Aoshima has announced the April 2018 release of HMS Exeter as she appeared at the Battle of the Java Sea.
Aoshima has announced the April 2018 release a dedicated photoetch set for their upcoming HMS Exeter "Battle of the Java Sea" set in 1/700 scale.
Aoshima has announced the December 2017 release of a high-speed transport version of the IJN Kitikami in 1/700 scale.
Aoshima has announced the November 2017 release of a full hull version of the IJN Yamato in 1/700 scale.
Aoshima models of Japan has announced the October 2017 release of the IJN Escort Carrier Taiyo In 1/700 scale.
Aoshima has announced on Facebook the re-release of two versions of the Kawanishi Shiden Version II in 1/72 scale
Aoshima models of Japan has announced the September 2017 release of the IJN Submarine Tender Taigei in 1/700 scale.
Aoshima has announced the May 2017 re-release of AOS05173, a photoetch brass upgrade set for the repair ship Akashi in 1/700 scale.
Aoshima has announced the June 2017 release of kit AOS05184, a modern JMSDF Mashu-class supply ship in 1/700 scale.
Aoshima models of Japan has announced the June 2017 release of the 1/700 Japanese light cruiser Kitikami in 1700 scale.
Aoshima models of Japan has announced the July 2017 release of the 1/700 Japanese Fleet Oiler Hayasui & submarine USS Bluefish in 1700 scale.
Aoshima models of Japan has announced the July 2017 release of the submarine tender Taigei in 1700 scale.
Slated for a May release from Aoshima, a 1/700 scaleKanmusu Repair Ship Akashi.
Aoshima models of Japan has announced the re-release of the IJN light cruiser Tama in 1350 scale.
Aoshima announces the April release of their 1/700 scale KANMUSU LIGHT CRUISER OYODO.
Aoshima models of Japan has announced the March 2017 release of the seaplane tender Akitsushima in 1700 scale.
Aoshima models of Japan has announced an etch set to go with their Akitsushima seaplane tender in 1700 scale.
Aoshima models of Japan has announced the March 2017 release of the aircraft carrier Victorious in 1700 scale.
Aoshima announces the February 2017 release of the 1/700 scale Light Cruiser 001 Last Type.
Slated for a February 2017 release is Aoshima's 1/700 scale British Aircraft Carrier HMS Hermes Battle of Ceylon Sea.
Various wheel sets have been extremely popular with the aftermarket tuner model kit builders as of late. With the introduction of the low profile tires into scale models, tons of the younger builders have purchased sets by the cases so that they can modify cars in 1/24 scale.
Well folks, here is another teaser of the Lamborghini Diablo GT soon to be released in 1/24 scale by Aoshima. This should come as no surprise to many of us following the news from Aoshima as they have released many progress photos of the Diablo GT from CAD to rapid prototyping. Now they release photos of a fully built prototype. Don't mind the loose fitting parts and the cloudy clear parts as they will require more work to clean up. This prototype is simply used as a tool to show us what a built up example would look like in the near future.
Aoshima of Japan has announced the September 2016 release of kit AOS01239, the Imperial Japanese Navy light aircraft carrier Ryujo as she appeared at the time of her destruction during the Battle of the Eastern Solomons.
BeeMax has been rolling out some very cool models as of lately. The Beemax 1/24 Honda Civic EF was a huge success. Their soon to be released E30 M3 BMW is highly anticipated and looks like it will follow in the footsteps of the EF Civic. BeeMax is planning to follow that up with another race car in the AE92 Toyota Levin.
Well folks, this isn't exactly the latest news from Aoshima as these test shots/3D printed pieces debuted almost 3 months ago. These prints depict the Pagani Huayra in 1/24 scale. Definitely can't wait to see more developments on this future kit.
This highly anticipated 1/24 scale BMW E30 M3 from BeeMax is about to hit the stores (hopefully shortly). Shown again at the Shizouka Hobby Show, BeeMax showed us the sprues as well as an assembled example of the kit.
With the end of an era looming before us, Mitsubishi has decided to celebrate the the Lancer Evolution with the Final Edition. Aoshima has done another great job of replicating this special vehicle in scale form.
At this year's Shizouka Hobby Show, Aoshima decided to put on display three upcoming cars to add to their 1/24 scale line up. One of these is the highly anticipated Lamborghini Huracan.
Aoshima shares news of two new releases in the 1/700 scale range; HMS Hermes and IJA Hei Type Special Ship Akitsumaru.
Aoshima of Japan has announced the April 2016 release of AOS01210, a 1/700 scale version of the Imperial Japanese Navy Fleet Oiler Hayasui.
Some naval historical sources regard the Akitsu Maru and her sister ship, the Nigitsu Maru, as the first amphibious assault ships. This pioneering naval concept will become available as a kit this Spring.
Aoshima has released a 1/700 plastic I-401 Ars Nova Mode from the Anime "Arpeggio of Blue Steel."
Aoshima of Japan has announced AOS00933, a tiny 1/2000 scale version of the U.S. Navy battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62) as she appeared during World War Two.
Aoshima is reissuing several kits this December from their waterline series off IJN ship kits. They range from carriers to destroyers.
Aoshima has another forthcoming Thunderbirds kit offering from the classic series. This time it's the undersea rescue vehicle Thunderbird 4.
Aoshima has announced the October 2015 release of photoetch parts for their recent 1/700 scale USN aircraft carrier Wasp.
Aoshima of Japan has announced the October 2015 release of a combination kit consisting of a 1/700 scale US Navy Aircraft Carrier Wasp & Japanese Submarine I-19.
Due out this month from Aoshima.
4 Waterline kits are to be released this summer from Aoshima, starting in June and going through August. They are two carriers a, 'food' ship and a seaplane tender, all from the Second Word War.
Aoshima of Japan has has announced the June 2015 release of kit AOS08379, a set of “Deformation Combined Fleet” full-hull Imperial Japanese Navy ships.
Aoshima is releasing an updated version of their kit of the IJN battleship Kirishima. A Kongo class battleship, Kirishima began life classified as a battlecruiser and became a 'fast battleship' after several refits in her 37 year service life.
Coming this July form Aoshima, the 'Recovery Vehicle' from the Thunderbirds TV series of the 1960's. If you have a Thunderbird-2 in your collection, this would make a nice companion piece.
Two new WWII Imperial Japanese submarine kits are coming this spring from Aoshima. The first is the KD6 type submarine I-168 and they other the C-3 cargo type, I-52.
Aoshima had an earlier kit (No. 509) of the Chiyoda as she was as a seaplane tender in her early life, a special submarine tender (No. 549) and now is offering her as she was after her reconstruction to a light carrier.
Kiyokawa Maru was a seaplane tender in the Imperial Japanese Navy, built at Kawasaki's Kōbe Shipyard. Launched in December 1936 as a merchant vessel for the Kawasaki Kisen K. K. Line. On 28 September 1941 she was refitted as a seaplane tender after being requisitioned by the IJN for the war effort.
A new waterline kit of the Royal Navy's most active early war carrier.
The Kamikawa Maru was one of nine merchant ships converted into seaplane carriers between 1937 and 1942. Each tender was equipped with two catapults on their aft well deck and carried eight aircraft. The ships were equipped on their bow and stern with single 6in guns and AA guns, 2 13.2mm, by their bridges.
Aoshima is updating their Kongo kit as a ‘Retake’ series release, slated for January 2015.
A release of a kit labeled as the latest of the JMSDF Akizuki-class destroyers, the DD-118 “Fuyuzuki”, commissioned into service this past March.
And now for something completely different. If you want to try a truely different kind of looking ship model then the Barracuda , from a Japanese TV animated series (anime, to those of us in the know) that origianlly aired in the late 1970s', may be just right for you.