From the anime series Cowboy Bebop, Good Smile has announced the pre-order details for their 1/48 scale model of Spike Spiegel's Swordfish II. Under the supervision of mechanical designer Kimitoshi Yamane, the unique design of the Swordfish II has been faithfully captured with fully articulated parts, light-up elements, and highly detailed paintwork. Measuring approximately 14 inches long, the model features articulated folding wings, landing gear that can be displayed both retracted and deployed, swiveling ailerons, a telescoping and swiveling plasma cannon, an articulated air brake, removable cockpit unit, a canopy that can be opened and closed, an included pilot figure, and a special stand. Also, lights on the ship and the engine thrust reverser light up using the included LEDs.
The 1/48 Scale Swordfish II from Cowboy Bebop will be available to pre-order through August 21st 2019 (shipping expected in December 2019). It's priced at ¥36,000 without TAX (about $350). Also, look for it to be available over at Amazon.com.