3 definitions by phoebeisonfire

Itasha, literally "painmobile", is a Japanese term for an otaku fad of individuals decorating the bodies of their cars with characters of anime, manga, or video games (especially bishōjo game or eroge). These characters are predominately "cute" female. The decorations usually involve paint schemes and stickers. Automobiles are called Itasha, while similar motorcycles and bicycles are called itansha and itachari, respectively.

The cars are seen prominently in places such as Akihibara (Tokyo), Nipponbashi (Osaka), or Ōsu (Nagoya). Itasha also appears in customizable video games, such as Forza Motorsport 2.1 Itasha have also participated in various real motorsport events.
Itasha.
by phoebeisonfire July 03, 2011
These are known as Itachari (痛チャリ) and can usually be seen dotted around Akihabara.
痛 (ita) = Pain
チャリ (chari) = Bike

It is a bike with anime, manga, and video game characters decorating usually the wheels. The decorations usually involve paint schemes and stickers or coverings on the wheels. These characters are predominately moe females.
Anime characters. It's called itachari..
by phoebeisonfire July 03, 2011
A motorcycle decorated with anime, manga, or video game characters.
"That motorcycle has anime characters stickered onto the sides."
"Must be an otaku."
"Yeah, man. Wonder why he wanted an itansha..?"
by phoebeisonfire July 03, 2011

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