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Bandai Office Tour

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Sun 2010/04/04 16:50 JST
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Comrade Suzuki-san relocated from the Bandai offices in Tokyo to the Hong Kong branch a while ago. Was great to be able to hook up with him again after many years. Today we have a quick tour around the Bandai Asia offices.

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A view from the Bandai offices. Everything in Hong Kong is sooo tall!

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Another view from the window - smoggy on many days.

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Suzuki-san is a dab hand at making custom kits - this is one of his most recent pieces.

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His kit also got published in the Chinese edition of Hobby Japan.

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The Chinese version of Hobby Japan has a load of localized contents.

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Bandai is working on something which should be up in May and will offer many opportunities to folks out there who love Gunpla.

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BAKUC - see him from time to time roaming the facebook BAKUC community.

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I used to write about Gundam several times a day many years ago. After leaving salary man life at Microsoft to run my own company, the time needed to sit down and make n spray Gunpla just disappeared. As I wasnt making any Gunpla, the Gundam related articles pretty much vanished. I still do keep up with what kits are out n about especially with help from the folks at Figure.fm.

But now it looks like Gunpla is going to be a big part of my work - probably need to hire employees to sit and make Gunpla all day for us ^^;

How many of you are into Gundam?

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After the meetings at the office, we nipped downstairs to have some yummy lunch.
I'm going to leave you to wander around the offices as I still got a ton to do before I leave for Europe.

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Ah nearly forgot to mention that Bandai wanted you to know that some of these are not for sale ^^;
Some of these are prototypes that were going to go into mass production but didn't make the cut. Can you guess which ones they are?

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