat), 13 (Sun) 9: 00 ~ 16: 30 ※ The last reception will be 13:00.
◎ Participation fee 1,404 yen (with decorative materials, dry batteries, tax included) ※ Accessories can be brought in.
◎ use kit Mechanical Kirin (71105) , mechanical Pig (71111) , mechanical Darby (71112) choose one from. ※ The stock may run out.
◎ Recommended for elementary school 3rd grade or above.
* If parents can help you to complete by co-production, you can join even if they are under 2 years old.

“Hebokon” is a project born from the popular site “Daily Portal Z”.
※ This event is not hosted by Daily Portal Z.

RC Car Experience Running Tour “Try !! Tamiya RC” (Experience Event / Free)

Let’s run Tamiya’s RC car thoroughly! “Try !! Tamiya RC” can challenge RC piloting with a simple mini game. Of course the machine is prepared in Tamiya. Join for free, of course invite your friends and join us!

Tamiya latest RC car “Triple Wheel Series Dancing Rider” Experience Running Meeting held (Experience Event / Free)

Tamiya’s latest RC car experiencing running meeting will be held. It features an affordable speed and a cute body. It is a new sense of three wheel RC car that cornering by tilting the car body. Since operation is easy, women and children are also welcome. Please experience it.

⇒ Check the running of the RC dancing rider with the animation! (YouTube)

Fujitsu dry batteries provided mini 4WD Japan Cup 2018 official course open to the public (observation point)

It will be the stage of the battle in 2018, the total length 169.8 meters “The Japan Cup 30 Year Classic Circuit 2018” is released for the first time! ! You can see actual courses such as “Vortex changer”, “New Era turn”, “Fujitsu climax road” etc. ※ You can not drive.

Mini 4WD Assembly Corner Installation (Experience Event / Paid)

Let’s make mini 4WD kit purchased at the sales corner etc on the day and play around! (We will accept at any time.) The completed machine can run on a dedicated circuit. Upon assembly, the staff will give a gentle lecture. * Driving on the circuit is limited to machines assembled in a work classroom. ※ There is no installation of the mini 4WD free running course.

Sweets Decoration Production Experience Corner (Experience Event / Paid)

Experience corner of “sweets decoration” which is popular every time. Make real sweets like clay and other materials. Since the work to make is different every year, please also look forward to this year. You can take home the completed work.
※ Works can not be eaten. Time 9: 15 ~ 16: 30 (15:30 reception end), accept at any time at the venue ⇒ For details, please click here. (Currently under preparation)

Separate events

Let’s enjoy with parents and children. Latest RC Touring Car Assembly Classroom!

Visit to hobby show and Tamiya open house. Weekend of Hobby Zamani “Tamiya RC Tour 2018 Spring” held, such as running at Tamiya Circuit!
We planned “Tamiya RC Tour 2018 Spring” of Hobby Zamo, spending with TRF (Tamiya Racing Factory) staff. You can enjoy RC car assembly class, RC run at Tamiya circuit, visit Tamiya open house and Shizuoka hobby show. Please join us with parents and children.

⇒ For more details please click here.

Tamiya Kakegawa Circuit RC Experience Bus Tour to Go with Dr. Taki

We planned a bus tour that you can experience “Tamiya Kakegawa Circuit” opened in June 2016 as the world’s largest all-weather RC circuit. On the morning of May 13th (Sunday), we enjoyed each hobby show venue and departed to Kakegawa circuit by charter bus from noon. Light talk of “Taki Dr. Taki” creator of Tamiya RC car? Lunch time in the car while listening. After arriving at the circuit, there are plenty of contents such as a tour of the facility and powerful engine RC car race, an experience traveling society where the RC car can actually be steered, special sales corner of the RC kit etc. Also, participants have a big souvenir. Recommended tour to those who would like to see Tamiya Kakegawa Circuit.

⇒ For more details please click here.

Map ⇒ Access here

■ The pattern of the event is taken with still images, movies, etc., and it may be published on each media related to Tamiya, such as printed matter and homepage. Please acknowledge your participation.
■ The organizer will pay attention to accident prevention, but we can not assume the responsibility in case of accident, theft, injury or other damage.
■ While I am careful about safety management during the event, please bring a copy of insurance certificate for a moment’s circumstances.
■ For theft prevention, please be sure to wear valuables.
■ Please refrain from drinking in the hall. Moreover, those who did the trouble acts of other customers and those who do not follow instructions of the staff may be sent out. Please note.
Event contents may change without notice. Please note.

Tamiya Mini 4WD Japan Cup 2018

Summer festival of the Mini 4WD racer, this year also held!

Annual annual summer mini 4WD event big event, “Fujitsu dry battery provided Mini 4WD Japan Cup 2018” will be held again this year! The 2018 season celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Japan Cup started from the Tokyo Games on 16th June and traveled through 15 venues throughout Japan until the end of October championship. Let’s also join this year’s Japan Cup without a huge success!

This year’s circuit is “Classic Circuit 2018”!

In 2018 which celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Japan Cup, the high-speed circuit was arranged to modern specifications based on the 1988 Japan Cup · 1st Official Course “Ultra Great Dash Circuit” with the concept of return to origin. “Classical Circuit 2018” of 169.8 m in length with numerous sections arranged will visit 15 venues nationwide!

Check the circuit section !!

● ” Vortex changer ” Approach to the climb gradient, a twist is added, a 90 ° turn, a down approach also twists, a changer of an image that winds up a vortex descending past the glide bank.
● “Rocking Straight” course A section where protrusions are placed on the fence and the machine is swung to the left and right.
● “Digital Corner” Because the machine is swung to the right to the right, it is a point not to reduce the load by reducing the load on the machine.
● “New Era turn” Corner that names the cap brand · New Era that supports the champion cap. It is expected that the machine will pass at high speed.
● “Summer Wave 2045” Machine that has reached top speed after going through a combined section, New Era turn, Long straight after continuous with Glide Bank 20 (Twenty), Glide Bank 45 (Forty Five) goes up and down, left and right Careful area where machine stability is particularly required.
● “Fujitsu Climax Road” Dragon back, Mohawk Straight continues, the final composite section that decides where to win or lose. The machine that passed safely here will have a winning run.

The 30th anniversary of the Japan Cup held! Mini 4WD design contest held!

A mini 4WD design contest is held for the first time in 11 years, which will be a commemorative year of the 30th anniversary held in Mini 4WD Japan Cup! Mini 4WD design contest was held in 2007, from among 597 entries entries The winning work has been commercialized ( ITEM 18623 Savanna Leo ). This time also the best award work will be commercialized as mini 4/4 kits kit and will be released in general. Please apply for everyone!


Recruitment start: Tuesday, April 17,
2018 Result announcement: September 28, 2018 (Fri) ※ First day of All Japan Model Hobby Show

Prize and award

★ First prize work 1 product: It will be commercialized as a 500,000 yen Mini 4-wheel kits and released in general.
★ Excellent work 2 people: 100,000 yen
★ Other prizes planned

Japan Cup 2018 related items also appear one after another!

Japan Cup 2018 holding commemorative machine & upgraded parts will also appear this year! Related items will be released in the future as well. Please look forward to the presentation!

Dash No. 1 Emperor (Emperor) Memorial (MS Chassis) Japan Cup 30th Anniversary

Employing “Emperor” which was also used for the Japan Cup 1st and 2nd emblem, the chassis is a popular MS type that is persistent. Silver color plating full of texture of the body. Japan Cup held 30 years of special design metallic style stickers set. Suspension sets a super hard large diameter low tire with white print on six spoke wheels.

Abilista Japan Cup 2018 (MA chassis)

A special kit based on mini 4WD · Abilista popular in the actual car style. The body is made of red color ABS resin which is strong against shock, the design of the race car style which imaged the Japan cup. Adopting the MA chassis with double shaft motor mounted in the center of the car body, in addition to the A spoke gun metal wheel, the outer diameter 26 mm super hard low height tire set with white print is also

Hyper Dash 3 Motor J-CUP 2018
Hyper Dash Motor PRO J-CUP 2018

Two kinds of annual Japan Cup Memorial motor. To commemorate the holding of the Japan Cup 2018, we decided to release two types of premium-filled motors that were specially designed for motor labels and mounts. Even as a souvenir, it is an item that is expected to have high demand for racing use.

HG Carbon Multi-Wide Stay (1.5 mm) J-CUP 2018
HG Carbon Multi-Wide Rear Stay (1.5 mm) J-CUP 2018

Two types of front and rear of the mast item “HG Carbon Multi Wide Stay 1.5 mm” which made popular multi-wide stay into a carbon plate appeared as the Japan cup specification.


※ Details of the venue etc will be released at the Shizuoka Hobby Show (Thursday, May 10, 2018 to Sunday May 13 (Sunday) * Public release day is Saturday and Sunday) . Public information is also posted on this page.
※ Open class pre-registration begins in mid-May. For details, please refer to “About the holding class”.

Saturday, June 16 Japan Cup Tokyo 1D
Sunday, June 17 Japan Cup Tokyo 1
Sunday, June 24 Japan Cup Kumamoto
July 1 (Sun) Japan Cup Osaka 1
July 8 (Sun) Japan Cup Shizuoka
July 14 (Saturday) Japan Cup Tokyo 2D
July 15 (Sun) Japan Cup Tokyo 2
July 22 (Sun) Japan Cup Ehime
July 29 (Sun) Japan Cup Fukui
August 12 (Sun) Japan Cup Niigata
August 19 (Sun) Japan Cup Hokkaido
August 26 (Sun) Japan Cup Sendai
September 2 (Sun) Japan Cup Kakegawa
September 8 (Saturday) Japan Cup Tokyo 3D
September 9 (Sun) Japan Cup Tokyo 3
September 17 (Monday, congratulation) Japan Cup Okayama
September 30 (Sun) Japan Cup Osaka 2
Scheduled for October Championship decision

About holding class: There are 4 kinds of holding classes! Do not forget to sign up for “participation in advance” for participation above high school students!

Three of “Junior Class”, “Family Class”, “Champions” are accepted on the day, so you can participate in the meeting day if you come to the reception desk at the reception desk on the day of the event. Do not forget to sign up for the official application “TAMIYA PASSPORT (Tamiya Passport)” as “Open Class” is a pre-subscription system!

Junior class
Eligibility People from elementary school fourth grader to junior high school third grader
Please participate on your own machine
way to participate Please come to the reception desk at the reception desk on the day of the event
Open class
Eligibility Those who are over high school students (advance registration system)
Please participate in your own machine
way to participate ※ Open class pre-registration begins in mid-May. Please wait for a while.
For smartphones: please apply from the application (TAMIYAPASSPORT) For those with
feature phone (GARAKEY) : Please apply from the web form

* The Web form for feature phones will be posted on the details page of each event.

Family class
Eligibility Those who are in junior high school grades 3rd grade
Please participate in the machine that you made or co-produced yourself
way to participate Please come to the reception desk at the reception desk on the day of the event

※ ON / OFF of the switch alone, can not start Please do not let your child’s participation.

Eligibility 2018 Champions Certified Person
Please participate in your own machine
way to participate Please come to the reception desk at the reception desk on the day of the event

★ Junior Class & Family Class The standard of participation is “10 o’clock in the morning!”
If you just want to run the machine at the circuit! If you can come to the reception at the venue by 10 o’clock, you can participate. However, pit space may be full at 10 o’clock, so if you want to do machine setting etc. at the venue, we recommend that you visit as late as possible.

★ If you are going to participate in another class with parent and child, visit is recommended. If you come to the
open class before the end of check-in reception, your departure may be from the afternoon. In some cases it may take time for children of junior class to have morning and adults to go to afternoon … so if parents are to participate in another class as early as possible Visiting is recommended.

About the race provision

Available machines All mini 4WD chassis (wild, excluding comics)
Available body All mini 4WD body (including Radio 4WD)
Available motors Normal, Rebutune, Rebutune 2, Torque Tune, Torque Tune 2, Atomic Tune, Atomic Tune 2, Hyper Mini, Hyper Dash 2, Hyper Dash 3, Power Dash, Sprint Dash, Light Dash
※ MA and MS Chassis are Mini 4WD PRO Limited to dedicated motors.
Usable battery Please use Tamiya’s AA type battery (power champ / neo champ), Fujitsu dry battery (FDK) alkaline AA battery in the market condition.
Applicable rule Mini 4WD official recognition rules (2018 special rule will be applied at the Japan Cup)
Other · The machine (competition car) is limited to what the athlete assembled oneself. However, in a family class, joint assembly is allowed.
· Use gears that are compatible with each chassis.

For those who join for the first time also check here!

Manners and notes

■ About how to start
■ Event patterns and race appearances Machines are shot with still images, movies, etc., and may be published on various media related to Tamiya, such as prints and Web sites. Please acknowledge your participation.
■ The organizer will pay attention to accident prevention, but we can not assume the responsibility in case of accident, theft, injury or other damage.
■ Please refrain from drinking in the hall. Smoking is prohibited in the venue. Smoking is allowed at the designated smoking place. Moreover, those who did the trouble acts of other customers and those who do not follow instructions of the staff may be sent out. Please note.
■ We ask for your cooperation so that each person gets the garbage home with you.
■ Do not bring charger, motor stopper, motor checker, battery warmer etc to the event venue.

Inquiries: Tamiya Grand Prix participant 054-283-0002 (8 o’clock – 12 o’clock / 13 o’clock – 17 o’clock: except Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays)

Tamiya Japan Cup 30th Anniversary Project Mini 4WD Design Contest

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Mini 4WD Japan Cup, we will publicly announce the mini 4WD body design!
We are waiting for entries for Mini 4WD fans all over Japan.
Application period: 17th April to 31st July 2018

Mini 4WD Japan Cup will be held Commemorating the year of the 30th, 2018, the Mini 4WD design contest for the first time in 11 years! In addition to the prize money possibility to be commercialized as a mini 4WD kit Regardless of professional or amateur, we are waiting for entries from a wide range of people!

Application Guidelines for Tamiyami Shimbun Design Contest
Offering content We are looking for mini 4WD body design. In addition to the attractiveness as a design, the evaluation criterion is also one of the criteria whether it is a reproducible shape in the existing mini 4WD chassis.
Organizer Tamiya Corporation
Applicants qualified It is not limited to companies, organizations, individuals or groups, age, sex, occupation, nationality, but limited to residents in Japan. Please note that the entries must be unpublished domestically and abroad.
Application period April 17, 2018 – July 31, 2018 (must arrive on the day)
Prize Best prize (1 piece)
Second prize: Prize of 500,000 yen and commercialization as a mini 4WD (exhibited at the event venue etc.)Excellent prize (2 works)
Second prize: prize 100,000 yen (announced at the event venue etc. ) · We will exhibit)

Other various additional awards are planned

Application scores Up to 3 works per person (Up to 4 images can be uploaded per work)
Application method ● Please fill in the necessary information from the submission form, upload the JPEG format image and apply.
● Maximum 4 entries per work, up to 3 MB each for file size For details , please refer to [ Related items on image data ]
● If you submit more than one work, enter necessary items for each work Please apply.
● We prepared a template file that conforms to the application rules. → Downloading of templates is here
● Please observe the various notes · rights provision concerning the application , please apply only when you can acknowledge it.
Announcement Schedule the first day of the All Japan Model Hobby Show on Friday, September 28, 2018. The
judging committee of the organizer will conduct strict judgment from among all the submissions.
Schedule to be held in August 2018. In addition to directly contacting the winner, the winner will also make presentations and exhibitions on the Internet and at event venues organized by Tamiya.
Please be forewarned that we may contact you in advance with contest winners.

Related items on image data

· The acceptance file format is JPEG (. Jpg) format.
· Up to three image data can be used per work.
· You can draw an image sketch on the first piece and a format such as a supplementary explanation on the second piece.
· The file name is half-size alphanumeric characters, please name “machine name _ picture number .jpg”. (Example: avante_001.jpg)
· When using multiple images for one work, please be sure to recognize the same work as serial number such as “avante_001.jpg”, “avante _ 002.jpg” etc.
· The file size should be 3 MB or less per one sheet.
· It is not possible to cancel or replace the application data already accepted.
· Image resolution and image size are 72 dpi 3300 x 2000 pixels or less Color mode is RGB. Please trim the margins.
· There is no designation of production application.
· It is not possible to cancel or replace the application data already accepted.

Notes concerning entry · Right provision

· Entry works are limited to those unqualified domestically and abroad by the qualified applicants themselves.
· Please refrain from publishing images of entered works (including production process) until the results of judging are announced.
· The organizer is not responsible for lost documents, data or accidents due to communication circumstances.
· Competition entries are free, but all expenses required for entry (including material fee, communication fee, shipping fee etc) will be borne by qualified applicants.
· In the event that a winning entry is won, all rights relating to patents, utility models, designs, trademarks and copyrights of all the countries of the submitted work in Japan and in the world shall belong to the organizer. In addition, the consideration for the assignment of the right shall be allocated with the prize prize or the prize prize prescribed by the organizer.
· When announcing the award-winning work, we will post the name, age, etc. of the qualified applicant as the award recipient on the announcement medium. At the same time you may receive comments from the person concerned and post it.
· If the awarded work is produced on a computer, we may ask you to submit the original data.
· Applicants will allow the organizer to use the entries free of charge for introduction and recording of the contest.
· If the submitted work is the same as or closely resembles the previously announced design, or if it is an infringement of the intellectual property rights of a third party (including the case of infringement after the application), furthermore, a false If there is a description, even after the announcement of the winning result, the award may be canceled.
· When it becomes necessary to negotiate items other than those stated in the application guidelines, it will be decided by the organizer’s judgment. Applicants qualified can withdraw their entries if they fail to agree to the content, but they will not bear any expenses required for entry.
· After receiving the work, the organizer will pay full attention to the management of the submitted work, but will not take any responsibility for damage or loss of data based on natural disasters or other unexpected accidents.
· Products to be commercialized may be used by modifying part of the work as appropriate for commercialization.
· Eligible entrants who won this contest will have the right to use the results for their promotional activities.
· Winners can propose the car name of the awarded work, but the organizer can change without notice. In addition, the final car name has the right for the organizer to register trademark as product name.
· For minors, the consent of parental authority is required when winning.
· The organizer may abbreviate, postpone, modify, cancel this contest without notice. In that case, the organizer has no responsibility.
· Personal information obtained from qualified applicants is managed based on the ” Basic Policy on Personal Information Protection ” prescribed by Tamiya Co., Ltd. , for the purpose of sharing operational contacts and materials, announcing related events and statistical processing We will only use it. In addition, we may outsource to a cooperating company selected by the organizer or provide information to the group company that individuals can not identify.

Inquiries concerning applications

Please inquire from the form below Tamiya Mini 4/4 Design Contest Secretariat . Form is here
· In response to inquiries you may get time of a few days. Please note

Tamiya will be exhibited at the 42nd 2018 Japan Hobby Show

Tamiya will exhibit this year at the 42nd 2018 Japan Hobby Show, the biggest hands-on handmade hobby craft festival in Japan.
In the Tamiya booth located in the East 6 Hall, we also set up a corner where you can actually sample the “Sweet Decoration Series”, touch up tools and paint-related items such as high quality and easy to use craft tools, air brushes and so on.
A workshop of sweets decoration will also be held. Come and visit Tamiya booth.

42nd 2018 Japan Hobby Show
April 26th / 27th (Fri) / 28th (Sat) 10: 00 ~ 18: 00 ※ until 17: 00 on the 28th
Place: Tokyo Big Sight East Exhibition Hall East 4 · 5 · 6 Hall ※ Tamiya Booth is the East 6 Hall

■ Production experience contents
April 26 (Thursday) and 27th (Friday): Memo stand of Moose cake 2,000 yen (tax included – Material cost included)
28th April (Sat): Panda parfae 1,800 yen (tax included – Material cost included )

Date: April 26 (Thursday), 27th (Friday)
Production: “Moose cake memo stand” 2,000 yen (tax included, material cost included) 
* Partly manufactured parts used
Duration: 50 minutes
Instructor: Professor Kikuichi Kei
Capacity: 6 times. 3 times each time (Distribution of numbered tickets.

Date: April 28 (Sat)
Production: “Panda parfa” 1,800 yen (tax included, material expenses included) 
* Partly manufactured parts are used. Height: about 8 cm
Duration: 50 minutes
Lecturer: Tamiya Staff
Capacity: 6 times. 3 times each time (Distribution of numbered tickets.