For Japanese otaku, itasha—literally "painmobile"—are about as geeky as they come. This past weekend, diehard itasha gathered and gawked in Tokyo's Odaiba.

The fourth annual Ita G Festa was originally slated for March 20, but due to the earthquake, the event was moved. The whole thing seems to have finally gone off without a hitch. Website Asagawo Blog was on hand to cover the festivities.

There was a bevy of automobiles covered in game, anime and manga decals. Good Smile Racing, the racing team started by figure maker Good Smile, was on hand with cosplaying race queens.

第4回 痛Gふぇすた ~春の陣~ -会場の様子-, -痛車×コスプレ彼女-, -痛車 その1-, -痛車 その2-, -痛車 その3- [アサガヲBlog]