No Donk, No Bubble, Just Box.

Box is a word with many sharp edges. Here’s a quick squib of vehicles designed to fit as many watermelons inside as possible.

Dekotora is not a type of fish.
Dekotora is not a type of fish.

Dekotora is very prevalent up on the mountain roads. A dark corner is suddenly illuminated by a rolling disco of chrome and multi-colour strobing lights. Each drive is a party.

Well...some fish.
Well...some fish.

Set disco to ramming speed!

Yokomo builds some pretty rad RC cars. But like many companies in Japan they have fallen under the siren call of the HiAce. It’s boxy build is almost motherly each time you exit the vehicle.

So many Cubes of delicious squatermelons
So many Cubes of delicious squatermelons

Although pronounced ‘Brid’ like ‘Grid’. Bride is very much a box lover, and must be from a part of Japan where Hiace’s are able to be married.

Sitting is optional in a van owned by a seating company?
Sitting is optional in a van owned by a seating company?

Vintage Vanning. Two V’s, much like the Dodge Ram symbol, the HiAce always returns to the metaphor of womb.

Cardboard, painters cap and boom box included. Batteries are not.
Cardboard, painters cap and boom box included. Batteries are not.

Oldskoolin’ it hard. You can tell the age of a dedication van when you learn to compare dish and diameter.

North America is missing out on some fun!
North America is missing out on some fun!

KeyBoy auto sales! More on these guys later. I’m sure there are some Samurai lovers out there? Japan’s got you covered in heaps.

Needs a few more legs to be a centiped.
Needs a few more legs to be a centiped.

Bananas out.


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