Tagged: car

Car Stickers in Japan and what they mean

Whether visiting Japan or living here; you will see various stickers on cars. Inquisitive minds like mind will wonder what the meaning of the different stickers? I am here with the answer! New/Inexperienced Driver The shoshinsha mark (初心者マーク) or Wakaba mark (若葉マーク) is the mark...

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2016 Acura NSX

The Honda NSX as it was known when I was much younger was one the coolest cars ever during my teenaged years. I remember clearly many heated car discussions where my friends would be split between the Toyota Supra and the Nissan Skyline and I...

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Attack on Titan Subaru Forester Commercial

Attack on Titan and Japanese car manufacturer Subaru has teamed up to create a new commercial for the Subaru Forester which features Titan. THe Attack on Titan live-action film is expected to be released in 2015 and the commercial was directed by the movie’s director Shinji...

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Practical Japanese: No Smoking in Car No 12

Welcome to the third entry in a series I am calling “practical Japanese” where I share a photo or video showing hiragana, katakana or kanji being used in a practical everyday sense. The aim is to expand the vocabulary of fellow Japanese learners so they...

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Meet the Lexus LFA Supercar

While attending high school I was a huge car fanatic and was knowledgeable about most popular cars whether it be from North America Europe or Japan. I spent so much money on car magazines and spent hours in heated argumentative discussions with my schoolmates. While...

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You know you are a Car Freak when…

You know you are too much of a car freak when you see the photo below and your pupils dilate, your mouth water and you get that fuzzy feelings inside. The trouble is there are 20 beautiful young and very attractive young Japanese ladies and...

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Color-Changing Auto Paint by Nissan

Want a car like a chameleon? In three years you might be able to get just that. Nissan is developing a special technology using polymers limned with dyed iron oxides, which become visible when lit up with a carefully-measured charge. I guess different measurements give...

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Check out the Wii Sponsored NASCAR

Heck I am no Nascar fan but the odds of my clicking away from SPEEDtv (formerly speedvision) less than a second after realizing that NASCAR racing in on just got 0.25416% less with the news that Nintendo will be sponsoring a vehicle for some driver...

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