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Miniatuart Nostalgic Japan | Shokudo (Japanese diner)

SKU MP01-130

Made in Kyoto, Japan by Sankei.

Miniatuart Nostalgic Japan | Shokudo (Japanese diner) feature amazing details like shop signs, awnings and even customers! Medium Difficulty with a build-time of approximately 3 hours. Z scale.

Miniatuart models  are kits of laser-cut paper pieces that you assemble to create  intricate 3-D scenes. While they might seem intimidating because they are intricate, these models are totally doable and just require a bit of time and patience—with magical results!

Transport yourself to Japan with the Miniatuart Nostalgic Japan Series, which feature old-school Japanese buildings with lots of character. When you visit Japan, where many charming, retro buildings exist alongside modern ones,  you'll definitely come across the "real-size versions" of these models! ;)
Perfect additions to landscape/scenery for model trains.

Simply cut out and glue together.

Established in 1963 in Kyoto, Japan, Sankei began by creating models of historic architecture for museum exhibitions and this “museum-level” attention to detail is reflected in their Miniatuart models.

Ready to begin? Here are the tools you’ll need:

  • Cutting mat
  • Fine tweezers
  • Glue
  • Craft knife
Our Miniatuart tool kit ($31.00 USD), includes everything you need!


  • Scale: 1/220 (Z scale)
  • Dimensions of assembled model: W45Ă—D37Ă—H33mm
  • Includes sheets of laser-cut paper (A-C) (3 sheets total), 1 roof sheet, assembly instructions (please note that these are in Japanese, but the illustrated diagrams are clear and easy to understand on their own).
  • Difficulty level: Medium (3 out of 5 stars)
  • Material: Paper
  • Age: Suitable for 12 years and up.
  • Build time: Approximately 3 hours
  • Made in Kyoto, Japan.