"Itasha" (痛車) literally mean "painmobile", but they are Japan's sticker-covered geek cars. The decals often feature anime, manga or video game characters. "Ita" either refers to the pain inflicted on the wallets of the car owners—or the folks who see the cars.
Perhaps! There are lots of nerdy cars, but damn, this is pretty nerdy. This Toyota Auris has been customized in the image of Gundam character Char Aznable. The concept car was shown at a recent hobby event outside Tokyo.
Surprised? Shocked? Eh, not really? At the China Joy gaming event in Shanghai, Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi once again stated that work on Gran Turismo 6 shortly after GT5 finished (something he toldKotaku back in 2010).