SPEED RACER - THE COMPLETE CLASSIC SERIES + BONUS (1967-68)
Born into a family business of race cars young driver Speed Racer is one of the track's hot stars. Sitting at the wheel of his high-tech Mach 5 automobile, he aspires to be champion of the racing world and consistently deflates the competition.
In 1967, "Speed Racer" made its debut, igniting the first Japanese anime cartoon to ever succeed in the United States. Originally titled "Mach GoGoGo," the English-dubbed series "Speed Racer" soon became an instant classic. Four generations later, it continues to impact American anime and rev up the hearts and imaginations of over 45 million fans as one of the most beloved animated series of all time. Speed Racer fans can now enjoy the incredible "Speed Racer - The Complete Classic Series" and be thrilled as Speed, the intrepid young race car driver, races for the flag, chases notorious villains, and pursues fast-action adventures.
Join the full-throttle excitement with an unforgettable supporting cast including his father Pops Racer, his girlfriend Trixie, mechanic Sparky, his little brother Spritle, pet Chim Chim, and the mysterious Racer X. Featuring the voice cast of Peter Fernandez, Jack Grimes, Corinne Orr, Jack Curtis and Katsuji Mori.
This 5-disc set contains all 52 original episodes in digital quality along with a bonus feature - the 2001 English language pilot for the 1997 Japanese animated series "Mach Go Go" - the new Speed Racer series created by Tatsunoko Productions as an updated version of its 1967 classic. Go, Speed Racer! Go!"
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