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SS(エスエス,esu-esu?, an abbreviation of Special Stage) is a manga by Shohei Harumoto which has been serialized in Shogakukan's Big Comic Superior between 2000 to 2003 over nine volumes. The manga has since been adapted into a live actionmovie by Toho. Singaporean publisher, Chuang Yi, also translated the manga into both English and Chinese languages under the name "SS: Special Stage" and "SS：赛车手特别篇" (literally "SS: Racer's Special"), respectively.
The story revolves around Daibutsu, a middle aged former rally driver who lives with his wife Kumiko and their son. Daibutsu is a former rally driver, who used to participate in the All Japan Rally Championship. Daibutsu proceeded to go to his garage to rebuild his, Mitsubishi Starion 4WD, named Jackie, a Group B rally car which was banned at the end of the 1986 season. He then proceeds to sets his return to racing by challenging people on the street with his car.