Model Shops in Japan (was: Do you think it's TRU?)

Gus Jae (
Sun, 20 Dec 1998 23:43:14 -0500

There are a few. A must are Wave and Volks. I had a blast there! Wave
(Be-J) is big! 2 stories! I was there and garbed their last MG Gelgog on
the first day of release. Very happy boy that day! Oh, the memories... For
those who got my trip tape knows what I mean!
Gus Jae

-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Nguyen <>
To: <>
Date: Sunday, December 20, 1998 11:26 PM
Subject: Re: Do you think it's TRU?

>> My understanding is that TRU's in Japan _already_ carry Gundam model
>>kits and have done so for at least a decade, so it seems to me that
>>selling through TRU in America is the smart, simple choice for Bandai.
>When I was passing through Hong Kong four years ago, I popped into a TRU
>in search of plamodels. I found a number of assorted 0080 kits, and a
>*big* pile of V-Gundam Abigors (go figure).
>I never saw a TRU in Japan... I only found Gundam models in the local
>Tokyo Hands dept. store, and in an obscure back alley PSX shop on the
>second floor...
>Different subject! Where *in Japan* is one to go for G-kits? Has anyone
>been to a model shop in Nippon-land?
>I'm headed back in April, and need some places to go. ^_^;
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