Initial D: Fifth Stage (TV)

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[ sequel of Initial D: Fourth Stage (TV) ]

Related anime:
    Initial D: Final Stage (TV) (sequel)

Alternative title:
頭文字<イニシャル>D Fifth Stage (Japanese) 
Genres: tournament 
Themes: auto racing 
Objectionable content: Mild 
Plot Summary: Still working as part of the Project D driving team, Takumi Fujiwara and Keisuke Takahashi continue to challenge courses and teams in the Kanagawa Prefecture. Meanwhile, a young golf phenom catches Takumi's eye, and Ryousuke Takahashi settles a score from his past. 
User Ratings: 85 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 9 votes (sub:7, dub:2)
 Excellent: 19 votes (sub:18, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Very good: 26 votes (sub:24, dub:1, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Good: 26 votes (sub:24, dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Decent: 3 votes (sub:3)
 So-so: -
 Not really good: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Weak: -
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
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Seen in part or in whole by 181 users, rank: #2782 (of 5999)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.965 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.2122, rank: #562 (of 5995)
Weighted mean: 7.868 (Very good), rank: #571 (of 5995) (seen all: 7.84 / seen some: 8.17)
Bayesian estimate: 7.827 (Very good−), rank: #429 (of 4548)
Number of episodes: 14 
Episode titles: We have 14
Vintage: 2012-11-09 
Opening Theme:
"Raise Up" by m.o.v.e. 
Ending Theme:
"Flyleaf" by CLUTCHO 
Official website:
Links: We have 1
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Mitsuo Hashimoto 
Storyboard:
Katsuyuki Kodera (5 episodes
eps 5, 7, 9, 12-13
)
 
Mitsuo Hashimoto (eps 1, 6, 14) 
NaNaKo (ep 4) 
Naruse Takahashi (eps 8, 10-11) 
Rei Mano (eps 2-3) 
Unit Director:
Amane Watanabe (ep 3) 
Daiki Nishimura (eps 11, 14) 
Masayuki Matsumoto (ep 1) 
Osamu Sekita (4 episodes
eps 4, 7, 10, 13
)
 
Shuu Watanabe (eps 6, 9, 12) 
Taiji Kawanishi (eps 2, 5, 8) 
Original creator: Shūichi Shigeno 
Character Design:
Masaki Sato 
Toshiyuki Komaru 
Chief Animation Director: Toshiyuki Komaru 
Animation Director:
Ken Obata (eps 3, 6, 9) 
Mariko Aoki (eps 11, 14) 
Shinobu Nishiyama (ep 12) 
Shosuke Shimizu (ep 12) 
Toshiyuki Komaru (eps 1, 7) 
Yoon-Jeong Kim (eps 2, 5, 8) 
Yosuke Kikuchi (eps 4, 10, 13) 

2nd Key Animation:
Akane Kanemaru (ep 9) 
Atsuko Hikimoto (eps 6, 9) 
Chie Ōtsuki (ep 4) 
Hirotoshi Akiyama (ep 3)  (Jumondo) 
Katsura Satou (ep 3)  (Seigasha) 
Kazue Aoki (ep 3)  (Anime Workshop Basara) 
Kenji Hashimoto (ep 9) 
Kenji Takimoto (ep 3)  (Jumondo) 
Kōki Hirano (平野昴樹; ep 3)  (Jumondo) 
Kunihiro Sakurai (ep 3)  (Jumondo) 
Maiko Ono (ep 6) 
Masaki Kiritani (ep 3) 
Mayu Ōno (ep 3)  (Jumondo) 
Megumi Yoshimura (ep 3)  (Jumondo) 
Nami Inoue (ep 3)  (Jumondo) 
Saki Inoue (ep 3)  (Anime Workshop Basara) 
Takehiko Kageyama (ep 4) 
Tetsuya Matsumoto (ep 9) 
Toshiaki Kimura (ep 3)  (Jumondo) 
Yoshiko Minamihara (ep 3)  (Wanpack) 
Yoshitake Nakakōji (eps 6, 9) 
Yukari Saka (eps 6, 9) 
Yukie Ōhashi (ep 3)  (Jumondo) 
Yuma Nomura (ep 3)  (AI) 
Yuuko Ikezoe (ep 3)  (Jumondo) 
In-Between Animation:
Atsuko Hikimoto (ep 3) 
Ho Nam Kim (ep 2) 
Joung Chal Kim (eps 5, 8) 
Kyoung Hwan Kim (eps 2, 5, 8) 
Maiko Ono (ep 3) 
Mun Gil Park (eps 2, 5, 8) 
Ran Young Kim (ep 2) 
Ritsuko Taniguchi (ep 3) 
Sun Wa Kim (ep 2) 
Yoon He Choi (eps 2, 5, 8) 
Yoshitake Nakakōji (ep 3) 
Yukari Saka (ep 3) 
Yūki Nagata (ep 7) 
Key Animation:
Airi Haryū (ep 10) 
Akihiko Oka (eps 3, 6)  (Studio Victory) 
Akihiko Ota (eps 9, 12) 
Akiko Mori (eps 1, 4, 7, 13) 
Akiko Sato (eps 1, 4) 
Akira Shinoda (eps 3, 6, 9, 12) 
Atsushi Usui (ep 12) 
Chang Hwan Park (ep 5) 
Chikae Kuwahara (ep 1)  (big Bang) 
Chikai Okado (ep 3) 
Dai Nishino (ep 1)  (Big Bang) 
Emi Kojima (ep 12) 
Harumi Kakuda (ep 6) 
Hideaki Aizawa (ep 9) 
Hideaki Yokoi (10 episodes
eps 3-4, 6-7, 9-14
)
 
Hijiri Satō (eps 3, 9, 12)  (APPP) 
Hironobu Saito (eps 11, 14) 
Ik Hyun Eum (eps 2, 5, 8) 
Jin Won Seo (eps 2, 5, 8) 
Jin Woo Joung (ep 5) 
Junko Funatsuka (船塚純子; 5 episodes
eps 1, 4, 7, 10, 13
)
 
Junko Nakamura (eps 1, 4) 
Juong Hwan Ou (eps 2, 5, 8) 
Kaori Ikeda (eps 3, 6)  (Angle) 
Keiko Mitoma (eps 11, 14) 
Keisei Noguchi (ep 12) 
Ken Obata (eps 3, 6)  (APPP) 
Kouichi Hashimoto (eps 7, 13) 
Kozue Uchiyama (eps 1, 4) 
Kumiko Kasuga (ep 6) 
Kyoung Hwan Kim (eps 2, 5, 8) 
Lee Seok In (ep 2) 
Makoto Shinohara (eps 3, 6, 9) 
Maria Ichino (ep 9) 
Mariko Aoki (eps 11, 14) 
Masahiro Yamashita (eps 9, 12) 
Masaki Kiritani (eps 9, 12) 
Masaki Kudo (eps 11, 14) 
Masaru Yoshioka (ep 3) 
Maya Uenishi (ep 9) 
Mayumi Watanabe (渡辺まゆみ; 5 episodes
eps 1, 4, 7, 10, 13
)
 
Michiyo Hirabayashi (ep 12) 
Mihoko Ogawa (eps 4, 7) 
Miyuki Honda (ep 6) 
Myeong Hun Park (eps 2, 8) 
Myoung Hun Park (ep 5) 
Naoko Hayashi (eps 6, 12) 
Noboru Kawamori (ep 3)  (Angle) 
Noriko Ōnishi (eps 3, 6, 9, 12) 
Rie Ikegami (池上理恵; ep 9) 
Saburo Takada (eps 11, 14) 
Sea Hwan Han (eps 2, 5) 
Shingo Nishiyama (西山信吾; ep 6) 
Shinichi Iimura (eps 3, 6, 9, 12) 
Shōgo Nishi (ep 6) 
Shouko Hagiwara (ep 4) 
Takashi Hirabayashi (ep 12) 
Takehiko Kageyama (ep 1) 
Takeshi Moriyama (eps 11, 14) 
Takeyuki Yanase (eps 11, 14) 
Tetsuya Sunaga (eps 3, 6)  (Studio Victory) 
Tetsuya Tsukamoto (eps 1, 4, 7, 13) 
Tomoyuki Kawanishi (eps 9, 12) 
Wataru Hasegawa (ep 12) 
Wataru Sekimoto (ep 3) 
Yae Ootsuka (eps 7, 13) 
Yasunori Matsuki (ep 3)  (Wanpack) 
Yoko Iizuka (ep 12) 
Yoon-Jeong Kim (ep 2) 
Yoon-Joung Kim (ep 5)  (ep 8) 
Yoshiaki Kubokawa (5 episodes
eps 1, 4, 7, 10, 13
)
 
Yoshie Matsumoto (ep 4) 
Yoshihiro Yoshioka (吉岡よしひろ; eps 1, 4) 
Yoshiko Takemoto (eps 3, 9)  (Wanpack) 
Yosuke Kikuchi (eps 4, 7, 10) 
Yui Kinoshita (eps 3, 6, 9)  (Wanpack) 
Yukari Kizaki (eps 9, 12) 
Yumi Haruki (eps 3, 6)  (Studio Victory) 
Yuya Tsukada (eps 9, 12) 
Theme Song Performance:
CLUTCHO (ED) 
m.o.v.e 
Shinichiro Miki as Takumi Fujiwara 
Takehito Koyasu as Ryousuke Takahashi 
Tomokazu Seki as Keisuke Takahashi 

Atsushi Abe as Shinji Inui 
Hidenobu Kiuchi as Gō Hōjō 
Hiroki Touchi as Satoshi Ōmiya 
Katsuyuki Konishi as Hideo Minagawa 
Kazuki Yao as Kōichirō Iketani 
Kazuya Nakai as Ryūji Ikeda 
Kenji Hamada as Kobayakawa 
Kousuke Okano as
Junichi Sakamoto 
Kenta Nakamura 
Mitsuo Iwata as Itsuki Takeuchi 
Nobutoshi Canna as Kai Kogashiwa 
Osamu Hosoi as Fumihiro 
Rintarou Nishi as Shūichi Matsumoto 
Ryoukichi Takahashi as Mechanic Miyaguchi 
Saori Hayami as Mika Uehara 
Shuuhei Sakaguchi as Hiroya Okuyama 
Unshou Ishizuka as Bunta Fujiwara 
Wataru Takagi as Kenji 
Yasuyuki Kase as Eiji Kubo 
Yūichi Nakamura as Rin Hōjō 

Anri Katsu as Fake Takumi 
Hirokazu Miura as Fake Keisuke 
Hiroki Maeda as 246 Member A 
Kinryuu Arimoto as Ken Kogashiwa 
Ryōta Asari as Gallery 
Yasunori Matsumoto as Wataru Akiyama 
Yuuka Hirose as Shinji's Mother 
Yūya Murakami as
246 Member B 
Mika's Coach 
Japanese companies
2nd Key Animation:
Anime Workshop Basara 
APPP 
drop 
Jumondo 
Seigasha 
Studio Wanpack (uncredited) 
3DCGI: Shiitake Digital 
Animation Production: SynergySP 
Composite: Studio Cosmos 
Music Production: avex entertainment 
Production: Wedge Link 
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