Paper Model Mini

Paper Model Mini

Paper Model Mini is a Japanese publisher. Their models were first published in the late 1990’s. They have a variety of beautiful Japan based models.

The cards measure 11.2 cm x 23.3 cm. The designers are “Koubu interest rate future”, “Shu’s Statement” and “Hazel.Atsuo” .

 

Name Description
mini 1
Tokyo Station
Built in 1914.
Design: Koubu.
size: 23 x 5 x 3 cm
mini 2
National Diet Building
This is the Parliament Building, built in 1936.
Design: Koubu.
size: 12 x 8 x 4 cm
Published in 1998.
mini 3
Maru Marine Tower
Built in 1961.
Design: Koubu.
size: 11 x 6 x 14 cm
mini 4
Hikawa Maru
Built in 1930.
Naval Hospital Ship since 1941.
Design: Koubu.
size:16 x 2 x 5 cm
mini 5
Kyoto Station
Built in 1997.
Design: Hazel.Atsuo.
size: 15 x 4 x 2 cm
mini 6
Pagoda of the Horyu-ji Temple.
The first part of the temple was built in the year 607, which makes it the worlds oldest wooden building.
Design: Koubu.
size: 4 x 4 x 9 cm
mini 7
Himeji Castle
Built in 1346.
Design: Koubu.
size: 5 x 4 x 6.5 cm
mini 8
Kinkakuji Temple (Temple of the Golden Pavilion)
Built in 1397 in Kyoto, Japan.
Design: Koubu.
size: 7 x 4 x 4 cm
mini 9
Osaka Castle
Built in 1931 after the original wooden Osaka Castle was being destroyed by a fire.
Design: Hazel.Atsuo
size: 9 x 6 x 7 cm
Published in 1998.
mini 10
Byoudouin Hououdou Temple
Built in 1053.
Design: Hazel.Atsuo.
size: 11 x 9.5 x 4 cm
mini 11
C12
Japanese 2-6-2T steam locomotive, C 12 Class.
Locomotive number 1266.
Design: Shu.
size: 10 x 2.5 x 4 cm
mini 12
Cumbria
2-6-2 steam locomotive
Design: Koubu.
size: 11 x 2 x 2.5 cm
mini 13
John Southland
Diesel Locomotive built in the UK in 1988.
Design: Koubu.
size: 17 x 2 x 2.5 cm
mini 14
Northern Rock II
2-6-2 steam locomotive operating on the Shuzenji Romney Railway.
Built in the UK in 1982.
Design: Shu.
size: 11 x 2 x 2.5 cm
mini 15
Sapporo Clock Tower
Built in 1878.
Design: Hazel.Atsuo.
size: 10.5 x 6.5 x 5.5 cm
mini 16
D 51
Japanese National Railways 2-8-2 steam locomotive, D 51 Class.
Design: Koubu.
size: 13 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm

 

mini 17
mini 18 size: 8 x 9 x 3 cm
mini 19
mini 20
Golden Temple in Chuson-ji
Built in 1124.
Design: Koubu.
size: 5 x 5 x 5 cm
mini 21
Matsumoto Castle
The building was completed in the late sixteenth century.
Design: Koubu.
size: 6 x 5.5 x 5 cm
mini 22
Nagoya Castle
Built in the sixteenth century.
size: 5.5 x 5 x 6 cm

 

mini 23
Shin-Yokohama Marine Tower
Design: Koubu.
size: 11 x 6 x 14 cm
Local Fighter Shinden Design: Shu.
size: 5.5 x 9 x 4 cm
Sailing Ship Nippon Maru Design: Shu.
size: 14 x 3.5 x 9 cm

Zeist Bouwplaten has a few models for sale.
The models are hard to get for buyers out of Japan. Some sellers offer sets with five items:

  • set 1000010 : mini 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • set 1000011 : mini 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • set 1000012 : mini 15, 20, 21, 22, 23
  • set 1000013 : mini 11, 12, 13, 14, 16