You can choose to build either a waterline or a full-hull model.
Assembly of the deck and hull for such a large model is difficult, but this kit includes reinforcing frame parts and screws to enable accurate assembly for both WL and full hull models.
The display stand securely attaches to the hull via screws.
The metal name plate enhances the finish of the model.
Display stands for the highly detailed float planes are included allowing you to also create a flying diorama.
The bridge windows and search light lenses are made of transparent parts.
High quality photo-etched parts to depict details such as float plane propellers and crane are included.
The masts and radio antennas are made of reinforced ABS resin.
Metal plated shaft is used for the screw shaft. The anchor and chain are also depicted with metal parts.
Machine gun parts feature laser processing for a sharper, more realistic finish.
Parts are included to depict main gun barrels at 2 different elevation levels. Polycaps enable switching of gun turrets as well as free turret rotation for a variety of displays.
Two Nakajima E8N1 and two Kawanishi E7K1 float planes are included. (Actual complement was two Nakajima E8N1 and one Kawanishi E7K1.)