Initial D(TV show/series, 1998-2014)

Original title: "頭文字 D" (Japanese/JA)
| 25min per episode | Genres: Action, Animation

Scripted Reality in 6 seasons with 82 episodes

Initial DRating: 3.8/5 (with 9 votes) 457
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About Initial D

Takumi’s job as a tofu delivery boy has turned him into one of the most formidable drivers around. Behind the wheel of his Eight-Six, he’s one with the road—and his life shifts into high gear when the underground street racing world takes notice. Drivers from across the region are lining up for a shot at the new guy. Takumi’s not just focused on winning—he’s out to prove he’s the best.

Initial D Seasons and Episodes

05/16/2014Final Stage - 4 episodes
After a long break, after every racing team in the prefecture is defeated, everything comes down to one last race. Takumi Fujiwara has never lost a race, but when his opponent is also using an AE86, it turns into a battle of the AE86. Will Project D succeed in the final and most difficult race of Initial D?
#1 | 05/16/2014Natural
Takumi and Shinji's match thus kicks off on an instant. Shinji is given the lead. Bunta steps out of the tofu shop and breaks his key pouch after accidentally dropping it. Bunta speculates an unfortunate event that will happen. Shinji starts to show his dormant power, leaving Takumi to be shocked himself.
#2 | 05/16/2014The Strongest Enemy
Takumi and Shinji continue with their match with Takumi, still bewildered by Shinji, starts to focus. But suddenly, Shinji allows Takumi to pass, which disturbs Takumi even more. Even Kubo is utterly disheartened by the turn of events, but both Go and Ryosuke believe this was inevitable, creating a suitable conclusion to Project D's expeditions.
#3 | 06/22/2014Dangerous Scent
Both drivers are equally strong, towards the middle of the race. They face a battle of gaining the lead.
#4 | 06/22/2014Project Dream
The intense downhill battle between the two drivers are reaching an end, as Takumi and Shinji race to their absolute limits. As this battle comes to a close, and the reign of Project D finally ends, the true meaning behind the "D" will be revealed. As the characters go on different paths, Takumi's passion to be "the fastest one out there" will never end.
11/04/2012Fifth Stage - 14 episodes
04/17/2004Fourth Stage - 24 episodes
01/13/2001Third Stage - 1 episode
10/04/1999Second Stage - 13 episodes
04/18/1998Season 1 - 26 episodes
04/18/1998First Stage - 26 episodes
03/22/2001Specials - 7 episodes

Additional Information

Official websites:
Production country: Japan
Based on: "Initial D" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: Japanese (JA)
Spoken languages: Japanese (JA)
Translated into 9 languages: German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Portuguese (PT), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Ended
First episode released on: 04/18/1998
Last episode released on: 06/22/2014
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"头文字D 第一部"
"Tau man ji D"
"Initial D: First Stage"
"頭文字D First Stage"
"Инициал 'Ди'"
Keywords: anime, car race, drifting

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:6744, Added: 05/12/2018, Last updated: 07/08/2020