Scan2Go

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Scan2Go
Created by d-rights
NewBoy
Written by Katsumi Hasegawa
Directed by Mitsuo Hashimoto
Chan-Young Park
Theme music composer John Mitchell, Tom Keenlyside and David Iris
Opening theme Never Give Up
Ending theme I Will Find a Way
Composer(s) Anitunes Music
Country of origin South Korea
Japan
Original language(s) Japanese
No. of episodes 52 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Daizo Suzuki
Manar Tarabichi
Mohammed Tarabichi
Jinwon Kim
Tommy Kim
Producer(s) Rika Sasaki
Cinematography Yuya Kumazawa
Editor(s) Keiko Onodera
Jong Hun Hong
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) d-rights
Synergy SP
SBS Contents Hub
Stonebridge Capital
Distributor Cookie Jar Entertainment
Release
Original network SBS (South Korea)
Cartoon Network (USA)
K2 (Italy)
Disney XD (Southeast Asia)
Spacetoon (Arab world)
Original release August 9, 2010 – March 29, 2011

Scan2Go (Japanese: ギャラクシーレーサー スキャン2ゴー, Hepburn: Gyarakushī Rēsā Sukyan Tu Gō, lit. "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 last 7 episodes have not been shown in the United States, all 52 episodes have been broadcast on YTV and Kix. also airing on K2 In Italy.

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 a strong opponent and his greatest enemy who destroyed the Scan2Go committee named Ryu Kaizel. His aim is to conquer the negative emotions 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..

Main Characters[edit]

English[edit]

Character Cast
Kaz Gordon James Beach
Fiona Ryder Michelle Molineux
Myron Seagram Leah Dubbin-Steckel
Diego Montana Joel Crichton
Shiro Sutherland Will Wood
Dradd Brendan Hunter
Hebina Carol-Anne Day
Kraken William Scott
Antares Lucas Gilbertson
Jack Ethan Cole
Taiga Paul Hudson
Ryu Kaizel Jonathon Love

Japanese[edit]

Character Cast
Kazuya Daidou (大堂カズヤ) Mana Hirata (平田真菜)
Futaba Morishima (守嶋フタバ) Mai Nakahara (中原麻衣)
Mitsuki Kaibara (海原ミツキ) Kaoru Mizuhara (水原薫)
Daigo Takayama (高山ダイゴ) Kouta Sato (佐藤広太)
Shirou Shibakusa (芝草シロー) Sōichirō Hoshi (保志総一朗)
Dradd (ドラッド) Hiroki Yasumoto (安元洋貴)
Hebina (ヘビーナ) Risa Mizuno (水野理紗)
Kraken (クラーケン) Binbin Takaoka (高岡瓶々)
Antares (アンタレス) Mitsuki Saiga (斎賀みつき)
Jack (ジャック) Anri Katsu (勝杏里)
Taiga (タイガ) Satoshi Tsuruoka (鶴岡聡)
Ryu (リュウ) Tatsuhisa Suzuki (鈴木達央)

Staff[edit]

  • Series Original Plan: NewBoy, d-rights
  • Executive Producers: Daizo Suzuki, Manar Tarabichi, Mohammed Tarabichi, Jinwon Kim, Tommy Kim
  • Planning/Observer: Hamook Sung
  • Directors: Mitsuo Hashimoto, Chan Young Park
  • Assistant Director: Taiji Kawanishi
  • Series Composition: Katsumi Hasegawa
  • Character Designs: Yoshihiro Nagamori, Jong Sik Nam
  • Character Design Assistant: Akiko Sato
  • Machine Design: Ikuro Ishihara
  • Race Planner: Issei Kume
  • Art Directors: Nobuhito Sakamoto, Hoy-young Lee
  • Color Supervisor: Chiho Nakamura
  • Director of Photography: Yuya Kumazawa
  • CG Director: Tomohiko Kan
  • CG: Nam Suk Yun
  • Editor: Keiko Onodera
  • Sound Director: Hozumi Goda
  • Music: Ocean Group, Meridian Entertainment Ltd.
  • Composition Management: Masako Uchiura
  • Associate Producer: Masataka Katagiri
  • Animation Producers: Atsushi Tanaka, Kum Nam Cho (eps 1-18) (credited as Kun Nam Cho) → Ha Maria (eps 19-52)
  • Assistant Producers: Hajime Watanabe, Saori Nakamura, Seung Won Nam
  • Producer: Rika Sasaki
  • General Producers: Takamoto Miura, Nabil Madi, Hamook Sung, Jiwoong Park
  • Animation Studio: SynergySP
  • Produced by d-rights, NewBoy, SBS Contents Hub, Stonebridge Capital

International Broadcast[edit]

Country/Region Channel
 South Korea SBS
Champ TV[ko]
Cartoon Network
Nickelodeon
United States United States Cartoon Network
Canada Canada YTV
United Kingdom UK
Republic of Ireland Ireland
Kix
France France
Switzerland Switzerland
Luxembourg Luxembourg
Canal J
Gulli
Belgium Belgium 2BE (Flanders, English dub with Dutch subtitles)
Italy Italy K2
Spain Spain Clan TVE
Portugal Portugal Canal Panda
 Malaysia Disney XD
TV9
Indonesia Indonesia Indosiar
 Hong Kong
Macau Macau
TVB Kids[zh]
TVB Jade
 Taiwan YOYO TV[zh]
 Philippines Cartoon Network
GMA Network
Arab League Arab League Spacetoon
India India
Nepal Nepal
Bhutan Bhutan
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Pakistan Pakistan
Pogo
Mauritius Mauritius MBC 1
Russia Russia TNT
2×2
Mongolia Mongolia Channel 25[9]
Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea EM TV[9]
Estonia Estonia Eesti Televisioon[9]

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