Category Archives: Media

Approach the secret of the JGSDF Type 16 Maneuver Combat Verhicle talk show



■ Appearance: Kenya Motoshima 2nd Class Rikusa (JGSDF Fuji School Armor Department), Kazuya Yoshioka (Promodeler / Monthly Armor Modeling Advisor)
May 12, 2019 (Sun.) At the 58th Shizuoka Hobby Show (in front of Twin Messe Shizuoka West Building 1st floor small exhibition hall) A talk show was held inviting Mr. Kazuya Yoshioka, a modeler who is active in the field of military models, with the Ground Self-Defense Forces engaged in the 16th ceremony. Please look forward to the valuable stories unique to the Shizuoka Hobby Show, from expert commentary on actual vehicles to questions that model fans are interested in!

“Can I start radio control when I’m 40 years old?” Commemorative event for the book release by manga artist Hideshi Abe at upcoming Tamiya Fair 2019

© Shuji Abe (Akita Shoten)

Is it possible to make radio control from the age of 40? Radio control is incredibly interesting.
Book release commemoration talk show & autograph session / event stage

Experience story told by manga artist Hideshi Abe who had a RC car that he had admired as a boy. The popular essay manga published in Akita Shoten’s web magazine “Manga Cross” has finally been made into a book! In commemoration of this, a talk show by the author, Hideshi Abe, was held. We will talk about the live voice of RC fans. In addition, we will welcome a talk show with Kayama Yamazaki (pdc_designworks representative) who also designs Tamiya RC cars and mini 4WD! At the venue, a special advance sale & autograph session for the book that will be released on November 20th will be held. Don’t miss this precious opportunity!
* Books are sold all day from 11/16 to 17 during Tamiya Fair.

Sunday, 17th November ● Talk show 13:30-14:30 ● Sign session 14:30-15:30

New Guinness world record of longest Tamiya Mini 4WD track


On November 3rd, 2019 an event was held at Amagi Dome in Izu City sponsored by Kimura Foundry to break the existing Guinness record for the world longest the Mini 4WD mini course, it was achieved with 3191.58 meters total length, congratulations!

Sources: Mini 4WD @Twitter & Kimura Foundry Co. Ltd.

TRF Suzuki Kiyokazu Suzuki and Satoshi Maezumi running M-08 chassis at MAZDA Challenge Cup at the Tamiya All Japan Championships Nagano

Paisen RC Vol.15 Tamigra Nagano Tournament TRF Paisen (M-08 vs. M-08)


This is a running video of the MAZDA Challenge Cup, an M sports championship run at the Tamiya All Japan Championships Nagano. I’m paying attention to TRF Suzuki Kiyokazu, TRF Maezumi Satoshi (Paisen) and TRF.
Source: Paisen RC channel

Tamiya TRF Parts Overview video – 54878 54886



Fred Medel, Marketing Manager for Tamiya America, runs through a couple new parts that just came in for the TB05, TA07 and TRF419. These parts are a direct fit and require no additional modifications and are designed to boost the performance of your ride.

54878 Tamiya Upgrade Set for the TRF Super Short Dampers
54886 Tamiya TRF419 Suspension Upgrade Set

Source: Tamiya USA