Help support TMP

"1/32 plastic Ashigaru and Samurai?" Topic

7 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

Please don't call someone a Nazi unless they really are a Nazi.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.

Back to the Traditional Toy Soldiers Message Board

Back to the Classical Asian Warfare Message Board

Areas of Interest

Toy Gaming

Featured Hobby News Article

Featured Link

Featured Showcase Article

Basing Final Faction: Sergeant Steel

This is a pilot who really flies!

Featured Workbench Article

Featured Profile Article

Groundcloths & Battlesheets

Wargame groundcloths as seen at Bayou Wars.

1,989 hits since 28 Mar 2019
©1994-2024 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

TMP logo


Please sign in to your membership account, or, if you are not yet a member, please sign up for your free membership account.
cloudcaptain28 Mar 2019 11:39 p.m. PST

5 or 6 years ago I was at a toy solider/model show and there was a huge bin of badly painted Ashigaru. Bowmen if I recall. All in the same static pose. I was wondering if anyone knew of a source of plastic "Army men" or slight better quality Ashigaru or Samurai that would not break the bank. I know there are tons of metal figs of Samurai out there. Thanks in advance!

Vigilant29 Mar 2019 3:51 a.m. PST

Tamiya do some in 1/35 scale. Nice small range.

dBerczerk29 Mar 2019 3:54 a.m. PST

The 54mm plastic figures produced by Tehnolog includes a set of five samurai -- quite reasonably-priced. Available on eBay. I have their their sets of Cossacks, Poles, Caucasian Mountaineers, and Russian infantry -- a bit cartoony, but they look fine painted.



cloudcaptain29 Mar 2019 4:08 a.m. PST

Tamiya seems the likely source…thanks for that!

@dB Forgot to mention I have those guys. Good lookin' out though!

GurKhan29 Mar 2019 6:16 a.m. PST

These – link – may be the guys you're looking for: "Gashapon 54mm Ashigaru Archers and Arquebusiers". It's a blog, though, not a stockist.

GurKhan29 Mar 2019 8:25 a.m. PST

In fact I think "Gashapon" means that they come out of Japanese toy-vending machines, so they may be hard to get overseas!

cloudcaptain29 Mar 2019 11:49 a.m. PST

GurKhan that looks to be the exact pose. Wonder how he got so many of them. I will see if I can track these down too. Thanks for the lead!

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.