The IJN Channel at iModeler

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1/48 J2M3 Raiden from the Hasegawa kit

Hi all. This was number six for the year and the final one for 2019. The 1/48 Hasegawa J2M3 Raiden. I started this one almost two years ago however a disaster at the painting stage shelved it for almost 18 months. I picked it up about three wee[...]

1/700 Sinking of Hiryu

1/700 scale (Fujimi) On June 5, 1942, Japan's aircraft carrier Hiryu was struck and destroyed by an enterprise attack on Midway. Japanese Navy finally launched some of the carrier's boats and abandoned ship themselves around 09:00. Thirty-nine[...]

Brassed Off.

I've not posted much here lately, mostly because I've been stupidly busy at work (working 13 days out of each 14 due to a staff shortage), I did get this almost finished but it cast off and sailed away across the cutting mat before I could get i[...]

Pit-Road IJN Shimakaze 1943 1:700

Long time without posting here, folks. I've been really, really lazy with plastic. Luckily, my 5 y/o son is model-crazy, so practically forced me to work in my Shimakaze while he tinkered his vintages Revell Iowa, Forrestal, Missouri and John [...]

1/700 IJN Destroyer Asashio

Hello fellow modelers, This is the IJN Destroyer Asashio, my 5th attempt at 1/700 scale modelling. My first three 1/700 builds were just straight out of the box build, then I discovered the wonderful world of aftermarket super detailed PE sets[...]

Detail I’ve never seen – Japanese Aircraft Detail

Greetings, fellow iModelers! I was watching a short 1952 movie entitled "Okinawa." In it were some great shots of Japanese pilots (actually filmed by Japanese photographers) manning their planes (dive & torpedo bombers) before flying to th[...]

IJN battleship Fuso no.1 turret

Finally found the time to finish this one.

Japanese Destroyer Ayanami 1/700

Hello guys, this is the destroyer Ayanami who is veering to avoid a torpedo while an American torpedo bomber crashes nearby. It’s a 1/700 kit from Hasegawa with photoetched parts from Tetra model, the torpedo bomber came from tamiya. This diora[...]

1/700 IJN Battleship Fuso “The Battle of Surigao Strait”

The battle of Surigao Strait ( I made a diorama using the World of Warship's illustration. Manufacturer : Aoshima P.E : Fly Hawk 1/700 Scale

IJN Heavey Cruiser Atago : Operation Shoho

Atago was the flag of Admiral Kurita. He headed to the Leyte Sea of the Philippines with a huge fleet to stop MacArthur's troops from landing in the Philippines. At 6:32 a.m. on October 23, 1944, the USS Darter fired six torpedoes at Atago, four[...]
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