These illustrations from a 1936 issue of Shōnen Club magazine depict oddball modes of transport that were created for a design contest. Witness such never-to-be creations as the airplane-blade monorail and the tank-treaded speedboat! [Here via Pink Tentacle]

Kikuzō Itō, 1936

Reiji Iizuka, 1936


Matsujirō Murakami, 1936

Gyosui Suzuki, 1936


Matsujirō Murakami, 1936