Kashiramoji [Inital] D

Japanese name: Kashiramoji [Inital] D Kashiramoji [Inital] D image
Japanese name: 頭文字[イニシャル]D
English name: Initial D
Dates: April 18, 1998-November 28, 1998 (April 19, 1998-November 29, 1998)
Broadcast time: Saturday, 27:20-27:50 (Sunday, 3:20-3:50 am)
Number of episodes: 26
Animation Studio: Pastel
Production Company: Prime Direction, Pastel, Fuji Television
Broadcaster: Fuji Television (CX)
Creator(s): Shuichi Shigeno (manga)
Series Director: Noboru Misawa
Episode Director(s): Masami Hata
Storyboard(s): Masami Hata
Writer(s): Hiroshi Toda, Nobuaki Kishima
Art Director: Kazuhiro Takahashi
Art Design: Naomi Anzai
Character Designer(s): Noboru Furuse
Animator(s): Noboru Furuse (director)
Sound: Masafumi Mima (director)
Voice Actors
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Genre(s): drama, romance, sports (automobile racing), high school, teenagers
Home Video
Japan: DVD (AVBA 14024, 14039-14041, 14050, 14051, 14055)
United States: DVD (Tokyopop)
Note(s): This series is continued by Kashiramoji [Initial] D: Second Stage.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Kashiramoji [Inital] D go to the Chronology of Animation.

Note on finding copies of programs:
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.

Because of these circumstances I will not respond to requests for help to find these types of materials.

Last update: May 15, 2010
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