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 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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
A new kit from Aoshima of the airplane carrying IJN I-19 B1 Type submarine. This is the boat that sank the carrier USS Wasp and the destroyer USS O'Brien.
A retooling re-release of a WWII IJN Heavy Cruiser. The Takao was the first of four Takao-class heavy cruisers. She survived the war and ended her service as a target ship for the Royal Navy.
The Akizuki-class destroyer is a new destroyer class for the JMSDF. Aoshima is releasing a new waterline version of this ship.
Two classics are soon to set sail for you fans of wind powered sailing ships!
A teaser of Aoshima's upcoming releases for fans of small scale Japanese warships!
The IJN fleet seems to be steaming ahead in full force, and the Isuzu is proof in the making!
Aoshima is at it again! With the announcement of more upgraded IJN kits, small scale fans will have something to look forward to!
Ahoy Shipmates! Aoshima's latest additions to their 1/700 IJN fleet should be arriving in a port near you in the not too distant future, take a look!
Aoshima Models has announced the upcoming release of their retooled 1/700 IJN Seaplane Carrier Chitose. This release comes with a host of upgrades including a new design hull, deck, bridge, and the mast.
Aoshima Models has announced the upcoming release of their retooled 1/700 IJN Carrier Unryu. This release comes with a host of upgrades for the exterior and interior.
To go with their upcoming 1927 fit Nagato, Aoshima is releasing a wood deck and photo etch set.
Continuing to document the lineage of the mighty Nagato, Aoshima has announced the upcoming release of their 1/700 HIJMS Nagato 1927.
As reported in an earlier news story, Aoshima is releasing the Pearl Harbor raider I-20 this year. Your news staff has found out that this story has changed. Aoshima is now releasing not only the IJN I-20 with its Type 'A’ midget submarine, but also the I-16, also with a Type 'A’ midget submarine.
In an effort to bring the modeler retooled classics, Aoshima is proud to announce the release the 1/700 IJN Nagato in her 1933 fit.