Hasegawa makes a nice kit that is sturdy with a lot of bracing for the hull. It weighs more than many kits. It came with a nice color diagram with a mask pattern for her dazzle paint scheme. The decals were good except the 3's tore but I was able to piece them together. The flight deck fit well to the hull and the aircraft (9) were well detailed. I used a White Ensign photo-etch set with some Eduard figures since it doesn't come with any detail-up parts. One drawback was the lack of a hanger deck and an inability to make one with all the hull bracing. Hasegawa also includes a detailed history of the ship with a color poster of her in the Battle of San Bernadino Strait.
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