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Shooting Star Mk.1
No.52 流星改
BluePlane.png Carrier-based Torpedo Bomber
Effects: Torpedo+13 AA+1 ASW+3 LoS+2
Combat Radius: 6 (Deployment Cost: Bauxite 8)
Scrap value: Fuel 2 Ammo 6 Bauxite 10 (Buildable)

Equipment Card Ryuusei Kai.png

Equipment Character Ryuusei Kai.png

Equipment Item Ryuusei Kai.png

Equipment Full Ryuusei Kai.png

Refittable Class
Coastal Defense Ship Destroyer
Light Cruiser Torpedo Cruiser
Heavy Cruiser Training Cruiser
Aviation Cruiser Fast Battleship
Battleship Aviation Battleship
Light Carrier Standard Aircraft Carrier
Armored Carrier Seaplane Tender
Submarine Aircraft Carrying Submarine
Submarine Tender Fleet Oiler
Repair Ship Amphibious Assault Ship



The modified variant of integrated dive-bombing attacker Ryuusei.
It comes not only with its beautiful silhouette, but also a hydraulic-powered weapon bay door, landing gears and main wing folding gears, and world-class weaponry with 2x20mm and 2x7.7mm, plus 1x13mm rear-firing.
It's up to you to bring it to success, Admiral.


Torpedo BombersTorpedo BomberNight Torpedo Bomber/Night Bomber are one of the main types of plane used by CV(B/L). Their main role is to do damages during the Airstrike, with their "Torpedo" Torpedo Attack stat being the most important factor in this regard. Dive Bombers are additionally needed for dealing damages during day Shelling, especially for Aircraft Carrier Cut-Ins (CVCI).


Not to be confused with other aircraft of this family (see here).

How To Obtain


Upgradeable from: RyuuseiRyuusei (★+5)

Event reward for:


Used to improve: Ryuusei KaiRyuusei Kai

Used by quest: F88, F91

Updates History

  • 2013-05-08: Implemented
  • 2013-11-01: Stats increased: Anti-Submarine Warfare+3 → Anti-Submarine Warfare+4
  • 2013-12-24: Stats decreased: Anti-Submarine Warfare+4 → Anti-Submarine Warfare+3
  • 2019-05-21: Visible bonuses added, card CG updated
  • 2020-04-30: Stats increased: Anti-Air+0 → Anti-Air+1
  • 2022-10-14: Became improvable and upgradable to Ryuusei Kai (Skilled)Ryuusei Kai (Skilled)

Fit Bonuses

Ship Extra Requirement Firepower Torpedo Attack Anti-Air Anti-Submarine Warfare Line of Sight Armor Evasion Note
Akagi Kai Ni EAkagi Kai Ni E
Kaga Kai Ni EKaga Kai Ni E
+2 +1
Akagi Kai NiAkagi Kai Ni
Kaga Kai Ni/GoKaga Kai Ni
Kaga Kai Ni Go
+1 +1
Akagi KaiAkagi Kai
Kaga KaiKaga Kai
Taihou KaiTaihou Kai


Type Name Resource Day 2nd Ship Note
Fuel Ammunition Steel Bauxite Item Icon Development Material.png Item Icon Improvement Material.png # of equipment needed for that upgrade. An asterisk following the number indicates a different equipment is required. Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Torpedo Bomber Ryuusei Kai 0 320 390 0 490 6/7 3/3 1xBluePlane.png T X X X X T T Taihou KaiTaihou Kai Upgrades to Ryuusei Kai (Skilled)Ryuusei Kai (Skilled).
6 8/10 4/6 1xBluePlane.png
10 9/12 5/7 1xBluePlane.png
1xNew Model Aerial Armament Material
2xSkilled Crew Member
Improvement Improved effects
Torpedo Bomber 1★ 2★ 3★ 4★ 5★ 6★ 7★ 8★ 9★ Max★
Torpedo Attack 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.0 1.2 1.4 1.6 1.8 2.0
Anti-Submarine Warfare 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.0 1.2 1.4 1.6 1.8 2.0


A stillborn advanced variant of the Aichi AM-23 Ryuusei (B7A2 Shooting Star), with its engine changed to the 2,200 hp Mitsubishi MK9. It never progressed beyond the planning stage before the end of the war, due to its base model's troubled development. Original B7A2 production models were equipped with a 7.92 mm Type 1 rear-firing gun, which was changed to the 13mm machine gun in later production.

An experimental unit of the original production Aichi B7A2 was also equipped with a 2,000 hp Nakajima Homare (Honor) Type 23 engine before the end of the war, but it is likely that the Ryuusei Kai refers to the never-produced MK9-powered B7A3.

See Also

Aichi B7A3 (Presumed)