On the official site for the anime adaptation of the manga, written and illustrated by Shuichi Shigeno, MF spirit, the second promotional video for the project, set to premiere in Japan in 2023, has been unveiled. The press release also revealed the production team, while describing the video as follows: "The Eurobeat songs used in the "Initial D" series can be heard as an insert song. The promotional video features driving scenes of various sports cars, including an 86 TOYOTA, along with this genre of music. Driving noises were recorded with the real vehicles».
Hiragi started publishing the manga in the magazine Weekly young magazine from the publisher Kodansha in September 2017, and the publisher published the eleventh anthology in May 2021, followed by the twelfth in September 2021 in Japan. Hiragi is also the author of the popular multimedia franchise of Initial Dwhich was published in the same magazine between July 1995 and July 2013, for a total of forty-eight compiled book volumes and multiple seasons of anime adaptations, each produced by a variety of studios.
- Tomohito Naka (Initial D Legend 2: Racer, Initial D Legend 3: Dream, Sword Gai: The Animation) is responsible for directing the anime at the studios Felix movie.
- Kenichi Yamashita (Ketsuekigata-kun!, Actually, I'm...) is responsible for writing and supervising the screenplays, in collaboration with Akihiko Inari.
- Naoyuki Onda (Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway, Psycho Pass 3) is responsible for character design and animation direction.
- Masafumi Mima takes care of the audio direction while Akio Dobashi (Initial D-Legend, Sisters of Wellber, Dance in the Vampire Covenant) is responsible for composing the soundtrack.
Summary of MF Ghost
The series is set in the 2020s, when self-driving electric cars have replaced cars with internal combustion engines. However, in Japan there is a large organization called MFG, founded by Ryosuke Takahashi (of the Initial D-series) that conducts street racing with internal combustion engine cars. A new rookie, Kanata Livington, who goes by the alias Kanata Katagiri, a 19-year-old Japanese-British youngster, has taken to the stage in a Toyota 86, beating top European cars like the Lamborghini Huracan Performante and Ferrari 488 GTB , the Lotus Exige, the Alfa Romeo 4C, the Lexus LC500 and the Porsche 911 Carrera. Trained by legendary downhill and rally driver Takumi Fujiwara (Star of the Initial D-Series) at the Royal Donington Racing School in Great Britain, Kanata is a World Champion in Formula 4. He has only one motive: to find his missing father.
Source: Weird Natalie