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■Dates
November 18th (Sat.) 9:00〜17:00
November 19th (Sun.) 9:00〜16:00


■Venue: Twin Messe (Shizuoka City, Japan)
*link leads to external site.
This year marks the 19th holding of this hobby event, which last year welcomed some 22,000 visitors. The venue will feature a variety of experiences to enjoy, including exhibitions of Tamiya products, interactive events for visitors to take part in, limited edition goods, and a Tamiya Shop corner. We sincerely hope that you will be able to join us at Tamiya's autumn hobby extravaganza!

Once you've enjoyed the Tamiya Fair to the full, why not take a look at what else the beautiful city of Shizuoka has to offer? *link leads to external site.



Product announcements (North Hall)
Take a closer look at Tamiya's new and recent releases for Autumn and the New Year. The displays will feature static, R/C and Mini 4WD models. We await your visit!!




Tamiya Shops (North & South Halls)
A great line-up of products from current items to original goods and more! Don't pass these special stores by, as it'll be well worth your time taking a look in the Tamiya Shops.



Tamiya R/C World Championship 2017 (North Hall)
The North Hall will play host to an epic battle of R/C driving as competitors from 14 domestic competitions lock wheels with top-notch drivers from Asia and North America on a specially-designed circuit, to decide who will become this year's Tamiya R/C World Champions. The racing will take place on both days, with the finale on Sunday. Come and cheer the drivers on!


Come and see a full-size racecar! (North Hall)
Subaru has entered gruelling 24-hour races at the famed Nürburgring since 2008, taking 4 class titles. The WRX STI NBR Challenge was developed specially for those races, and we are delighted to announce that we will be displaying a full-size car at the show, so come on down and take a look!
※With the valued co-operation of STI
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Shizuoka Plastic Model Club Exhibition (North Hall)
Shizuoka, home of the plastic model industry, is also host to a large number of model clubs, and their work forms the main part of this enthralling exhibition of highly realistic models including airplanes, tanks, cars and much more. Make sure to drop by the showcase in the North Hall to see some truly exquisite work!



See the 1/1 Aero Avante! (South Hall)
The impressive 1/1 Aero Avante will be on display - take this opportunity to get up close with a not-so-Mini 4WD car!
Click here for an overview of the project.
Click here to see the 1/1 Aero Avante in action at Suzuka!
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1/16 R/C Tankers' Meet! (Nov. 18th, South Hall)
On November 18th (Sat.), the South Hall will play host to an R/C tank battle that will pit such historical giants as the Tiger I, Sherman, KV-1 and more against each other in 1/16 scale. With individual and team events, it's the perfect stage to see these large-scale beasts in action!
Click here for more information about the 1/16 R/C Tankers' Meet. (Information in Japanese only)



Thrilling Mini 4WD Races! (South Hall)
November 18th (Sat.) sees the showdown between top Mini 4WD racers from the network of 400+ Mini 4WD Station stores. Come and see who is crowned Mini 4WD Station Challenge champion on the 3-lane circuit! November 19th (Sun.) promises an international air as Japan's best take on Mini 4WD enthusiasts from around the world in the Mini 4WD World Challenge 2017.
*Please note that only racers who have already qualified can participate in the above races.
A Concours d'Elegance will be held showing some of the most stunning Mini 4WD creations of the year, while you too can also display your Mini 4WD car in the "Mini 4WD Hiroba" on both Saturday and Sunday.
Also on November 20th, the Japan Cup 2017 official circuit will be open to all-comers who want to try it with their own Mini 4WD car!




'Hebocon' Workshop! (Nov. 18 & 19th, South Hall)
Come and get a taste of the world of 'hebocon' - robotics and construction for the less gifted amateur! Tons of Tamiya Robocraft materials will be available, with Tamiya staff on hand to help with your construction. A robot sumo tournament will be held for the models created. 'Hebocon' is a great educational and fun choice, even for those who lack confidence in their construction skills.
Workshops lasting around 2 hours are planned 3 times: 9:30, 12:00 and 14:30. Please note that the 14:30 workshop will not be held on Sunday 19th.
★Entry fee: 1,382 yen (includes materials and batteries; you may bring your own decorative accessories)
★This workshop is recommended for Grade 3 students and over (Grade 2 if accompanied by a parent/guardian)
★Capacity: 8 persons per workshop (advance reservations are OK; we are now preparing the form)




Self-Defense Force Corner (South Hall)
The ladies and gentlemen of the Japan Self Defense Force Shizuoka Provincial Cooperation Office will once again be honoring us with their presence. This is a fantastic chance for you to get up close and personal with 1/1 scale Self Defense Force vehicles and ask questions of the men and women who work with them.
※Vehicles planned for exhibition include Light Armored Vehicle, Type 96 armored personnel carrier, and reconnaissance motorcycle.
★With the valued co-operation of the 34th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Training Unit.




Dancing Rider Hands-On Event (South Hall)
Tamiya's new R/C product the Dancing Rider is the talk of the town, and now you can have a go at driving it. The South hall will host an area where you can experience the leaning fun of this 3-wheeled kit. It's easy to control, so novices and experts alike will soon get the hang of it!




Decoration Series Workshop Corner (South Hall)
The Tamiya Decoration Series is enjoying a boom among customers in Japan. Come down and take part in this workshop, which gives you a taster of the allure of the fascinating world of the Tamiya Decoration Series. More detailed information (contents, etc.) will be posted as it becomes available.




Plus a Host of Other Fun Activities!
There is so much else to enjoy at Tamiya Fair 2017: Mini 4WD Construction Corner, R/C Tractor Truck Corner and more. You will never be short of something fun to do!




Attend the TRF R/C Tour
Enjoy a hobby-immersed experience with the TRF (Tamiya Racing Factory) team at Tamiya Fair 2017! This comprehensive tour includes a look around Tamiya Fair 2017 and the Tamiya HQ building, an R/C model construction workshop, driving R/C models at the Tamiya Circuit and more.
Click here for more information about the TRF R/C Tour. (Information in Japanese only)

■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 November 2, 2017.

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