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Akudama Drive (アクダマドライブ, Akudama Doraibu) is an original anime series produced by Too Kyo Games.

Animated by Studio Pierrot, it consists of one season of 12 episodes, which aired from October 8, 2020 to December 24, 2020.

Episodes[]

SE7EN[]


Main Article: Episode 1

As criminals known as Akudama terrorize Kansai, an ordinary citizen gets dragged into danger when her good intentions steer her wrong.

RESERVOIR DOGS[]


Main Article: Episode 2

The Akudama learn from the plan’s mastermind just how risky and troublesome it will be. As if things weren’t bad enough, trouble comes looking for them first.

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE[]


Main Article: Episode 3

When the infiltration doesn’t go as expected and they’re running out of time, the group will have to improvise to pull off the ultimate heist.

SPEED[]


Main Article: Episode 4

The Shinkansen speeds ahead, hurtling the crew towards certain death. As they race against time to reach the vault, Executioners show up to derail their plans.

DEAD MAN WALKING[]


Main Article: Episode 5

As the Executioners deal with the aftermath of their failure, the Akudama take a break to recuperate and finally find out their destination.

BROTHER[]


Main Article: Episode 6

When one Executioner arrives for a showdown, Brawler couldn't be happier. As the bloodbath rages on, Pupil struggles to understand why she was left behind.

The City of Lost Children[]


Main Article: Episode 7

After a long journey, the team finally reaches their destination. Before the children say their goodbyes, Brother shares his side of the story.

BLACK RAIN[]


Main Article: Episode 8

The Akudama struggle to survive as the hunt for their heads intensifies. While Doctor and Hoodlum run amok, Swindler takes on the role of big sister.

THE SHINING[]


Main Article: Episode 9

Courier joins up with Swindler as they attempt to track Brother down. Meanwhile, Cutthroat is seeing red and is thirstier than ever for blood.

BABEL[]


Main Article: Episode 10

Drastic measures are taken to subdue the civilian uprising. Knowing it's their last chance to save Brother, Courier and crew race towards a showdown at Kansai Station.

WAR GAMES[]


Main Article: Episode 11

Sometimes, the truth is harder to believe than fiction. Unbeknownst to them, Swindler and Courier are at risk of being trapped in Kanto forever.

Akudama Drive[]


Main Article: Episode 12

Swindler and Courier have been driven into a corner but are not about to give up. Swindler is prepared to play the part if it will help the children escape.

Trivia[]

  • Akudama Drive was meant to start airing on July 7, 2020, but was put off due to the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, and finally released on October 8. For this reason, its manga adaptation's first chapter wound up releasing ahead of the anime, on July 6.
  • On December 25, 2020, the day that followed the anime's finale, character designer and animation director Cindy Yamauchi tweeted a response in english to the large amount of requests for a Season 2. In it, she requested that people take time to appreciate the first season before they ask for more. In a following Tweet, she clarified that she does not have the information or authority to decide on a Season 2.[1]

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