Initial D Mountain racing has never looked better! Fujiwara Takumi is a regular high school boy, going to school, and helping his dad out by delivering tofu from their shop. One night, when the racing teams, the Akina Speedstars and the Akagi Red Suns met up at Akina, the legendary Kensuke with the yellow RX-7 gets beaten by a mysterious AE86 (Toyota Sprinter Trueno). It turns out that Takumi's just on his way home from a delivery, and is a remarkable natural driver. So begins his quest (though at first reluctantly) to be the fastest in the Gunma area. There are subsequent "chapters" to Initial D, called stages, which is broken down into: Initial D: First Stage (26 TV episodes) Initial D: Second Stage (13 TV episodes) Initial D: Third Stage (Movie Release) Initial D: Extra Stage (2 Original Video Animation episodes) Initial D: Fourth Stage A.K.A. Project.D (12 TV episodes) Initial D Manga The manga is certainly further ahead of the anime, but not as well known. Works are already being based on an animated 5th stage that coincides with later chapters. Initial D Live Action There are also talks about a Hong Kong Live Action movie, for Initial D. Not much information is known yet.