Buckle up and check out these photo links for a glimpse into the world of Japanese vanning.
- Satoshi Minakawa: Incredible studio shots by Satoshi Minakawa. (Go to the "Conceptual 02" gallery and scroll to the right. Be patient with the Flash interface -- it's worth the wait.)
- 1.st Air Brush & Body Work: Photos of amazing work by a custom body shop, featuring lots of cartoon and anime-themed airbrush designs. Who says mean machines can't look cute?
- Bizarro's World: IwateBuddy's Flickr photoset of tricked out vans spotted in his neck of the woods. The van on the right (above) sports an airbrush of pop diva Ayumi Hamasaki.
- Blue Style: About 10 more photos of pimped rides showing love for Ayumi. (To view the photos, look for the "Gallery" section in the sidebar and click the 4th link from the bottom.)
- Blue Style blog: A few more good ones. Disney never looked so damn hot!
- Vanning House: Several dozen photos here, including a nice shot of a loungy interior... and a pimpin' Hello Kitty van. (To access the gallery, click on the second link (orange text) from the left.)
- Strange Vehicles: A few more extreme Japanese vans from a variety of sites.