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Keiichi Tsuchiya, 56, refers to himself simply as "a racing driver, from Japan." But dig a little deeper, and you'll find a career that has taken him from the big screen, with driving roles and cameo appearances in films like The Fast and the Furious, to racing at Le Mans with Toyota Team Europe and the fearsome Toyota GT-One. Often described as the "Drift King", Keiichi Tsuchiya is credited with helping invent the idea of ​​drifting - the art of sliding a car sideways - as a sport, forging a reputation as a tough racer with a unique set of skills. And those skills have earned him a much wider recognition, particularly in his home country, Japan. The acclaimed manga TV series Initial D, which ran throughout the 1990s tells the story of a Japanese delivery driver who serves up Tofu in the day, and races across mountain passes by night, is said to be loosely based on Keiichi Tsuchiya's life. Quick to smile and laugh, Tsuchiya is modest about this, and his real life achievements, but he does offer brief glimpses of the kind of character he is when talking about his racing career. "I drift to overtake. Not because it is the quickest way around a corner, but the most exciting way," he told us. These days he juggles TV appearances, racing and commentating on Formula One for Japanese TV. He recently took a couple of days out of a busy schedule - filming Toyota adverts in Australia and a Japanese GT race - to visit us here at Toyota GB.

We grabbed five minutes with him to ask him five quick fire questions, which you can read, below. We've also made a very special film of his visit here, seven seconds of which we can offer up as a teaser at the foot of this page. The film will be ready in the next couple of weeks, so stay tuned. Q. Describe your favorite car. Keiichi Tsuchiya: My favorite car? It's my 1986 AE86. Most have a 1.6-liter engine. Mine has a 1. 8-litre engine, with 180bhp. It's fantastic. I still drive it on the road today. Q. How did you get involved in the drift movement? It wasn't conscious. I would drift my car to overtake. It is not always the quickest way of going around a corner. But it is definitely the most fun. Drifting in Japan is not very popular. I think here in the UK, it is better known than ever. Q. Which of your racing achievements are you most proud? Racing at Le Mans. I won my class there in 1995 and finished 2nd overall with the Toyota GT-One. I was always very fast at night. My team would let me run three stints in the dark. Because I was so quick. Q. As a racing team owner is it hard to watch your drivers' compete. Not really! I obviously can watch. Sometimes it can be stressful. But you know, slow drivers are easy to fix. You just get another (laughs). Q. Have you any advice to drivers interested in drifting, or racing?

As of June 10, 2021, eight volumes have been published as part of the Progressive series.

Sword Art Online is a Japanese light novel series written by Reki Kawahara with accompanying illustrations drawn by abec. The series takes place in the near-future and focuses on various virtual reality MMORPG worlds. ASCII Media Works began publishing the novels on April 10, 2009 under their Dengeki Bunko imprint. Russia. With more than 16 million copies in print worldwide, there are future plans for publications in Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Vietnam and others. Kawahara also began writing a parallel series of light novels titled Sword Art Online: Progressive, a spin-off that focuses on the clearing of Aincrad, unlike the Aincrad stories of the main series. As of June 10, 2021, eight volumes have been published as part of the Progressive series. In addition to the original storyline of Sword Art Online and Sword Art Online: Progressive, Kawahara has also written and published Sword Art Online side stories. Accel World, have been sold at Comitia, Dengeki Bunko's Fair and have come along with the limited edition Blu-Ray/DVD Sword Art Online compilation volumes.

Before Sword Art Online was published, Kawahara had posted Sword Art Online novels on his website and there are still a few side stories on Sword Art Online, although the original novels have been removed. In addition, Kawahara has published a side story of Sword Art Online in one of his other works, Accel World. In the tenth volume of Accel World, there is a chapter where it depicts a cross over between Sword Art Online and Accel World. Several of the side stories that he has released are in a collection called the Sword Art Online Material Edition, sold at the Comitia dōjinshi-selling event, which range from novels to manga. However, all of the art in the Material Editions is drawn by Kawahara himself. Aside from the light novels written by Kawahara, there are also two spin-offs written by other authors with supervision by him. The first one is Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online series written by Keiichi Sigsawa and illustrated by Kouhaku Kuroboshi, while the other is Sword Art Online Alternative: Clover's Regret, written by Watase Souichirou and illustrated by Ginta. While both of these series take place in the same world as the main series written by Kawahara, they each feature different characters as the focus compared to the main series.

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