Interview with Darryl Chow, Hobbyco’s Gunpla Expert

Hobbyco were out in full force at Supanova Sydney 2013, having brought along their awesome workshop which aims to teach Gundam model fans how to craft the best models in a past-time that is commonly referred to as Gunpla. Gunpla is really a way of life for those who partake in it. One such fan is Hobbyco’s resident Gunpla Expert, Darryl Chow, a young man who has competed in the World Champio...

SMASH 2012 – Gunpla Builders World Cup

Out of all of the annual conventions that grace Sydney each year, SMASH is definitely the convention for Gundam fans. In addition to all of the available Gundam merch on the show floor and the Gundam Building Workshop, SMASH is also the home of the Gunpla Builders World Cup. Officially sponsored by Bandai each year, the Gunpla Builders World Cup is an annually held competition to find the best Gun...

Nerdy Niches – Hobbyco

In the city there is a wonderful shop that is filled with all curious things including train sets and gundam models. Which of course means that if you love things such as figurines and model kits then you really need to know or at least learn about Hobbyco. Here is some helpful information: What: Hobby co. Where: The highest level on QVB Some rememberable products: • Lego • Gundam kits • Haro cont...

Celebrate Anime, Manga and Japanese Pop-Culture with SMASH! 2011

All anime, manga and Japanese pop-culture enthusiasts out there! The Sydney Manga and Anime Show (SMASH!), is right around the corner! It’s on Saturday July 16th, just two weeks from now at a new venue, the Sydney Convention Centre right in the hub of Darling Harbour! Sydney Town Hall, last year’s venue, filled up to maximum capacity leaving many convention goers who were refused entry with a bad ...

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