MF Ghost: Highly Anticipated Initial D Sequel Revs Up for Anime Debut

MF Ghost Anime Set to Conquer the Streets

Renowned author and illustrator Shuuichi Shigeno’s highly anticipated MF Ghost manga is set to make its television anime debut later this year. Serving as a sequel to the immensely popular Initial D series, MF Ghost will delve into the captivating world of Japanese street racing, mirroring Shigeno’s signature style and themes. The official website for the anime adaptation recently unveiled the fourth promotional video, which not only revealed the opening and ending theme songs but also announced that the series is scheduled to premiere in October 2023.

The promotional video centers around the protagonist, Kanata Rivington (also known as Kanata Katagiri), as he navigates his daily life and confronts various challenges. Additionally, it introduces supporting characters who will likely become Kanata’s rivals on the racing circuit. The opening theme, “JUNGLE FIRE feat. MOTSU” by Yu Serizawa, and the ending theme, “Stereo Sunset (Prod. AmPm)” by Himika Akaneya from the i☆Ris idol group, were unveiled, adding to the excitement surrounding the upcoming series.

MF Ghost Anime
MF Ghost Anime

MF Ghost is slated to premiere on Japanese television channels such as TOKYO MX, TV Aichi, YTV, RKB Mainichi Broadcasting, and Animax in October. While details regarding international streaming availability are yet to be disclosed, Crunchyroll and Hulu are considered likely options for international and United States distribution, respectively, given their association with the Initial D anime series.

The official AnimeTV Twitter account has uploaded the MF GHOST anime trailer –

Under the direction of Tomohito Naka at Felix Film Studios, the MF Ghost anime boasts a talented team. Kenichi Yamashita and Akihiko Inari handle the series’ scripts, while Naoyuki Onda leads the character design alongside Chiyoko Sakamoto. Hiroki Uchida serves as the 3D director, while Masafumi Mimia is responsible for sound direction and Akio Dobashi composes the music.

In summary, fans of Initial D can anticipate the arrival of MF Ghost, the highly anticipated sequel, which promises to deliver the same exhilarating street racing experience. With a talented cast and staff behind it, the anime adaptation is set to captivate audiences when it premieres in October 2023.

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