The Dash-5 Dancing Doll (ダッシュ５号 D.D.) is a Racing Mini 4WD car released by Tamiya in 1990.
The Dancing Doll featuring the blocky body design that has the large blue cockpit piece that occupies the bodyshell from the front to the middle. It also has a pair of large headlights that placed besides the cockpit. There's pairs of vertical and horizontal fins on the middle to the rear of the body and there's the large fan on the back.
The bodyshell is mainly in red, with white trims on it. The '5' and CoroCoro Dragon decals are also presents.
The original Dancing Doll is equipped with the middle-diameter 8-hole Hotshot-type wheels paired with high-profile slick tires, while the Premium variant is equipped with the metal-gray large-diameter 5-spoke TZ-type wheels with Avante-type slick tires. The sub-parts of the chassis for the Premium variant were molded in yellow.
In the Manga and Anime
In Dash! Yonkuro, Rinko received the car from her brother Kaidanji after the Dash Warriors was formed. The Dancing Doll has the large fan that spins to creates downforces, similar to the wing cars. Like the rest of the Dash machines, it is equipped with the special chassis.
In Hyper Dash! Yonkuro, the Dancing Doll was eventually replaced by the Dancing Divine Doll after the Dash Warrior's first win against Dark Dominion in the series of races. What happened to the Dancing Doll after that is unknown.
Due to Hyper Dash! Yonkuro ignores the events of Shin Dash! Yonkuro, it has two successors: The Dash-05 Dem the Dancing Doll and the aforementioned Dancing Divine Doll.
Length: 127 mm
Width: 86 mm
Height: 52 mm
Chassis: Type-3 Chassis
Gear Set(s): 6.4:1 and 5:1
- During the serialization of Dash! Yonkuro on CoroCoro Comic magazine, the Dancing Doll, along with Dash-4 Cannonball, weren't offcially named and their design wasn't finalized when they debuted. Those were corrected in the tankoubon version of the manga.
- Dash-5 Dancing Doll on Tamiya official website (Japanese)
- Dash-5 Dancing Doll Premium on Tamiya official website