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Hobby Japan Releases its Bestselling Gunpla Modeling Manual in English

TOKYO, Japan - October 26, 2020 - The Japanese publisher Hobby Japan, known for the hobby magazine “Monthly Hobby Japan”, is releasing an English edition of its book “NOMOKEN Extra Edition: Handbook of Gunpla Modeling”, a manual completely dedicated to building Gundam Plastic models.

“Gunpla”, sold by Bandai Spirits Hobby Products Department, are plastic model kits of the internationally popular Sunrise franchise “Mobile Suit Gundam”.
Despite being known and built by fans from all over the world, so far there were no official manuals on the topic available in English. Hobby Japan hopes that NOMOKEN, already successful in Japan, will become a useful reference for international Gunpla lovers of all levels and ages.

The book covers the full process of building Gunpla, from the very basics to more advanced techniques to make models look cooler. It offers plenty of useful tips and step-by-step tutorials to suit both beginners about to build their first kit and those who are looking to take their technique one step further.
This manual is a bestseller in Japan and has been reprinted many times over the years.

Hobby Japan also started an English Twitter account (@Hobby Japan_eng) to deliver information to their international fans.

ABOUT KEN-ICHI NOMOTO: The author Ken-ichi Nomoto is a veteran plastic model builder known for his detailed tutorials serialized in Monthly Hobby Japan magazine and also published as books (the NOMOKEN series).

ABOUT HOBBY JAPAN: Hobby Japan (https://Hobby Japan.co.jp/en/) is a Japanese publisher known for its monthly hobby magazine "Monthly Hobby Japan" and also for publishing various light novels that were turned into anime series ("In Another World With My Smartphone", "Infinite Dendrogram", "By the Grace of the Gods", etc.), as well as manufacturing figures under the brand AMAKUNI. The company celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2019.

Author: Ken-ichi Nomoto
Price: $14.23
Pages: 100 pages
Product information page: https://english.Hobby Japan.co.jp/
US Amazon link: https://www.Amazon.com/dp/B08LDB1ZTH/


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