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    Monday January 11, 2021
  • Akiba's Trip Returns for 10th Anniversary to Preview Remastered Game

    PS4 and Switch versions launch in Japan on May 20

    Has it really been 10 years since the original Akiba's Trip game launched on PSP in Japan? Yes, somehow it has, so Acquire is celebrating with a remastered game called Akiba's Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed. Read on for a trailer and more.

  • Wednesday March 29, 2017
  • "Akiba's Beat" Lines Up Release Dates for North America and Europe

    Akiba's Trip successor hits both regions in May

    XSEED Games and PQube announced official release dates for Akiba's Beat in their respective regions earlier today. The spiritual successor to Akiba's Trip hits PS4 and PS Vita in North America on May 16, followed by Europe on May 19. Hit the jump for a trailer and more.

  • Saturday March 25, 2017
  • FEATURE: Anime vs. Real Life – “Akiba’s Trip The Animation” [Part 2]

    Take another look at the real-world locations of Akiba’s Trip!

    Take a virtual trip around Akihabara, the center of otaku culture. How well do Akiba’s Trip’s location stack up to their real-world counterparts? Find out after the jump!  

  • Thursday March 16, 2017
  • Rie Takahashi Guest Stars In Latest "Akiba's Trip: The Animation"

    Sure, she's lead Matome Mayonaka, but she's also this week's big guest!

    In addition to offering plenty of cute observations about Akihabara culture, this season's Akiba's Trip: The Animation has offered a parade of voicing acting notables as its enemies of the week. This week's "Electric Mayo's Falling Apart!" brought in one of the hottest voice actresses on the scene. Rie Takahashi is Konosuba's Megumin. She's Re:Zero's Emilia. And, this week, she's Urame Mayonaka on Akiba's Trip.

  • Thursday March 2, 2017
  • FEATURE: Speak, Fan, and Enter! Heroes & Gatekeepers in "Akiba's Trip"

    "Akiba's Trip encourages fans to share their passions, teaching instead of testing"

    In Akiba’s Trip, an invading force has begun possessing visitors and residents of Tokyo’s famed otaku district, turning passionate geeks into superpowered bullies. But rather than scoff at newbies and “casuals,” Akiba's Trip encourages fans to share their passions. In this feature, guest author Dee Hogan takes a look at how Akiba’s Trip deftly explores the dynamics of nerd hierarches. Read on after the jump!

  • Saturday January 28, 2017
  • "Magical Girl Raising Project" And "Akiba's Trip - The Animation" Heroines Featured On 3D Hug Mousepads

    Reversing broadcast order, Matome Mayonaka,Arisa Ahokainen and Niwaka Denkigai hit this month, while Snow White, Ripple and Swim Sim are due in early February

    Axel Graphic Works has oppai mousepads based on the ladies of action-tragedy light novels Magical Girl Raising Project and Acquire game series Akiba's Trip as they appear in their anime adaptations. Reversing the anime's broadcast order, Matome Mayonaka,Arisa Ahokainen and Niwaka Denkigai hit this month, while Snow White, Ripple and Swim Sim are due in early February at 4,104yen each.

  • FEATURE: Anime vs. Real Life – “Akiba's Trip The Animation”

    Check out the real-world locations of Akiba’s Trip!

    This week on Anime vs. Real Life, Wilhelm takes a look at the real-world setting of Akiba’s Trip. See how the anime's whimsical take on Japan’s center of otaku culture stacks up to its real-world counterpart, right after the jump!

  • Monday January 9, 2017
  • "Akiba's Trip" Character Name Puns Explained

    You probably caught on to the Akiba's Trip/"Akiba strip" joke in the title of this season's PSP game turned Gonzo anime

    You probably caught on to the Akiba's Trip/"Akiba strip" joke in the title of this season's PSP game turned Gonzo anime. And, you may have guessed that the double-reading wasn't the extent of the series' word play. See how it factors into the series' leads after the jump.

  • FEATURE: Found in Translation - Let's Take a Trip through Akiba

    Akiba's Trip is set in the "Holy Land" of Otaku

    Akiba's Trip The Animation is set in a fantasy version of Akihabara, the so-called "Holy Land" of otaku. But what's the real-life Akihabara like, and how did it come to be? Find out after the jump.