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Grim Reaper (死神, Shinigami) is the ninth Act of Initial D: Fifth Stage.

This episode features the first part of the battle between Ryosuke Takahashi and Rin Hojo.


The destined battle between Ryosuke and Rin 'Grim Reaper' Hojo has begun, over a girl named Kaori. As the race progresses on, the story of Ryosuke, Hojo and Kaori is revealed. And as Ikeda of Spiral Zero spectates the race from behind, it's obvious that this race of fate has quickly risen well beyond dangerous.




  • Animax: March 8, 2013

Characters (in order of appearance)[]

  1. Rin Hojo
  2. Ryosuke Takahashi
  3. Keisuke Takahashi
  4. Kenta Nakamura
  5. Hiroshi Fumihiro
  6. Shuichi Matsumoto
  7. Itsuki Takeuchi
  8. Koichiro Iketani
  9. Kenji
  10. Takumi Fujiwara
  11. Mika Uehara
  12. Kaori (Flashback)
  13. Junichi Sakamoto
  14. Ryuji Ikeda


  1. Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec II (BNR32)
  2. Mazda SAVANNA RX-7 ∞ III (FC3S)
  3. Mazda Bongo
  4. Nissan Fairlady Z (Z33)


  1. Raise Up - M.o.v.e
  2. The Race Of The Night - Dave Rodgers
  3. 夕愁想花 - M.o.v.e


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