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No less than Shunsaku Tamiya joined the festivities
Our nation’s pride in 1/32 scale
A few days ago, we reported that Tamiya will be selling a special-edition mini 4WD model of our country's iconic jeepney. Now, the in-demand kit (we've already seen a possible case of hoarding) is already available in hobby
Pinoy pride
The Philippines and Tamiya, everyone's favorite scale model manufacturer, have a pretty tight relationship. Need proof? Not only does the brand continue to maintain a strong following among both hobbyists and car enthusiasts, there's also an actual Tamiya factory located
Looking for the perfect gift this Christmas?
Car guys are nearly always toy guys, too. To them, automobiles are really just large toys-extensions of their childhood, if you will. Cars are bigger, more expensive, and carry a lot more risk than your typical Tomicas or Tamiyas, but they'
Mr. Tamiya officially opened it himself
Hobbyists, scale modelers, and car nuts, you'll have a reason to want to brave traffic, and squeeze into tight parking spaces just to visit the mall. The BrickYard is once again open to let the adult you enjoy toys.The BrickYard
And it's big
The Bugatti Chiron's place in history is assured. Not because of speed records-we're still waiting for a de-limited, v-max run. We refer instead to today's news, in which the Chiron has joined the exclusive club of
It’s a toy collector's paradise
Cool sh*t. That's what Japan is about. It has the coolest animated robots (Gundam, Macross, Voltes V); the coolest entertainment systems (Sony PlayStation, Nintendo); the coolest authors (Haruki Murakami, Ryunosuke Akutagawa); the coolest dishes (ramen, sashimi): the coolest cars (pretty
It'll have quite a display
Looking for a car-centric way to spend the day with your kids? Hot Wheels Philippines is inviting motorheads to its first Epic Stunt Event of 2017 from April 21 (this Friday) to 30 at SM North The Block.The event is
Unfortunately, it doesn't float
You can buy a Lego Technic BMW R1200 GS Adventure. It is a kit comprising 603 parts that recreates, in miniature, the road-going BMW R1200 GS Adventure. All nice and lovely.But, much to our delight, you can use the same
A true artist
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.We're well aware that a lot of TGP readers (and even some of the staffers) are avid fans of toys, especially if they'
It’s hard to walk out unscathed
You might have heard about the new mall in Pasig, Ayala Malls The 30th. It's a small building, especially compared to the *ahem* mega malls in the area, but it's quaint and well-designed. Everything you need is here: dining
It's an automotive Neverland
Whether we like it or not, your budget is one of the most important things to consider when buying a gift. If you go cheap, your spoiled inaanaks might resent you for it; go overboard and you'll regret it yourself-if
From 8-bit to four wheels
American toymaker Mattel recently gave both gamers and car nuts a treat, after the company revealed it had partnered with Japanese video game giant Nintendo to produce a new collection of Mario-inspired cars for the Hot Wheels toy line. Sweet.The
Who's reaching for their wallets now?
We think it's pretty safe to say that very few of us will ever drive--let alone own--a supercar in our lifetimes. Unless we happen to come across a few million euros lying around somewhere, seeing a McLaren P1 or
In case you want to start a fun hobby
I used to build scale models when I was a kid. Dad knew that I loved them so much, he'd surreptitiously buy kits for me after I had begged and pleaded.Back in the '80s, these plastic scale models weren't
Do you have your own ideas?
Last week, we wrote about Lego's decision to put a fan's Caterham Super Seven design into production. User bricktrix_Carl submitted his creation to the Lego Ideas website and managed to gather enough support from the community to warrant a review
They're called WooBots
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. Remember back in the day when transforming toys were simple? More important than their simplicity, back then they were built like tanks! You could
Yes, we're actually nerds
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. We're sure everybody is as excited as we are for the upcoming Star Wars sequel. After all, the seventh installment of the immensely
Featuring Aventador and Huracan
From November 15 to December 15, Petron will give you one reason to look forward to refueling. During that period, for every P500 purchase of Petron Euro 4 products--Blaze 100, XCS, Xtra Advance, Super Xtra, Diesel Max and Turbo Diesel--you
The Japanese show their playful side
What if you could bring your favorite toy to life? This is what Toyota Motor Corporation tries to do as it debuts its Camatte Vision at this year's International Tokyo Toy Show in Japan. The Camatte is Toyota's latest interactive
Including jeepney in front of Mang Inasal
We're obsessed with scale-model toy cars in general and Lego toy vehicles in particular. Our print associate editor even made his own Lego hot rod. We're forever fascinated with the amount of creativity that goes into putting together these
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