The finals of the 2012 Gunpla Builders World Cup will take place in December at the Gundam Front Tokyo mini-theme park, in Tokyo’s Odaiba Aqua City Diver. This is the second year the Gunpla Builders World Cup will be held, and the first time in Japan; the inaugural event was held in Hong Kong, where Ho Yick Yin of Malaysia bested eleven other regional finalists and won the open category.
Representatives from Japan, Italy, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, North America, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Thailand will be competing for the honor of being then best Gunpla builders for 2012.
This year’s competition will follow last year’s format: an open category will be available for contestants aged 15 and older, and an open category will be open for contestants aged 14 and younger. Information on regional competitions for Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines are yet to be released.