Is there a real Mount Akina?It's no wonder that Mt. Haruna was chosen as the mountain on which to base the fictional Mount Akina (秋名山) in the popular manga and anime, Initial D (頭文字D). While drifting is not recommended, this really is a road for drivers.
What is Mount Akina in real life?Mount Haruna (榛名山 Haruna-san) is a dormant stratovolcano in Takasaki, Gunma. Mount Haruna, along with Myogi and Akagi, is one of the "Three Mountains of Jōmō" (上毛三山). Haruna appears in Initial D under the name Akina (秋名).
Where is Akina located?Akina is located in the Gunma region of Japan. At the summit, there is a lake where Itsuki and Takumi often hang out. Takumi also makes most of his delievery runs to the summit so he knows the mountain pass fairly well. Akina is the home of the Akina Speedstars Team.
Where is the mountain from Initial D?Mount Akagi (赤城山 Akagi-yama) is a mountain in Gunma Prefecture, Japan.
Are the places in Initial D real?The story is centered on the prefecture of Gunma, more specifically on several mountains in the Kantō region and in their surrounding cities and towns. Although some of the names of the locations the characters race in have been fictionalized, all of the locations in the series are based on actual locations in Japan.
The real Initial D run, Mt. Akina, When the roads are empty, 4am | Uncut Drive | JDM Masters
Is Fujiwara tofu shop real?Fujiwara Tofu Cafe is named after the fictional tofu store owned by Bunta Fujiwara and his son Takumi in Initial D; in the real world, the cafe comes from owners Vincent Chan and Cheri Kyoo, and is the latest in a long line of San Gabriel Valley theme restaurants.
What does Project D stand for?In Final Stage, it is revealed that the D stands for "Dream". Project D is different from the other mountain racing teams as it has a highly technical regimen and a support team of technicians, who are mostly members of the Akagi RedSuns.
Is Mount Akagi real?Mount Akagi (赤城山, Akagi-yama, Red Castle) is a mountain in Gunma Prefecture, Japan.
How far is Akina from Tokyo?The distance between Akina and Tokyo is 1253 km.
Where is Mount Haruna?Mount Haruna (榛名山, Harunasan) is a 1449 meter high, dormant volcano in Gunma Prefecture, which together with Mount Myogi and Mount Akagi, form the "Three Famous Mountains of Gunma".
Is Gunma real?Gunma Prefecture (群馬県 Gunma-ken) is a prefecture of Japan located in the northwest corner of the Kantō region on the main Honshu island. Its capital is Maebashi. Gunma is one of the main locations of the Initial D franchise, with the Fujiwara Tofu Store being located in this prefecture.
What is the Initial D car?Toyota Sprinter Trueno AE86 (Takumi Fujiwara's car in "Initial D") | Toyota Motor Corporation Official Global Website.
What is Akina Racing Team?The Akina SpeedStars (秋名スピードスターズ, Akina Supīdosutāzu) are a Gunma based team. Their home course is Akina Pass. They are an amateur team led by Koichiro Iketani.
Why did bunta get a Subaru?History. After his son, Takumi, joins Project D, Bunta Fujiwara plans to get himself a new car, as the Eight-Six that him and his son use is used by Takumi more than himself. He asks his friend and mechanic Masashi Suzuki to find him a new car to drive, eventually getting him a Subaru Impreza.
What does Takumi's AE86 say?The text on the driver's door reads Fujiwara Tofu Ten, which translates as 'Fujiwara Tofu Shop'. The word in parenthesis is jikayou, which means 'private' and refers to the car's classification in the Japanese tax system.
Did bunta ever lose?1) Bunta used to go racing with his bodies back in the day (he wasn't limited to just Mount Akina). Bunta never lost a race as he was considered the "undisbuted, couldn't be beat" racer (Cf. Stage 1 Act 1 - he ultimate tofu store drift) only one person really giving him a run for his money (See Stage 3).
Where is Akagi?Mt. Akagi is a group of mountains surrounding Maebashi City, the capital of Gunma Prefecture, which is located near the center of the main island (Honshu) of Japan. It is approximately 110 km from Tokyo and it takes about two hours by car or train.
Is Ryosuke a doctor?Currently, he is enrolled in college studying medicine, and planning to become a doctor to work at his father's clinic. Before retiring from street racing, and with only one year of racing left, he estimates, and assembles a new team (named Project D) aimed at capturing all of the records in Japan.
What happened to Itsuki after Initial D?Itsuki returns to chapter 96 of MF Ghost where he still lives in Shibukawa and still works at the gas station (although it is an ENEOS EV station). He is married and has children.
What happened to Takumi's ae86 after Initial D?Takumi is never shown in the series, but his story is told though exposition by other characters. After Initial D ended, Takumi fulfilled his dream of becoming a professional race driver. At age 20, he moved from Mt Akina in Gunma Prefecture to the UK to drive in the British National Rally Championship.
What was Takumi's license plate?The white 13-954 License Plate is produced as seen on the 'Eight-Six' Trueno driven by Takumi Fujiwara in the Japanese street racing manga series, written and illustrated by Shuichi Shigeno, Initial D.
What year was Takumi's AE86?Takumi's 86 is the 1983 version (Zenki). The paint has the iconic two-tone panda colour, with the iconic Fujiwara Tofu Store (藤原とうふ店 Fujiwara tōfu-ten) sticker.
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