local Speedstars

There is tremendous artistry in Initial-D: First Stage (1998). I watched the series on Netflix and screenshotted frames that struck me. Method: (⌘)-Shift-3. The animated world of the Speed Stars was sourced from real-life locations, view-able at otaku travelogue Nippon Banzaii!.

sparkling lake

city lights

nighttime street

racing headlights

Street Racing

car in orange light

Takumi eyes

Bunta and car

wet pavement

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moody taillight