The Empire of Japan Channel at iModeler

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1/48 Tamiya A6M3 Model 32 Hamp

I think this is my fourth build for The Empire of Japan Group. Nice kit for being so old but it does lack the detail of the newer kits. I decided to do the field applied paint scheme to change it up a bit and it was a lot of fun. Painted with Ta[...]

Tamiya 1/48 A6M3 Model 22a Zero

Just completed the superlative Tamiya Zero. it is a much more complex kit than I am used to building, but it went together without a hitch. this was my first attempt with multilayer chipping, and I have learned some lessons that I will use for[...]

1/48 Hasegawa Ki-100 – I ko

Here is my build of the Hasegawa Ki-100_1 ko that I completed late last summer. there were some issues with the fit of the gun troughs and front cowl ring, but nothing that couldn't be solved be slight shimming and lots of dry fitting. the Pla[...]

Empire of Japan Group Build has been extended !

I have been corresponding with some who have projects underway where there was a concern about not making the April 3rd deadline. So I have decided to just remove the deadline altogether. This will remain open for us to use as we have been so [...]

Aquatic Guns in the Sky…1/48 Nakajima A6M2-N Type 2 “Rufe”, Imperial Japanese Navy

#5/2021 My dad´s latest completion and final? addition to the Empire of Japan GB. Hasegawa kit, painted with AK Real Color IJN Amber Grey and IJN Green Black, EZ Line for antenna and Eduard seatbelts. Build thread here Aircraft of Takuma [...]

Nichimo 1/48 Kawasaki Ki45Kai Tei Toryu (屠龍) “Shinten Seiku Tai”

Hi everyone! This is my Nichimo 1/48 Ki45 Toryu, built as a part of the Empire Of Japan Group Build. Indeed, it is a part of the Ki45 mini group ”Build em if ya got em”, within the Empire of Japan Group. The Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu (屠龍, "Dragon[...]

Empire of Japan Group Build, 1/32 Hasegawa Ki-44-II Hei, Shoki “Tojo” of the 246th “Flight Regiment”

This is a plane that I recently finished up. It was built as part of our "Empire of Japan" group build. This build was started after a small cleaning accident occurred. I keep most of my stash model kits stored on wire rack shelves. I put [...]

Takanos last flight: Ki-84 Hayate, 57th Shinbu Tai

"The day of my sortie finally has come...." Thus begins the touching last letter of 19-year-old Megumu Takanos, which he is writing to his parents on the day of his suicide mission. It is the morning of 25 May 1945 and Corporal Takano will die d[...]

Raijin’s flashes: Ki-84 Hayate, 182nd Shinbu Tai

At the beginning of this article I will take the liberty of going back a little and of placing this model of a Ki-84 Hayate in my personal modelling biography. Around 2005 the latent modelling virus, which had been latent since my youth, caught [...]

Banzai!…1/48 Nakajima Ki-27b Type 97 “Nate”, Imperial Japanese Army

#24/2020 And my dad has finished his next, and for now last, IJ subject. This time the old Hasegawa ex-Mania Nate. The kit isn´t bad, regarding it dates back to 1977. This is a limited edition from around 2005. Decals tended to tear and float a[...]