Hayato Hayasugi, a fifth grader boy, promised that he would finish his homework for winter vacation as promised and be taken by his father, Hokuto Hayasugi, to take the Tohoku Shinkansen E5 series Hayabusa.
Hayato loves the Shinkansen, and his dream in the future is to be a Shinkansen driver. He enjoyed traveling a lot because he could ride the Shinkansen with his usually busy father, Hokuto.
However, suddenly a call for work was sent to Hokuto, and the situation changed completely.
In the episode
- This episode features the debut of Shinkalion E5 Hayabusa, as well as brief glimpse of both Shinkalion E6 Komachi and Shinkalion E7 Kagayaki.
- The actual opening theme is used as an ending theme in the end of the episode.
Note: All characters are listed in order of their first appearances in the episode.
|The Railway workers||0:10|
|Hokuto Hayasugi||1:15||He'll become the driver of Shinkalion 500 Kodama 22 episodes later.|
|Sakura Hayasugi||3:22 (voice)
|First Enemies||4:37 (pictured)
|Azusa Ueda||9:21 (voice)