Bandai Namco Holdings‘ toy and curiosity subsidiary Bandai Spirits launched plans on Thursday to assemble a model new Bandai Hobby Center manufacturing facility, with the company planning to buy 4,506 tsubo (roughly 14,895 sq. meters) of land, and a deliberate manufacturing launch in 2024.

The agency is planning to prioritize workplace safety throughout the new manufacturing facility.

Bandai Spirits began manufacturing in its Bandai Hobby Center Shinkan manufacturing facility in 2020. The agency established that new manufacturing facility to meet rising demand in Gunpla fashions inside and outside Japan due to quite a few collaborations marking the franchise‘s fortieth anniversary, new anime, and the deliberate Hollywood live-action Gundam film.

When Gunpla first launched in 1980, over a million fashions shipped inside half a yr. The genuine Bandai Hobby Center manufacturing facility was completed in 2006, and it produced and shipped 6.6 million fashions in its first yr. Gradually demand elevated, and the manufacturing facility’s tools expanded. In 2018, the similar manufacturing facility produced 15.73 million kits. By 2019, full shipments had exceeded 500 million.

Source: Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web


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