Wednesday, April 10

Hasegawa's colourful, varied & novel in our June release preview

Hasegawa always has a bunch of kits coming out every month, some we have already seen, and some are a little "samey" but we try to pick out the best of what is on the way to show you - we found some interesting bits in June's items are in our preview...

Hasegawa's June Models

by Hasegawa
1/48th scale
Kit No #HSGSP410
model total length ... 184mm model full width ... 238 mm
"Vice president who likes alcohol ♪ kit the aircraft that Zara boarded!" (make of that what you will?)
Newly drawn illustrations (under production) acrylic figures will be included.

Kotobuki squadron ZARA aircraft & camouflage decal

Mechatro Chunk No. 01 “Origin & Forest”
1: 35th scale 
Kit No #CW14 
Item Size/Weight:
29.0cm x 19.0cm x 8.2cm / 460g
The Mechatro Chunk represents a new type of Mechatro WeGo robot, and this kit is a completely new mould! It'll be about 9.5cm tall when assembled, and jointed for some movement; they come with decals and a "Mechatronic Teacher" figure too! 
This kit builds two snap-fit Chunk robots, Origin and Forest. 

Crusher Joe Fighter 1
1/72nd scale
Kit No #HSGCW-15
Item Size/Weight: 35.2cm x 20.0cm x 6.6cm / 330g
Featured in the space adventures of Crusher Joe and his team in novels, manga, a movie, and OVAs, the Fighter-1 now gets its due as a superb new 1/72 kit in Hasegawa's Creators Works line! Fighter-1 will be able to be displayed either parked or in flight upon completion, and the kit includes a seated figure of Crusher Joe and a standing figure of Crusher Talos, both in scale.
Also included are a stand and decal markings. All in a box illustrated by the renowned Tankro Kato! 
 Fighter 1 from the 80s anime/manga series “Crusher Joe”!  While most Hasegawa kits require glue this one comes moulded in colour and can be snapped together for an easy build as Todd shows! In this episode:– 1/72 Crusher Joe Fighter 1– PG 00 Gundam Seven Sword/G– 1/144 HGBD Gundam Zerachiel.

1/35th scale
Kit No #HSGWM06
Item Size/Weight: 29.0cm x 19.0cm x 5.2cm / 170g
From Hasegawa comes a 1/35 scale kit featuring a construction worker crew on break! The moulds are completely new, and accessory parts are included for a drinks machine and disposal bin so your crew can have a relaxing time off. 
・ One female (site director) + 2 males (security guard, worker) 
・ Vending machine 
・ Empty can case 
・ Guidance light 
・ Pail can 
・ Helmet
・ Pet bottle (large / small) 
・ Can (large / small / crushed state)
Marking for vending machines
Armband, patterns of cans & lunch box

1/24th scale
Kit No #HSGFC-03
Item Size/Weight: 24.0cm x 12.5cm x 4.5cm / 100g
This fun figure kit from Hasegawa features two race queens (not drag queens) as seen in the early '90s, complete with an umbrella! The designs were created by popular artist Satoshi Tsujimura and will be the perfect addition to any racing car display, or figure kit collection. 
Mould Color: Light peach :-)
Includes Decals  
Also "With umbrella parts."

1/24th scale
Kit No #HSGHC31
Item Size/Weight: 35.0cm x 20.0cm x 7.2cm / 380g
Hasegawa brings us a kit of one of the last great Group C race cars - the Nissan R91CP with Calsonic #23 markings in 1/24th scale! This kit measures about 20cm long when completed, and features newly moulded parts throughout the cockpit. 
Decals are included for the 1991 All-Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship (JSPC) NISMO (NISMO) team CAR No.23 driven by Kazuyoshi Hoshino and Toshio Suzuki. 
Mould Color: White
Includes: Clear parts, decals printed by Cartograf:
1991 All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship (JSPC) Car 
NISMO Team (NISMO) CAR No.23 Driver: Kazuyoshi Hoshino, Toshio Suzuki 
All of these kits should be available at your local hobby shop this month. To see more on these kits or distributors closer to you take a look at the Hasegawa Website