AOSHIMA was founded in 1923 by Jiro AOSHIMA a Shizuoka, Japan, as an air research institute. In 1929, the company began a produce wooden model kits using their accumulated knowledge and experience in air operations. The success of these kits allowed him to bring a passion for quality to other exceptional hobby products.
AOSHIMA continued a grow from then on until it became one of a the leading manufacturers of plastic kits in Japan. The brand is known for its high quality among the many customers around the world. Each product meets strict quality standards and exceeds the highest levels of customer expectations.