2011 Nissan Cube- Not The Box It Came In

Japan can be a bizarre place.  So much so that I often refer to it as “Planet Japan.”    If it’s cute, quirky, or just plain weird, odds are that it’ll receive a cult following among the Japanese.  This is a country that has given the world Pokemon, karaoke, Godzilla, diet water, Hello Kitty, and anime.  Another unique oddity that is prevalent in the Land of the Rising Sun is the box vehicle.  Short in length, tall in stature, and square as a…er…box, these cars take advantage of offering maximized interior space while leaving as small of a footprint as possible on Japan’s crowded and narrow streets.  However, will a nation with plenty of open land, such as the US, accept a vehicle that was the answer to nobody’s question?

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