Bicycles For Japanese Geeks

For cars, Japan has itasha, which literally means "painmobile". These automobiles are covered in anime, manga and video game imagery. Not everyone in Japan has a car. Many people have bicycles. This post is for them.

At recent otaku gathering Moe Haku 2010, itachari ("paincycle") were on display featuring designs from Namco Bandai's idol simulator game THE [email protected] to fighter plane girl franchise Strike Witches.

狭い面積にデコレーションを山ほど乗せた「萌え博」の痛チャリ [GIGAZINE via alafista]


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    "featuring designs from Namco Bandai’s idol simulator game THE [email protected] to fighter plane girl franchise Strike Witches"

    ...and Macross Frontier

    I want a bike like that! But why are they all girls? Nothing for the girl gamers? :-(

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