Initial D First Stage

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: ID
Japanese: 頭文字〈イニシャル〉D
English: Initial D First Stage
Spanish: Initial D: Supera el Límite de Velocidad Temporada 1
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 19, 1998 to Dec 6, 1998
Premiered: Spring 1998
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 00:00 (JST)
Producers: OB Planning, Fuji TV
Licensors: Funimation, Tokyopop
Studios: Gallop, Studio Comet
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama
Theme: RacingRacing
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.321 (scored by 167142167,142 users)
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Ranked: #2202
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Popularity: #621
Members: 329,446
Favorites: 10,336

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Characters & Voice Actors


Simone, Jamie
Masaki, Shinichi
Director, Storyboard
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Hata, Masami
Episode Director, Storyboard
Kuzuya, Naoyuki
Episode Director, Storyboard
Nishimoto, Yukio
Episode Director
Yokota, Kazuyoshi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Vale, Eric
Hanyuu, Naoyasu
Mano, Akira
Tamano, Harumi
Theme Song Performance
De Jorio, Maurizio
Inserted Song Performance
Fukunaga, Gen
Executive Producer
Furuse, Noboru
Character Design, Chief Animation Director
Hara, Keiichi
Key Animation
Itazu, Yoshimi
In-Between Animation
Koyama, Kenji
Sound Effects
Maruyama, Kouichi
Animation Director
McDonald, Joel
ADR Director
Minami, Shinichiro
Key Animation
Namura, Hidetoshi
Key Animation
Quilichini, Jean-Pascal
ADR Director
Rodgers, Dave
Inserted Song Performance
Satou, Masaki
Animation Director, Character Design
Shigeno, Shuuichi
Original Creator
Sinclair, Ian
ADR Director
Sodre, Elcio
ADR Director
Tsuchiya, Keiichi
Animation Check
Tsuji, Hatsuki
Animation Director
Tsunaki, Aki
Animation Director