Akiba's Trip The Animation

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English: Akiba's Trip The Animation
Spanish: Akiba's Trip the Animation
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 4, 2017 to Mar 29, 2017
Premiered: Winter 2017
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 22:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Gonzo
Source: Game
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, SupernaturalSupernatural, EcchiEcchi
Theme: Otaku CultureOtaku Culture
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.511 (scored by 5628056,280 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #62842
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1377
Members: 134,889
Favorites: 261

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Otaku siblings Tamotsu and Niwaka Denkigai are shopping in Akihabara when it is overrun by vampiric cosplaying monsters! These creatures, known as "Bugged Ones," can possess anyone they bite and soon they begin causing mayhem across the city. As Tamotsu finds himself at the mercy of one of these creatures, he is rescued by the mysterious baseball bat-wielding Matome Mayonaka. Together, they fight through several more encounters with the Bugged Ones, but before long, Tamotsu is fatally wounded protecting Matome. With no other choice, she revives him as a high level Bugged One—just like her!

Tamotsu and Matome, along with excitable otaku cosplayer Arisa Ahokainen, make up the group "The Electric Mayonnaise" and they begin dispatching the Bugged Ones in the only way they know how: by ripping off their clothes and exposing them to sunlight!

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Characters & Voice Actors


Ikehata, Hiroshi
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Kawaguchi, Keiichirou
Nakagawa, Shoko
Theme Song Performance


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"Ikken Rakuchaku Goyoujin (一件落着ゴ用心)" by Earphones

Ending Theme

1: "B Ambitious!" by YuiKaori (eps 1)
2: "Rirai Mirai (リライミライ)" by MimimemeMimi (eps 2)
3: "Sanki Tousen! (サンキトウセン!)" by Earphones (Rie Takahashi, Yuki Nagaku, Marika Kouno) (eps 3,11)
4: "Sanki Tousen! (サンキトウセン!)" by Manias (Rie Takahashi, Yuki Nagaku, Marika Kouno) (eps 4)
5: "Chou Hannou Girl (超反応ガール)" by AOP (eps 5)
6: "Kokoro no Memory (心のメモリー)" by every♥ing! (eps 6)
7: "Koi ni Shinzan! (恋に新参!)" by Shoko Nakagawa (eps 7)
8: "Fighting☆Dramatic" by Milky Holmes (eps 8)
9: "Sekai Jyuu no AKIHABARA de (セカイじゅうのAKIHABARAで)" by Momoi Haruko (eps 9)
10: "Kuufuku Kara Yarinaose! (空腹からやりなおせ!)" by petit milady
11: "DIVE TO LIVE" by i☆Ris

Mar 29, 2017
13_Thieves (All reviews)
Ah, Akihabara. Otaku center of the world. Filled to the brim with anime, manga, video games, computer goods, maid cafés, and vampires.

Akiba's Trip The Animation feels like a love letter to Akiba and every nerdy interest you can think of. Is it a masterful work of writing? No. Is it thought provoking? No. Is it enjoyable? I'd like to think so. Isn't that why we watch anime? To enjoy ourselves?

The premise is quite simple. Akiba has been overrun by vampires known as "Bugged Ones" and the only way to defeat them is to strip them of their clothes and expose them to sunlight. Depending read more
Mar 29, 2017
PyraXadon (All reviews)
The beautiful thing about comedy is that it's subjective. It's an extremely wide topic where there're a multitude of ways to go about it, with the main goal being getting those watching or listening to laugh at the end. So, how does one go about making the ridiculous plot of stripping off peoples' clothes entertaining? Well, by shoving in references of course.

Story: Akihabara, the place of hopes and dreams is threatened by an unseen threat. Bugged ones, creatures who lurk in the dark, seek to take over the otaku capital and rule over it by their own laws and values. read more
Mar 29, 2017
Fircoal (All reviews)
If you know the game that this anime is based on you'd expect it to be fanservice city.Well let me warn you, it's not. There is some fanservice here and there and it can be quite nice but this show does not live and die off of fanservice. It actually lives and breathes off of comedy. And it is really good at it.

The comedy of Akiba's Trip is specialized and really out there. They don't settle with just making a job plain they really go all the way out there and really proclaim it. The fiendish plans range from silly but plausible to WTF HOW read more
Feb 3, 2020
Uggotaku (All reviews)
Akiba's Trip is based "loosely" off of the video game series of the same name, as in it shares the same concept, but no characters, story, etc.

It's admittedly a train wreck. The characters are all extremely one note stereotypes, the story is messy and constantly throwing itself around in crazy places.

I don't understand who this was for. For the fans of the games, it was a letdown to have it bear hardly any resemblance at all.

For fresh viewers who hadn't heard of the game franchise prior, they should be disappointed by its shallow fanservice, constant misdirection, and mediocre characterization.

At least some of the visual read more

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