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*September 18 - Tamiya Decoration Series event information added (see below)



Trade Day@Not open to the public.
September 28th (Fri.) 9:00`17:00

Consumer Days
September 29th (Sat.) 9:30`18:00
September 30th (Sun.) 9:30`16:30


Venue: Tokyo Big Sight East Hall 7,8
Entrance Fee: 1,000 yen
(Children 15 and under: free)

Be among the first to set eyes upon new and recent releases in all of the Tamiya product ranges by visiting the show! From completed versions of model kits to rare sights such as items still under development, the All Japan Model & Hobby Show is a great chance to see what wonders Tamiya has in store. What's more, development staff will be on hand to explain their products and answer any questions you might have. Add to that the shopping corner which will have Tamiya products on sale including limited edition event items, and this is a chance not to be missed. We look forward to seeing you at the show!


Click here to be taken to the official event homepage (contents are in Japanese)







1/35 Scout Car M3A1

Designed for U.S. reconnaissance use and later provided to the Red Army, the M3A1 Scout Car is a highly versatile addition to the 1/35 Military Miniature series. In-depth study of real vehicles has made for a highly realistic depition of the car's boxy form. The kit includes 5 Soviet figures, and marking options recreating 2 Red Army vehicles and 1 U.S. ★Length: 161mm ★With accurate depictions of 12.7mm and 7.62mm machine guns. ★Armor covers and front grille louvers can be assembled open or closed.




1/35 U.S. Airborne Tank M551 Sheridan
The M551 Sheridan was designed as a lightweight vehicle that could be airdropped into various theaters worldwide. This model recreates the M551 as it was seen in the Vietnam War, with the lightweight form and powerful 152mm gun/launcher accurately recreated in 1/35. Also captured are details such as the M113 gun shield, anti-RPG net, hull underside mine protection and more! ★Length: 185mm ★Gun barrel tip features rifling detail. ★Realistic assembly type tracks. ★Comes with full body commander and loader figures, plus driver torso figure. ★Includes 2 Vietnam War marking options.




1/48 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I (Tentative)
The Spitfire remains a legend of the air thanks in part to the heroics of the Mk.I during the Battle of Britain in WWII. This is a brand new tooling of the Spitfire Mk.I in detailed Tamiya 1/48, with the graceful form captured in style. Parts are included to recreate various specifications of the Mk.I. ★Length: 191mm ★Choose between open and closed canopy. Cockpit features realistic detailing. ★Photo-etched parts are included. ★Comes with seated pilot figure and 3 marking options.
*CAD image shows product still under development.


1/10 R/C Comical Grasshopper (WR-02CB)
This exciting new kit is a 2WD R/C model with a new take on the classic Grasshopper. It features a lightweight and durable polycarbonate body, and a driver figure, too. The new WR-02CB chassis features wide tread and the battery pack laid out longitudinally in the rear. Give the model full throttle to perform exciting wheelies! ★Length: 356mm ★4-wheel double wishbone suspension features newly designed suspension arms and CVA oil dampers. ★Stylish bubble tires and depictions of megaphone mufflers add real character to the kit.


1/10 R/C 312 T3 (F104W)
Ferrari's classic 1978 racecar 312 T3 now re-appears as an R/C model assembly kit! Two bodies are included - one in highly detailed polycarbonate-ABS, and one in lightweight standard polycarbonate. The F104W chassis uses the trusty F104 as a base, with wider front suspension arms to depict the wide form of the 312 T3. ★Length: 460mm ★Double-deck frame uses 2mm upper and 3.2mm lower FRP decks. ★Ball differential gives a smooth drive. ★Includes grippy sponge tires.


TOYOTA GAZOO Racing TS050 Hybrid (MA Chassis) (Polycarbonate Body)
This Mini 4WD assembly kit recreates the TS050 Hybrid, a car developed for racing. A polycarbonate body captures the aerodynamic form with low bonnet, bulging fenders and complex side pontoons, and included stickers help depict livery colors. It is based on the MA Chassis. ★No.7 and 8 cars can be recreated using the included stickers. ★Dark silver color fin-type wheels are paired with low-profile tires. ★Includes rear skid bar and 3.5:1 speed gears.


Avante Jr. 30th Anniversary Special
The Avante Jr. Is back, as a special kit commemorating its initial release in December 1988. The kit includes two bodies - one in the original blue, and one with a stylish blue-plated finish. Two sets of stickers are also included - the original designs, plus a special sheet of 30th Anniversary Special ones. A stylish updated package is also sure to catch the eye. ★Type 2 chassis is molded in Gray ABS. ★White 6-spoke wheels are paired with large-diameter slick tires. ★Includes 5:1 and 4.2:1 gears.


Aero Manta Ray Black Special (AR Chassis)
This Black Special version of the popular Aero Manta Ray sees the body molded in tinted Smoke color plastic, with clear type stickers included. Fluorescent orange wheels are paired with super hard low-profile tires featuring stylish white sidewall lettering. The new package harks back to the classic Avante Jr. Black Special original model. ★AR chassis parts are molded in tough polycarbonate-ABS. ★A Parts are low-friction resin. ★4.2:1 gear parts are included.


Chain-Program Robot
This assembly kit creates a robot whose movement can be programmed by the use of 3 types of special link put together to form a chain. The chain is pushed through the model by the chain gear, and the reader translates the different links into positions of the rear wheel, steering the robot. Attaching the chain ends to one another creates an ongoing cycle. ★Length: approx. 185mm ★Includes everything needed for easy snap-fit/screw-together assembly. ★Requires one R6/AA/UM3 battery (not included).




Tamiya Decoration Series Event
Come along to the Tamiya booth to check out what the Tamiya Decoration Series is about! This hobby enjoys great popularity among all ages, regardless of gender. We will be running an event teaching how to make delectable-looking depictions of sweets from dedicated modeling materials such as clay.

Dates: September 29th & 30th
Event Theme: Marshmallow Chick Plate (see image at top left)
Fee: 500 yen
Participation is limited to once per person, and one creation.
Participation: Apply at the Tamiya Booth on the day.

Get Some Shopping Done!
Don't forget to stop by the Tamiya Shop which will be set up in the Tamiya booth, and take a look at the exciting products on sale!

Please note that photographs and videos of the above events may be used by Tamiya for publicity purposes. Tamiya does not accept responsibility for accidents or injury which occur during such events. Consumption of alcohol is expressly forbidden. Tamiya reserves the right to eject any customers who cause disruption or distress to other visitors.


The information on this page is current as of September 6, 2018.


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