Gallery: Japanese Pals Recycle Old Truck into Transforming Two-Story Mo...

Everything about this crazy mobile home screams "made in Japan"; it's compact, it's a vehicle and it's extremely unique. In fact, we're wagering that it's the only hydraulic, double-decker, transforming, fully-equipped camper in the the world - well, at least the only one that features a Japanese-style zen loft space with rice paper windows and tatami mats on the second floor. Of course, the other thing that makes this vehicle so special is that it wasn't made by Honda or Nissan, but rather a group of pals who decided to convert an old truck into something way cooler, and have some fun doing it. Read on for more pics of the interior (it's amazing what they were able to fit in there).

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  1. mayne vaughn January 17, 2011 at 9:12 am

    How would you keep out mosquitoes? Where are the water tanks and propane tanks. It would take a lot of water, I assume, for that bathtub. Like the fullsize toilet, unlike the plastic ones found in most campers. Where do you put your clothes and bedding? I didn’t see anywhere to sit, but maybe that’s a different slide…

  2. mark zed January 13, 2011 at 8:42 pm

    this is pretty cool.. they have almost gone overboard to make it as well equipped as a typical Tokyo apartment (right down to the covered bathtub). While the ground floor is a little cramped even by Japanese standards all that space in the top really makes this look quite comfortable.

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