JMTN blog

(Japanese Model Train Newsletter)

New trains & buildings on ‘Enoshima’

Here are some photos of my latest acquisitions/changes on the layout from last weekend’s Canberra exhibition …

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April 5, 2011 Posted by | Enoshima, Kato, Modemo, Tomix, Tomytec | 4 Comments

Kato Diotown 23-433 & 23-434 building kitbashes

Here are some kitbashes I just completed on these 2 Kato city buildings …

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January 29, 2011 Posted by | Enoshima, Greenmax, Kato, Tomytec | 1 Comment

Tomytec Ryokan ‘B’

Recently Tomytec released 3 different Ryokan buildings with a ‘Hot Spring Resort’ theme …

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January 15, 2011 Posted by | Enoshima, Tomytec | 1 Comment

Tomytec Showa era buildings A & B

Here is what I have done so far with these two buildings …

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December 9, 2010 Posted by | Enoshima, Tomytec | 1 Comment

Tomytec Showa era city buildings

These have finally arrived, and there are some good points and bad points about them …

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October 20, 2010 Posted by | Enoshima, Tomytec | 1 Comment

Enoshima update (updated again)

Here is a summary of the latest changes made to the layout for the Castle Hill show last weekend …

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July 31, 2010 Posted by | Enoshima, Greenmax, Kato, Tomix, Tomytec | 2 Comments

New Tomytec city buildings

Tomytec have announced a series of city buildings, that will complement those already out from Kato …

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April 28, 2010 Posted by | Kato, Tomytec | 3 Comments

Tomytec Construction Vehicle Collection #1

Recent production meetings have displayed the first of Tomytec’s ‘The Construction Vehicle Collection’, as well as other related accessories …

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February 14, 2010 Posted by | Tomytec | Leave a comment

N-Gauge of the Year 2009

After analysing and translating the results from a popular Japanese new release blog page, I have tabulated the top 5 releases from last year …

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January 5, 2010 Posted by | Greenmax, Kato, Kawai, MicroAce, Modemo, Statistics, Tomix, Tomytec | Leave a comment

Tomix’s answer to Kato’s ‘Unitram system’ (updated)

Tomix has reacted to the interest in Kato’s new ‘Unitram’ system by announcing further releases in their street trackage components, and also by introducing some new vehicles …

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December 28, 2009 Posted by | Kato, Tomix, Tomytec | 4 Comments

New products from all the manufacturers

A number of exciting new releases were announced over the weekend at the 49th All Japan Model Hobby Show …

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October 11, 2009 Posted by | Kato, Modemo, Tomix, Tomytec | 1 Comment

‘Enoshima’ gets a new Freeway

There have been more changes made to Enoshima, in time for the Newcastle exhibition this weekend …

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August 24, 2009 Posted by | Enoshima, Kato, Tomytec | 2 Comments

more new buildings on ‘Enoshima’

With the arrival of more new Tomytec houses, there have been more real estate changes !!!

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July 21, 2009 Posted by | Enoshima, Kato, Tomytec | Leave a comment

New buildings for ‘Enoshima’

The release of more new buildings from Kato, Greenmax & Tomytec have forced many changes to the real estate landscape on Enoshima !!!

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May 23, 2009 Posted by | Enoshima, Greenmax, Kato, Tomix, Tomytec | 2 Comments

New Tomytec releases for August 2009

Tomytec have announced their new items for release in late August …

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May 5, 2009 Posted by | Tomytec | Leave a comment