Initial D Third Stage

Movie (1 ep x 105 min)
4.209 of 5 from 4,713 votes
Rank #472

After many trials and victories, Takumi has finally claimed the title of Akina’s downhill hero. Now, a genius called Takahashi Ryousuke is forming a team of Gunma’s top street racers. With his talented brother Keisuke already recruited, Ryousuke steps up to Takumi and offers him a spot in this professional racing team. Before giving answer to this proposal, however, Takumi wants to test his skills one more time and see if he is worthy -- and he has his sights set on Sudou Kyoichi, who defeated him once before. Can Takumi pass the final test he has laid out for himself?

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liamb1996's avatar by liamb1996 on May 9, 2015
Score 9.8/10

Even though this is a movie, its a perfect sequel to the existing 2 stages. It has a large focus on Takumi and Mogi's relationship and fills those little holes that you have in the heart from whats going on. I won't go into too much detail with this one being as its a movie, but what I can say is that its still as solid as ever in the categories given. The story is perfect in its move forward and patching of... read more

ParaParaJMo's avatar by ParaParaJMo on Mar 13, 2014
Score 9/10

The movie has a considerable amount of material to deal with and it does an excellent job of covering it. It transitions smoothly and takes one thing at a time and it’s well paced. Unfortunately, characters such as Itsuki, Iketani, and Keisuke are mostly in the back seat for all the right reasons, but still have presence. You finally get to see Takumi develop as a true well rounded racer and his other... read more

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