As I wrote last week: I subscribed to Japanese Nostalgic Car Magazine. I already received the first issue yesterday! So now I can place this banner here: It made me wonder if it would be worthwile to import them bulk and send them locally to people in Europe. Of course that’s the AEU86 shop spirit […]
Yesterday when feeding Olivér some peach he thought it was way too sour. In the mean time I was eating a banana, which is his favorite food. All of a sudden he said “baaaa-naaaan” and shortly after that “naan”, which is completely correct in Dutch spelling! 😉 He did say “Mama” and “Papa” before, but […]
I was browsing through the inventory of Yesasia.com to see if there were anymore interesting deals. I did find this little gem: It’s the AE86 Owners Bible (not to confuse with the TRD Bible which is totally different!) which features a lot of information about the AE86. Apart from the fact that this is a […]
Just came across this Celica XX advertisement from 1981: As you can see the Celica Supra is being drifted through out the whole ad. Did they actually think in the 80s that a car is faster when it is able to drift??
Last week I blogged about the Toyota Celica XX advertisement with the ELO (Densha Otoko) theme in it. This week I have a Japanese Celica XX advertisement with Grace Jones! I can understand why they compare Grace Jones with the Celica XX: both are square muscular superstars but I personally would prefer the Celica XX […]
Just found this Japanese Celica XX Advertisement on youtube: As you can hear, the music is Twilight by Electric Lights Orchestra. Apart from the fact that I’m an 80s (electronic) music fan I immediately recognized the main theme from the Densha Otoko J-Drama. You can view the opening credits here: Funny they used the same […]