Hot Winds and Furious Driving (熱風!激走!碓氷峠, Neppū! Gekisō! Usuitōge) is the eighteenth Act of Initial D: First Stage.

The episode is the first half of Takumi Fujiwara's battle with Impact Blue.

Synopsis Edit

Mako and Sayuki are having their way with Takumi and the Eight-Six on Mt. Usui. As Takumi himself questions his ability to pull out a win, the racers approach the course’s toughest curve.

Plot Edit

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Airdates Edit

  • Fuji TV: September 19, 1998

Characters Edit

  1. Mako Sato
  2. Sayuki
  3. Takumi Fujiwara
  4. Koichiro Iketani
  5. Kenji
  6. Itsuki Takeuchi
  7. Bunta Fujiwara
  8. Ryosuke Takahashi

Cars Edit

  1. Nissan SilEighty
  2. Toyota Sprinter Trueno GT-APEX (AE86)
  3. Nissan Silvia K's (S13)
  4. Toyota Corolla Levin SR (AE85)
  5. Mazda efini RX-7 Type R (FD3S) (Flashback)
  6. Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec II (BNR32) (Flashback)

Music Edit

  1. around the world - m.o.v.e
  2. Lost Into The Night - Elisa
  3. Stay - Victoria
  4. Wings Of Fire - Mako & Sayuki
  5. 奇跡の薔薇 (Kiseki No Hana) - Galla

Quotes Edit

Notes & Trivia Edit

Site Navigation Edit

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Third Stage Movie
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