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OMFG!! This is a lost city of gold !

For the sake of keeping these treasures well taken care of and even built to their intended full glory, i will endeavor to acquire some of this goodness!

Thank you @Shawn for linking this together for us! You too are an invaluable resource and a great guy ! :clapping:
(As soon as i saw that banner above, i was like WHAT is this..? )

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Please spread the word if you can. I don't do any social media other than this site, so if you want to tweater and facespace it, please do LOL 😛

It truly is a once in a lifetime discovery, I hope with enough support we can encourage Anthony at Wise Guys Hobbies to really dive in with many more pictures and videos.

I know I've had dreams of rummaging through model kits on shelves and discovering something new...I can't be the only wacko!
Going through all these cases of discovered kits would be a very fun experience!

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8 minutes ago, Bolt said:

It's mega.. this is a time vault of the 80's sci fi kit world. Just looking over the items up on eBay , and I'm like ..:o Prices aren't bad, IMO. Though I can't tell you how many of those kits i once had. My kid self just didn't know..:cray:

Yeah, the prices are very reasonable if not flat out below market pricing....The Wise Guys are actually being pretty cool about their pricing...they currently have the market cornered on several of these old school anime kit lines....again, best of luck for their sales

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Having fun frame stepping into the videos and identifying the specific cases!

From video #1, room #1, right wall

Top to bottom we have





From video #1, room #1, middle right wall


I believe we have 6x cases of the Arii 1/100 small missile Regult around the U shape
Top of the U on the right I think is the Arii 1/100 Super Gerwalk
In the center is the Arii 1/100 Super Fighter
and I think that says AR-327 on the box, which could be the Aroo 1/100 Scout Regult





On the left wall is a Southern Cross



In the hallway
Imai 1/100 Tomahawk (not sure which color box)
and AR-302 implies the Arii 1/100 Defender





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On 3/6/2014 at 12:23 PM, jvmacross said:

Hobby Animec #2....







On 3/7/2014 at 12:36 AM, Shawn said:

If I ever get a time machine, I am going to rent a VERY LARGE TRUCK and back up to the Imai loading dock and take EVERYTHING!! :)



On 5/13/2020 at 10:27 PM, jvmacross said:

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3 hours ago, Shawn said:

This the official discussion thread for the GTC Legacy Project by Wise Guys Hobbies LLC, which can be found here




The Macross Genie has decided to grant your wish!


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video #1, room #2, right wall


Arii 1/72 Destroid Tomahawk
Arii 1/500 SDF-1 Storm Attacker
Imai 1/144 Queadluun Rau





video #1, room #2, left wall


Another 1/100 Imai Tomahawk case
Imai 1/44 Nousjadeul Ger



Imai 1/100 Glaug
Imai 1/72 Regult

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Usually you see these kits...once and a while...here and there...like on eBay or some flea market.  What an incredible inventory and time capsule!  Not only extremely rare kits...but brand new and shrink wrapped in some cases.

That name...GTC...jogged my memory and I hadn't seen that in probably 35+ years!

Incredible.  I miss the 80's quite a bit.  What a incredibly creative time that was.

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Wow, thanks Shawn for bringing this to us! GTC, Galactic Trade Commission, i still have the 1994 catalog, feels like 1994 all over again.

Looking forward to Feb 2023. I noticed that the video-links in the post only play audio.  Can't wait for part 2.

Thanks again for the blast from the past!

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I was going to ask around if anyone had an earlier catalog to share, would love to see more of the earlier items.

You might want to try a different browser? The videos are there in a desktop browser
And I just checked my my phone-they play in CHROME, but Firefox is not seeing them

Open CHROME :)


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8 hours ago, Shawn said:

Ok...think I fixed it
I did not know Firefox (or other OSes) might have an issue with HEVC videos...converted to H264 and re-uploaded

Please refresh and confirm they work


HI Shawn,

work confirmed, videos now visible on chrome, safari and firefox.



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Just noticed something interesting


I got both my monsters from Ron @ GTC back in the day (same set of stock, from TCI)
The whitebox has a Tatsunoku sticker, while the blue has the standard big west



The ones in Japan have the bigwest sticker.

Just stupid info for the nerds

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