Tuesday, December 28, 2010

痛車(Itasha) - AFAX

Itasha literally means pain car. How painful? Well, only cars know~ haha...
Itasha is a Japanese culture and usually anime fans. 
This is called itasha, you will already know what is that by just looking at this car.

Itasha is a car which decorated with anime characters or anime related stuffs by "printed" them on the car, a certain way. You can see the process here:

In case you don't know, this is Danny Choo's site Mascot 末永みらい(Suenaga Mirai). Cute huh?

Er...Hello? Illegal transpassing~
Does anyone know what car is this? Brand? Model?

Next, let's look at AFAX itasha...
This I know, Toyota Yaris. Pretty cool design ^.^
Next take a look at Gundam 00 itasha, process:

And the pictures,
Personally, I like this car....
About this is a culture I mentioned at the beginning, how is this a culture?
In Japan, itasha is very famous especially among anime fans. There are itasha exhibitions among themselves in an open area where all cars are arranged by rows for showing. Pretty cool huh?
Do you know about Super GT(Grand Turismo) race? There are itasha too for example:

Hatsune Miku

Awesome right? That's all for now. There will be more coming up.

Resource: Danny Choo

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