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Initial D: Second Stage 

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Picking up right after the events of 'First Stage', 'Second Stage' continues to follow the underground Road Racing career of high-school student/delivery boy Takumi Fujiwara and friends as ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Chris Ayres ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Greg Ayres ...  Kenta Nakamura 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Christopher Bevins ...  Kenji 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Steve Blum ...  Keisuke 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Anthony Bowling Anthony Bowling ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Richard Cansino ...  Kyouichi Sudoh 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Corey Cleary-Stoner Corey Cleary-Stoner ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Kat Cressida ...  Natsuki 'Natalie' Mogi 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Quinton Flynn ...  Shingo Shouji 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Crispin Freeman ...  Iketani 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Grant George ...  Seiji Iwaki 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Josh Grelle ...  Itsuki Takeuchi 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Todd Haberkorn ...  Keisuke Takahashi 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Chuck Huber ...  Yuichi Tachibana 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Lex Lang ...  Ryosuke 'Ry' Takehashi 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Cherami Leigh ...  Kazumi Akiyama 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Michael Lindsay Michael Lindsay ...  Wataru Akiyama 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Kerrigan Mahan ...  Bunta Fujiwara 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Michael McConnohie ...  Yuichi 'Boss' Tachibana 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Joel McDonald ...  Takumi 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Mike McFarland ...  Matsumoto 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Vic Mignogna ...  Shingo Shoji 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Colleen O'Shaughnessey ...  Kazumi Akiyama 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Brina Palencia ...  Natsuki Mogi 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Phil Parsons ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Ben Phillips Ben Phillips ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Orion Pitts Orion Pitts ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1999-2000
David Rasner David Rasner ...  Kenta Nakamura 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Robbie Rist ...  Itsuki 'Iggy' Takeuchi 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Christopher Sabat ...  Kyouichi Sudou 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Micah Solusod ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Jason Spisak ...  Kenji 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Sonny Strait ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1999-2000
J. Michael Tatum ...  Ryosuke Takahashi 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Kirk Thornton ...  Masashi 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Eric Vale ...  Koichiro Iketani 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Dave Wittenberg ...  Takumi 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Barry Yandell Barry Yandell ...  Narrator 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Z. Charles Bolton Z. Charles Bolton ...  Additional Voices 3 episodes, 2000
Tyler Walker Tyler Walker ...  Additional Voices 3 episodes, 2000
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Picking up right after the events of 'First Stage', 'Second Stage' continues to follow the underground Road Racing career of high-school student/delivery boy Takumi Fujiwara and friends as they face new challenges in the Gunma area. After evolving into a full-fledged downhill racer, Takumi and his AE86 Trueno are faced with new challengers in the form of the Emperors, a Lancer-Evo team that plans to conquer the mountain passes of the Gunma area as well as a mysterious AE86 Levin driver who seeks to de-throne Takumi as the fastest Eight-Six driver on the mountain pass. With tougher challengers and more dangerous mountains, it may take more than Takumi and his Eight-Six Trueno to defend the honor of the Gunma drivers, fortunately Takumi has the Akina Speedstars team, his legendary father Bunta Fujiwara (who has a few tricks up his sleeve) and the superstar racer Ryosuke Takahashi on his side. He'll need all the help he can get. Written by Nathan J Rossberg

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Shoumaru Pass is located in Chichibu National Park in Saitama prefecture. Kazumi is dropped off at Seibu Chichibu Station, the main train station for accessing Chichibu National Park. Its accessible from the Seibu Line at Ikebukuro Station, in Tokyo. See more »

Goofs

In opening scenes, when engine is shown, "Toyoto" is written on engine block instead of "Toyota". See more »

Quotes

[As he passes the leader of the Emperors]
Ryosuke Takahashi: In short, you suck at right-handers.
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Connections

Followed by Initial D: Third Stage (2001) See more »

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Blazin' Beat
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Performed by Move
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Excellent Anime About Street Racing in Japan.
25 August 2001 | by wintermute-3See all my reviews

Initial D is a Japanese Cartoon dealing with the Drift Racing scene which is now popular among the youth of Japan. The story revolves around Takumi Fujiwara, a drift racer of incredible skill, and his car, a Toyota AE86 (Hachiroku) Corolla. The art is a combination of traditional animation and CG, usually when dealing with the cars. What really makes the series, however, is the attention to detail. Keiichi Tsuchiya (Dorikin, The Drift King) is an advisor to the show, and it seems to have paid off. Not only is the driving technique realistic for the most part (drivers are shown heel-toe'ing, car detail is spot on), but the characters take the time to explain many of the driving techniques.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, this anime has acquired quite a following in the United States, among automotive enthusiasts. While distribution was largely limited to VHS copies subtitled by fans, in the past few months proper DVDs with English subtitles have shown up on ebay.


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