The 11th Machi Asobi, the biggest anime/manga/game event on the island of Shikoku, was held in Tokushima-city between October 12 and 14. One of the main features at the event was Itasha Exhibition, where dedicated fans displayed their beloved cars decorated with colorful anime girl stickers. Check the photo report after the jump.
One of the most popular events at this year's Nico Nico Chokaigi, which was held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture on April 27th and 28th, was "ItaG Fest Shucchou-hen in Nico Nico Chokaigi 2." More than 60 decorated cars, motorcycles, and even bicycles gathered to appeal their "moe" passion to the visitors. Check the photo collection after the jump!
If you’re a fan of Girls und Panzer and crazy cars, you’ll love this beauty. Made by Toyota, this car has more moe pride than teatime at a maid café. Check out the pictures after the jump!
"Autosalone" is a popular Itasha event in the Tokyo area which was started in August 2007. The 2012 summer event was held at a parking lot of the TOC Ariake convention center in Tokyo, which was very close to Tokyo Big Sight, where Comic Market 82 was also held on the same schedule. Watch the video report by a fan at the event after the jump!
A Japanese video game company Kogado Studio began auctioning their official Itasha "Shirokoigo" on the Yahoo! Auctions Japan site on July 17. The car was made for sales promotion for their latest non-adult Yuri game series "White Robe Love Syndrome (白衣性恋愛症候群)". If you want to be the owner of the Itasha, hit the jump!
On June 23 and 24, Hokkaido Japan will be hosting the Toyako Manga Anime Festa 2012 at a hot spring resort famous for being the site of the 2008 G8 summit. In honor of the occasion, and through August, the local Evergreen Taxi service will be running cars coated in colorful itasha wrappers. Get a look after the jump.
As well known, the Super GT series has featured many "Itasha" race cars for the GT300 class. Following the success, a Formula NIPPON racing team "Project μ / cerumo・INGING" decorates its Formula cars with a bishoujo character named "Miu Yamaguchi" this year. Formula Nippon is the highest class of single seater auto racing in Japan. Check the Miu-chan's photos after the jump!
Niigata Anime Manga Festival 2012 was held at Niigata-city on February 25 and 26. One of the most popular exhibitions at the event was "The 2.5th Niigata Itasha Fes", featuring decorated cars with anime, manga, and game characters (mostly female). A Japanese photographer Mon-chan provides his photo collection of the Itasha. Check the photos after the jump!
An intrepid message board poster snapped pics of the Puella Magi Madoka Magica itasha created to honor the show's grand prize win in the 15th Japan Media Arts Festival's anime category. See them all after the jump!
On February 11th Auto Salon Amlux Tokyo became (rough translated) "Amlux x iDOLM@STER Is this live!? Sunday Official Tour Edition" in a special iDOLM@STER collaboration. Attendees can test drive two decorated Toyota cars, while one additional car is show floor only. Pics and details after the break!