North American anime licensor and distributor Funimation have revealed that the current ongoing anime adaptation of Acquire’s Akiba’s Trip games, Akiba’s Trip: The Animation, will run for a total of 13 episodes.
Akiba’s Trip: The Animation is currently airing on Tokyo MX every Wednesday at 11:30pm JST. The anime will also airs on ATX at 10:30pm JST and on BS11 on Mondays from the 9th at 1:30am JST. The anime is being streamed on Funimation with an English dub. A Japanese dub with English subtitles is being streamed on Crunchyroll.
The main cast of the anime includes:
- Haruki Ishiya (Ayumu Kominato in Selector Infected WIXOSS) will star as Tamotsu Denkigai
- Rie Takahashi (Emilia in Re: Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu) as Matome Mayonaka
- Marika Kouno (Rin Kohana in Sore ga Seiyuu!) voices Niwaka Denkigai
- Yuki Nagaku (Ichigo Moesaki from Sore ga Seiyuu!) voicing as Arisa Ahokainen
- Misaki Kuno (Kate Hoshimiya from Sekai Seifuku: Bouryaku no Zvezda) will voice Tasujin Ratu
- Jouji Nakata (Alucard in Hellsing) voicing Kage-san
Here is the anime’s main promotional video:
The anime’s production staff includes:
- Director: Hiroshi Ikehata (Robot Girls Z, Sore ga Seiyuu!)
- Series Composer: Kazuho Hyodo (Re: Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu, Himegoto)
- Anime Character Designer: Hajime Mitsuda (Steins;Gate and Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo Key Animator)
- Animation Studio: Gonzo (Welcome to the NHK, Rosario to Vampire)
Akiba’s Trip is a series of Japanese Action RPGs developed and published by Acquire. The first game, Akiba’s Trip, released on the PlayStation Portable on May 19th 2011 in Japan, with an updated version titled Akiba’s Trip PLUS releasing in June 2012.The game is set in a recreated setting of Akihabara, with many shops and stores being identical with the real district. The game is an action adventure game where players must strip vampire-like enemies so their skin is revealed to the sunlight. The player can also romance various female characters. Akiba’s Trip 2 released on the PS3 and Vita in Japan in November 2013. An international release of the second game was produced in late 2014 under Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed. It was published by XSEED games in North America and by NIS America in Europe. A third game, titled Akiba’s Trip Festa, is in production for a late 2016 release.
Akiba’s Trip: The Animation, airs on Tokyo MX from every Wednesday at 11:30pm JST, during the Winter 2016/2017 anime season. An english dub of the anime is also available on Funimation and Crunchyroll.
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