Main staff, cast, and broadcast details announced for video game to TV anime adaptation coming in January of 2017
The official website has launched for Akiba's Trip - The Animation, an upcoming TV anime adaptation based on the vampire-stripping video games developed by Acquire, and it includes tons of new information about about the staff, cast, and broadcast schedule of the series as well as an action-packed trailer (below).
The staff of Akiba's Trip - The Animation includes:
- Director: Hiroshi Ikehata
- Series composition: Kazuho Hyodo
- Character design: Hajime Mitsuda
- Chief animator director: Hajime Mitsuda, Takahiro Sasaki, Satoru Kiyomaru
- Production design: Tomokazu Sugimura
- Costume design: Mako Koino
- Art settings: Kenji Matsumoto
- Art director: Kenichi Tajiri
- Color design: Ritsuko Utagawa
- Director of photography: Koujirou Hayashi
- Editor: Kiyoshi Hirose
- Music: Endou.
- Music production: EVIL LINE RECORDS
- Sound director: Satoshi Motoyama
- Original work: ACQUIRE
- Animation production: GONZO
The cast of Akiba's Trip - The Animation includes:
Haruki Ishiya as Tamotsu Denkigai.
Rie Takahashi as Matome Mayonaka.
Marika Kōno as Niwaka Denkigai.
Yuki Nagaku as Arisa Ahokainen.
Misaki Kuno as Ratu Tasujin.
And as Jôji Nakata as Kage-san.
Akiba's Trip - The Animation will begin its Japanese broadcast according to the following schedule:
- Tokyo MX: every Wednesday during the 23:30 time slot beginning on January 04, 2017.
- BS Fuji: every Sunday during the 25:30 time slot beginning on January 08, 2017.
- AT-X: every Wednesday during the 22:30 time slot beginning on January 04, 2017.
Please note: because some Japanese scheduling counts early-morning programming as late-night programming of the previous day, the 25:30 time slot on Sunday is actually on Monday morning at 1:30 AM JST.
The story of Akiba's Trip - The Animation follows a group of teenagers who fight back against the vampires infesting Akihabara by stripping the energy-draining parasites of their clothes and exposing them to the purifying powers of sunlight.
Official Akiba's Trip - The Animation TV anime home page (Japanese)
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