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Volume 03 of the Initial D manga was released on the 8th of May 1996. This volume was adapted into episodes 9-12 of Initial D: First Stage, the first anime adaptation of the series.


Manga Titles are listed as such: Translated Name (Japanese Kanji, Romanji), Kodansha USA Title
  • 022. "Takumi's Full Throttle Drift" (拓海の全開ドライブ "Takumi no Zenkai Doraibu"), Pedal To The Metal, Tak
  • 023. "Close in With the GT-R!!" (GT-Rを追いつめろ!! "GT-R wo Oitsumero!!"), Hot On The Tail Of The GT-R
  • 024. "Battle of Limits!!" (限界バトル!! "Genkai Batoru!!"), Pushing It To The Edge
  • 025. "Exploding 5 Serial Hairpins!!" (爆裂5連ヘアピン!! "Bakuretsu 5 Ren Heapin!!"), Akina's Five Deadly Hair Pins
  • 026. "Precise Control!" (限界コントロール "Genkai Kontorōru"), X-Treme Control
  • 027. "Itsuki's Levin Appears!!" (イツキのレビン登場 "Itsuki no Rebin Tōjō"), Levin It Up While You're Going Down
  • 028. "Friendship-power Levin Race!!" (友情パワーレビン激走!! "Yūjō Pawā Rebin Gekisō!!"), A Friend Indeed Has A Levin In Need
  • 029. "Another Downhill Specialist!" (もう一人の下り(ダウンヒル)スペシャリスト "Mō Hitori no Daunhiru Supesharisuto"), Another Downhill Specialist
  • 030. "Dangerous Shingo!" (デンジャラス慎吾 "Denjarasu Shingo"), Shingo The Merciless
  • 031. "Takumi vs. Shingo!" (拓海VS. 慎吾 "Takumi VS. Shingo"), Tak vs. Shingo
  • 032. "Deathmatch of Madness!" (狂気のデスマッチ "Kyōki no Desumacchi"), The Duct Tape Deathmatch

Localisation Differences[]

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  • This is the only volume to have a sideways cover for the original and ComiXology release.