Wangan Midnight

TV (26 eps)
3.722 of 5 from 1,303 votes
Rank #2,188

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...

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KiraRin Aug 19, 2010
Score 6/10

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Those who know the real-life me roll their eyes when I gush about cars. Many of my most treasured possessions in the world have been four-wheeled wonders; a spunky rear-wheel drive MX5, or a Subaru Impreza STi 7 that was loud, obnoxious and most of all fun. So, putting together my love for rice-rockets (Japanese cars for the uninitiated) and adrenaline fuelled anime, you couldn’t go... read more

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KEPKE Dec 7, 2013
Score 10/10

This was and still is greatest of street racing anime. And probably only anime which i have watched more than one time. When i was younger, a realy loved this anime, because was dreaming about my own car, some street racing and that kind of stuff. But this anime was not just about a car, it was about character dream and pasion, so giving me feelings that someday i will own my beast car. Now i have a car and... read more

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