Teenager Gô Mifune aspires to be the world's best race-car champion with the help of his friends, family and his father's high-tech race-car, the Mach 5.

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Complete series cast summary:
Katsuji Mori ...
 Gô Mifune (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
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 Speed Racer / ... (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
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 Mom Racer / ... (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
Jack Grimes ...
 Chim-Chim / ... (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
Jack Curtis ...
 Pops Racer / ... (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
Nair Amorim ...
 Gorducho (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
Cleonir dos Santos ...
 Speed Racer (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
André Filho ...
 Corredor X (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
Nelly Valverde ...
 Trixie (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
Milton Luiz ...
 Inspetor Detetor (33 episodes, 1967-1968)
Allan Lima ...
 Narrador (32 episodes, 1967-1968)
Orlando Drummond ...
 Pops Racer (29 episodes, 1967)
Paulo Pereira ...
 Pops Racer (23 episodes, 1967-1968)
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Teenager Gô Mifune aspires to be the world's best race-car champion with the help of his friends, family and his father's high-tech race-car, the Mach 5.

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Faster, Speed!


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23 September 1967 (USA)  »

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Speed Racer  »

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The 'M' on Speed Racer's car and helmet - which in America stands for the Mach 5, is because in Japan, it stands for "Mifune" (Speed Racer's original family name), and in Latin America stands for "Meteoro" (literally meaning "meteor", which moves swiftly and fast). See more »

Goofs

In several episodes, Speed is wearing a helmet in the long shots when he driving the Mach 5,but not in the close-ups. See more »

Quotes

Pops Racer: As champion of the West Side Grunters and Groaners I promise you are in for a lot of groaning!
[the motorcycle gang corners Pops]
Pops Racer: Uh-oh.
[one motorcycle thug attacks Pops, and is head-butted hard in the law]
Motorcycle Thug: Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!! He's even tougher than he talks!
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Crazy Credits

In the original and unedited Japanese opening credits, Speed can be seen racing past giraffes, and jumping over elephants. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Melrose Place: Crazy Love (1996) See more »

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The Beginning of The Anime Revolution
12 March 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

When I was a kid, Speed Racer was the show I would never miss when I came home from school. Sure it was violent, but the action was what made this show what it was. Also, the variety of villians gave the show some color that was lacking from the American cartoons that came out at the same time. The action and the characters of Speed, Trixie, Sparky, Sprytle and Chim Chim that made this show a classic.


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