Set in Akihabara, the shopping area has been invaded by creatures known as "Synthisters" who prey on the patrons of Akihabara, feasting on their social energy and will to live. These enemies can only be stopped by direct exposure to sunlight, meaning to defeat these synthisters their clothes need to be ripped off exposing them to sunlight.
Runtime: 25 minutes
Akiba's Trip: The Animation - Akiba's Trip: The Animation - Netflix
Akiba's Trip: The Animation (Japanese: アキバズトリップ -THE ANIMATION-, Hepburn: Akibazu Torippu Animēshon) is an anime adaptation of the Akiba's Trip video game series. It was animated by Gonzo and aired from January 4, 2017 to March 29, 2017.
Akiba's Trip: The Animation - Main characters - Netflix
Tamotsu Denkigai (伝木凱タモツ, Denkigai Tamotsu) Voiced by: Haruki Ishiya (Japanese); Alejandro Saab (English) An otaku who got turned into a Bugged One by Matome after he sacrificed his life to save her. He now helps Matome in her fight with the bugged ones and forming the vigilante group Electric Mayonnaise. Tamotsu is very focused on whatever hobby catches his interest, often ignoring responsibilities over his obsession. Among all his hobbies, he greatly enjoys playing with older technology, such as eight bit arcade games and amateur radio devices. He will take odd jobs to pay for his Otaku habits. Towards the anime's end, Tamotsu develops feelings for Matome. Matome Mayonaka (万世架まとめ, Mayonaka Matome) Voiced by: Rie Takahashi (Japanese); Jad Saxton (English) A high class Bugged One who protects Akiba from her kind. She is designated as the leader of vigilante group Electric Mayonnaise, a name she was originally against but accepted quickly. She is often referred to as “Mayo” by her friends as her last name is very similar to the word “mayonnaise”. She saved Tomatsu's life by invoking a ritual to transform him into a Bugged One by sharing a kiss with him. She, Arisa and Niwaka formed an idol group with a former idol as their manager. Matome is Urame's twin sister and Fukame's granddaughter. Having lived in Akiba for so long, she has developed a love for food and enjoys eating at the restaurants scattered around the city. Matome develops a crush on Tamotsu early on but doesn't convey her feeling to him until near the end of the anime. Arisa Ahokainen (有紗・アホカイネン, Ahokainen Arisa) Voiced by: Yuki Nagaku (Japanese); Natalie Hoover (English) A Finnish otaku who often dresses in cosplay outfits. Although human, Arisa possess superhuman strength and is fluent in several Martial arts. She is the third member of Electric Mayonnaise. She, Matome, and Niwaka, formed an idol group with a former an idol as their manager. Her catchphrase is “Moi” Niwaka Denkigai (伝木凱にわか, Denkigai Niwaka) Voiced by: Marika Kōno (Japanese); Bryn Apprill (English) Tamotsu's younger sister. She is a middle schooler and like her brother, Niwaka is an otaku and is often with him on many of his adventures in Akiba. She provides financial support and relays messages back to their parents when she visits. She, Matome and Arisa formed an idol group with a former idol as their manager. Both she and Arisa were aware very early about Matome's crush on Tamotsu. Tasujin Ratu (タスジン・ラトゥ, Ratu Tasujin) Voiced by: Misaki Kuno (Japanese); Monica Rial (English) An intelligent Indian professor who moves around on a Segway. Her original intention was the study the bugged ones but has become a support member of Electric Mayonnaise. Often giving the group advice and providing inventions for their battles. Kage-san (かげさん) Voiced by: Jouji Nakata (Japanese); Jeremy Inman (English) Tamotsu's otaku friend who knows a lot about Akihabara. Often giving him advice on whatever hobby Tamotsu is working on at the moment. He has a very simplistic design similar to an emoji.
Akiba's Trip: The Animation - References - Netflix