Initial D Third Stage

Movie (1 ep x 105 min)
2001
4.252 out of 5 from 5,901 votes
Rank #561

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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ParaParaJMo's avatar
ParaParaJMo Mar 14, 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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PandaBeard Dec 26, 2010
Score 5.8/10

Initial D Third Stage This is the film installment of the franchise. While the film shows more and more of the downhill races now that our hero joins the touring racing team of Project D. It was very fitting to watch the film around this winter time of year due to the fact that the landscape of Akina is... read more

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