|My Missouri diorama was packed very carefully by Cort Vallens (Tamiya America) and shipped from Los Angels to Japan. Only one parts were came off. Thank you very much Cort. I appreciate your support!|
|Tamiya/con 04 booth|
|with Mr. Shunsaku Tamiya, Mark Glidden and Jeff Corder|
|with Tamiya staff
from left Mr. Yukihiro Unno, Mr. Toshinori Goto, Me, Mr. Shinichi Iino and Mr. Shingo Hirata
|Japanese top scale modelers Mr. Yamada and Mr. Kaneko were interviewed.|
|with Mr. Takuji Yamada, AFV expert|
|with Mr. Tatsuya Kaneko, diorama expert|
|with Mr. Kiyotaro Oki, 1/700 ship expert|
|with Mr. Yasumasa Matsui, TV Asahi announcer & model builder|
|I presented Narita Masataka Award to Mr. Noriyuki Kato who built wonderful track diorama.|
|The diary of Acchan.
Mr. Kato's diorama
|2 day events were very successful and gathered lots of people!|
|my best friends
from left, Mr. Shinji Hagino, Me, Mr. Takeshi Yamazaki with his lovely daughter and Mr. Takahiro Komatsu
They came to see me from Tokyo.
|with Mr. Fukunishi, Hasegawa|
|with Mr. & Mrs. Aoyama.
We are all from Aichi-ken!
|speech at the party|
|with Mr. Masashi Sone,Tamiya
He is the designer of both 1/32 F-14A and 1/350 Missouri which I submitted Tamiya/con 04.
|Akihabara is the most famous electronic town in the world. But also famous for the scale and figure modelers recently.|
|with Iino-san, Mark, Jeff and Goto-san|
|"PLEASE WE CAN MEET EACH OTHER HERE IN JAPAN AGAIN!"|