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The Latest Scale Model News from Shizuoka Hobby Show 2017

HobbyLink Japan got a good look at some amazing new scale kits at the 2017 Shizuoka Hobby Show! Hasegawa’s new-tool kits of the classic BMW 2002 tii and the WWII Japanese destroyer Yugumo were highlights, as were a 1/20 Brabham BT52 1983 Monaco Grand Prix and 1/24 Lamborghini Diablo from Aoshima, new highly detailed tanks and heavy vehicles from Fine Molds, and so much more! Come along with us and check it out!

Our full photo galleries are below!



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GSI Creos








Model Collect

Tiger Model


Featured in this report:
1/700 JMSDF Helicopter Destroyer JS Kaga
1/24 BMW 2002 tii
1/24 Suzuki Jimny (Type JA11-1)
– Steampunk Gear Items
1/24 LB Works R35 GT-R Ver.1
1/24 Lamborghini Diablo GTR
1/700 JMSDF Mashu-Class Supply Ship SP
1/20 Brabham BT52 1983 Monaco Grand Prix
– 1/20 Beemax Cars from Aoshima
– 1/32 Prius and Hustler Snap Kits
1/35 IJA Type 4 15cm Self-Propelled Gun Ho-Ro
– Panzer Jager / Sturmtiger from Tamiya
– Brabban from Tamiya
– 1/16 U.S. Main Battle Tank M1A2 Abrams from Tamiya
– Tyrell P34 1976
– 1/32 Vought F4U-1D Corsair from Tamiya

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  1. Thank you for covering my favorite part of the show. Wish I could afford all of them.


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