Recreate the nautical wonder of the world's biggest battleship ever built. The Imperial Japanese Navy Battleship Yamato was launched in 1940 but then sunk in 1945 in an engagement near Okinawa with American bombers and submarines with the tragic loss of most of her crew. Now you can build the Yamato yourself with the help of Japan's popular series of mini model blocks, the Nanoblock by Kawada.
The scale is an accurate 1/600 of the original ship, and this will prove a rewarding challenge for both youngsters and adults who like models and building things. Using 1,717 pieces, the detail here is breathtaking, from the gun turrets to a flag, and all on a water base.
The Nanoblock Imperial Japanese Navy Battleship Yamato features: