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]

Illustration for article titled The fanciful vehicular concept art of 1930s Japan
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Kikuzō Itō, 1936

Illustration for article titled The fanciful vehicular concept art of 1930s Japan
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Reiji Iizuka, 1936

Illustration for article titled The fanciful vehicular concept art of 1930s Japan


Matsujirō Murakami, 1936

Illustration for article titled The fanciful vehicular concept art of 1930s Japan
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Gyosui Suzuki, 1936

Illustration for article titled The fanciful vehicular concept art of 1930s Japan
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Matsujirō Murakami, 1936

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