Monday, June 4

Hasegawa's made a new giant orange vibrator - & their other Items for june in our preview...

We have a quick rundown of Hasegawa's June 2018 releases with general statistics, artwork and some pictures when we could of the real kits. See just what they are putting out this month in our preview...


Hasegawa’s releases for February 2018

MITSUBISHI LANCER GSR Evolution III
LIMITED EDITION 
Scale … 1:24
Item no … 20350
Estimated No. of parts … 73
length …180.5mm / width …71mm
Reprint of the  1996 kit with Plastic sprues, Rubber, Waterslide decals, Clear parts are included in this replica of this mighty Lancer that still bangs around today with young kids pumping a crappy stereo with loud techno



[AREA-88] F-105D THUNDERCHIEF™ “NGUYEN VAN COM”
LIMITED EDITION
Scale … 1:72
Item no … 64764
Estimated No. of parts … 47
length …284mm / width …154mm
The version of the Thunderchief appeared in these markings on the very famous Japanese anime and manga "AREA-88".

Markings:
Kingdom of Arslan Air Force Area-88 Pilot: Nguyen Van Com



Kawanishi H8K1 TYPE 2 FLYING BOAT (EMILY) MODEL 11 “Dignitary transport SHIKISHIMA”
LIMITED EDITION 
Scale … 1:72
Item no … 02273(02273)
Estimated No. of parts … 240
length …398mm / width …528mm
Markings
I.J.N. Yokosuka Naval District [Shikishima Yokochin 74] Yokohama seaplane base 1944



JAPANESE NAVY DESTROYER KASUMI
2018 NEW TOOL
Scale … 1:700
Item no … 466
Estimated No. of parts … 110
length …169mm / width …15mm
Highly detailed 1/700 scale assembly model kit of the destroyer Kasumi, an Asashio-class destroyer of the Imperial Japanese Navy during the Second World War. Commissioned on 28 June, 1939, the destroyer Kasumi met her fate in 1945 while escorting the super battleship Yamato on her fateful voyage in the participation of Operation Ten-Go, a deliberate suicide attack mission against American forces off Okinawa. Kasumi was sunk on 7 April, 1945 by aircraft of U.S. Navy Task Force 58. This Hasegawa 1/700 waterline assembly kit features new machine gun deck parts and decals for I.J.N. Special Attack Operation w/Battleship Yamato, April 1945, Okinawa. 61 parts. Perfect waterline kit for constructing dioramas depicting historic World War II naval battles fought near Okinawa.

Markings
IJN 2nd Torpedo Squadron 21st Destroyer Division April 1945



Mitsubishi F-2A “ADTW” w/ASM-3
LIMITED EDITION
Scale … 1:72
Item no … 02274(02274)
Estimated No. of parts … 148
Category … Modern Japanese Jet Fighter
length …209mm / width …156mm
【New Plastic Parts】
· ASM - 3 (× 2) 
· AAM - 5 (× 4) 
Markings
J.A.S.D.F. ADTW F-2 2nd prototype Code: 502 (63-8502) Gifu A.B. 2017



Nakajima Ki43-III HAYABUSA (OSCAR) “64th Flight Regiment”
LIMITED EDITION 
Scale … 1:48
Item no … 07468
Estimated No. of parts … 82
length …186mm / width …226mm
Full kit Includes Plastic sprues, Waterslide decals, Clear parts
The Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (Peregrine Falcon) was the principal type of fighter aircraft used by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Forces (IJAAF) during the Pacific conflict of 1941-1945.  Together with fighter aircraft of the Navy, machines of this type participated in all the significant Japanese land actions of WW2 after 1941, and the Ki-43 (Allied code-name 'Oscar') was used extensively in New Guinea against Australian and United States forces.

Markings
1) I.J.A.A.F. 64th Flight Regiment Maj. Hideo Miyabe Cambodia May 1945
2) I.J.A.A.F. 64th Flight Regiment Capt. Hideo Miyabe Burma 1944



80’s BUBBLY GIRLS FIGURE (2 kits in the box)
2018 NEW TOOL
Scale … 1:24
Item no … FC01(29101)
No. of parts … 8 + 10
height …70mm
This kit contains two upwardly mobile ladies who carry handbags, mobile phones and like short skirts whatever time of year it is...And they are bubbly...



HITACHI VIBRATORY TANDEM ROLLER ZC50T-5
LIMITED EDITION 
Scale … 1:35
Item no … 66101(66101)
Estimated No. of parts … 98
length …92mm / width …40mm
This kit of the tandem roller includes one 35th scale of a lady driver in full safety gear just in case she can't handle the pure speed - I mean no one can handle the power of that magnitude...



Polikarpov I-153 “U.S.S.R. AIR FORCE”
LIMITED EDITION 
Scale … 1:48
Item no … 07466
Estimated No. of parts … 100
length …130mm / width …208mm
Reboxed kit originally from ICM with new decals - This item is an injection-plastic aircraft model kit. The I-153 holds the unique distinction of being a biplane fighter developed after its monoplane cousin, the I-16, due to experience gained in combat during the Spanish Civil War

Markings
1) U.S.S.R. Navy VVS KBF 71 IAP Major Petr Biskup [Silver 102] 1942
2) U.S.S.R. AF Code: Red-16




ANA AIRBUS A321 neo
LIMITED EDITION
Scale … 1:200
Item no … 10826(10826)
Estimated No. of parts … 60
Category … Modern Jet Airliner
length …222.5mm/ width …177mm
Plastic aircraft model assembly kit. 10826 ANA Airbus A321neo Started operation in 2017, kit the latest ANA domestic flight aircraft. Included in this kit are exclusive parts such as an engine for neo, the antenna of each part, antenna bulge behind the fuselage, blended

Markings
1) ANA 2nd plane Code: JA132A Jan. 2018
2) ANA 1st plane Code: JA131A Operation was started in Sep.12, 2017


These kits should be out this month - check out the Hasegawa website for more info on all of their kits.