1/45 Otona no Chogokin 0 Series Shinkansen

by  Bandai
Product Description
This item is a train model intended for display purposes only (i.e., it does not run on a track).   Click here for sizing chart.

The amazing Shinkansen "Bullet Train," now from Bandai as a magnificently detailed 1/45-scale ("O gauge") die-cast model! Includes a beautiful base and an assortment of 20 standing and seated figures. It's illuminated! Fully finished and ready to display. 

The 0 Series was Japan's first Shinkansen, entering service in 1964 and serving until 2008. 

Other features of the Bandai model:

  • Seats can face either direction.
  • Detailed roof is removable.
  • Interior lighting. 
  • Detailed driver's station.
  • Front and rear lights work. 
  • Includes toilet, wash basin, and drinking fountain detail.
  • Doors are functional. 
  • Undercarriage and truck detail is amazing. 
  • All markings are faithfully reproduced, inside and out. 

The display stand is mirrored, and can be configured in different ways. The train itself measures 55.9cm long and 8.8cm high. Requires two AAA batteries (not included) to operate the lighting. 

The initial production run will also include a bonus set of four interchangeable decorative nosecones. (Later production runs will not include these nosecones). 

Please note that the photos shown are of a prototype; the production version may vary.

Assembly Guide
Otona no Chogokin
Date Released:
February 2012
Package Size/Weight:
70.3 x 37.5 x 16.0 cm / 6250g



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