On Thursday, May 15, Scott Hards and Brian Keaney of HobbyLink Japan took a tour of the Shizuoka Hobby Show, with a focus on military kits.
While discussing next week’s release of the Real Grade Strike Freedom Gundam Ryan and I were interrupted by one of the Japanese staff carrying a Real Grade Strike Freedom Gundam! We then proceeded to the studio to open it up and capture it in both pictures and video. Kits featured in this video: – 1/144 RG ZGMF-X20A Strike Freedom Gundam by Bandai
In this video Brian takes you on a tour of Takom’s stunning new 1/16 scale Renault FT Tank, plus a look at the Amusing Hobby Object 279. Kits featured in this video: – French Light Tank Renault FT Char Canon Girod Turret by Takom – Soviet Heavy Tank Object 279 by Amusing Hobby
In Part 2 of our video reports from the 2013 All Japan Model & Hobby show, Scott and Brian showcase new items from Hasegawa, Aoshima, Fine Molds, Platz, and more…including new items from Amusing Hobby, Meng Models, Takom, and Kitty Hawk, all on display at the HLJ booth!
Scott and Brian were at the 2013 Tokyo Hobby Show, this year held at Tokyo Big Sight September 16-17. Follow along with the guys as they report on new kits and items from Tamiya, Zoukei-Mura, Ebbro, Woody Joe, and more! Kits featured in this video: – To see all available items from the Tokyo Hobby Show 2013 Click here!
In this episode Syd takes a look at the history of the 1/100 MG Gundam RX-78-2, and how it has developed over time to the just arrived Ver.3.0. Ryan completed his 1/100 MG Gundam RX-78-2 Ver.3.0 and discusses his experiences with the kit, and announces which Ma.K he will be building in future episodes. Kits featured in this video: – 1/100 MG Gundam RX-78-2 Ver.3.0 – 1/100 RX-78-2 Gunda...
In this episode of Boss Builds, Brian finally finishes up the Dragon 1/9 Hulk figure and compares it to the pre-painted version, and then discusses…the future!
In this episode of Boss Builds, Brian demonstrates some quick and easy masking techniques to bring some life to the Dragon 1/9 Hulk’s simple display base.
In this weeks episode, Scott T. Hards shows off his build of the 1/72 VF-1A/S Valkyrie (Hikaru Ichijo), and chats about his experience with the Macross universe in 80s Japan. Question of the week: Which Gundam / Sci-Fi model kit would you like to pilot?
Ardith and Robin dive into the chaotically colorful world of “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure” and take a look at Di Molto Bene’s Statue Legend figure of the insanely powerful Crazy Diamond!
Tamiya sent us an early sample of the new 1/35 Type 10 MBT, and here Brian takes you on a journey of discovery through its white-boxed goodness! Kits featured in this video: – 1/35 JGSDF Type 10 Main Battle Tank by Tamiya
In this video report Brian checks out the Platz booth, where we find some Star Trek action from Revell and Polar Lights, more Girls und Panzer kits, some aircraft, and a couple of new armor releases (like an all-new M48A3!) from Dragon/Cyber-Hobby.