MF Ghost Adapted Into Anime!
Japanese car magazine website Best Car posted an image gallery for a non-public article that translated reads “The Initial D Successor MF Ghost Finally Adapted Into Anime!! 2023 TV Broadcast Green-Lit!!!”.
For fans of Japanese street racing manga/anime series Initial D, this leak reveals that the unofficial sequel MF Ghost is set to receive an anime adaptation. Shuichi Shigeno (written and illustrated by Initial D creator), first published MF Ghost in Kodansha‘s Weekly Young Magazine back in 2017. The sequel set in the 2020s, a time where self-driving electric cars have replaced internal combustion vehicles. The story chronicles Kanata Livington (Kanata Katagiri)’s place in Japan’s MFG competitive internal combustion car racing league, founded by Ryosuke Takahashi. Initial D also got another link when it was revealed that Kanata is trained by Takumi Fujiwara at the Royal Donington Racing School in the United Kingdom and drives the spiritual successor to the AE86, Toyota 86.
The website showed a gallery which have screenshots from a upcoming promotional video, which not only highlights Kanata ‘s Toyota 86, other cars and courses from the manga.