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veseven on 2007-12-17Speed Racer is the first Japanimation series to air in the U.S., it is the story of a eighteen-year-old Speed Racer who wants to become a race car driver. His father, automotive engineer Pops Racer, blows a gasket at the idea. Pops, who designed the amazing Mach 5, relents when Speed demonstrates his extraordinary driving skills. He embarks on a series of fantastic adventures that pit him and his friends against Skull Duggery, Snake Oiler, Mr. Wiley, and the Alpha Gang. So grab your popcorn, fasten your seat belt and get ready to blast off for the best in animated action.