Hasegawa has announced the July 2017 release of kit HSG40096, the aircraft carrier Hiyo.
Available this month from Hasegawa is the 1/700 German Sub U-Boat ACES Part 2 (4 kits) Limited Edition.
Hasegawa is set to release their 1/350 scale IJN Destroyer Type Koh Nowaki "Super Detail" Limited Edition.
Hasegawa is taking Pre-Orders before October 25th, 2016 for their soon to be released Japanese Navy Battleship Mikasa Full Hull Limited Edition!
Hasegawa has announced the December 2016 release of HSGE45, the Kawanishi H8K2 Type 2 Flying Boat Model 12 "Emily" in 1/72 scale.
Hasegawa has announced the November 2016 release of late war Japanese Navy Aircraft to go along with their upcoming aircraft carrier Junyo.
Hasegawa has announced the November 2016 release of “Aircraft Carrier Junyo Detail Up Photo-etched Parts Super” to go along with the upcoming aircraft carrier Junyo in 1/350 scale.
Hasegawa has announced the November 2016 release of “Aircraft Carrier Junyo Detail Up Photo-etched Parts Basic B” to go along with the upcoming aircraft carrier Junyo in 1/350 scale.
Hasegawa has announced the November 2016 release of “Aircraft Carrier Junyo Detail Up Photo-etched Parts Basic A” to go along with the upcoming aircraft carrier Junyo in 1/350 scale.
Hasegawa has announced a wood deck set to go along with their upcoming carrier Junyo in 1/350 scale.
Hasegawa has announced the November 2016 release of HSGZ30, the IJN aircraft carrier Junyo in 1/350 scale.
Coming this summer is a waterline version of one of naval battle history's greatest victors - His Imperial Japanese Majesty`s Ship Mikasa. This is a new tool kit with what looks to be excellent details.
Both the Kako and Kinugasa were built in the mid 1920's and both were sunk in 1942 in the waters off Guadalcanal. Hasegawa plans to release both full hull kits of these ships this March (April for outside of Japan).
Hasegawa has announced the January 2016 release of HSGZ29, a 1/350 scale Japanese destroyer Shimakaze.
Hasegawa is issuing upgraded versions of their Myoko class cruisers Myoko and Nachi for the new year. These kits appear to have refined detail added and are now full hull kits.
Built on the hull of a Yamato-class battleship, she was the largest aircraft carrier to take to the sea during the Second World War and her existence was unknown until after she was sunk by the USS Archer Fish. Hasegawa is re-releasing its old (and rather rarely seen) 1/450 kit in what could be a re-tooled offering.
Hasegawa has announced the October 2015 release of set HSG40093, a photoetched brass detail set for the Imperial Navy destroyer Shimakaze in 1/350 scale.
Coming this November, the Yahagi is a version of the Agano class light cruiser kit that is of a new mold as opposed to Hasegawa's previous release of the Agano herself. It will also include markings and detail associated with Yahagi as she was at the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
Hasegawa has announced the September 2015 release of set HSGQG56, Japanese Navy Carrier Planes, in 1/450 scale.
Hasegawa has announced the September 2015 release of a 1/450 scale Japanese aircraft carrier Shinano.
Coming this October a LIMITED release of a photo etch detail set meant for the Max Factory kit of the Shimakaze 'super destroyer'. See Tim Reynaga's announcement of that kit here
Yamato was the largest and most powerfully armed battleship of WWII, and probably of all time. This year marks the 70th anniversary of her final battle.
In the world of manned research submersibles, the Shinkai 6500 is a super star. Later this month a limited edition kit of this intrepid little craft will become available.
If you like modeling Imperial Japanese Naval vessels of the Second World War you may have done ships (primarily Destroyers and Cruisers) that employed the use of linoleum for decking. Now, rather than trying to find or mix the right paint color, you can opt for rolling out a material instead.
Tenryu and her sister ship Tatsuta were Japanese light cruisers commissioned just after the First World War and used in WWII. Both fought at Wake island, off Guadalcanal, and around the waters of New Guinea. Tenryu was sunk by the submarine USS Albacore in late 1942 and Tatsua by the submarine USS Sand Lance in 1944.