Thursday, March 4, 2010

1/72 Zoids Iron Kong English Color Guide & Manual

Kotobukiya 1/72 Iron Kong from Zoids English Translation of Color Guide & Manual

Back to some more translations of Color Guides. This time for the 1/72 Iron Kong made by Kotobukiya into a model kit. The Iron King is one of the living mecha that can be found in the Zoids anime franchise.

I like the way Kotobukiya designs their color guides. Even without understanding Japanese you can learn to read what color is needed based on the product code. Kotobukiya designed their color guides to be used with the Mr. Color Solvent based paints or Mr. Hobby Aqueous Color and other Mr. Hobby Line of paints. To demonstrate, lets look at the line of color posted below:

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That basically means:

Black (this you will have to learn to read Japanese) : (Mr. Color Solvent Paint Product Code No "C"2 for Black:) + (Mr. Hobby Aqueous Paint Product Code No H2 for Black) Paint Percentage in the Mixture


Be sure to add a "C" to the number is you are using the Mr. Color Solvent based paints.

Erratum: The "Dark Ash" listed is supposed to be "Dark Earth" with C22 product code.

Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
zoids iron kong main body black partBlack (H2)(30%) + White (H1)(20%) + Mahogany (H84)(30%) + Orange Yellow (H24)(15%) + Brown (H7)(5%)
zoids iron kong backpack brown 2Neutral Gray (H53)(30%) + White (H1)(30%) + Dark Earth (H72)(25%) + Purple (H39)(15%)
zoids iron kong main body redMonza Red/Red Madder (H86)(40%) + Orange Yellow (H24)(20%) + Light Brown/Tan (H27)(20%) + Mahogany (H84)(20%)
zoids iron kong backpack gray 2White (H1)(50%) + Neutral Gray (H53)(20%) + Purple (H39)(15%) + Medium Blue/Intermediate Blue (H56)(15%)
zoids iron kong main body brown 1Brown (H7)(30%) + White (H1)(20%) + Cocoa Brown (H17)(20%) + Black (H2)(15%) + Mahogany (H84)(15%)
zoids iron kong cylinder silverAluminum Mr. Metal Color (MC218)(100%)
zoids iron kong missile, cap, etc gray 1Neutral Gray (H53)(40%) + Dark Earth (H72)(15%) + Purple (H39)(25%) + White (H1)(20%)
zoids iron kong cylinder goldSuper Metallic Super Gold (SM02)(100%)
zoids iron kong canopy clear greenClear Green (H94)(100%)
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White
(H1)
Aqueous Hobby Color
White
(C1)
Mr. Color
White
(X2)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Gloss White
(70.842)
Vallejo Model Color
White (Gloss)
(22)
Humbrol Enamel
White (Gloss)
(22)
Humbrol Acrylic
white (Gloss)
(36104)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
white (solid gloss)
(32104)
Revell Email Enamel
SATIN WHITE
(A.MIG-0047)
Ammo Acrylics
Gloss White
(4696AP)
Italeri
White
(X-2)
Tamiya Enamel
White (Lacquer Paint)
(LP2)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Pure White
(TS26)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
  
Black
(H2)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Black
(C2)
Mr. Color
Black
(X1)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Glossy Black
(70.861)
Vallejo Model Color
Black (Gloss)
(21)
Humbrol Enamel
Black (Gloss)
(21)
Humbrol Acrylic
black (Gloss)
(36107)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
black (solid matt)
(32107)
Revell Email Enamel
SATIN BLACK
(A.MIG-0032)
Ammo Acrylics
Gloss Black
(4695AP)
Italeri
Black
(X-1)
Tamiya Enamel
Black (Lacquer Paint)
(LP1)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Semi Gloss Black
(C92)
Mr. Color
Semi-Gloss Black
(X18)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Semi Gloss Black
(X-18)
Tamiya Enamel
Semi Gloss Black (Lacquer Paint)
(LP5)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Semi Gloss Black
(TS29)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
Black
(TS14)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
    
Brown
(H7)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Brown
(C7)
Mr. Color
Brown
(X9)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Chocolate Brown
(70.872)
Vallejo Model Color
Burnt Umber
(71.040)
Vallejo Model Air
Service Brown (Gloss)
(10)
Humbrol Enamel
Service Brown (Gloss)
(10)
Humbrol Acrylic
Dark Brown
(36181)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
Dark Brown
(32181)
Revell Email Enamel
OLD RUST
(A.MIG-0042)
Ammo Acrylics
Brown
(N7)
Acrysion
Flat Leather
(4674AP)
Italeri
Black Red
(70.859)
Vallejo Model Color
Deck Brown Linoleum
(XF79)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
RED BROWN BASE
(A.MIG-0913)
Ammo Acrylics
Linoleum deck brown (Lacquer Paint)
(LP17)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Linoleum deck brown
(TS69)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
     
Cocoa Brown
(H17)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Hull Red
(C29)
Mr. Color
Hull Red
(XF9)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Hull Red
(70.985)
Vallejo Model Color
Mahogany
(71.036)
Vallejo Model Air
Wine (Matte)
(73)
Humbrol Enamel
reddish brown (solid matt)
(36137)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
reddish brown (solid matt)
(32137)
Revell Email Enamel
RED BROWN SHADOW
(A.MIG-0912)
Ammo Acrylics
Mahogany Brown
(HTK-_130)
Hataka
Hull Red
(N17)
Acrysion
Flat Rust
(4675AP)
Italeri
Camouflage Medium Brown
(71.038)
Vallejo Model Air
SCC 2 Brown
(UA273)
Lifecolor
S.C.C. 2 Brown
(RC035)
AK Real Color
S.C.C. No. 2 Khaki Brown
(HTK-_076)
Hataka
Braun – Brown
(RC065)
AK Real Color
Braun
(HTK-_299)
Hataka
Rust (solid matt)
(36183)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
Rust (solid matt) (solid silk matt)
(32183)
Revell Email Enamel
  
Orange Yellow
(H24)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Orange Yellow
(C58)
Mr. Color
Light Orange
(70.911)
Vallejo Model Color
Orange Rust
(71.130)
Vallejo Model Air
LIGHT RUST
(A.MIG-0039)
Ammo Acrylics
Signal Orange
(HTK-_133)
Hataka
  
Light Brown/Tan
(H27)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Tan
(C44)
Mr. Color
Buff
(XF57)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Green Brown
(70.879)
Vallejo Model Color
German Yellow Brown
(71.272)
Vallejo Model Air
Brown Yellow (Matte)
(94)
Humbrol Enamel
Ochre Brown (solid matt)
(36188)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
Ochre Brown (solid matt)
(32188)
Revell Email Enamel
Africa Grunbraun RAL 8000 (F)
(2099)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Grunbraun/Gelbbraun RAL 8000
(UA203)
Lifecolor
GELBBRAUN
(A.MIG-0013)
Ammo Acrylics
Gelbraun – Yellow Brown
(RC063)
AK Real Color
Green Brown
(HTK-_303)
Hataka
RAL8000 Grunbraun
(X803)
Xtracolor
Flat US Army/Mar.Gulf Arm Sand
(4812AP)
Italeri
Tan (Gloss)
(9)
Humbrol Enamel
      
Purple
(H39)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Purple
(C67)
Mr. Color
Purple
(X16)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Purple
(70.959)
Vallejo Model Color
Purple (Gloss)
(68)
Humbrol Enamel
PURPLE
(A.MIG-0127)
Ammo Acrylics
  
Neutral Gray
(H53)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Neutral Gray
(C13)
Mr. Color
Neutral Gray
(XF53)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Neutral Grey
(70.992)
Vallejo Model Color
Aggressor Gray
(71.274)
Vallejo Model Air
US Compass Grey (Satin)
(128)
Humbrol Enamel
US Compass Grey (Satin)
(128)
Humbrol Acrylic
Aggressor Gray FS36251
(1794)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Light Grey FS36251
(UA034)
Lifecolor
NEUTRAL GRAY
(A.MIG-0239)
Ammo Acrylics
Aggressor Grey
(RC248)
AK Real Color
Aggressor Grey
(HTK-_157)
Hataka
FS16251 Medium Grey
(X132)
Xtracolor
Dark Sea Gray
(XF54)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Dark Sea Grey
(70.991)
Vallejo Model Color
Neutral Grey
(71.051)
Vallejo Model Air
Air Mobility Command Gray FS36173
(2035)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Neutral Grey 43 FS35173
(UA046)
Lifecolor
(BS 638)
(A.MIG-0205)
Ammo Acrylics
Neutral Grey 43
(RC261)
AK Real Color
Neutral Grey 43
(HTK-_033)
Hataka
FS16173 Air Mobility Command Grey
(X158)
Xtracolor
Grey Z
(69.039)
Vallejo Mecha Color
      
Medium Blue/Intermediate Blue
(H56)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Intermediate Blue/Medium Blue
(C72)
Mr. Color
Medium Blue
(XF18)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Intermediate Blue
(70.903)
Vallejo Model Color
Intermediate Blue
(71.299)
Vallejo Model Air
Intermediate Blue (Matte)
(144)
Humbrol Enamel
Greyish Blue (solid matt)
(36179)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
Greyish Blue (solid matt)
(32179)
Revell Email Enamel
Intermediate Blue FS 35164 (F)
(4744)
Testors Model Master Acrylic
Intermediate Blue FS35164
(1720)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Non Specular Intermediate Blue FS 35164
(UA045)
Lifecolor
FRENCH BLUE
(A.MIG-0062)
Ammo Acrylics
Intermediate Blue
(RC235)
AK Real Color
Intermediate Blue
(HTK-_027)
Hataka
Intermediate Blue
(N56)
Acrysion
IDF Blue
(71.113)
Vallejo Model Air
RAF Blue (Matte)
(96)
Humbrol Enamel
INTERMEDIATE BLUE
(A.MIG-0228)
Ammo Acrylics
Flat Blue
(XF8)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Dark Blue
(70.930)
Vallejo Model Color
Blue
(71.004)
Vallejo Model Air
Blue (Matte)
(25)
Humbrol Enamel
Blue (Matte)
(25)
Humbrol Acrylic
MARINE BLUE
(A.MIG-0123)
Ammo Acrylics
Pure Blue
(RC010)
AK Real Color
Signal Blue
(HTK-_102)
Hataka
Light Gray
(XF66)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Flat Medium Sea Grey
(4313AP)
Italeri
UK PRU Blue
(71.109)
Vallejo Model Air
PRU Blue (Matte)
(230)
Humbrol Enamel
RAF P.R.U. Blue
(2061)
Testors Model Master Enamel
RAF PRU Blue
(RC297)
AK Real Color
BS PRU Blue
(HTK-_207)
Hataka
   
Dark Earth
(H72)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Dark Earth
(C22)
Mr. Color
Flat Earth
(XF52)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
English Uniform
(70.921)
Vallejo Model Color
Dark Earth
(71.029)
Vallejo Model Air
Dark Earth (Matte)
(29)
Humbrol Enamel
Dark Earth (Matte)
(29)
Humbrol Acrylic
Earth Brown (solid matt)
(36187)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
Earth Brown (solid matt)
(32187)
Revell Email Enamel
Dark Earth ANA617
(4846)
Testors Model Master Acrylic
Dark Earth ANA617 (F)
(2054)
Testors Model Master Enamel
RAF Dark Earth FS 30118
(UA547)
Lifecolor
MEDIUM BROWN
(A.MIG-0070)
Ammo Acrylics
RAF Dark Earth
(RC287)
AK Real Color
Dark Earth
(HTK-_009)
Hataka
RAF Dark Earth BS450
(X002)
Xtracolor
Dark Earth
(N72)
Acrysion
Flat Field Drab
(4708AP)
Italeri
US Earth Brown
(71.290)
Vallejo Model Air
US Tank Earth Brown FS30099
(UA087)
Lifecolor
(BRITISH 1941-42 SERVICE DRAB)
(A.MIG-0111)
Ammo Acrylics
No.5 Earth Brown
(RC029)
AK Real Color
Flat Dark Earth
(4303AP)
Italeri
BS Dark Earth
(71.323)
Vallejo Model Air
Flat Marrone Mimetico 2
(4641AP)
Italeri
Flat Bruno Mimetico
(4644AP)
Italeri
Dark Earth BS381C/450
(C369)
Mr. Color
Flat Dark Earth Ana 617
(4846AP)
Italeri
Earth Brown
(HTK-_256)
Hataka
BS Dark Earth
(HTK-_206)
Hataka
Brown (solid matt)
(36185)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
brown (solid silk matt)
(32185)
Revell Email Enamel
    
Mahogany
(H84)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Mahogany
(C42)
Mr. Color
Hull Red
(XF9)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Hull Red
(70.985)
Vallejo Model Color
Mahogany
(71.036)
Vallejo Model Air
Wine (Matte)
(73)
Humbrol Enamel
reddish brown (solid matt)
(36137)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
reddish brown (solid matt)
(32137)
Revell Email Enamel
DARK TRACKS
(A.MIG-0035)
Ammo Acrylics
Mahogany Brown
(HTK-_130)
Hataka
Flat Rust
(4675AP)
Italeri
Dark Rust
(70.302)
Vallejo Panzer Aces
Hull Red
(71.039)
Vallejo Model Air
SCC 1A Very Dark Brown
(UA274)
Lifecolor
S.C.C. 1A Brown
(RC034)
AK Real Color
S.C.C. No. 1A Dark Brown
(HTK-_077)
Hataka
      
Monza Red/Red Madder
(H86)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Monza Red/Red Madder
(C68)
Mr. Color
      
Clear Green
(H94)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Clear Green
(C138)
Mr. Color
Clear Green
(X25)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Transparent Green (Transparent)
(70.936)
Vallejo Model Color
Green (Clear)
(1325)
Humbrol Enamel
Transparent Green (G)
(4668)
Testors Model Master Acrylic
CRYSTAL GREEN
(A.MIG-0092)
Ammo Acrylics
Clear Green
(RC505)
AK Real Color
Clear Green
(N94)
Acrysion
      
Aluminum Mr. Metal Color
(MC218)
Mr. Metal Color
        
Super Metallic Super Gold
(SM02)
Mr. Color Super Metallic
        

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Color Guide was translated from the manual posted at Dalong's model kit review site. For the meaning of the symbols found in the construction manual, kindly refer to this post.

Mode translated model kit color guides can be found here.

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