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    Wednesday December 20, 2017
  • Gunma Toyota Dealership Turns Heads with Cyborg Centaur Mascot

    Meet Mako Shimano, official mascot character, and her G.U.M.B.A. robotic prosthesis

    If Japan has taught us anything, it's that they can make a mascot character for literally anything, and now Mako Shimano - the official mascot character for a Toyota car dealership in Gunma Prefecture - is turning heads online along with her robotic centaur chasis, GUMBA. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday July 24, 2017
  • Toyota and Ultraman Join Forces for a Super Collaboration

    "A MAN OF ULTRA" wants to help everyone find the Ultraman in them.

    Want to feel a little more like Ultraman in everyday life? Toyota's new concept car aims to help you do just that. With the slogan "A MAN OF ULTRA," the M78x86 is rolling out soon. Check it out after the jump!

  • Friday February 17, 2017
  • Car Rips Through "Street Fighter II" to Beat Up M. Bison in Toyota Ad

    CH-R "Crossover the World" ad takes us through all the stages

    Too long have the World Warriors of Street Fighter II mercilessly beat up on helpless cars. It's time for a little revenge, but only against the biggest baddy of them all, M. Bison. Toyota's latest C-HR "Crossover the World" ad does just that with some help from Ryu behind the wheel, and you might be surprised at just how much ass this vehicle can apparently kick. 

  • Monday January 18, 2016
  • VIDEO: Toyota Prius Goes Full Moe With "Impossible Girls" Commercial

    Famous voice actresses play anthropomorphized automobile parts in 90 second ad

    Automobile manufacturer Toyota is cashing in on Japan's obsession with anthropomorphizing absolutely everything with a new ad campaign called "Impossible Girls" which re-envisions the various parts and features of the Toyota Prius automobile as moe anime girls. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday September 25, 2015
  • Toyota Releases "Char Aznable Auris II" Automobile

    Limited edition run of 300 cars themed after primary antagonist of "Mobile Suit Gundam"

    Toyota is releasing a special, limted edition run of 300 Auris automobiles decorated to resemble the custom Zaku II mobile suit piloted by Char Aznable, the chief antagonist of the original Mobile Suit Gundam TV anime. Hit the jump to regret the mistakes of one's youth.

  • Thursday August 6, 2015
  • VIDEO: Lexus Shows Off Prototype Hoverboard

    "Back to the Future Part II" is now officially reality

    Japanese luxury car manufacturer Lexus, a division of Toyota, has unveiled their prototype SLIDE hoverboard in action. Hit the jump to realize that the future is now, folks.

  • Sunday May 17, 2015
  • VIDEO: Toyota TV Spot Features "Chocobo Theme" Song

    Short commercial for Aqua X-Urban cars evokes spirit of the yellow, globe-trotting "Final Fantasy" bird

    Toyota is advertising a new model of their Aqua car line with a commercial featuring music that should be familiar to fans of the Japanese RPG series Final Fantasy. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Thursday November 28, 2013
  • VIDEO: Toyota Features "Senbonzakura" Piano ver. in Hybrid Car CMs

    Hybrid between Mt. Fuji and the digital diva Hatsune Miku song

    Japanese automaker Toyota features the piano cover version of Hatsune Miku's popular song "Senbonzakura" for its hybrid car AQUA's TV CMs. The tune is played by a piano player Marasy, who has been famous for his piano cover videos on Nico Nico Douga and YouTube. Check the cool clips after the jump.