Initial D Sequel MF Ghost Rides High with TV Anime in 2023

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Liam Dempsey
Der shy man behind Shymander—a timezone-fluid Aussie with a penchant for anime, Eurovision, and researching odd topics. He'll also talk about Mob Psycho 100.

Get ready to feel Deja Vu, because the exhilarating thrills of Initial D are back to get our hearts Euro-beating again! Awaiting us across this year’s finish line in 2023 is the TV anime adaptation of MF Ghost, a sequel to the iconic car racing series, which just released its first teaser visual and trailer.

Front and center is the main character’s Toyota 86, whose real-life engine can be heard in the teaser trailer among the revs of a Lamborghini Huracan and a Ferrari 488 GTB.

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Based on the 2017 manga by Shuichi Shigeno, MF Ghost takes place in present day where electric and self-driving cars are the norm in Japan. Kanata Livington, who was trained by Initial D protagonist Takumi Fujiwara, returns from racing school in the United Kingdom to take part in MFG, an intense road race with sports cars that use a now-rare combustion engine.

Additional details about the anime, such as cast and staff, are yet to be revealed.

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Are you hyped for MF Ghost? Share this post and let us know! And stay tuned to Funimation for the latest news on all things anime, this season and beyond.

Source: Comic Natalie, MF Ghost official website

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