Sunday, July 04, 2010

Dengeki King of Gunpla 2010 Starts

The cycle restarts! ^^

Dengeki Web announces that the annual Dengeki King of Gunpla contest for 2010 will be starting its preliminary round this month.

There are 5 categories offered for this year's contest:
* Senior division (for high school students age 16 or above)
* Junior division (for secondary school students age 15 or below)
* Team division (for teams of minimum 2 members each)
* Specific model division I - MG Ball
* Specific model division II - RG 1/144 Gundam RX-78-2.

For the Japanese edition, participants must send in the photos of their work along with the participation form to Bandai Hobby Pro Shop and other participating hobby stores. Submission can also be sent to the editor of Dengeki Hobby magazine directly before September 6th.

Hong Kong modelers are to follow the format of the contest from Dengeki Hobby magazine Hong Kong edition.

The total prize money prepared for this contest (Japan edition) is 500,000 Yen. A special marking seal will be given to all participants. Participants of 300 selected work from all the categories listed above will be given a GN Sefer clear blue ver. as a special prize.

If you still remember, the winner of Dengeki King of Gunpla 2009 is Iwasuke from Japan with his work, GN-X, beating Vincent Chan from Hong Kong. The result was announced in early June.

Images and information are from Denegki Hobby Web.