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Feb 11, 2012 4:41 AM

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THIS IS AN ANIME ONLY DISCUSSION POST. DO NOT DISCUSS THE MANGA BEYOND THIS EPISODE.
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I wonder why there's never a thread in the battle episodes...

Yes, this battle has been worse than I was expecting. Or maybe I'm just not in the mood. 3/5
 
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May 9, 2012 1:54 PM

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Takumi always cam from behind because his Hatchi was always slower on start but this time his getting a little of what he use to make to others.

Lol at those two waiting at that corner and being tsundere with each other.
 
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Mar 3, 2013 10:46 PM

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Monad said:

Lol at those two waiting at that corner and being tsundere with each other.

Man you took the words exactly the way out of my mouth XD That's so funny haha <3

Well it's a really good episode, I was on the edge of my sit when the battle started, but then it ended there -.-' I love this episode because it shows that Ryousuke is not weaker than Takumi at all, in term of technique, so I would say even if Takumi wins this, they're even. Takumi vs Ryousuke, out of 10 times Takumi will win 5 times and Ryousuke 5
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Aug 1, 2013 1:52 PM

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Still intense as ever. Damn, I need to get the OST of this series especially for this episode's 2nd half.
 
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Aug 14, 2013 7:23 PM

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They did a good job building the suspense for the race in the first half of the episode.
 
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Oct 26, 2014 6:34 AM

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Takumi will lose this match. Im sure of it. He lost the moment he thought victory was out of his grasp. This battle will still be intense tho. Im looking forward to it.
 
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Jan 4, 2015 1:25 AM

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Not feeling this race so much so far...hope it picks up in the next episode.
 
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Mar 26, 2015 5:05 PM

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Uh oh, now Takumi himself thinks he's going to lose the race :o
 
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Jun 1, 2015 11:35 AM

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Not feeling this race so much so far...hope it picks up in the next episode.


Yeah, a little bored with this one - does Takumi's dad light up a smoke everytime he answers the phone?!
 
May 16, 2016 9:56 AM

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I like the race so far, the ost are so good you cannot not get hyped up from them !
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May 16, 2016 11:13 PM

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Oh boy this really looks serious! Can't wait to see the climax of this first season!
 
Jan 13, 2017 5:46 AM

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Night kids? More like Tsundere kids xD

I'm pretty sure with this kind of scenario, Takumi is absolutely going to win
Where everyone doubt that he's going to win
He's definitely going to win it xD

This is so awesome though, can't take off my eyes from it
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Jul 20, 2017 1:39 PM

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I really like how everyone's coming together to watch the final race. The Night Kids were adorable. It's intense that Takumi feels so outmatched already, rather than being close and back and fourth, if he wants to win he'll have to really step it up. Which I assume he will because it's the last episode but still. Mogi's watching dog keep it up!
 
Oct 12, 2017 7:47 PM

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This might be one of the best anime fights I've seen in my life and it's not over yet.

I'M SO EXCITED!!! I was cheering for Takumi the whole time and literally screaming. It's rare when an anime can fully immerse the viewer in the content like this. I don't know if I've ever experienced this before.

I really love Natsuki. This episode made me love her even more. She biked all the way up to Akina just to watch Takumi race. Now if that's not love, I don't know what is.

Looks like we won't be getting much of her backstory in this season but you can bet I'll be watching the next to find out more about her secret life.

Also, I LOVE that electronic music they were playing in the middle of the race with the robotic voice. I LOOOOVE that effect in old 90s music and it reminded me of an old Sonic the Hedgehog remix I used to listen to as a kid:



Freaking priceless. This'll be my favorite fight of the series. Finally helped me decide my favorite character too. It's freaking Keisuke.This guy is a gem in my heart. <3

(PS, this is the song)

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Sep 1, 2018 2:10 PM

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There was a bit of recap at the start, but it managed to get me hyped for the race. Iketani and Itsuki were being as obnoxious as ever, but the rest was really cool! The race is on fire, and for the first time Takumi is the one being chased, and this is where his lack of experience might cost him. I also liked how Mogi went to see the race, seeing Takumi racing might make her fall even harder for him. Well, time to know how this stage ends.
 
Oct 7, 2018 3:22 PM

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I just came to post Shingo in a tsundere mode

 
Feb 3, 9:26 AM

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Takumi feeling the pressure. He might actually lose this one.

 
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The final race has begun. Seems like Takumi's girlfriend is finding her way to spectate the race, that's great, she's very worried, though. This is the first time Takumi is ahead from the beginning, I guess it really makes you feel heavy pressure. Takumi believes he might lose, I do too, actually.
 
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