Taira Capeta has spent his entire young life being a good and dutiful son to his hardworking but impoverished widower father. Only once has his father seen him show any personal wants or needs -- when he saw a model car in a toy shop. Despite his lack of cash, his father has hatched a naïve plan to give Capeta the ultimate gift: his dreams fulfilled. From a modest beginning, Capeta, with the help of his father and his good friends Nobu and Monami, embarks upon an amateur career as a go-kart racer, aiming for the ultimate prize -- graduation into the professional ranks of formula racing. But will his poverty cause his dreams to fail?
Story: The plot was just. . .Damn! The anime is split up into three arcs. . .In the first arc we are introduced to our main character Taira Capeta. . .he is being raised by his widower father and has basically been taking care of himself. . .they are poor and so money is tight and so he doesn't complain because he knows his father is doing his best. . .he's such a considerate little kid and wayyy too adult... read more
Where to start on this one? Lets go with the basics first. When I watched the first episode of Capeta, I was a little turned off by the animation. The main character wasn't the usual handsome type. However, that was something I definitely learned to love. I ended up completely falling in love with Ca-chan's big eyes and button nose. His entire look oozed cute, yet dashing in a... read more