The New Battlefield (新たなる戦場, Aratanaru senjō) is the second Act of Initial D: Fifth Stage.

This episode features the battle between Keisuke Takahashi and Kobayakawa.

Synopsis Edit

The first stage of Project D's Kanagawa expeditions is against Team 246: Satoshi Omiya and Kobayakawa. Although racing for their own pride, 246 are actually part of a grand plan initiated by Team Sidewinder's Go Hojo and Eiji Kubo. As the uphill race begins, Kobayakawa is about to be shown the true ability of Keisuke Takahashi.

Plot Edit



  • Animax: November 9, 2012

Characters (in order of appearance)Edit

  1. Takumi Fujiwara
  2. Mika Uehara
  3. Bunta Fujiwara
  4. Itsuki Takeuchi
  5. Satoshi Omiya
  6. Kobayakawa
  7. Go Hojo
  8. Eiji Kubo
  9. Hideo Minagawa
  10. Ryuji Ikeda
  11. Kenji
  12. Koichiro Iketani
  13. Keisuke Takahashi
  14. Ryosuke Takahashi
  15. Kenta Nakamura
  16. Hiroshi Fumihiro
  17. Tomiguchi
  18. Shuichi Matsumoto


  1. Toyota Sprinter Trueno GT-APEX (AE86)
  2. Toyota Corolla Levin SR (AE85)
  3. Mazda Roadster RS (NB8C)
  4. Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII GSR (CT9A)
  5. Nissan 180SX (RPS13)
  6. Mazda efini RX-7 Type R (FD3S)
  7. Toyota Hiace


  1. Raise Up - M.o.v.e
  2. Runaway - Leo River
  3. Flyleaf - Clutcho


Notes & TriviaEdit

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