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Land of the Rising Sun-Day: Tomica Initial D Skyline R32

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I can’t believe I bought another Skyline. But it’s an Initial D model, and a new Tomica casting, and... Yeah ok, I caved in. Again.

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The is the latest “Dream Tomica” - the “Night Kids” R32 GT-R from Battle 2 of the Initial D manga series. As I said, this is a new casting, first seen as an Event Tomica (which I don’t have). And it is very nicely done - a definite improvement over the old R32 casting.

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In terms of replicating the Initial D car, there isn’t much to it. Just the black paint and blue “Night Kids” tampo on the rear side panel.

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No windows are cast in, thank God, and we get opening doors and all the features that have been missing on so many recent Tomica releases - that comes as a bit of a relief.

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So I’m glad I got it - as is somebody else, apparently...

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Time to hand over the keys - but if you don’t know what all this Initial D talk is all about, have a look at this vid, this may answer a few questions.

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