News : UCC 1/64 Mercedes-Benz Premium Collection

Emboldened by the succes of the Nissan Works and the Nissan Racing Spirit Collections, UCC is giving the 1/64 treatment to Mercedes-Benz.

The Mercedes-Benz Premium Collection will hit shelves on April 19th in Japan and be sold with cans of coffee.

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The Nissan models were quite well made already, but it seems like UCC wants to go further : as you can see the cars now have side mirrors.

We will publish detailed pictures as soon as we manage to complete a set.


Gallery : TDR Easter 2016

Once again the Easter event at the Tokyo Disney Resort is about to start and the commemorative Tomica models are out. There used to be three cars but this year the selection is down to two cars. It has probably something to do with the fact that TDR increased their price by 20%.

TDR Easter 2016 Disney Resort Cruiser

TDR Easter 2016 Omnibus


The next TDR models are coming very soon for the 15th anniversary of the Tokyo Disney Sea. Two commemorative models will go on sale (Resort Cruiser and Resort Line), as well as a brand new model : the Wing of Wishes ship.


Wing of Wishes concept art


Gallery : Tomica March 2016 releases

Quite a lot of Tomica releases this month with the Kuji #20, TDR Easter 2016, TsumTsum Wave 4 and 7eleven TsumTsum Season Set.

Tomica #62 Mazda Atenza Privately Owned Taxi

Tomica #96 Honda Stepwagon

Tomica #96 Honda Stepwagon (first release limited color)

Tomica #128 N700-S1 Shinkansen Mizuho Sakura

Dream Tomica #168 Initial D FC3S RX-7

Dream Tomica SP Initial D FD3S RX-7

Gift Set Lamborghini

Disney Motors DM-12 Chim Chim Sophia The First

Disney Motors Good Day Carry Zootopia

Aeon Tuning Car Series #25 Mazda Atenza Daytona Race Version

Apita Toyota 2000GT South Africa Flag

Toys R Us Honda CR-Z Sports & Eco Program #5

Tomica Shop Lamborghini Murcielago

Bushou Collection Vol.2 : Oda Nobunaga GT-R



News : Tomica July 2016 releases leaked

It has not been officially announced by TakaraTomy yet but a leak from Twitter revealed a bit of what is coming in July 2016.

Note : early prototypes pictured. Final products will be much better.

Tomica Premium #17 Honda S2000 Type S (feature : suspensions)
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Tomica Premium #18 Mitsubishi GTO Twin Turbo (feature : suspensions)

Tomica #76 Honda Civic Type R (features : suspensions, opening hood). Regular color : white. First release limited color : black.

Tomica #99 Toyota Sienta (features : suspensions, opening rear door)


Source : Tomica Research Team

Gallery : Tomica TsumTsum Wave 4

The TsumTsum line is growing fast with already 4 waves and quite a few exclusives editions. Anna, Elsa and Olaf have already been released through 7eleven before but these mainline versions are different.

DMT-02 Olaf TsumTop (Snowballs version)

Anna Tsum (Wink version)

Elsa Tsum (Wink version)

Oswald Tsum

Perry Tsum

Woody Tsum


Gallery : Tomica Kuji 20

Great idea and great execution for this Kuji collection ! The theme allows for disparate cars and TakaraTomy really scratched their heads to provide unique variants of well known models.

Daihatsu Copen Soba Quick Delivery

Ford Focus RS500 Private Investigator Agency

Ford Mustang GT V8 Locksmith Emergency Service

Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 Shinsoku Idaten Taxi

Lotus Evora GTE Utsuro City Fire Department Command Car

Lotus Exige R-GT Newspaper Delivery

Mitsuoka Orochi Intervention Division

Nissan Fairlady Z Utsuro Farm Milk Delivery

Nissan GT-R Utsuro City Patrol Car

Toyota 2000GT Driving School

And the box looks good too.



Gallery : Tomytec March 2016 releases

Another 100% Nissan month for Tomytec.

LV-N119a Nissan Leopard Ultima V30 Twincam Turbo 1988

LV-N119b Nissan Leopard Ultima V30 Twincam Turbo 1988

LV-N120a Nissan Skyline 2000GT Patrol Car 1977

LV-N121a Nissan Skyline 2000GT Patrol Car 1980

Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo

Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo

Abunai Deka #03 Nissan Leopard Ultima V30 Twincam Turbo

Crazy Ken’s Car Club #02 Nissan Cedric Lobster Monkey Wrench Stock Car


News : Tomica Event Models 2016

New Tomica Event Models are coming for the Osaka Event next month :

#15 TDM Suimax MB

#16 Subaru WRX STI Type S

#17 Volkswagen The Beetle

#18 Frozen Tuna Truck

#19 Nissan Silvia

#20 Subaru Sambar Tomica Expo Curry

Long #3 Cadillac Escalade

Hanshin Tigers Tomica
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Event Special TDM Suimax

Alongside the TEM, new Factory models will be on sale at the event.

#15 Nissan Skyline GT-R R32

#16 Nissan NV350 Caravan

#17 Isuzu Bonnet Bus


News : Zootopia Tomica

The new Disney movie Zootopia has not hit theaters in Japan yet but TakaraTomy is ready to release tons of toys.

Judy’s Police Cruiser


Finnick’s Van


Judy’s Mini Patrol Car



The Zootopia Tomica line is scheduled for March 31st.

News : Bugzees 1/64 painted prototypes

Announced a long time ago the 1/64 scale Super GT 2014 cars from Bugzees are scheduled for release very soon. The quality seems to be excellent and on par with Kyosho.

Note : click picture to enlarge.

Calsonic Impul GT-R #12

D’Station Advan GT-R #24

Motul Autech GT-R #23

S-Road Mola GT-R #46

Arta NSX Concept-GT #8

Epson NSX Concept-GT #32

Keihin NSX Concept-GT #17

Raybrig NSX Concept-GT #100

Weider Modulo NSX Concept-GT #18

Denso Kobelco Sard RC F #39

Eneos Sustina RC F #6

KeePer Tom’s RC F #37

Petronas Tom’s RC F #36

WedsSport Advan RC F #19

Zent Ceruno RC F #1


Source : Tiger Gate Japan.