In the relative near future, fossil fuel cars have gone the way of the dinosaur -- electric cars rule the landscape. And when these electric cars go bad, it’s up to the Ex-Drivers to stop them! Join Lisa and Lorna as they encounter situations revolving around them putting their souped up cars’ pedals to the metal in a showdown of slick cars and hot drivers. Speed is the name of the game and the stakes rise quicker than an RPM gauge in overdrive!
Takahashi Ryousuke has always dreamed of becoming a legend amongst street racers, and with the creation of Project D, a team of highly skilled drivers, this dream is finally starting to become a reality. Ryousuke manages the team, the talented Takumi dominates the downhill races with his AE86, and the skilled Keisuke overcomes foes in the uphill races with his FD. Together, the talented group of racers set out for expeditions outside the Gunma region and will face formidable foes; and for Ryousuke, the battle to finally live his dream has only just begun...
Following a global war and climate change, 35% of Earth's land mass has sunk into the ocean. In this difficult time, countries rely not on armies but on private military corporations to provide security against constant terrorist attacks. One such company is Arqon Global Security, whose staff of mercenaries is tasked with protecting Daiva City on a pay-per-mission basis. Armed with motorcycles that transforms into weapon-wielding mecha, these "blademen" are none too popular with the people they protect - but they always get the job done!
Quite simply, both Viper's Creed and eX-Driver are about an organization tasked with stopping rogue AI vehicles. The result is a number of high speed chases, generally involving some crazy driving and explosives.
If you enjoyed these elements in one series, you are sure you enjoy them in the other.
Asakura Akio is a young student and street racer who has a beloved car – a first generation S30 Nissan Fairlady 240 Z. Immediately upon discovering it in a scrap yard he's attracted to it, an attraction that later grows into an obsession. After restoring the car to its former glory with his friends he takes it down a stretch of highway known as Wangan to challenge its king, the "Black Bird." The more Asakura learns about the car and its dark history, the more he wants to master driving this dangerous "Akuma no Z" (The Devil's Z) and claim the title of Wangan's master for himself...
Like Wangan Midnight, eX-D revolves around fast cars. Neither of them have a terribly engaging story, but both of them have amazingly animated driving sequences. I strongly recommend seeing the other if you liked one. Wangan Midnight's CG animation may serve as a mild turn-off for some, but it's still quite good on the whole.