Motivation (モチベーション, Mochibēshon) is the thirteenth Act of Initial D: Fourth Stage.

This episode features the second half of the battle between Keisuke Takahashi and Wataru Akiyama.

Synopsis Edit

Keisuke and Wataru’s grueling race continues in the pouring rain. Meanwhile, the Cappuccino driver picks Takumi’s brain, trying to better understand his amazing abilities behind the wheel.




  • Animax: April 15, 2005

Characters (in order of appearance)Edit

  1. Wataru Akiyama
  2. Keisuke Takahashi
  3. Kazumi Akiyama
  4. Itsuki Takeuchi
  5. Nobuhiko Akiyama
  6. Takumi Fujiwara
  7. Koichiro Iketani
  8. Kenji
  9. Sakamoto
  10. Hiroshi Fumihiro
  11. Ryosuke Takahashi
  12. Kyoko Iwase
  13. Ichijo


  1. Toyota Corolla Levin GT-APEX (AE86)
  2. Mazda efini RX-7 Type R (FD3S)
  3. Toyota Altezza RS200 (SXE10)
  4. Suzuki Cappuccino
  5. Toyota Sprinter Trueno GT-APEX (AE86)
  6. Toyota Corolla Levin SR (AE85) (Flashback)


  1. Noizy Tribe - M.o.v.e
  2. Wild Reputation 2005 - Dave Rodgers
  3. I Wanna Be The Night - Chris T.
  4. Nobody Reason ~ノアの方舟 (~Noah No Hakobune) - M.o.v.e


Notes & TriviaEdit

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