Hobby Japan January 2017
On sale November 25, 2016 (Fri)
Price: 1,250 yen (tax excluded)
The “ALL JAPAN ORA-ZAKU CHAMPIONSHIPS”: Japan’s largest and top Gunpla contest hosted by Hobby Japan. This year’s ORA-ZAKU was a gather of 1344 creations from Japan, China, Taiwan, and Thailand, making it the 2nd highest all-time record of entries in history. The judging naturally became heated before various creations overflowing with passion packed full of their modeler’s cultivated techniques and ideas.
A complete publication of the winning creations and competition entries for the 19th Annual ALL JAPAN ORA-ZAKU CHAMPIONSHIPS!!
In this competition, there are special judges related to Gunpla as well as this magazine and they judge based on a scoring system. Each judge scores the creations that have passed through the primary judging from the editorial department with 10 points being the highest. The creation with the highest point total out of all the categories will win the grand prize, then the 3 top ranking creations in each category that are not eligible for the grand prize are awarded with gold, silver, and bronze respectively.
Please thoroughly enjoy the 19th Annual ALL JAPAN ORA-ZAKU CHAMPIONSHIPS through this most outstanding ORA-ZAKU report.
Clash in Gundam Build Fighters Honoo Try! TRANSIENT GUNDAM GLACIER VS WING GUNDAM ZERO HONOO II!!!
Gundam Build Fighters Honoo Try
is an original story presented by Hobby Japan as an official spin-off for the TV anime that is a Gunpla fan’s dream
Gundam Build Fighters Try
. The “HJ Build Weapon Caletvwlch Feder” is included in this issue as a special extra in celebration and will presented in this feature!!
In this issue, “Honoo Try” and “Lapis Lazuli” clash in a mock battle in chapter 3! What will be the outcome of this battle between TRANSIENT GUNDAM GLACIER, who has obtained the “caletvwlch feder” as a new armament, and the new WING GUNDAM ZERO HONOO?!
Special Gunpla Extra
HJ Build Weapon Caletvwlch Feder
“HJ Build Weapon Caletvwlch Feder” is an all-purpose weapon developed in the Nelson Lab in Gundam Build Fighters Honoo Try and is included as a special extra the January 2017 issue of Hobby Japan. The caletvwlch is similar to its role in the story and, although it has remained as a very experimental item, was completed as a “build weapon” that can further evolve dependent on everyone’s ideas. We would like you to use that power to your heart’s content.
・Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans
・ASW-G-08 GUNDAM BARBATOS LUPUS [Bandai 1:100] / Naoki Kimura
・STH-16 Shiden [Bandai 1:144] / Keisuke Watanabe
・EB-04 GEIRAIL [Bandai 1:144] / Orange Ebisu
・ASW-G-29 GUNDAM ASTAROTH [Bandai 1:100] / Yasutaka Tanaka
・Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans Information
・ZGMF-X20A STRIKE FREEDOM GUNDAM [Bandai 1:144] / Matsuooji (firstAge)
・AMX-107 BAWOO [Bandai 1:100] / GAA (firstAge)
・RCX-76-02 GUNCANNON FIRST TYPE (IRON CALVARY SQUADRON) [Bandai 1:144] / Hiroyuki Noda
・Weapon & Armor Hangar FOR FULL ARMOR GUNDAM Ver.Ka (GUNDAM THUNDERBOLT) [Bandai 1:100] / Yousuke Takeuchi
・XXXG-01H2 GUNDAM HEAVY ARMS CUSTOM EW [Bandai 1:100] / Keisuke Watanabe
・”Gunpla LOVE” MSN-06S SINANJU STEIN Ver.Ka [Bandai 1:100] / Seira Masuo
・SD GUNDAM RETSUDEN HAYABUSA GUNDAM [Bandai] / Ryo Matsuda
・GUNPLA NEW KIT REVIEW
・GUNDAM FIX FIGURATION
・Gatchapon FUN [Bandai]
・Make it in 2 minutes! Gundam Directory with Gum [Bandai]
・JAGD SINANJU / SAT
・ARMOR GIRLS PROJECT “MS Girls S Gundam” / Hajime Katoki