A recent event in Nagoya was held for itasha – cars carefully decorated to appeal to otaku sensibilities, while at the same time becoming repellent to commoners and thus earning the name of itasha, “pain cars”.
Some excellent examples of the art from the event, Ita-D Dorecon Matsuri, are shown below.
Before the inevitable question arises again, you may want to look at the Explanation of the “Ita” Prefix that I’ve prepared.
A Haruhi ita-truck!
A Hatsune Miku ita-bicycle.
A Lucky Star ita-motocycle.
I’m not certain what this is, but it looks very cute.
If itasha strike your fancy, there is also the Macross F ero-van, the Kagami Hiiragi ita-Porsche, the $500,000 eroge itasha, and the Chaos;Head ita-bus, among many other fine examples of this artform that we have covered.
See the rest of the coverage at Nagoya Otaku Report.