May 2022 Issue
On sale Friday, March 25, 2022
Price: 1,100 yen (incl. tax)
[Cover Feature] Tools and Materials 2022
For the cover feature of the May 2022 issue of Monthly Hobby Japan, we’re introducing how to choose between the materials and tools recommended by pro modelers!
This year, different manufacturers have continued releasing many tools for model kits. In this issue, pro modelers who have created countless models are explaining their recommended tools while also offering a wide amount of information from the basic modeling tools and materials to the latest news!
Hopefully this article will help guide you to the tools that fit you best.
- How to pick your nippers, the tool used most in modeling
- How to use sandpaper properly to increase your model’s level of completion
- The world of detailing that will let you widen the expressions you can make for your models
- Know the characteristics of different glues, basic tools needed in modeling
- What you can do with putty and plastic sheets
- Electric Tools 2022
- An interview with a staff member from Volks Akihabara Hobby Paradise 2
- All the tools used in an example kit
- What’s inside a pro modeler’s toolbox
[GUNPLA] Introducing an example of the MG Dom!
The May 2022 issue features an example of the MG Dom! The kit’s features are used as-is while fine details have been added. The colorings and markings have been made inspired by the Mobile Suit Gundam II: Soldiers of Sorrow poster illustrated by Kunio Okawara.
MS-09 Dom made by Tadano☆Kei
[GUNPLA] Introducing an example of the MG Rick Dom!
Unlike the MG Dom, this Rick Dom was made with a clean finish without weathering, so please enjoy checking it out.
MS-09R Rick Dom created by GAA
GUNDAM NEXT FUTURE, the Largest Comprehensive Gundam Event in History Featuring the Future of the Series Begins From June 24th!
“PARCO×GUNDAM” CAMPAIGN Begins on July 1st! Enjoy Four Exciting PARCO and Gundam Collaborative Projects During Summer and Fall 2022!
HOBBY NEXT PHASE 2022 SUMMER, an Online Event Featuring the Latest Plastic Model Kit Information to be Held on June 21st/22nd!
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