Tamiya

Japanese firm Tamiya pioneered 1/35 armour in the 1970s, but is also known for its car, motorcycle, maritime and aircraft kits, as well as military figures. Stellar fit of parts is its trademark.

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TAMIYA’S MAGNIFICENT NEW 1/48 F-35B LIGHTNING II

Stu Fone

Stu Fone reviews the new Tamiya 1/48 F-35B Lightning II and finds there's more to it than expected.

Stu Fone
TAMIYA F-35A LIGHTNING II COMPLETED Feature Premium

TAMIYA F-35A LIGHTNING II COMPLETED

Mike Williams

Mike Williams discovers that a stealth fighter can be packed with detail, in his build of Tamiya's new-tool 1/48 F-35A.

Mike Williams
TAMIYA 1/35 KETTENKRAFTRAD AND HELLCAT Feature Premium

TAMIYA 1/35 KETTENKRAFTRAD AND HELLCAT

Johan Augustsson

Johan Augustsson showcases Tamiya's recent new-tool Kettenkraftrad and M18 Hellcat in a tightly composed vignette.

Johan Augustsson
Ten Top USAF Kits Scale Modelling Buyer's Guide Ten of the Best Feature Premium

TEN TOP: USAF Kits

AMW’s Chris Clifford, Stu Fone and John Fuller explore ten of the best kits depicting US Air Force machines

DANISH ‘HUN’: ESCI’S F-100D SUPER SABRE Feature Premium

DANISH ‘HUN’: ESCI’S F-100D SUPER SABRE

KEV BAXTER

Kev Baxter completes the Tamiya boxing of ESCI's old 1/72 F-100D as a Danish Air Force machine at the point of touchdown.

KEV BAXTER
TAMIYA’S 1/20 PORSCHE 935 RETURNS Review Premium

TAMIYA’S 1/20 PORSCHE 935 RETURNS

Chris Clifford

Back on the track! Tamiya has reissued its 1/20 Porsche 935 in stunning Martini race livery from 1976.

Chris Clifford
BUILDING TAMIYA’S NEW-TOOL CHALLENGER 2 Feature Premium

BUILDING TAMIYA’S NEW-TOOL CHALLENGER 2

Paul Cawte

The 1/48 armour arena is now better off for a new tooling of the Challenger 2 by Tamiya, built here straight from the box by Paul Cawte.

Paul Cawte
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Space-age Comet: Tamiya’s newly tooled 1/35 Tank, Cruiser, Comet I (A34)

John Fuller

Japanese firm Tamiya has released just the second styrene depiction of the British Comet cruiser tank in 1/35 scale – read our full review of the new kit here.

John Fuller
FRESH 1/12 DUCATI FROM TAMIYA Review Premium

FRESH 1/12 DUCATI FROM TAMIYA

Chris Clifford

Motorcycle fans, especially those favouring Ducati, should love Tamiya's outstanding new-tool Superleggera V4 in 1/12 scale.

Chris Clifford
NEW-TOOL TAMIYA NISSAN Z REVIEW Review Premium

NEW-TOOL TAMIYA NISSAN Z REVIEW

Chris Clifford

Auto modellers will love the detail in Tamiya's 1/24 new-tool Nissan Fairlady Z, which comes with bespoke paint masks.

Chris Clifford