This year's 53rd edition of the Shizuoka Hobby Show will be held May 15-18 at Twin Messe Shizuoka in Shizuoka, Japan. As always, the show will focus on hobby products being released this spring and summer.Here's info on some of the hottest new items that debuted there, grouped by major manufacturer. Check out the full item lists by clicking the logos on the left, too!
We're continuing to add info and photos of new items debuting at the show, so keep checking back!
Bandai: Turn A Gundam’s rival, Turn X will be released! Finally, Syd Mead’s unique design is modeled in 1/100 scale! For RG, Zeon’s MSM-07S Char’s Z’Gok will be released. In HGUC, NZ-666 Kshatriya Repaired and Z’ssa (Unicorn Ver.) will be released. Also, large models like HGUC Neo Zeong and Yamato 2199's Domelars III were on display!Click HERE for Gunpla TV's SHS video report on Bandai and other SF!
Tamiya: World War I tank 1/35 British Mk. IV Male is joining the Tamiya’s Military Miniature series! For Motorcycle kits, Ducati’s flagship model Ducati 1199 Panigale S will be released! In F1 kits, MP4/7 and MP4/8 will be reissued!Click HERE for the Tamiya video report!
Aoshima: Super cars and race cars! Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Roadster, Lamborghini Murcielago R-SV 2010 GT1, McLaren F1 GTR 1997 Le Mans #44 will be available. In their Military kits, 1/72 JASDF Patriot PAC3 Launcher is on its way, and 1/48 Triton Submarine will be released.
Click HERE for the Aoshima report!
Fine Molds: Japan Ground Self Defense Force’s MBT Type 61 has been announced!
Also, new items for 1/700 Nano Dread and Seatbelt set for Aircraft will be released too.