JDMists is a brand that celebrates the unique culture and community of JDM enthusiasts. JDM, or Japanese Domestic Market, refers to Japanese cars that were originally intended for sale only in Japan. However, JDM cars have become a global phenomenon, with enthusiasts all over the world embracing the unique design aesthetics, performance, and culture associated with JDM culture. In this beginner's guide, we'll introduce you to the basics of JDM culture and help you get started on your journey as a JDM enthusiast.
History of JDM Culture
JDM culture has a rich history that dates back to the 1990s in Japan, when Japanese car manufacturers began producing high-performance cars with unique design aesthetics that were only available in Japan. These cars quickly gained a following among Japanese car enthusiasts, and soon JDM culture spread to other parts of the world. Today, JDM culture is a global phenomenon, with JDM enthusiasts all over the world showcasing their love for JDM cars and culture.
Popular JDM Car Brands and Models
At JDMists, we celebrate the most iconic JDM car brands and models. Some of the most popular JDM car brands include Honda, Toyota, Nissan, and Subaru. These brands are known for producing high-performance cars that are both stylish and reliable. Some of the most iconic JDM cars include the Honda NSX, the Toyota Supra, the Nissan Skyline GT-R, and the Subaru Impreza WRX STI.
JDM Design Aesthetics and Terminology
JDM culture is also known for its unique design aesthetics and terminology. JDM cars are typically known for their clean lines, bold graphics, and use of kanji script. At JDMists, we embrace a "less is more" design philosophy, favoring simple and understated designs over flashy or over-the-top designs. Some common JDM design terms include "stance," "hellaflush," and "JDM style."
Popular JDM Events and Races
JDM culture is not just about cars - it's also about the culture and community that surrounds JDM cars. There are many popular JDM events and races that take place around the world, including the Tokyo Auto Salon, Formula Drift, and the JDM Allstars Series. At JDMists, we support and sponsor JDM events and races, bringing together JDM enthusiasts from all over the world to showcase their cars and share their love for JDM culture.
Resources for Further Learning
If you're interested in learning more about JDM culture, JDMists is the perfect place to start. We offer a wide range of JDM accessories and lifestyle products, as well as expert advice and tips on buying and maintaining your own JDM car. Our online community is also a great way to connect with other JDM enthusiasts and get advice on all things JDM.