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IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix 

In the year 2048, people are raving about a fighting race called "Immortal Grand Prix", or IGPX in short, which is faster and more exciting than any of the existing motor sports. The ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Peter Cullen ...  Narrator 26 episodes, 2005-2006
Kôzô Mito Kôzô Mito ...  Takeshi Jinno 26 episodes, 2005-2006
Haley Joel Osment ...  Takeshi Jin 26 episodes, 2005-2006
Michelle Rodriguez ...  Liz Ricarro 26 episodes, 2005-2006
Hynden Walch ...  Amy Stapleton 26 episodes, 2005-2006
Vanilla Yamazaki Vanilla Yamazaki ...  Luca 26 episodes, 2005-2006
Ryôko Ono Ryôko Ono ...  Amy Stapleton 16 episodes, 2005-2006
Akeno Watanabe Akeno Watanabe ...  Liz Ricarro 16 episodes, 2005-2006
Eiji Miyashita Eiji Miyashita ...  Glass Jones / ... 15 episodes, 2005-2006
Chika Fujimura Chika Fujimura ...  Max Erlich 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Jin Horikawa Jin Horikawa ...  Masa Ishikawa 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Ami Koshimizu Ami Koshimizu ...  Yuri Jinno / ... 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Kazuya Nakai Kazuya Nakai ...  River Marque 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Emi Shinohara ...  Satomi Satomi / ... 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Steve Staley ...  River Marque 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Yumi Sudo Yumi Sudo ...  Himawari Aoi 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Masahiko Tanaka Masahiko Tanaka ...  Andrei Rublev 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Kirk Thornton ...  Mark Ramsey 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Kenta Miyake Kenta Miyake ...  Zanak Strauss / ... 12 episodes, 2005-2006
Doug Erholtz ...  Zanak Strauss 12 episodes, 2006
Megan Hollingshead ...  Judy Valesteros 12 episodes, 2006
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In the year 2048, people are raving about a fighting race called "Immortal Grand Prix", or IGPX in short, which is faster and more exciting than any of the existing motor sports. The phenomenon is so big that an entire city was built for the racing industry where competitions take place on a huge track. In the "Immortal Grand Prix," two teams of three IG machines, high-tech humanoid mechs driven by humans, race at speeds greater than 400km/h. The teams make three laps of a 60 km course while intercepting the opponent as they vie for a first place finish. The best machine performance, the best pilots and the best teamwork are the only factors that can make them the winners. Written by Production I.G.

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This was originally pitched by Production I.G. Cartoon Network rejected it but was glad to use it as a replacement for Toonami's Total Immersion Event in September 2003. However, it was so well-received by viewers, and got high ratings to boot, that they decided to go back to Production I.G. to plan and create a full-fledged TV series. See more »

Connections

Follows Immortal Grand Prix (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Go For It!
Performed by Granrodeo
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About time too!!
20 May 2006 | by dominikspitzerSee all my reviews

I have just seen IGPX for the first time,(on the Cartoon Network in USA) and have to admit to being blown away.

I was a big fan of Battle Of The Planets in my childhood days and loved Akira, mainly for the motorbike scenes, (the rest just baffled me frankly) when it first appeared in the UK. Sadly since then I had been put off by increasingly violent or turgid Japanese cartoons and what with the rise of Pokemon, Hentai and everything including the pseudo spiritual soul searching Ninja kitchen sink, I'd lost hope in finding anything of genuine 'fun' entertainment coming out of Japan..............

So finally a cartoon that simply has enough plot without brooding, action, realised characters and a soundtrack to die for!


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USA | Japan

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English | Japanese

Release Date:

5 November 2005 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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