Hobby Japan's January 2024 Issue Features Works from the 26th All Japan Orazaku Championship

The biggest Gunpla competition in Japan attracted 1,876 entries!

The All-Japan Orazaku Championship, Japan's biggest gunpla competition, finally publishes its results in the January issue of Monthly Hobby Japan, which retails for 1,210 Yen and is available on November 25, 2023.

This time, the "SD Gundam Division," the "Junior Division," and the "Witch from Mercury Division," which has seen a record number of submissions in the theme division in previous years, were covered in addition to the "Gunpla Division."

Additionally, the competition's winners have been revealed. The modeler of the custom-built Master Grade 1/100 Psycho Zaku Ver. Ka, entitled “Psycho Zaku in One Year War,” "MAD", received the Grand Prize. In return for the organizers of the competition, MAD's Psycho Zaku also served as the cover art for this month's issue.

Image source: MAD (X.com)

Image source: MAD (X.com)

More images from his X account...

A GunPla Division Gold Award was given to zizi, the modeler of the customized RG 1/144 Zeong, titled "Zeong Kai".

Furthermore, an introduction to the "MG Eclipse Gundam Unit 2" from the "Mobile Suit Gundam SEED ECLIPSE" was also reviewed in the magazine.
The review and sample build was overseen by Mr. Otokawa, a professional modeler. This well-known kit has reached a new level of perfection thanks to exquisite detail carving and style adjustments focused on the upper body.

A clearer image of his kit was also published in MR. Otokawa's official X account.

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