Oban Star-Racers [TV]
In the year 2082, Earth is already involved in intergalactic activities, and is in bad terms with the Crogs. The Avatar – a mysterious and powerful entity – stops the hostilities between Earth and the Crogs, in exchange for Earth’s participation at the next Great Race Ouban. The winner of this intergalactic race will be granted any wish desired – even resurrecting the dead.
The story follows Eva Wei, an ambitious young mechanic who escapes her boarding school to search for her father. However, she was not recognized by her father, and ended up working as a mechanic for Team Earth instead. After Team Earth was sabotaged on the first race, Eva replaced their injured star-racer as she was the only one who was capable of racing.
Witness 15-year-old Eva Wei struggle her way through and against intergalactic races, with hopes that she may win The Ultimate Prize – and resurrect her dead mother.
About the Show
Originally produced as a short movie entitled “Molly Star Racer”, Ouban Star Racers is a sci-fi adventure, French/Japanese anime television series created by Savin Yeatman-Eiffel of Sav! The World Productions. In collaboration with Jetix Europe, HAL Film Maker, and Pumpkin 3D, the series aired a total of 26 episodes over 100 countries including Japan, between June 5, 2006 and December 11, 2006.
Eva “Molly” Wei (Main Protagonist)
Eva Wei is the daughter of Don Wei — owner of Wei Racing — the leading company of the racing industry. Practically abandoned, Eva decides to escape the harsh boarding school she was on to look for her father. However, due to have never visited Eva at the boarding school, Don Wei failed to recognize his daughter during their first meeting. Intimidated by her father’s strict demeanor, Eva decides to keep her identity a secret, and assumed the name “Molly”. Thanks to her skill and talent as a mechanic, she landed a job and worked for Team Earth, and later its main driver.
Jordan C. Wilde
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