Ken Fujii’s Widebody Honda NSX

January 27, 2010 by  
Filed under JDM Feature Cars, Latest Articles

Ken Fujii is someone who doesn’t let age interfere with his hobby. Even at the ripe old age of 50, he’s cruising the streets around Kobe, Osaka and Kyoto in what is arguably the widest Honda NSX in Japan.

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2009 Rotary Tuning Fair At SuperAutobacs Sunshine Wharf, Kobe City

November 17, 2009 by  
Filed under Car Shows, Events, Latest Articles

SuperAutobacs atSunshine Wharf in Kobe regularly holds mini car shows which coincide with campaigns run by the store like a Recaro fair or a Honda Type R fair. For the last four years the Rotary Tuning Fair has been a fixture on SAB Sunshine Wharf’s calendar and this year it’s still going strong… kind of.

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Immaculate KP510 Bluebird Coupe Spotted

August 2, 2009 by  
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Locked up in a holding yard was this stunning KP510 Nissan Bluebird Coupe which I saw last night on my way to watch the summer fireworks in Kobe. It’s amazing what treasures will show up in Japan if you keep your eyes open!

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“Sakura-chan” AW11 MR-2

June 15, 2009 by  
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A friend of mine asked if I knew about Kobe’s famous “Sakura-chan” AW11 MR-2 the other day, I had no idea what he was talking about so he directed me to a certain blog which had photos of the car in question.

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Hachiroku Heartbreak

June 1, 2009 by  
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I finally went back to my old neighborhood in Settsu-Motoyama in Kobe and sure enough, the old “abandoned” AE86 Toyota Sprinter Trueno was still there, only now in a different position! Yep, it’s the same car I saw behind my apartment way back in late 2003. Read more

Santa in the Off-Season

April 2, 2009 by  
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There’s a small square in Sannomiya, Kobe City where a lot of people meet and there’s always a few buskers and other performers doing their routines to entertain everyone. This particular afternoon I was waiting for a friend and when he showed up he suddenly said “Check out Santa…” It didn’t occur to me that he was talking about this guy: Read more

When transport company employees design logos…

March 19, 2009 by  
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All aboard the “Salad Express”! Read more

Whitecrow DC2 Integra Type R

March 18, 2009 by  
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Another random street sighting from Kobe City.

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“Abandoned” FC RX-7 Update

March 13, 2009 by  
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Japan is a little different from other countries when it comes to car ownership. Instead of being seen as something of value and convenience, some people regard cars as annoying, money wasting piles of metal that lost their purpose the moment the first “Shaken” (vehicle inspection) came around. Read more

Kushikatsu Masami

March 12, 2009 by  
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The title is the name of this “it really shouldn’t be there” Izakaya near Hankyu Kasuganomichi, Kobe City. Read more

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