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Initial D Fifth Stage


Alternative Titles

Japanese: 頭文字 D Fifth Stage

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 14
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 4, 2012 to May 10, 2013
Premiered: Fall 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: SynergySP
Source: Manga
Duration: 27 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.131 (scored by 13,026 users)
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Ranked: #3812
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Popularity: #1758
Members: 24,979
Favorites: 132
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Episodes: /14

Synopsis

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

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Characters & Voice Actors

Fujiwara, Takumi
Fujiwara, Takumi
Main
Miki, Shinichiro
Japanese
Miki, Shinichiro
Takahashi, Ryousuke
Takahashi, Ryousuke
Main
Koyasu, Takehito
Japanese
Koyasu, Takehito
Takahashi, Keisuke
Takahashi, Keisuke
Main
Seki, Tomokazu
Japanese
Seki, Tomokazu
Fujiwara, Bunta
Fujiwara, Bunta
Supporting
Ishizuka, Unshou
Japanese
Ishizuka, Unshou

Staff

Hashimoto, Mitsuo
Hashimoto, Mitsuo
Director
Mima, Masafumi
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
m.o.v.e
m.o.v.e
Theme Song Performance
CLUTCHO
CLUTCHO
Theme Song Performance


Edit Opening Theme

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

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



More reviewsReviews

shadowtsunami
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.

====Story====

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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ParaParaJMo
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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TheFlowingStream
Jun 22, 2016
*Spoiler-Free for the entire Initial D seires* *Meant-to-be-short-but-fun review :P*
See, I am a fan of the Initial D series. So why have I given this one just a 7? It's not all bad depending on how you take it. You'll get what I mean:

(1) This stage is more dedicated to the development and growth of Keisuke. Since Takumi's unpredictable talent and dynamic races was what I loved, I felt a bit bored now and then. Not that Keisuke's races weren't interesting, they were all pretty good....but I guess you can't compare any other racers with Takumi. I did enjoy his character development. (Also Keisuke looked read more
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