This wiki is for the series of Mini 4WD minicars that are created by Tamiya since the 80's. This includes manga and anime series that featuring Mini 4WD cars. You can helping us by start contributes this wiki.
There are three rules here in Mini 4WD wiki that any contributors has to adhere:
Never messing with other contributor's profile. This is one of those things I don't want to see here or on other wiki. Sadly this has happened once not long ago. (as of June 2016)
This wiki is for Tamiya Mini 4WD cars, Grade-Up Parts, Mini 4WD-related topics, Tamiya items and Mini 4WD-focused works. If you are looking for ones like from Auldey and Marui, sorry but this wiki is not for you.
Indicate the source of images if they are not from Tamiya official websites (Tamiya Japan site, Tamiya USA site and Tamiya Korea site) /catalogs or Shogakukan's magazines/manga/anime. It seems to me that some wiki does not cites where the images come from. Instead of using 'Permission' tag, you should use the 'Fairuse' tag while uploading the images if they are not created by you. The only exception from this rule is the boxarts
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It comes to our attention that Yusuke Saikawa, a well-known Mini 4WD celebrity, was arrested on August 3, 2017 for not paying parking fees on the public car parking lots. According to the news (In Japanese), Saikawa had repeatly did this approximately 100 times prior to his arrest. Since news like this in Japan are usually means huge damages to the public image, Tamiya had decided to remove 'The Racer' special site from its website as well as removed the short video from its Youtube channel, as both features Saikawa playing as a hobby shop owner.
August 7, 2017
As seen in a post uploaded by a user from Thailand on Twitter, an unannounced Tamiya Mini 4WD kits has been released in Thailand on August 9, 2017. The Mad Laser will be released in other regions (Japan included), with the tentative date of late 2017 to early 2018.
August 30, 2017
According to the Tamiya's item list for the upcoming 57th All Japan Model & Hobby Show that will be held from September 29 to October 1 this year, there will be two new Mini 4WD cars that will be unveiled in addition to Mad Laser, Cannon D Ball, Festa Jaune Black Special and Liberty Emperor Premium Black Special. They are:
Due to the renewal of the Japanese site of Tamiya Japan website that had taken place yesterday, some of the links on the articles here on Mini 4WD wiki has somehow broken. If you see any broken links, please contact the adminstrators of the wiki.