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Girls und Panzer
Girls und Panzer featuring an IJA Type 3 Chi-Nu
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by: Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]


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Armorama

SUMMARY
Highs: It's certainly unique even if you opt not to do it as a girl's high school tank class panzer.
Lows: I saw some minor production quality issues. Also the cost will likely put off some modelers.
Verdict: If you love the show it's an insta-buy! If you are a Japanese tank lover you'll probably enjoy it too.
  Scale: 1:35
  Mfg. ID: 41101
  Suggested Retail: $75
  Related Link: Watch episodes!
  PUBLISHED: May 09, 2013
  NATIONALITY: Japan / 日本
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 89.91%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 86.55%

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About Jim Starkweather (staff_Jim)
FROM: CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES

I started building models in 1971 when I was 6. My first model was a 1/32 P-40 Warhawk. Revell I believe. From there I moved onto the standard cars, Apollo spacecraft, and other kid orientated kits. I don't know what got me started on Armor. I must have seen a Monogram tank kit one day and said "Mom...

Copyright 2017 text by Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]. Images also by copyright holder unless otherwise noted. Opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of TankRat's. All rights reserved.


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Comments

The armor part is very interesting. I don't care for the school girl association but the kit detail looks quite good. Thanks for the review.
MAY 09, 2013 - 12:28 PM
Nice review. Definitely a good kit along with their Type 89. It's a shame that the 'Cyber-Hobby' tanks in the Girls und Panzer range are just repackaged kits with a higher cost; most of them don't even resemble that in the show.
MAY 09, 2013 - 01:03 PM
For $75?? There should at least be 3 little styrene Asian Schoolgirls included for THAT kind of money! These guys have adopted Capitalism in a grand fashion I see...
MAY 12, 2013 - 02:51 AM
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