The 52nd All Japan Plamodel Hobby Show, showcasing the latest in model kits and radio-controlled toys, will be held October 11th through 14th at Makuhari Messe in Chiba.
The 11th and 12th are for industry members by invitation only, after which the show is opened to the public on the 13th and 14th.
Admission is ¥1,000, with children in middle school and younger admitted free.
Based around the theme of "Build, enjoy, fascinate", the event brings together upcoming models, radio-controlled toys, figures, and more from a range of hobby companies.
At Bandai's booth, you'll be able to check out the RG Zeta Gundam, tenth in the RG series, and be among the first to see the prototype for the MG Nu Gundam Ver. Ka due in December!
Find out about upcoming models including Gunpla, and vote in Japan's second round of preliminaries for the
Gunpla Builders World Cup 2012
, the Bandai-sponsored world's largest model contest.
Vote for your favorites from the entries that already survived round 1!
▲ Photographs from prototype. ▲Image from MG planning documents.
52nd All Japan Plamodel Hobby Show
[Dates] Industry 10/11 - 10/12, 10:00 - 4:30
Public: 10/13 - 10/14, 9:30 - 5:00 (until 4:30 on the 14th)
[Venue] Makuhari Messe
[Admission] ¥1,000, middle school and younger admitted free.