It Was Only a Matter of Time: K-On! Guitars

Topic started by gia on April 16, 2009. Last post by Netstryke 5 years, 4 months ago.
Post by gia (3,032 posts) See mini bio Level 13
...Or “ita-guitars,” as Sankaku elects to call them. A few obsessive (and very quick) anime fans in Japan have already emblazoned the cast of Kyoto Animation's new music series K-On! on their guitars, and some of them actually do look pretty cool, even if the show didn't tickle my fancy as much as I'd hoped. (Still need to get around to watching that second episode though.)
I can't tell if these are just vinyl stickers someone had made or permanent decorations-- maybe it's just that my favorite anime tends to change too much, but I can't imagine permanently doing something like that to an expensive item like a guitar. How about you? Are there any shows that you like enough / have liked long enough that you'd permanently engrave on something expensive?
Post by darkcyder (142 posts) See mini bio Level 8
You've already seen the Gurren-dan emblem that's laser-etched on the back of my iPod :P
Post by HeeroYuy (1,210 posts) See mini bio Level 12
imo the second episode was much better than the first Gia, even if one of the characters was a bit illogical at one particular moment.

Wouldn't owning the same model guitar as your favorite character be better? I mean, playing a guitar that has designs that don't exactly flow with the guitar's natural design doesn't strike me as being as cool as playing the same one as them. Plus then (if you're a girl) you could cosplay the character and it would be epic.
Post by xElectrastarx (10 posts) See mini bio Level 1

I don't see anything wrong with that. I've seen videos where some Japanese otakus decked out their cars with huge vinyl stickers and other things so these little guitars are pretty average next to those.

Post by MoonStorm (360 posts) See mini bio Level 9
out of all of them the third one looks the best.
Post by RedRoses (1,437 posts) See mini bio Level 14
As HeeroYuy stated, I'd rather own the same model guitar as one of the characters instead of adding an etching or whatever that is.

But out of those three, I do like the third one.
Post by Agent_Lost (1,124 posts) See mini bio Level 10
Yep, I'm with Rose on this on but sadly I can't play the Guitar at all :(. I don't have the dexterity to make it work.
Post by Champy (121 posts) See mini bio Level 5
i wonder how they did that.. it looks awesome.
Post by Sigue (860 posts) See mini bio Level 8
Way to ruin a fine looking instrument.
Post by mattysen (35 posts) See mini bio Level 6
That Tele (first gutar pic) looks half finished, the rest look ok though
Post by Netstryke (71 posts) See mini bio Level 8
If they Konami was smart, They would make a pseudo version of the K-ON! insterments for Rock Band and same for Guitar Hero.
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