First, there was “itasha,” or “pain mobile,” a car so nerdy it hurt. Then there was a “painful” helicopter created by the Japan Self Defense Forces that featured manga-influenced designs.
Now, there’s a transparent “itaPC,” or “pain PC,” featuring the official, Japan-exclusive Windows 8-themed “moe” mascots, Yuu and Ai Madobe.
This one-of-a-kind computer was created by one of the shameless otaku over at Ascii. The following is a recollection of his adventures creating a computer that’s so nerdy it hurts.