Category Archive: Hyper Dash! Yonkuro News

Jul 11

Hyper Dash! Yonkuro volume 2 releases in Japan

On July 10th, the Special Edition of Hyper Dash! Yonkuro volume 2 released in Japan. Some locations may not receive the new release until the Standard Edition which releases on July 12th, 2017. The release date discrepancy isn’t very clear, but it may have been done to send the Special Edition to some non-traditional retailers, …

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Jun 18

“Cannon D. Ball” Mini 4WD Car Designed by Hiroyuki Takei Releasing This Fall

With the national “Japan Cup 2017” currently underway (the annual Mini 4WD national tournament), it has been officially announced that in Fall 2017, the “Cannon D. Ball (Brand Name)” (キャノン”D”ボール(商品名)) Mini 4WD will be released. This is yet another Mini 4WD car designed by Hiroyuki Takei in relation to his Hyper Dash! Yonkuro manga that is …

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Dec 20

Hiroyuki Takei’s Works: 2015 Year Retrospective

2015 was definitively a transitional year for Hiroyuki Takei however it wasn’t a quite one either. With the hiatus of Jumbor, the conclusion of Ultimo pending, and the unknown state of Shaman King Flowers all in the previous year… the hope for Hiroyuki Takei to continue those series in a new form was hopeful. Instead, …

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Dec 19

Fan builds custom “Shooting Container Booster” from Hyper Dash! Yonkuro

Mini4wd fan aoikei1006 on twitter over the last month has been posting some pictures of his custom-made “Shooting Container Booster” from Hiroyuki Takei’s Hyper Dash! Yonkuro. This custom car is made from various official production pieces as well as custom made pieces. Hiroyuki Takei also recently posted some color images of his designs for “Shooting …

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Nov 08

New Mini4WD car designed by Hiroyuki Takei set for Dec 2015

As previously reported back in September, Hiroyuki Takei has designed a 2nd Mini4WD car which will be released in Japan. Additional images will most likely be featured in the upcoming Corocoro Aniki issue (including Hyper Dash Yonkuro chapter 3) in the November 14th issue. Below are the details for the new Mini4WD: Name (English): RISE-EMPEROR(MA CHASSIS) …

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Sep 25

Hiroyuki Takei to design a 2nd Mini4WD car

  Announced on the official Mini4WD twitter account today, that Hiroyuki Takei is currently designing a new Mini4WD car. The prototype design is featured in the image above. Hiroyuki Takei’s first published artwork was a mini4WD car design, which he details these beginnings in his short manga Dear Tokuda Zaurus-sensei (拝啓 徳田ザウルス先生). As part of his ongoing …

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Jul 16

Flowers, Ultimo, and Jumbor endings imminent per Takei

Today Hiroyuki Takei gave some updates on his manga series, so here’s the rundown: Shaman King Flowers is officially completed and will not be continued. He does want to write a new sequel to Shaman King, but it will be using a different name. Ultimo’s true final chapter will be in Jump SQ Crown Issue …

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May 30

New Hiroyuki Takei interview in 4WD Guidebook

In the “タミヤ公式ガイドブック ミニ四駆 超速ガイド2015” (“Tamiya Official Guidebook: Four-Wheel Drive Mini Ultra-Fast Guide 2015“), Hiroyuki Takei has a special interview included. The book traditionally shows the upcoming 4WD (Four-Wheel-Drive mini cars) that will be released in the upcoming year. Since Hiroyuki Takei is creating a new series based on Dash! Yonkuro, in Corocoro Aniki, they have …

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Mar 29

Coro Aniki Cup in Hobilabo Sendai Shop

On March 29th, 2015 between 9:00-17:30, The Hobilabo Sendai Shop held a “Coro Aniki Cup” for racing Mini-4WD cars. Since the beginning of February, the shop has been planning out this racing tournament by ordering 555 copies of the first issue of Corocoro Aniki. Next they designed a track and started building out the rough …

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Mar 06

Hiroyuki Takei’s “Dash! Yonkuro” Preview

In a promotional video released on March 4th for Corocoro Aniki issue 2, we have a sneak peek at Hiroyuki Takei’s new adaptation of Dash! Yonkuro (ダッシュ!四駆郎). Below are some screencaptures of the issue cover page (featuring Dash! Yonkuro) and the color page for the first chapter. Corocoro Aniki issue 2 will be released on March …

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