On January 4, avex pictures uploaded a PV (promotional video) for Shuichi Shigeno’s manga MF Ghost. It’s confirmed that the manga is getting a TV Anime in 2023. Details about the exact premiere date and the number of episodes haven’t been released.
Here’s the one-minute PV recorded with real-life engine audio. The cars used for the recording were the Toyota 86, Lamborghini Huracan, and a Ferrari 488 GTB.
Car racing enthusiasts who enjoyed Shuichi Shigeno’s hit series Initial D received this news with open arms. Many fans are excited to see Kanata Livington’s, the 19-year old Japanese-British racer protagonist of MF Ghost, thrilling races animated on screen. The story is set during the 2020s, a time where automatic cars are prevalent in Japan.
The series begins with Kanata returning to Tokyo after graduating at the top of his class at a racing school in the United Kingdom. In the PV, the protagonist Kanata battles rival racers with his Toyota 86.
The anime’s key visual was also released at the same time as the PV. You can see the visual below.
Kodansha published the first volume of MF Ghost in September 2017. Since then, the series has had over 12 volumes in circulation and has sold over a million copies to date. A few years back, author Shigeno said that the series is only ⅕ completed.
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Source: Comic Natalie