January 17, 2019

Kyushu Hobbyists Rise with Anticipation! "Kyushu Hobby Festival 2nd" to Occur January 20, 2019 at Starlanes Hakata!

Free admission! Gunpla building meet also!

"Kyushu Hobby Festival 2nd", the event in Kyushu which celebrates plastic model and figure hobbies, will take place this weekend, January 20, 2019 (Sun) in Fukuoka at the Starlanes Hakata. Admission is free.


For this second event, there will be a "local model shop sales corner" where many local stores will exhibit, and toolmaker topical demonstrations and sales in the "Tool Booth Corner".


Additionally, at the manufacturer's display corner, 32 model related manufacturers will exhibit and sell the latest items. At the BANDAI SPIRITS Hobby Division booth, the newest gunpla such as the "HGUC Narrative Gundam C-Packs" and other new items before their official release will be displayed.


For junior high school and younger students there will be a "Gunpla Building Hands-on Meet". There will be two parts to the meet, and participation is free. You can build and take home a "1/144 RX-78-2 Gundam Building Hands-on Meet Ver.", so let's go try it out.


Event details can be found in the official blog



"Kyushu Hobby Festival 2nd" Summary


January 20, 2019(Sun)10:00~16:30



Starlanes Hakata Exhibition Hall First floor A/B Hall

(1 Chome-18-33 Hakataekihigashi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka)






  • Local Model Shop Sales Corner
  • Tool Booth Corner
  • Plastic Model Demonstration
  • Exhibition of Works
  • Manufacturer Exhibits
  • Gunpla Building Hands-on Meet

Venue: BANDAI SPIRITS Hobby Division Booth

<1st Session> 11:00 ~ 12:00 (10:00 sign-up start)

<2nd Session> 14:00 ~ 15:00 (13:00 sign-up start)

Fee: Free

Target audience: Junior high students and younger children

Capacity: Up to 24 people per session

Kit Used: 1/144 RX-78-2 Gundam Building Hands-on Meet Ver.