Shoichi Sugita was credited with his first arial victorie on 01DEC42, a B-17 Flying Fortress. He formed part of the escort for the transport carrying ADM Isoroku Yamamoto on the day he was shot down. T2 190 was an A6M3 Type 32 assigned to the 204 Kokutai at Rabaul in May, 1943, and wears a field applied mottled camouflage. In August of 1943 he was himself shot down but escaped by parachute, although badly burned.
Chief Petty Officer Shoichi Sugita flew the Kawanishi N1K2 Shiden-Kai with the 343rd Kokuti operating from Matsuama, Japan in March 1945. CPO Sugita was credited with approximately seventy victories, including seven in the Shiden-Kai. He was killed on 15APR45, shot down while attempting to take off by US Navy F6F Hellcats. His Shiden-Kai is modeled here: https://inchhighguy.wordpress.com/2020/05/07/hasegawa-kawanishi-n1k2-shiden-kai-%e7%b4%ab%e9%9b%bb-violet-lightning-george-in-1-72-scale/