Akiba's Trip

Akiba's Trip

The cover of the PlayStation Portable release.
(Akibazu Torippu)
Developer Acquire
Platform PlayStation Portable

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  • JP:
    • May 19, 2011
    • June 14, 2012 (Plus)
Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed
Developer Acquire
Platform PS3, PSVita, PS4, PC

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  • JP:
    • November 7, 2013 (PS3, PSVita)
    • July 3, 2014 (PS4)
  • NA:
    • August 12, 2014 (PS3, PSVita)
    • November 25, 2014 (PS4)
    • May 26, 2015 (PC)
Akiba's Trip Festa!
Developer Acquire
Platform PC, Android

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  • JP: November 2016
Akiba's Beat
Developer Acquire
Directed by Kōta Takano
Music by ClariS
Platform PS4, PSVita

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  • JP: December 15, 2016 (PS4)
Anime television series
Akiba's Trip: The Animation
Directed by Hiroshi Ikehata
Written by Kazuho Hyodo
Studio Gonzo
Network AT-X, Tokyo MX, BS Fuji
Original run January 4, 2017 scheduled

Akiba's Trip (Japanese: アキバズトリップ Hepburn: Akibazu Torippu) is a Japanese video game franchise by developer Acquire. The franchise consists of four games, two of which are upcoming, and an anime television series adaptation by Gonzo that will premiere in January 2017.


Video games

Akiba's Trip

The original Akiba's Trip game was released on PlayStation Portable in Japan by Acquire on May 19, 2011.[1][2] An updated version, titled Akiba's Trip Plus, was released for PSP on June 14, 2012.[3][2]

Akiba's Trip 2

Acquire released Akiba's Trip 2 on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita in Japan on November 7, 2013,[4][5][2] and on PlayStation 4 on July 3, 2014.[6] XSEED Games released the game in North America under the title Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed.[2] They released the game on PS3 and PSVita on August 12, 2014,[7] on PS4 on November 25, 2014,[8] and on PC on May 26, 2015.[9] Additionally, NIS America released the game in Europe.[2]

Akiba's Trip Festa!

Akiba's Trip Festa! is scheduled to be released for PC and Android in November 2016.[2]

Akiba's Beat

Main article: Akiba's Beat

Akiba's Beat, the first action RPG game in the franchise, was originally scheduled for a fall 2016 release on PS4 and PS Vita, but was later delayed to December 2016,[10][11][12] with the PS4 version due to be released on December 15, while the PS Vita release is undated.[13] The game is directed by Kōta Takano, while ClariS is performing the theme song, "again".[12] XSEED Games will release the game in North America in the first quarter of 2017.[14][12]


An anime television series adaptation titled Akiba's Trip: The Animation was announced at Tokyo Game Show on September 15, 2016.[2] The anime is meant to commemorate studio Gonzo's 25th anniversary.[2] It will be directed by Hiroshi Ikehata and written by Kazuho Hyodo, with animation by Gonzo.[2][15] Character designs will be produced by Hajime Mitsuda.[2][15] The opening theme song is performed by the voice actress music unit Earphones.[16]

The series is scheduled to premiere on January 4, 2017, and will be broadcast on AT-X, Tokyo MX and BS Fuji.[17]


  1. AKIBA'S TRIP. Amazon.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 "Akiba's Trip Game Gets TV Anime in January by Gonzo". Anime News Network. September 15, 2016. Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  3. AKIBA'S TRIP PLUS. Amazon.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  4. AKIBA'S TRIP 2. Amazon.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  5. AKIBA'S TRIP 2. Amazon.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  6. AKIBA'S TRIP2. Amazon.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  7. "North American Anime, Manga Releases, August 10-16". Anime News Network. August 12, 2014. Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  8. "Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed - PlayStation 4". Amazon.com. Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  9. "Akiba's Trip to Launch for PC on May 26". Anime News Network. May 17, 2015. Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  10. "Akiba's Trip Successor Game Akiba's Beat Announced". Anime News Network. May 30, 2016. Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  11. "Akiba's Beat PS4/Vita RPG Delayed to Winter in Japan". Anime News Network. September 6, 2016. Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  12. 1 2 3 "Akiba's Beat Game Delayed in N. America, Slated for December in Japan". Anime News Network. September 17, 2016. Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  13. "Akiba's Beat Slated on December 15 for PS4, Undated for Vita in Japan". Anime News Network. September 21, 2016. Retrieved September 22, 2016.
  14. "XSEED Games to Publish Fate/EXTELLA, Akiba's Beat, Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns Games". Anime News Network. June 7, 2016. Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  15. 1 2 Green, Scott (September 15, 2016). "TV Anime To Adapt "Akiba's Trip" Vampire Stripping Games". Crunchyroll. Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  16. "イヤホンズ、Newシングル発売記念イベントで来年1月放送TVアニメ『AKIBA'S TRIP -THE ANIMATION-』のOP主題歌担当を発表!" (in Japanese). October 30, 2016. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  17. "Akiba's Trip Anime Reveals More of Cast, 1st Trailer, January 4 Debut". Anime News Network. November 8, 2016. Retrieved November 8, 2016.

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