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A guidebook that provides a sweeping view of 40 years of Gunpla history!

HJ Mechanics - History of Gunpla Techniques -

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.

Lots of techniques explained with practical examples:

 
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Guide to Past Model Kit Reproduction

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Kondo Version Mobile Suits

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Candy Finish

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Electrical Decorations and Motorized Crafts

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Easy Finish

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Latest Weathering Technique

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Hasamoto Details

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Max Painting

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Seira-Masuo Details

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Color Modulation Painting

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3D Digital Modeling

 

Heavily illustrated articles and practical examples will show you how to make your Gunpla look their very best!

This issue, which focuses on historical Gunpla building techniques to celebrate both the 50th anniversary of Monthly Hobby Japan and the 40th anniversary of Gunpla, is now available in English!

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Hobby Japan 50th Anniversary x Gunpla 40th Anniversary Special Project: History of Gunpla Techniques "Gunpla Super Technique Historia"

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Monthly Hobby Japan and the 40th anniversary of Gunpla, we look back on famous modeling techniques introduced by Monthly Hobby Japan that colored the Japanese Gunpla scene.
 

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