We are very happy to be informed from Tamiya, Inc. International Division that the information in the previous article about the possibility of Tamiya, Inc. not participating in the future at the Nuremberg Toy Fair is not confirmed but was incorrectly reflected in the original Japanese news article, here is their official statement:
It has come to our attention that your blog features an article about
the interview of the Shizuoka Model and Educational Materials Association
Boards held at the recent Shizuoka Hobby Show.
We wish to point out that the article, or more exactly, the original
Japanese text by the local newspaper, does not correctly reflect what our
President/Chairman Mr. S. Tamiya meant.
Namely, an expression is found which can be understood as Tamiya would not
participate in the 2020 Spielwarenmesse in Nuremberg, Germany. However, this is not
We understand that this is partly a responsibility of the original Japanese
text, but you are also kindly requested to rectify your article.
Thank you in advance for your kind and prompt attention.
Tamiya, Inc. International Division