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HOBBY JAPAN 

English Publications

New release!

"Gundam Forward - Mobile Suit Gundam:

IRON-BLOODED Orphans"

On sale now! (2021/03/23)

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OUR BOOKS

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GUNDAM FORWARD - MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM: IRON-BLOODED ORPHANS

Gundam Forward: “Relaying the forefront of Gundam”

Over than five years after the first broadcast of the series, Mobile Suit Gundam: IRON-BLOODED Orphans doesn't stop growing! We will look back on the past while thoroughly reviewing and assembling the latest Gunpla, the HG Gundam Hajiroboshi, from the spin-off Urdr-Hunt. We bring you amazing custom models by our top modelers, as well as tools and materials that come in handy when building your Gunpla!

Highly recommended read for Gunpla modelers and anime fans who love the series!

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GUNPLA SUPER TECHNIQUE -EASY FINISHES FOR WEEKEND MODELERS

The ultimate guide to building cool Gunpla over the weekend!

The popular tutorial series on easy finishes published in Monthly Hobby Japan has been turned into a book, together with new how-tos and custom models!
Detailed step-by-step guides will teach you easy techniques to finish your model making use of the mold color. You'll be able to build cool Gunpla even if you only have time on the weekend!

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NOMOKEN extra edition HANDBOOK OF GUNPLA MODELING

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HJ MECHANICS - HISTORY OF GUNPLA TECHNIQUES

HJ Mechanics: a hobby magazine for mech lovers!

This book delves deep into mechs, focusing on models and toys for an older audience.
The charm of robots and other mechs is explored from various angles with custom builds by skilled modelers, reviews of hobby items and product recommendations, official concept materials, machine descriptions, developer interviews and more.

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The first official English Gunpla modeling manual!

This book covers the full process of building Gunpla, from the very basics to more advanced techniques to make your model look cooler.

Whether you are a beginner about to build your first kit or you are looking to take your technique one step further, you will find plenty of useful tips and step-by-step tutorials to suit your needs.

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