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The Itasha Series from Aoshima
Unique Car Models from the Unique Model Maker
Date:11, Aug, 2012
Investigated and Written by Misaka Youhei
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Itasha is a kind of motor cars. Sha in Itasha means a car, however Itasha does not mean a car made in Italy. When you paint some of your favorite characters from anime or games on your car body, the car can be Itasha. Maybe pathetic or unique cars can be Itasha.


1/24 Itasha No.11 Keion!
Lancer Evolution X
3780 YEN (Tax in.)
Substantiating real things small is the right way of models. We can tell you a model company that has produced Itasha models. That’s Aoshima; Aoshima Bunka Kyozai Co., Ltd. Now, it is going to be introduced, their series of Itasha models.

Aoshima is a model maker established in 1961 and Japanese model fans have recognized Aoshima has produced so unique models major companies cannot copy until the present time. Needless to say, quality of their models is very nice.


1/24 Itasha No.14 Love Plus
FD3S RX-7
3780 YEN (Tax in.)
They had an eye to Itasha running in town and decided to commercialize the cars in 2008. After a while, Aoshima did trademark registration of Itasha in June of 2008. Their first of the series was the melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya on Matsuda RX-7 model, they say.

There are 1/24, 1/32, 1/64 Itasha models from Aoshima. When you were interested in Itasha although you owned no cars and got up none of your nerves for making Itasha in real, please try Aoshima’s Itasha dummies at the first.


※All pictures from Amazon.co.jp


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