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The Mighty is a Hit-type camera for 17.5mm paper-backed roll film, made in the late 1940s and early 1950s by Tōkō Shashin.
Compared to other Hits it has several advantages: 3 f-stops (f/4.5 , f/6.3 and f/8), two finders (one of reflecting type), and an optional tele-converter. Maybe its name derives from its "mighty" looking when the converter is used. Other attributes are standard: non-focusable 25mm lens, 14×14mm frame size, and B and I mode as shutter settings. The camera is usually marked "MADE IN OCCUPIED JAPAN".
- Asahi Camera (アサヒカメラ) editorial staff. Shōwa 10–40nen kōkoku ni miru kokusan kamera no rekishi (昭和10–40年広告にみる国産カメラの歴史, Japanese camera history as seen in advertisements, 1935–1965). Tokyo: Asahi Shinbunsha, 1994. ISBN 4-02-330312-7. Item 844.
- Lewis, Gordon, ed. The History of the Japanese Camera. Rochester, N.Y.: George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography & Film, 1991. ISBN 0-935398-17-1 (paper), 0-935398-16-3 (hard). P.68 (brief mention only).
- McKeown, James M. and Joan C. McKeown's Price Guide to Antique and Classic Cameras, 12th Edition, 2005-2006. USA, Centennial Photo Service, 2004. ISBN 0-931838-40-1 (hardcover). ISBN 0-931838-41-X (softcover). P.933.
- Pritchard, Michael and St. Denny, Douglas. Spy Cameras — A century of detective and subminiature cameras. London: Classic Collection Publications, 1993. ISBN 1-874485-00-3. Pp.75–6.
- Sugiyama, Kōichi (杉山浩一); Naoi, Hiroaki (直井浩明); Bullock, John R. The Collector's Guide to Japanese Cameras. 国産カメラ図鑑 (Kokusan kamera zukan). Tokyo: Asahi Sonorama, 1985. ISBN 4-257-03187-5. Item 5067.
- Mighty at Scott's photographica collection
- Mighty at Submin.com, which also has the English instruction manual
- Mighty at Cameraquest
- Mighty in Nigel Richards' website
- Mighty among 17.5mm film cameras at Subclub.org
- Mighty among Hit-type cameras (archived) at Fotomuseet i Osby