Hobby Japan Launches First Official English Gunpla Manual as eBook


If you're serious about building plastic Gundam models you'll want to learn from the best. Hobby Japan wants to help enthusiasts with the release of NOMOKEN extra edition: HANDBOOK of GUNPLA MODELING, the first official English Gunpla modeling manual. Written by Ken-ichi Nomoto—a veteran plastic model builder known for detailed tutorials in Monthly Hobby Japan magazine—NOMOKEN is available via Amazon now as an eBook.

NOMOKEN The 100-page book takes a detailed look at everything from the basics of Gunpla—including tasks as simple as cutting out parts and applying stickers—to finishing a build, has been a bestseller in Japan over the years and has been reprinted many times. advanced modding, painting techniques, troubleshooting, and more.

As of November 4, NOMOKEN extra edition hit the number one spot on Amazon in the Model Building and Craft & Hobby Models eBook categories.


Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his brand new comic, MONSTER FLIGHT, at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox..

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