I haven't seen enough of this series to rate it.

Speed Racer, Fuji TV
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Haven't seen much of it. It really doesn't seem very good, but it's kind of funny for how bad it is (at least the dubbed version; I've no idea what it was like in Japanese). Anyway, it's got great camp value, and it's important as one of the earliest anime to come to America, and as a pop culture reference.

Well, there's this racecar driver named Speed Racer, and he has a little brother named Spritle who has a chimpanzee named Chim Chim, and those two are always getting into mischief. Also I guess Speed's father Pops and girlfriend Trixie are in the show and there's also a mysterious race car driver named Racer X, and Speed and his family have like adventures or something. It's weird. I'd like to be able to say more, so I should probably see more of the series someday.

There was a new version of the show made in 1997, which aired on Nickelodeon in 2002. It had better animation I thought, but I didn't really get a chance to see it. Probably wouldn't have liked it much, I dunno. But I did sort of enjoy the live-action movie Speed Racer, which came out in 2008 (though I didn't see it til 2009, on DVD).


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