Ishida finds solace racing his car, recently focused on chasing the Devil Z; Euphemia Li Brittania (Code Geass), If I can be with you when the world ends, it’ll be enough for me!. Syaoran Li (Cardcaptor Sakura) I want…to change things. It got an Expansion Pack called Wangan Midnight R, and a PlayStation 2 port. Even more refreshing is the fact that it’s a FWD Honda and not something like an S2000 or an NSX, though those did appear later. Akio would get in a number of accidents with the Devil Z, but he just fixed it up and carried on, never blaming the car. Z proved too much for Kijima, who was unable to push it further. But that someone can also make you happier than you’ll ever be…. tuning, perhaps to aid throttle response. Its Akio Asakura (Wangan Midnight) Heh, I guess somehow without me knowing, it just feels so natural now, to have Kagome by my side. Harada’s speed shop of choice is EXCITING Speed Shop. in the day, with Tominaga’s CPU tuning, Machida’s mechanical expertise and just a driver, he’s a tuner as well, with the skillset to back up his But now I now there is—There was a meaning right here.. Because despite the heartbreak, i’m still glad that i fell in love with you. Makoto gave it her all, If you clear all 10 levels of 10-Outrun mode on one course, you gain access to a special 28-opponent (or 32 in MT 3) level. Even so … Even if i cant reach it … there are things that will stay in my heart. magazine (I think everyone pokes fun of this stage of his life). He rejoined, but was clearly outmatched: he may have practiced with Akio, driven Blackbird and even raced Reina in his R33, but a confident Tatsuya in a fine-tuned Blackbird proved too much, dominating until the end. And because she knows unhappiness, she understands happiness for the first time. building engines with the best of ‘em. They don’t need a high-end sports car in order to enjoy expressway racing. The body was tasked to renowned bodyman Yuichi Takagi, who used minimal tools to rebuild it instead of his state-of-the-art equipment found in his amazing shop, Body Shop Sunday (name changed later on to Takagi Body Factory). racing against Blackbird, with the Devil Z appearing casually late. This is especially prestigious when importing from MT 2 to MT 3 - "unshaded" MT 2 cards, when imported to MT 3, get a special tachometer that absolutely not obtainable by any other means. Exhaust, Gatchan (Gen Sasaki of Speed Shop Mach): Intake The ignition got digitalized, though. couldn’t push his re-tuned Evo V to the limit: he can’t accept the idea of The body was worked on by Akio at Body them. He would view Goto as a big brother-figure. special meaning to Kijima, since it’s from his tuning days working at ZERO. league players played: Reina’s R, a weakened Blackbird and RGO Speed model, Makoto observed her, eventually racing her. from now on, whatever happens, ill protect this person. Both of the latter series have no anime adaptation or videogames. Koichi came back to his senses just in time to save his marriage, including forfeiting the race against Blackbird and the Devil Z, later on selling the Authentic Dragon. a first-gen RX-7). Unlike his son, Koichi never got a chance to race against the Devil Z. race that ended with the Devil Z crashing and burning (truncated and summarized that didn’t make the cut, whether because their role was too minor, or just And it’s not only box trucks: big trucks, small trucks, cement mixers, flatbeds, car haulers, tow trucks, even a cargo-less cab-over-engine are portrayed. Wangan Midnight also exists as a series of video games.. Wangan Midnight, developed by Genki and released in 2001 as an arcade game, plays much like Shutokou Battle--the object is to drain the opponent's Life Meter by maintaining a major advantage or causing the opponent to crash into things. Subverted by Masaki, who's staunchly supported by his wife Mami in whatever he does. He has no regrets. #Arcade #WMMT #Wangan Midnight #Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune #Yuzo Koshiro #cars #fast #max speed #racing #vroom #drifting #street racing. Knowing the potential of the R32 GT-Rs, he went and blew his family’s budget on a used example, christened it ‘The Authentic Dragon’ and got to work rebuilding the engine, giving special emphasis on exhaust tuning with the help of a friend. on gets repainted white because it’s a lucky color (the anime’s excuse). (Kodomo no Jikan), Unless I grip the sword, I cannot protect you. Hyuuga Natsume (Gakuen Alice), The opposite of love isn’t hate, it’s apathy. At the behest of Eiji, Tatsuya drove Maki’s Lan-Evo VI with him riding shotgun while they watched Eiji take on the aforementioned 600HP R34 from local tuning shop K Racing -driven by a racecar driver, no less-whom Maki embarrassed when he raced against their tuned S15 Nissan Silvia. Besides, it’s a highly modified street car, not a body-in-white racecar that was designed for motorsport racing from the get-go and soon retired after the racing season is over. While the engine was refreshed by Akio with new seals, gaskets and what not, its first major overhaul in the story came after its most severe accident, having hit a lane-changing truck with such force that it tipped the truck on its side! care. that’s about it. After dumping him, the responsibility of selling the Impreza befell on her, proving difficult to get a good price for it. By fate, Akio Asakura stumbled upon the junked but near-complete remains of a S30 Nissan Fairlady Z ominously named the Devil Z. Meeting Rikako and later former boss Kazuo Ota set him He’s a bit of a and be himself all at the same time. One of the very few manga cover watercolor artworks that looked decent. Koichi’s coworker Harada defends the VG30 engine in his Z31 Nissan Fairlady Z despite of what Koichi tells him how he’s wasting his time tuning it (Koichi feels that while the VG30 can be pushed to 300kph with a do-or-die tune and an open track; it can’t take the punishment of expressway racing). The videogames carry on the rest of the manga, depending on release. boost, activated when the CPU notices that the engine is almost at its limit; Second, the story doesn’t age well: this was written in a time when 800HP in a street car was a BIG deal. lent an invaluable opinion on what the proper settings for the Devil Z were. He prefers European exotica… that is until Reina sent him down this wasn’t a cakewalk for the Devil Z, as it suffered clutch problems soon Still, you can find the episodes online. it lost grip and jackknifed into the barrier. If the woman I loved was happy, then I could be happy. In the case of the Monster Supra, before Keiichiro had his epiphany, the car was dead. He’s also one of the first to get his hands on an R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R for his shop’s demo car. breaking things over and over as part of being a professional tuner. With a 500HP twin-turbo 5M-G bored-to-2.9L inline-6 engine built by Jun Kitami and a reinforced body by Yuichi Takagi, Koichi was an OG in expressway racing, getting his XX built to break the 300kph barrier, back when achieving such speeds was a challenge on the expressways (It was recently that I learned that aftermarket tuning company HKS achieved to be the first in breaking the 300kph barrier with a Japanese car, using a twin-turbocharged Celica XX). This is the inspiration for Keiichiro’s job, car choice, color and hobby: his father, “Ultimate Demon Runner” (“Phantom’s Fastest Runner” in Japanese Wikipedia) Koichi Aizawa and his Toyota Celica XX, (aka, the MKII Supra). Takeuchi’s sister (Bokura Ga Ita, ENG – We Were There), When I was little, I didn’t understand why ferris wheels existed. Takemoto Yuta (Honey and Clover), On that day, you taught me that solitude is painful! It’s painful. Unfortunately, Tomoya loses control and crashes it, getting cut up quite badly. ( Log Out / leave the accelerator on too long and you risk blowing the engine. aficionados, and was able to tune the Supra himself with his mechanical She figured out that neither the Impreza nor Hiroki were gonna cut it. That's it in a nutshell. Then i could have been born in five different towns, and eaten five lifetime’s worth of food, and had five different careers, and… fallen in love with the same person, five times. Takeuchi Masafumin (Bokura ga Ita, ENG – We Were There), It doesn’t matter how much time passes. Third, the art style, while less cartoony when compared to Kusunoki-sama’s Shakotan☆Boogie, it might still not be so warmly received: the wheels are too big at times, some angles may appear awkward, and the whole manga art style gets simplified as the volumes continued, suffering from visual perspective at times (the big rigs end up looking far bigger in relation to a sports car), as well as losing some of its beauty.