Sunday, September 10, 2017
‘New Theatrical Movie Initial D Legend 1: Awakening’ Speeds Toward North American Theatrical Run with Debut Screening at LA-AFF
Sentai Filmworks has announced the North American debut screening of New Theatrical Movie Initial D Legend 1: Awakening at the Los Angeles Anime Film Festival (LA-AFF).
The subtitle-only debut screening will take place on Saturday, September 16. 2017 at 4:30 PM PT.
The first in the new Initial D Legend theatrical triology is a bold retelling of the early stages of Shuichi Shigeno’s long-running manga. The film begins with when aspiring racer Koichiro Iketani witnesses an unplanned street duel between Keisuke Takahashi, a member of a rival race team, and a mysterious Toyota Sprinter Trueno AE86. What Koichiro doesn’t know is that the driver is fellow gas station attendant Takumi Fujiwara, who was making a late-night tofu delivery for his father, a legendary Mt. Akina driver himself. Unforeseen events are about to springboard Takumi into the center of the street-racing world, turning the rivalry between Iketani’s Akina Speedsters and Takahashi’s Akagi Red Suns into an all-out street war! The legendary series that introduced the west to the sport of drift racing is reinvented in an all new feature film that’s even faster and more furious than ever before.
Tickets will soon be available via https://www.la-aff.com.