The armored cruiser "Asama" of the Imperial Japanese fleet is presented with all the details in this issue. The ship entered service in March 1899 and took part in operations during the Russo-Japanese War 1904/5. The first 11 pages contain information on the development history, armament, construction and technology of the "Asama". This is followed by the extensive image section, which depicts practically every area of the ship on approx. 50 color pages using three-dimensional graphics. No detail is forgotten and the reader gets an excellent impression of the appearance of this ship. A real treasure trove for model builders and ship enthusiasts.