In the past, there was a tradition in the US military to paint pin-ups on aircrafts. Today, that tradition lives on in Japan. But there’s an important difference: They’re not cheesecake pin-ups. They’re anime girls, and they’re not only on aircrafts, but also recruitment posters.
It would probably feature a Delorean that looks like this. Behold, the itasha DMC-12, complete with an “OUTATIME” California plate.
This past weekend, a parking lot in Tokyo’s Odaiba glimmered with geek pride. This weekend saw the Ita G Festa expo. Gear-heads gathered and showed off more than their appreciation for automobiles. They showed off their appreciation of covering their cars in otaku decals.