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Street racing manga 'MF Ghost' announces anime for 2023 with teaser video

Written by: Nicole Castro

Published on: January 4, 2022 at 11:49 PHT (GMT+8)

Shuichi Shigeno's manga series MF Ghost has released a teaser video announcing that an anime adaptation is ongoing production, slated for 2023.

The series takes place in the 2020s, when self-driving electric cars have become the norm in Japan and internal combustion cars are instead used for street racing. Protagonist Kanata Livington is a student of legendary downhill and rally racer Takumi Fujiwara (protagonist from the Initial D series). Under the pseudonym "Kanata Katagiri," he returns to Japan to search for his long-lost father.

MF Ghost (Japanese: MFゴースト) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Shuichi Shigeno (the same author of the Initial D series). MF Ghost has been serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Young Magazine since September 2017.

Cast, staff, and other relevant information will be published as soon as they are available.

Plot from Wikipedia:

The series takes place in the 2020s, where self-driving electric cars have replaced internal combustion ones. However, in Japan, there is a large organization called MFG, founded by Ryosuke Takahashi (from the Initial D series), who does street racing with internal combustion cars. A new rookie, Kanata Livington, is competing with the pseudonym "Kanata Katagiri," a 19 year old Japanese-British young man, has showed up on the scene driving a Toyota 86, and beating European top-tier cars, such as the Lamborghini Huracan Performante, Ferrari 488 GTB, Lotus Exige, Alfa Romeo 4C, Lexus LC500 and Porsche 911 Carrera.

Kanata has been trained by legendary downhill and rally racer Takumi Fujiwara (protagonist from the Initial D series) at the Royal Donington Racing School in the UK and is a Formula 4 world champion. He has only one motive: to find his long-lost father.


Source: MF Ghost official Twitter, official website


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