Wangan Midnight is, well, a lot of things! Starting out as a manga (Japanese comics) series in 1992, it has since spawned arcade and home console video games, audio soundtracks to buy, a range of merchandise, and now in June 2007 – right now – an anime (Japanese animation) series has been launched by OP Planning, the producers of the popular Initial D anime.
Focusing on Akio Asakura, a young student who stumbles across a slightly wrecked but essentially roadworthy S30 Fairlady Z in a car wrecker’s yard, the series follows Akio’s adventures racing other speed demons – and learning to control the seemingly possessed Z – on the Shuto Expressway in Tokyo.
If you know what you’re doing, the first two episodes (all that’s been aired at this date) are available for download in a “fansubbed” form, so ask around and find out how to get it, because it’s excellent!
If you need a little more convincing, here’s some of links for you.