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Ki-48 Lily Detail Set

Platz Hobby 1/72 Ki-48 Lily Detail Set First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review November 2010 Manufacturer Platz Hobby
Subject Ki-48 Lily Detail Set Scale 1/72
Set Number 72x07 Primary Media Photo-Etch
Pros Nice color photo-etch set Cons Nothing noted
Skill Level Experienced MSRP (Yen) ¥1470

First Look

Platz Hobby produces a wide range of kits, decals, and detail sets for the hobby market and are wanting to make their presence better known outside the Japanese market. You might want to take note as if this is an example of their work, you're going to want to procure some of these various products of interest.

Ki-48 Lily Detail Set

In this release, we have a very nice color photo-etch detail set for the cockpit of the 1/72 Hasegawa Ki-48 Lily. This set provides a two-layer instrument panel with an overlay with placards and instrument face openings that sits atop a second panel with the instrument faces printed on it. These are accompanied by color photo-etched seatbelts and shoulder harnesses.

The set also includes replacement crew seat, trim wheels, control boxes, and other nice enhancements. In short, you'll have plenty to see inside that greenhouse canopy enclosure!

If you're looking for nice enhancement to dress up your next Hasegawa project, here is a set that will really help.

For more information about this set and the other releases from Platz Hobby, visit their website at

My sincere thanks to Platz Hobby for this review sample!