Scan2Go

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Scan2Go
Created by d-rights
NewBoy
Directed by Mitsuo Hashimoto
Chan-Young Park
Theme music composer John Mitchell, Tom Keenlyside and David Iris
Opening theme Never Give Up
Composer(s) Anitunes Music
Country of origin South Korea
Japan
No. of episodes 52 (List of episodes)
Editor(s) Jong Hun Hong
Production company(s) d-rights
Synergy SP
Seoul Broadcasting System
Stonebridge Capital
Distributor Cookie Jar Entertainment
Broadcast
Original channel SBS (South Korea)
Cartoon Network (USA)
Original run August 9, 2010 – March 29, 2011

Scan2Go (ギャラクシーレーサー スキャン2ゴー! Galaxy Racer Scan2Go!?) is a Japanese-Korean anime series co-produced by d-rights Inc.,[1] NewBoy.,[2][3] SBS Productions Inc.[4] and Stonebridge Capital Inc.,[5] under the direction of Mitsuo Hashimoto. The series is set in a futuristic universe of races involving the use of miniature automated toy cars. The TV animation[6] lasts for 52 episodes and is targeted to boys from 4–12 years old. The series has been licensed by Cookie Jar Entertainment for North and South American audiences[7] and dubbed by Ocean Productions and Blue Water Studios. In the United States, the series premiered September 1, 2012, on Cartoon Network.[8] While the few last episodes have not been shown in the United States, all 52 episodes have been broadcast on Kix.

Synopsis[edit]

The animated series takes place in a futuristic universe. Many species throughout the galaxies are all excited for one thing: racing. This racing trend is what everyone knows it as, Scan2Go. This racing activity involves the use of miniature automated toy cars in which the cars race automatically, gunning for 1st place. The cars are powered by a cards which gives them the power to race and as well as turbo boosts. Scan2Go is a one-lap sprint race on huge tracks where speed and tactics are the key to winning. Racers will face many obstacles on the track, which can be dangerous or very tricky. Races can be done in teams or free-for-all, depending on the rules.

The story focuses on a young boy named Kazuya 'Kaz' Gordon and his team called "Team Jet" more formerly known as the "Junior Earth Team". Starting his Scan2Go career from (Earth), during which humans aren't fond of the Scan2Go trend yet, he embarks on a journey to become the greatest Scan2Go racer ever. Kaz is only in it to become the best racer in the universe. But he also discovers new friends along his way to glory.

He discovers strong opponent and his greatest enemy who destroyed Scan2Go committee named Reau. His aim is to conquer the negetive emotion of people and begin destruction of the Universe.

Media[edit]

Merchandise[edit]

Toy[edit]

Scan2Go consists of a car and two types of cards, the power card and the turbo card. There are 20 Scan2Go cars which come in a variety of models, each associated with a character in the story.

Innovate technology[edit]

The Innovate technology allows a player to program the car to activate power turbo sequences during the race.

  • Power Cards (12 levels)
Determines how strong the turbo engine boosts up. Each of the 12 cars has 12 different design for the power cards. Each of the designs reflects different power level.
  • Turbo Cards (6 levels)
Determines how many times the turbo engine boosts up. There are six levels of turbo cards for each of the 12 cars.

Episodes[edit]

Music[edit]

All music and sound-score composed, performed and produced by John Mitchell and Tom Keenlyside at Anitunes Music Inc..

Voice Cast[edit]

Character Voice Actor (English)
Kaz James Beach
P.E.L. Carol-Anne Day
Fiona Michelle Molineux
Myron Leah Dubbin-Steckel
Diego Joel Crichton
Shiro Will Wood

International Broadcast[edit]

Country/Region Channel
 South Korea SBS
Cartoon Network (South Korea)
United States USA Cartoon Network
Canada Canada YTV
United Kingdom UK Kix
France France Canal J and Gulli
Belgium Belgium 2BE (Flanders, English dub with Dutch subtitles)
Italy Italy K2
Spain Spain Clan TVE
Portugal Portugal Canal Panda
 Malaysia Disney XD (Malaysia)
TV9 (Malaysia)
Indonesia Indonesia Indosiar
 Hong Kong TVB
 Taiwan YOYO TV
 Philippines Cartoon Network (Philippines)
GMA Network
Syria Syria SpaceToon
India India Pogo (CN India's sister channel)

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