Initial D

Date aired: 19.04.1998 till 06.12.1998

TV network: Fuji TV

No. of episodes: 26 episodes

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Slice of Life

Synopsis:
Takumi Fujiwara, a normal high school student, works at a gasoline station during the day. At night, he is the delivery boy of his father’s tofu shop. With his father’s Toyota Sprinter AE86 Trueno and his own driving skills, he became known as the best amateur driver in Mt. Akina which makes other drivers be intrigued with the mysterious driver. That results to different challenges Takumi receives from different racing groups.

Cast:

Shinichiro Miki as Takumi Fujiwara

Ayako Kawasumi as Natsuki Mogi

Kazuki Yao as Kouichiro Iketani

Michiko Neya as Mako Sato

Mitsuo Iwata as Itsuki Takeuchi

Takehito Koyasu as Ryousuke Takahashi

Tohru Furusawa as Papa

Tomokazu Seki as Keisuke Takahashi

Tomomichi Nishimura as Yuuichi Tachibana

Unshou Ishizuka as Bunta Fujiwara

Yumi Kakazu as Sayuki

Sources:
Official Site
ANN
Anidb (Image Source)

Notes:
Initial D Second Stage has 13 episodes about the match of Takumi’s Trueno and Lancer EVO-based “Emperor”.

Initial D Extra Stage has 2 episodes about the match of Emperor and the duo of Mako and Sayuki.

Initial D: Extra Stage 2: Tabidachi no Green is an OAV about Iketani.

Initial D Third Stage is a movie that revolves around Takumi after he graduated in high school.

Initial D Fourth Stage has 24 episodes that revolves around Project D formed by Takumi Fujiwara and brothers Keisuke and Ryousuke Takahashi.

The other OAV’s of Initial D are mostly compilations of those that are mentioned above.

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