Initial D
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Initial D

Alternative Titles

English: Initial D
Synonyms: Kashiramoji D
Japanese: 頭文字D


Type: Manga
Volumes: 48
Chapters: 724
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 26, 1995 to Jul 29, 2013
Genres: ActionAction, CarsCars, DramaDrama, SportsSports, SeinenSeinen
Authors: Shigeno, Shuuichi (Story & Art)


Score: 8.111 (scored by 48574,857 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #5032
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #764
Members: 12,707
Favorites: 913
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Only the fearless survive in the white-hot world of street racing, as teams take on dangerous roads in the shadow of Mt. Akina. Behind the wheel of the mysterious "Ghost of Akina" is Takumi, on his way to becoming the greatest racer ever.

(Source: Tokyopop)


Initial D was partially published in English by Tokyopop, who published the first 33 volumes from May 21, 2002 to January 13, 2009.

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May 16, 2017
miyokR (All reviews)
Man Oh Man, this Manga, probably the best Iv'e read, if you're not a TRUE JDM, or Japanese car lover, turn away, because this anime is set in the 90s, when Touge racing was BIG.

Story; 10/10 It's generic, some teen who likes cars races to become the best in Japan, who started driving at a young age, and is a blood born racer.

Art; 10/10 Spot on! Cars have lots of detail and the characters look really nice and well drawn!

Character 6/10, it doesn't really progress throughout the anime, but I did give it the 6 points because the main character goes from a bloke who read more
Sep 1, 2012
Blueno-CP9 (All reviews)
Let me first start off by stating this. If you want to read a manga(or watch an anime) that has awesome real life racing elements, look no further than Initial D. This so far is a fantastic piece of work and gradually gets better the more you get into it. I remember reading 3 volumes a day because I could not get enough of the adrenaline pumpin' races. The suspense, racing strategies, and gorgeous artwork make this manga extremely hard to put down.

HOWEVER. This manga does have flaws that set it back from being a true racing masterpiece. Which I will divulge in this database read more


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'New Initial D Movie: Legend 2' Details Announced

'New Initial D Movie: Legend 2' Details Announced

Details for New Initial D Movie Legend 2 have been announced. The title will be Dokusou, and it will premiere on May 23, 2015. The BD of Legend I will be released more

'Initial D' Movie Announced to Be Part of a Trilogy

It was announced today with a new key visual on the relaunched official site that the new Initial D movie is the first of a trilogy. The first film, New Initial D more

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