Manga Vol. 10
|Genre||Action, Racing, Drama|
|Written by||Michiharu Kusunoki|
|Original run||1 March 1986 – 6 August 1996|
|Original video animation|
|Directed by||Hirotaka Kinoshita (eps. 1–2)
Shinichi Tokairin (eps. 3–4)
|Produced by||Yuji Nunokawa|
|Music by||Noriyuki Asakura|
|Released||February 6, 1991 – July 17, 1992|
- Hajime Yamamoto (山本はじめ) and Hiroshii Watanabe (渡辺滉ニ, also known as Koji)
- Car: Toyota Soarer 2800GT (MZ11)
The main characters of the story and classmates, who cruise around in their Soarer getting into all sorts of trouble. They like to pick up girls, deal with bosozoku and chinpira, and run from police. Their Soarer has number "67" decals on bonnet and doors, and is white with blue and pink accentuations. Hajime also owns a Toyota Celsior (UCF10).
- Akira Shimizu (清水明)
- Car: Nissan Fairlady Z (S30)
A driver of a dump truck, whose Z is always driving very fast (akin to Akio Asakura's Devil Z). Akira's S30Z had a bored and stroked version of the original engine with force induction, and was also bodykitted with "G-nose" package with "Yanky Mate!" label on its golden-colored chassis, thus called "Akira Z". He had a drag racing battle with Hajime's Soarer.
- Junichi Nomura (野村純一)
A man who owns a repairing shop (a reference to Ruf Automobile). He is also tuning people's cars (including his Skyline). His C10 Skyline (known as Hakosuka, or Boxy Skyline) has a tuned L28 engine and some useful performance enhancements such as an intercooler. However, during a battle with Mayumi the 7th, his Skyline quickly got wiped out, and crashed into barriers, but he managed to repair it. He had dreamt of driving his Skyline in Fuji Speedway, and was interested in cars and women. He also owns a dog.
- Mayumi the 7th (セブンのマユミ)
- Car: Mazda RX-7 (FC3S)
A mysterious woman which was often called "The Legendary Street Racer", and works at snack bar, she drives a rotary engined Mazda RX-7, and is very fast in the touge racing even in corners. She defeated Junichi's C10 Skyline on Hakone, and also races with Akira and Hajime. Her RX-7 has two tone colorings, which was popular color design among 1980s with the introduction of AE86 and S13, and with red-colored bumpers. In the third episode of OVA anime, she appears to use nitrous oxide.
- Other characters: Mizutani, Koma and Chiaki, Michiaki, Toshi among others.
- "The Scandal Girls" (あの娘とスキャンダル)
- "A Letter from Komazaki" (駒崎クンからの手紙)
- "Challenge! Mayumi the 7th" (参上!セブンのマユミ)
- "Koji-My-Love" (コージ・マイ・ラブ)
- Initial D
- Wangan Midnight
- Over Rev!
- Megalopolis Expressway Trial, another street racing film from Toei