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Initial D Fifth Stage

Initial D Fifth Stage

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 頭文字 D Fifth Stage


Type: TV
Episodes: 14
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 4, 2012 to May 10, 2013
Genres: Cars, Seinen
Duration: 27 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


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Taking place in the sacred land of street running Kanagawa, once more Takumi Fujiwara will show his driving skills on his now legendary Hachi-roku.

Related Anime

Adaptation: Initial D
Prequel: Initial D Fourth Stage
Sequel: Initial D Final Stage

Characters & Voice Actors

Fujiwara, Takumi
Fujiwara, Takumi
Miki, Shinichiro
Miki, Shinichiro
Takahashi, Ryosuke
Takahashi, Ryosuke
Koyasu, Takehito
Koyasu, Takehito
Takahashi, Keisuke
Takahashi, Keisuke
Seki, Tomokazu
Seki, Tomokazu
Kakazu, Yumi
Kakazu, Yumi


Hashimoto, Mitsuo
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Theme Song Performance
Theme Song Performance

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May 30, 2013
Initial D Fifth Stage: After waiting 6 long years, longtime fans of the series have been eagerly awaiting the triumph return of this explosive racer. Fifth Stage stays truly faithful to the series with its story, art/animation, characters, and sound. Fans will be happy to see that this anime keeps everything that is great about Initial D intact.


The storyline of Fifth Stage is based off the manga of the same name and takes place directly after the events of Fourth Stage. Here we see Project D is setting up to take on the rest of Kanagawa in its final phase to become the king of read more
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Jul 24, 2014
Taking place where 4th stage leaves off, Takumi on his deliveries is practicing at the one-handed steering technique of his final opponent from the last season. Though he is progressing, he still is trying to figure things out. At the same time, his father is giving him props for trying such a technique and acknowledges his progress. So where does this leave Project D after beating the Purple Mountain? Their next conquest leads them to Kanagawa, a prefecture south of Tokyo which is known for having the best street racers in the nation to the point that some of the drivers are trained and active read more
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Both involve cars: Tuning them, racing with them, and the like. While Initial D is more about becoming the best racer, Track City is more about saving the world. Oh! Track City's cars are remote-controlled, but that shouldn't matter.

Opening Theme

"Raise Up" by m.o.v.e

Ending Theme

#1: "Flyleaf" by CLUTCHO (eps 1-6)
#2: "Yuushuusouka (夕愁想花)" by m.o.v.e (eps 7-14)

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