The anime adaptation of the video game Akiba’s Trip has revealed its first trailer along with a key visual and more of its cast.

The official website for Akiba’s Trip: The Animation, the television anime adaptation of Acquire‘s Akiba’s Trip game franchise has revealed its first trailer below. The series airs from January 4, 2017.

The website releasing the following key visual as well:


The Cast & Crew of Akiba’s Trip

Comprising the main cast are:

Haruki Ishiya as Tamotsu Denkigai

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Rie Takahashi as Matome Mayonaka

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Marika Kōno as Niwaka Denkigai

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Yuki Nagaku as Arisa Ahokainen

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Additionally, the new cast members added to the site are:

Misaki Kuno as Tasujin Ratu

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Jouji Nakata as Kage-san

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Gonzo is producing the anime, which is commemorating the studio’s 25th anniversary. Hiroshi Ikehata is directing the series while Kazuho Hyodo is handling the series composition and Hajime Mitsuda is designing the characters.

Adapting the games’ plot, the series takes place in the the Japanese geek paradise of Akihabara, where otaku Tamotsu Denkigai all of a sudden learns that vampire-like creatures called “Kageyashi” have been causing havoc across the city.

The protection force known as the Akiba Freedom Fighters who have been fighting off the “Kageyashi” manage to rescue him without delay. As a result, Denkigai ends up joining them to battle the vampires by stripping them down to their underwear. Thus exposing them to their fatal weakness, sunlight.

So what do you think? Excited for this all new video game adaptation? Do you think it’ll be great for the most part? Or will it be a disappointment all things considered? Let us know below.

Posted by Jonathan Rizko

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