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7 of the best adrenaline-pumping racing anime, no. 7 makes me nostalgic!

Do you like watching people drive their cars to be the fastest? Try watching the best racing anime that Jaka recommends!

Do you like watching sports matches? This one activity is quite fun as well as adrenaline, gang.

One of the most popular sports is racing, it can be a car, motorbike, or bicycle. Therefore, there are many films and anime that carry this theme.

This time, ApkVenue will give some recommendations best racing anime that you can watch, guaranteed to make you nervous!

Best Racing Anime

If you talk about racing anime, maybe you will remember anime Initial D or Tamiya which used to often air on Sunday mornings.

In fact, there are many other racing anime that are no less exciting! Anything?

1. Initial D

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As Jaka mentioned before, one of the most famous racing anime is Initial D.

Takumi Fujiwara is a reliable racer who never loses, until he meets an opponent who has the same car as his, AE86.

Initial D is an anime that is full of action and is sure to make your heart flutter.

RatingS1: 8.31 (76,718)

S6: 8.30 (27,921)

Number of EpisodesS1: 26

S6: 4

Release DateS1: April 19, 1998

S6: May 16, 2014

StudioS1: Gallop, Studio Comet

S5-S6: SynergySP

GenreAction, Cars, Drama, Seinen, Sports

2. Yowamushi Pedal

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Initially, Sakamichi Onoda from sports anime Yowamushi Pedal is a member of the anime club at his school. Unfortunately, the club was disbanded due to lack of members.

Not wanting to stop, he decided to recruit new members by cycling for tens of kilometers.

Fate said otherwise, he met with Shunsuke Imaizumi, a racing cyclist. Shunsuke was amazed to see Onoda able to cover such a distance.

Shunsuke also challenges Onoda to a bicycle race. If Onoda wins, he will join the anime club. Otherwise, Onoda will have to join the bicycle club.

How will their story continue? Just listen, come on!

RatingS1: 8.09 (69,584)

S4: 7.65 (11.257)

Number of EpisodesS1: 38

S4: 25

Release DateS1: October 8, 2013

S4: January 9, 2018

StudioTMS Entertainment
GenreComedy, Sports, Drama, Shounen

3. Oban Star-Racers

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Oban Star Racers is a Sci-Fi anime that tells the story of an interplanetary race. Of course there are many elements of aliens and UFOs in this anime.

The events in this anime take place in the 21st century, where Eva Wei running away from his boarding school to find his father.

After finding him, the father did not recognize his daughter.

This prompted Eva to join the Earth team to take part in the competition Great Race of Oban, where the winner can make one free request.

Rating7.54 (18.088)
Number of Episodes26
Release DateApril 12, 2006
StudioFilm Maker Things
GenreAdventure, Mecha, Sci-Fi, Shounen

Other Racing Anime . . .

4. RideBack

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Set in the future, Earth has been ruled by Global Government Plan (GGP) in anime RideBack this one.

The main character in this anime is Rin Ogata, a talented ballet dancer who had to quit due to a serious injury.

Then when he was in college, he found a club with future robotic motor modifications called rideback. Thanks to his dancing skills, he became very reliable in driving his motorbike.

After participating in the motorcycle racing event, Rin realized that there was a hidden agenda that took advantage of the racing event rideback. What's that?

Rating7.33 (17.793)
Number of Episodes12
Release DateJanuary 12, 2009
GenreAction, Drama, Mecha, School, Sci-Fi

5. Overdrive

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As an ordinary high school student, it's only natural that Mikoto Shinozaki trying to get the attention of the girl he likes.

The problem was, he was the type of loser student who was often bullied.bully by other students. He is also very bad at sports.

So, Yuku Fukazawa, the girl he has a crush on, asks him to join the bicycle team. He eventually became a cyclist for the sake of his idol. Base bucin!

Rating7.66 (16.498)
Number of Episodes26
Release DateApril 4, 2007
GenreShonen, Sports

6. Wangan Midnight

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Next there is anime Wangan Midnight which is arguably one of the best car racing anime ever.

Asakura Akio is a high school student who doubles as a street racer after discovering Nissan S30 Z at the landfill.

He became obsessed after knowing this car he found was Devil's Z the legendary one, where the previous owners had an accident.

You really have to watch this exciting anime, gang!

Rating7.49 (7.000)
Number of Episodes26
Release DateJune 15, 2007
GenreAction, Cars, Seinen, Sports

7. Bakusou Kyoudai Let's & Go

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Of course this list wouldn't feel complete without mentioning the legendary anime Bakusou Kyoudai Let's & Go or more easily referred to as Tamiya.

This anime centers on two brothers, Retsu Seiba and Go Seiba with a 4WD race car given by Dr. Tsuchia.

After that, they also competed in various competitions with opponents from various countries, of course he had to beat various different tamiyas.

Maybe you remember some legendary tamiya like Magnum and Sonic, or have you ever had one?

Rating6.87 (3.667)
Number of Episodes51
Release DateJanuary 8, 1996
StudioProduction I.G, Xebec
GenreAdventure, Cars, Sports, Shounen

BONUS: Redline

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As an added bonus, ApkVenue will provide an additional recommendation for an anime movie entitled Redline.

This anime tells the story of a race that is held every five years and many people are interested in watching it.

We will see a racer character named JP known to be very good.

He will participate in the events held on the planet Roboworld which is dangerous because the people like corruption.

JP ignored the risk and decided to keep participating.

Rating8.32 (108.621)
Duration1 hour 42 minutes
Release DateAugust 14, 2009
GenreAction, Sci-Fi, Cars, Sports

Those are some recommendations best racing anime which will definitely get your adrenaline pumping, gang! It could be, you even become obsessed with being a racer.

Do you have any other racing anime recommendations that ApkVenue hasn't mentioned? Write in the comments column, yes!

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