The Empire of Japan Channel at iModeler

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Empire of Japan Group Build. 1/48 Fine Molds Nakajima “Kikka” Jet

75 Years ago today this plane took it's very first flight. It took a very long time to get airborne, so several days later another flight was made............. or at least attempted. They had installed RATO pods under the wings in an effort [...]

Banzai!…1/48 Yokosuka (Kugisho) D4Y1 Model 11 Suisei “Judy” Imperial Japanese Navy

#16/2020 My dad´s next contribution to the Empire of Japan GB. As far as I´ve read the Judy was Fine Molds first 1/48 release, dating back to 1993. So there are some fit issues. As you can see on the pics, the inner landing gear doors have atta[...]

EofJ GB 1/72 Fujimi Aichi B7A2 Ryusei Kai (Grace)

This is the Fujimi Kit C-34 Aichi B7A2 Grace, built as part of the Empire of Japan GB. Straight OOB build using kit decals and Tamiya acrylics for the outer surfaces with a home mixes ‘satin’ clear coat. Within the last couple of months, I only [...]

Nichimo 1/48 Aichi E13A1b ”Jake” (零式水上偵察機)

Hi everyone! This is my Nichimo 1/48 Aichi E13A1b ”Jake”, built as part of the Empire of Japan GB. The Aichi E13A (Allied reporting name: “Jake”) was a long-range reconnaissance seaplane used by the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) from 1941 to 19[...]

1/48 Fine Molds Mitsubishi Ka-14

This is my first group build for The Empire of Japan. I’m a big fan of Japanese aircraft so I thought I should join the group. I love the animation “The Wind Rises” and I didn’t know about this plane till I saw the movie. The plane was desig[...]

1/48 Tamiya Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate (Frank)

Hello, I'm new to iModeler and a beginner model maker. This is my first post so be easy on me. Not sure if this is where I'm suppose to post but here it it. Old Tamiya kit I had fun making. Not much detail and the fit wasn't great but it turne[...]

Banzai!…1/48 Nakajima B5N1 Type 97 Model 1 “Kate” Imperial Japanese Navy

#14/2020 After the Sonia, here´s my dad´s second contribution to the Empire of Japan group build. This time an early version of the Kate bomber in an unusual and rare camo scheme, operated by the 12th Flying Group over southern China in 1939. [...]

1/72 Hasegawa Ki67 Type 4 Hiryu (Peggy)

Here's my Peggy that I built for the Empire of Japan group build here on iModeler. Everything went together well. The wings fit so well that you can leave them off for painting. Some who have built this kit had trouble with a large step on th[...]

Nakajima Ki-115 Tsurugi (剣, ”Sabre”), Eduard, 1/48

Hi everyone! This is my Eduard 1/48 Nakajima Ki-115 Tsurugi suicide plane, built as part of this great "Empire of Japan" group build, hosted here, in this fantastic site! The Nakajima Ki-115 Tsurugi (剣, "Sabre") was a one-man kamikaze aircraf[...]

Banzai!…1/48 Mitsubishi Ki-51 Type 99 “Sonia” Imperial Japanese Army , Empire of Japan Group Build

12/2020 After a bunch of German stuff this year it´s time to move to another Axis Power. And it did fit perfectly for the Empire of Japan group build. Nichimo kit, first released in 1975, detail is nice and fit is good, only the canopy didn´t [...]
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