How far are you willing to go for your hobby? One anime fan into itasha has sunk huge amounts of money into his work, just from his choice of car! Check out the results after the jump.
All aboard the Kemono Friends pain plane! After the success of the Eromanga Sensei itahikouki, fans are banding together to crowdfund a new airborne tribute to the popular show. Check out the designs and see how you can help after the jump!
The Eromanga Sensei decal plane has gotten lots of attention on Niconico. But people who missed its video appearances and limited flights have one last chance to see it up close and personal this June. Fans can get close for photos, and maybe even win an autograph from Akane Fujita! Hit the jump for more.
Last weekend, the 15th Machi Asobi anime/manga/game event was held in ufotable's hometown of Tokushima-city. Besides the anime talks and previews, one of the attractions was a gathering of anime-decorated automobiles known as itasha ("cars in pain"), the highlight of which was a Fate/stay night FerrariF430 (a model that debuted in 2004, the same year as the original FSN PC visual novel.) Get a look after the jump.
Choei Taxi, taxi company based in Sapporo-city, Hokkaido, famous for its "Ita Taxi" (decorated taxis with anime/game character stickers), has received a ruling of the commencement of bankruptcy proceedings from the Sapporo District Court, Tokyo Shoko Research reported yesterday. Hit the jump for more details.
While the cool costumes and pretty people seem to have gotten the most attention from this weekend’s World Cosplay Summit event in Nagoya, Japan, the area was also littered with a ton of funky anime car itasha vehicles. Watch a pair of videos that document these “hot wheels” after the jump!
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!