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New Cars 2 Characters: Meet Nobunga, Tanaka, Okuni, Zen Master + New Posters!

A quartet of vehicles from the land of the rising sun premiere in this week’s Cars 2 character rollout.

Descriptions and images for each of the four Japanese personas are listed below. Also, look out for three brand new "vintage" posters in high resolution at the end of this post.

Name: Kingpin Nobunga

Official Description: "As a professional Sumo wrestler at an arena in Tokyo, Japan, Kingpin Nobunaga is a gold-painted micro van who fights his fiercest matches when he’s wearing his lucky purple mawashi."

Name: Pinion Tanaka

Official Description: "Pinion Tanaka is a gold-painted micro van and a professional Sumo wrestler from Tokyo, Japan, who’s always a menacing sight in the ring in his signature teal mawashi."

Name: Okuni

Official Description: "Okuni is a micro car Kabuki dancer who dons the traditional white-painted face and an exquisite colorful kimono for her performances at the Kabuki theater in Tokyo, Japan."

Name: Zen Master

Official Description: "A master in the art of sculpting the serene zen rock garden at the Tokyo museum, Zen Master wears his old woven reed hat and uses his antique wood rake to create mesmerizing patterns in the garden’s sand."

Poster Premiere: Check out three brand new "vintage" posters.

Mater + Finn in Japan

Shu Todoroki

Tokyo Lights

Catch Nobunga, Tanaka, Okuni, Zen Master and more when Cars 2 premieres on June 24, 2011.

Your thoughts?

2 Responses to New Cars 2 Characters: Meet Nobunga, Tanaka, Okuni, Zen Master + New Posters!

  1. Anonymous says:

    Hey, when are you going to post details for the rest of your tour of Pixar?

  2. martini833 says:

    I have a lot of interviews in line, but they’re embargoed until the week before Cars 2 opens. I’m trying to figure out what exactly I can post next week. I’m pretty sure what that post will be about. So, next week.

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