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Shooting Proud Star
ShootingProudStar
General
No. 18641
Series Mini 4WD PRO
Chassis(s) MA Chassis
First Released July 18, 2015
In fictional media
First Appearance Hyper Dash! Yonkuro
Owner Shinkuro Minami
Fly! Shooting Proud Star!
— Shinkuro Minami in Hyper Dash! Yonkuro

The Shooting Proud Star (Japanese: シューティングプラウドスター, Shūtingu Puraudo Sutā, also known as 誇星(シューティングプラウドスター) in the manga) is a Mini 4WD PRO car released by Tamiya on July 18, 2015.

It was featured in the manga Hyper Dash! Yonkuro as Shinkuro Minami's machine.

General info

The Shooting Proud Star is the sharper and modernized version of the Dash-3 Shooting Star which produces less drag. As with its predecessor, it has the CoroCoro Dragon mark and the stylized '3' mark on the bodyshell.

The main air-intake has been extended to the middle and above the canopy. Side air-ducts are also incorporated into the bodyshell and designed to dissipate heat from the batteries while running. The bodyshell is mainly in white with blue stripes and some silver parts. The damper props was also present but with a much simpler design.

It was also the first Mini 4WD car on the MA Chassis to have large-diameter wheels (the white 4-spoke MS-type II) and the black Avante-type slick tires equipped by default. Like the Blast Arrow, the chassis frame and the A parts were molded in dark grey and blue respectively.

In the manga

Spoiler alert!

This section of the article may contains details concerning the progression of the plot. If you do not want it to be spoiled for you, skip this section!

Like the rest of the Hyper Dash machines, The Shooting Proud Star was equipped with the MA Chassis made of carbon-mixed nylon plastic.

Kaidanji Sumeragi shows the Hyper Dash machines (including the Shooting Proud Star) to the Dash Warriors members, however, he think it's not the time to give them to his team, much to Yonkuro and everyone's surprise.[1]

During the race between Yonkuro's Dash-1 Emperor and Kill Crow's Night Seek Trigger inside Tamiya Plamodel Factory Shimbashi shop where Mr. Sumeragi works, Kill Crow becomes frustrated and couldn't accept the fact that Yonkuro's car overtaken his car. He attempts to detonate his own car using his cellphone but fortunately, Shinkuro arrived just in the nick of time and knocks the cellphone off of Kill Crow's hand with his new car, the Shooting Proud Star.

Kill Crow however managed to detonate his car with his wristwatch, causing an explosion from inside the model shop. Luckily, Shinkuro, along with Yonkuro, Mr. Sumeragi and Omaezaki, escaped unscathed, while Kill Crow goes missing.[2]

During the race on the first course of Dark Dominion Castle race at Shinkuro's house (which was taken over by Dark Dominion, much to Shinkuro's dismay), Yonkuro's Emperor got damaged by the dragon series Mini 4WD cars. Fortunately, Shinkuro's Shooting Proud Star, now attached with the Shooting Container Booster (Which itself contains the reinforced parts for Yonkuro's Emperor), arrived in just time to provide and modified the Emperor into Rise-Emperor.[3]

After seeing Punkuro lose against Comp Crow and his Night Seek Rod as his Cannonball was destroyed and fell into the abyss, Shinkuro begin to shiver in fear, but Yonkuro's words makes him realize that there's a meaning of the 'Clock Tower' course. Looking at the abyss between the starting point and the clock gears, he realized that there is a way to defeat Comp Crow. Shinkuro soon has his Shooting Proud Star equipped with the parts modified from his repaired Shooting Star to form the '33' configuration. By using the sea breezes created by the spring tide to his advantage, the Shooting Proud Star re-emerge from the second abyss and flying toward the goal ahead of Night Seek Rod, clearing the third course.[4]

Technical Info

Length: 156 mm

Width: 97 mm

Height: 49 mm

Chassis: MA Chassis

Gear Set(s): 4:1

Gallery

Boxarts

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Images

Artworks

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Base designs

Color variants

Trivia

  • It was chosen to be a cover car for the 2015 season of Tamiya Japan Cup.
  • It is the first MA Chassis car to be equipped with large-diameter wheels by default.
  • It is the first Mini 4WD car to be designed by Hiroyuki Takei since Dash-3 Shooting Star.
  • In the CoroCoro Aniki's 2nd issue, the sketch design of Shooting Proud Star used the MS Chassis instead of MA Chassis.
  • The Eternal Ryusei Kaiser card that was included in the DMX-22 Super Black Box Pack of the Duel Masters TCG was based on Shooting Proud Star. Interestly, Hiroyuki Takei was the one who did the card's artwork.

See also

References

  1. PHASE 1 and PHASE 2 of Hyper Dash! Yonkuro
  2. PHASE 2 of Hyper Dash! Yonkuro
  3. PHASE 3 of Hyper Dash! Yonkuro
  4. PHASE 7 of Hyper Dash! Yonkuro.

External links

Tamiya Japan

Tamiya America

Mini 4WD cars from Dash! Yonkuro franchise
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Black Mistral arc Horizon Boundless · Liberty Emperor
Shin Dash! Yonkuro Dash-CB1 Geo-Emperor · Dash-CB2 Blazing Sun · Dash-03 Super Shooting Star · Dash-04 Cannonball Wail · Dash-05 Dame the Dancing Doll · Dash-CBW Command Saurus
Hyper Dash! Yonkuro Rise-Emperor · Shooting Proud Star · God Burning Sun · Cannon D Ball · Dancing Divine Doll
Mini 4WD Championship participants Fire Dragon Jr. · The Fox Jr. · Thunder Dragon Jr. · Rising Bird · Bigwig Jr. · Avante Jr. · Thunder Shot Jr. · Clod Buster Jr. · Lunch Box Jr.
U Team and U Team 2 Dash-X1 Proto-Emperor · Crusader · Black Chopper · Black Bomber · Black Fighter · Black Attacker · Proto-Emperor ZX · Proto-Emperor Coretank
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Amazon Horizons Sid Horizon · Buzz Horizon · Gal Horizon · Luke Horizon · Coco Horizon
from Black Mistral arc Aero-Solitude · Manta Ray Jr. · Black Mistral
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Others Daihatsu Kopen XMZ · Astralster · Abilista · Raikiri · Festa Jaune · Silwolf
Mini 4WD PRO series
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Starter Pack Avante Mk.III Race-Ready Set · Mini 4WD Starter Pack MA Power Spec
* denotes Mini 4WD PRO chassis re-release of a Racing Mini 4WD car