Books and Magazines

Kow's artwork, designs and models have appeared in hundreds of magazines and books over the past 20 years. His designs have also made appearances in video games and there was even a short film made which depicted a SAFS suit trying to evade several Nutrockers.

 

Ma.K Profile Book 1

ISBN978-4-499-22988-3
Original Price 2800 Yen

A thrice yearly glossy magazine featuring articles based upon one or more models from the Ma.K universe. Profile book one concentrates on the newly released Hasegawa 1/20 Falke plastic injection kit. Some of the articles included feature a build-up of the Falke kit by Kow Yokoyama plus an article on the building of the original model 25 years ago. The magazine also features a small cartoon strip showcasing the Falke in action plus a small story about the on going war on Earth. A center spread depicts various optional camouflage schemes employed on the Falke plus as a bonus, a set of decals are supplied to supplement the ones that come with the new Hasegawa kit. The magazine will also feature reprinted articles from the old Hobby Japan issues that featured SF3D as it was called 25 years ago.

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Kow Yokoyama Ma.K Sketchbook Vol.1

ISBN4-499-22906-5 C0076
Original Price 3800 Yen

As the title suggests this book contains many of Kow's early sketches including artwork from Robot Battle V and the Zoid series. Over 200 pages of mostly black and white images printed on high qualtiy paper. Japanese Text (Some English).

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Ma.K B.D. Maschinen Krieger In Action

ISBN4-88787-002-7 C0071
Original Price 3500 Yen

This book contains a dozen or so short comicbook stories loosely linked to each other to make an ongoing story.. Beautifully drawn, colour throughout. 95 plus pages printed on high quality paper. Some text in English.


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Ma.K B.D. 2nd Ed. Maschinen Krieger In Action

ISBN4-449-22897-2 C0076
Original Price 3600 Yen

This is the second edition release of the above book. It has a slightly different cover and content. Included at the back of the book is a new story introducing the SAFS MKIII, Rapoon, A8/R8, Sirene and Grosserhund. Several stories in the book have altered artwork to the first edition. Contains six new "Acts" (chapters). Japanese Text (Some English).


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Maschinen Krieger Vol.1 Chronical and Encyclopedia

ISBN4-499-22825-5 C0076
Original Price 2900 Yen

The first in what is believed to be a series of books, Vol.1 contains plenty of colour photos of Kow's models. Towards the back of the book there are several sections in black and white covering areas such as kits that were sold at past Wonderfestivals, parts breakdowns on several of Kow's more popular designs, force organisation charts for the two sides of the conflict and several articles on Kow's other design works. Over 110 pages long, printed on high quality paper. Japanese Text (Some English).

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Maschinen Krieger Vol.2 Chronical and Encyclopedia

ISBN4-499-22875-1 C0076
Original Price 3300 Yen

Continuing on from the first volume in the series, this book contains much the same as the first book but covers more recent models such as the Luna Diver, Konigs Krote, Luna PAKW(M) etc. The back of the book has several pages dedicated to Kow's sketches and drawings and includes a force chart covering the newer vehicles and a partial Ma.K timeline. Over 110 pages on high quality paper. Japanese Text (Some English).

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Ma.k Modeling Book

ISBN 4-499-22923-5 C0076
Original Price 3800 Yen

The MAK Modeling Book is full of colour photos detailing various modeling methods used by Kow Yokoyama. While most of the material in the book covers MAK kits, there are some photos of other modeling projects Kow has worked on such as Robot Battle plus there's photos of Mark Stevens new 1/20 Hexen. Over 111 pages, all colour, printed on quality paper, soft cover magazine style book. Japanese Text (Some English).

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Nitto Model Catalogue 1984-1985

This mini-booklet was packaged with a Nitto kit, this particular one was supplied with the Neuspotter kit. It is possible the booklet was packaged with other Nitto kits but I am not 100% certain. The mini-catalogue contained kits that were currently available as well as listing future releases, one which included the Falke. English/Japanese Text.

   

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Mercenary Card Binder and Decal Set 1

Modelkasten released several cardbinder and decal sets. Finally there was something to put all of those Nitto and Modelkasten camo cards into. They released a Mercenary and Strahl binder set that came with a decal sheet and a previously unlreleased camo card. While they released a second decal set for the Mercenary forces a second set for the Strahl forces never eventuated. English/Japanese Text.


Merc Binder front

Merc Camo Card Side one

Merc Decal Set 1

Merc Camo Card Side Two
 

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Mercenary Card Binder and Decal Set 2

The third release in the binder/decal series, the Merc Decal Set2 comprised of a loose cover sheet, new decal set and an all new camo card. No binder was supplied with this set. English/Japanese Text.


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Merc Camo Card Side one



Merc Decal Set 2

Merc Camo Card Side Two
 

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Strahl Card Binder and Decal Set 1

A card binder and decal set for the SDR. It came with a new camo card and decal set.English/Japanese Text.


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Camo Card

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TCI SF3D Posters

These posters were released in the US by TCI the then distributors for the Nitto kits. Four posters were released featuring: S.A.F.S. MkI, P.K.A.G. Gustav, S.A.F.S. Fireball and TW47 Krote. They measured 430mm H x 160mm W.


Fireball Poster

Krote Poster
 
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Nitto Poster

This poster was released with the re-release of the newly reboxed P.K.A.W. (K) Kauz.


Nitto Poster
   
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