If Speed Racer was a manga, this would be it, only cooler and more modern.
Instead of racing on tracks, though this is about street racing.
Only the fearless survive in the white-hot world of street
racing, as teams take on dangerous roads in the shadow of Akina
Mountain. Behind the wheel of the mysterious `Ghost of Akina` is
Takumi, on his way to becoming the greatest racer ever.
Great story. Lots of action. Easy to get into even if you've never read this series before.
Showdown on the Mountain....
With news of the phantom Eight Six spreading like wildfire over the prefecture, more and more racers want in on the action....bu6t the Eight Six driver, Tak, might not really want any of the action, at least, maybe not that kind of action. His romance with Natalie grows all the more ambiguous even as he anticipates a date with her, a semi-romantic excursion to the beach on a Sunday afternoon. Of course, Tak'll need some wheels to get there, and his dad won't let him borrow the car unless he lines up against K.T. (one of the best drivers in the rival racing gang the Red Suns) in a race down the serpentine roads of Mount Akina. The Akina Speed Stars are counting on him, and most of all, Natalie is counting on him. But once Tak gets a taste of how sweet victory really is, his indifference to driving just may turn into a passion for it.