I wish there was more focus on the pop-cultural influence on design rather than the usual corporate, marketing-oriented design talk. Honda has posted a interview with Japanese anime designer and director Yutaka Izubuchi and Honda designer Taro Nishimoto about how Japanese Anime has influenced Honda design. Izubuchi about the Grom: “It’s more creature than machine”

2 responses to “Anime”

  1. superwoo says:

    I think honda had better and more interesting styling 20 years the new Grom to the EZ-90 Cub from 1991..

  2. […] this a Anime-inspired design. Do like the air-brakes / storage compartments in the fairing and its definitely sharing […]

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