Colorful Cars, Anime Gearing Up for October Arrival in Scottsdale

A new, animated style of vehicle customization is cruising metro Phoenix’s roadways and car shows — itasha. Itasha is a fusion of the anime (Japanese-based cartoons) and automobile tuning lifestyles. Auto customizers adhere larger-than-life sticker decals of their favorite anime characters onto their rides. While itasha loosely translates to “painful” in Japanese, the foreign word … Read more