Category Archives: Reminder

Toyotafest is happening but everyone, including spectators, must pre-register

Great news! The City of Long Beach has given Toyotafest the green light, meaning the year-long nightmare of no official car shows may soon be over. However, there will be some major change that will affect everyone who attends, so … Continue reading

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JCCS to go virtual and worldwide for 2020

Of all the events on the auto show calendar, the Japanese Classic Car Show ranks as one of our favorites. Unfortunately, it cannot be held this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the organizers have something special planned that … Continue reading

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Toyotafest 2020 has been canceled, but you can still get these 50th anniversary of the Celica T-Shirts

We are sad to report that Toyotafest 2020 has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The show, originally scheduled for June 6, was to be the 25th annual Toyotafest, a momentous occasion to be sure. So, while quarter-century celebration … Continue reading

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Get ready for the 15th Japanese Classic Car Show

It’s hard to believe, but the Japanese Classic Car Show will be celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. Not only that, 2019 marks “year zero” of the Reiwa Era, and is thus an opportunity for a fresh new start. The … Continue reading

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Toyotafest is this Saturday

Just a reminder: The 2018 Toyotafest is tomorrow, June 2 at Marina Green Park in Long Beach, California. It promises to be the largest one yet. There are over 550 slabs of Aichi steel registered for this event, plus vendors, special displays, … Continue reading

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Radwood, the 80s and 90s car show, is coming to SoCal

Radwood is coming to southern California. What is Radwood? It’s a car show focused on the 80s and 90s lifestyle. Think Goodwood, but, you know, rad. The first Radwood took place in June in Brisbane, California. Though we couldn’t attend that one, it was … Continue reading

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Happy Eclipse Day from JNC

Today is the first time a total solar eclipse will be visible in America in nearly a century, a once-in-a-lifetime experience for most. So of course we’re going to make an Eclipse joke, but Mitsubishi actually beat us to it — … Continue reading

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Happy 8/6 Day from JNC

Happy 8/6 Day from JNC! Where will your touge battles take you today?

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Happy 710 Day from JNC

A JNC public service announcement: On this and very 710 Day, please make sure you fill up whatever’s under your 710 cap. Image: NICO Club

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Happy MX73 Day from JNC!

Not particularly beloved when new, The Cressida has gained a second life as a drift missile, zokusha sled, and bona fide classic. Happy MX73 Day from JNC!

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JCCS 2017 registration now open

Registration for the 13th annual Japanese Classic Car Show is now open. North America’s largest gathering of historic Japanese vehicles will be taking place at the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California on September 23, 2017. You can register at the … Continue reading

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Happy 620 Day from JNC

Do you need a little pick-up on this Tuesday? Just think of the Datsun 620 and you’ll feel better. Happy 620 Day from JNC.

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Happy Father’s Day from JNC

To all the dads who helped get us hooked on cars, happy Father’s Day from JNC!

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REMINDER: Nissan Jam is this Sunday, Sunday, SUNDAY!

Assuming you haven’t been up all night watching Toyota try break their Le Mans curse, or even if you have, come down to Nissan Jam at La Palma Park in Anaheim, California from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. This year celebrates … Continue reading

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Nissan Jam 2017 will honor 50 years of the Datsun 510

In its fifth year, Nissan Jam will be returning to Anaheim, California. 2017 promises to be a very special year because it will honor the 50th anniversary of the 510, which was introduced in Japan in 1967. All 510 owners registered for … Continue reading

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May the 4th Be With You

Since today is the unofficial holiday for Star Wars fans around the world, we felt compelled to post the 1977 Star Wars promo Toyota Celica Liftback. The car was given away in a contest at the launch of the original movie that … Continue reading

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REMINDER: 2017 Toyotafest is this Saturday

Just a friendly reminder: The 22nd Annual Toyotafest takes place this Saturday, May 6, at its new location. It’s still in Long Beach by the Queen Mary, but it will now be held at Marina Green Park. Instructions can be found … Continue reading

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Happy National Pet Day from JNC

We’ve seen how JNCs, especially Hondas, can be loyal companions. In Japan, they have a whole campaign involving man’s best friend called Honda Dog. So in honor of National Pet Day, here’s a doberman pinscher that’s almost as tall as … Continue reading

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NEWS: Nissan to bring back Stanza Wagon

To the surprise of many the automotive media, a leaked Nissan press release has revealed that the automaker is reviving the Stanza Wagon nameplate as a retro car aimed at millennials. The concept image accompanying the release shows a wagon-like car … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day from JNC

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from JNC! Here’s some midori cars for you’re viewing pleasure.

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