�* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:After Swindler's livestreamed death, they are quick to draw attention to it and help incite the riots against the Executioners. When the group plans to head back to Kansai, he takes it off and announces his plans to continue riding the ''Shinkansen'' the rest of the way to Kanto, even if the Decontamination Area could kill him, while giving Ordinary Person one of his drones as a parting gift.�* SmallTownBoredom: Kansai isn't exactly "small", but this is how Hacker feels about it. ]]�* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: He willingly takes a stab from Master so he can get him in for a suplex.�* InsultBackfire: When Doctor refers to him as a "dreadlock gorilla", he takes it as a compliment, because gorillas are strong.�* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: Funnily enough despite being on good terms with Hoodlum, he doesn�t at all see the problem in hurtling him at Master like a log to get an attack in.�* TheLostLenore: A male example. Studio Pierrot's producer Tominaga was my college classmate, so he called me to make an original anime with him. Courier accepts and when taking the children, Swindler tries confusing the Executioners until she is killed. The series aired from October to December 2020. An example mixed with OppurtunisticBastard is when she intentionally set up Brawler to die because he was someone she couldn't control, and then decided to manipulative a depressed Hoodlum into being her lackey and boy toy. [[spoiler:It's taken UpToEleven when his bloodlust is uncontrollable and attempted to chase after Swindler. Four Akudama respond to the challenge and descend into Kansai Police Headquarters to earn a big payday. The anime has various characters that form the Akudamas. ]]�* BlackDudeDiesFirst: [[spoiler:He's the first of the Akudamas to die in Episode 6. ]]�* NotSoStoic: �** She's actually caught off guard when Swindler stands up to her and calls her out on [[spoiler:interrogating Brother and Sister. �* KnightTemplar: In Episode 10, [[spoiler:her concern with not incurring Kanto's wrath drives her to order the Chief of Police to declare all the insurgents as Akudama so that the police, policebots, and Executioners would start killing them to quell the uprising. His only goal in life is to take on anyone who can guarantee him a fight where he can put ''his very life'' on the line. One reviewer was more skeptical of the premiere, calling the series "edgy". �* RedIsViolent: His dreadlocks, and main color, are red and he is known for his violent lifestyle.�* RedOniBlueOni: With Hoodlum, despite being the brighter of the two lightbulbs, who is also a total coward when it comes to combat. ]]�* WhiteHairBlackHeart: Downplayed. He didn't kill countless people by sheer luck. The animation was still very strong, as well (though not on the level of the two series I mentioned at the start of this post). ]]�* HoistByTheirOwnPetard: [[spoiler:She teaches Hoodlum how to accurately cut the carotid artery while using him as her reluctant minion against Swindler. �* RealityEnsues: Since it's the police who are the ones in charge of designating who are classified as Akudama, the Executioners can't just declare somebody one on the spot and kill them, or else they risk being declared one themselves. [[spoiler:He's apparently able to see a red halo over Swindler's head that keeps growing bigger and bigger, to the point that he was able to track her down after everyone gets separated after Doctor's betrayal. After the battle between Brawler and Master, which leaves both of them dead, Hoodlum encounters Pupil and attacks her. For example, if he ever comes across a red colored button, he'll use that chance to play around with it like a misbehaving child. [[spoiler:It's to the point that Sister nicknames him "shit guy". ]]�* GroinAttack: Doctor inflicts one upon him before seducing him into becoming her right-hand man (and, well, actually seducing him).�* IJustWantToBeBadass: Often plays up his criminal status and lying that he has a prison sentence of five million years, funnily enough Brawler admires him for it.�* KickTheSonOfABitch: In Episode 10, Hoodlum manages to [[spoiler:slit Doctor's throat after she boasts being responsible for Brawler's death with her lackluster stitch work. December 29, 2020 Tom And Linny One comment. ]]�* EveryoneHasStandards: As stated in KnightTemplar below, he views Akudama as heartless monsters, [[spoiler:but he's appalled upon learning that Boss declared all the rioters, who were otherwise people the Executioners are charged with protecting, as Akudama and had them all killed. オシラセNEWS. the identity of the anonymous caller isn’t revealed. December 6, 2020 by SuperWooper, posted in Akudama Drive, Currently Watching: For all the sex and murder featured in this episode, it left me a little cold. ]]�* AttackDrone: He always has two drones that are shaped like bear heads by his side when it comes to moving from place to place or blowing enemies to smithereens. �* WhiteHairBlackHeart: He has snow white hair and the blood of a thousand victims in his hands. Norimitsu Kaihō, Yoshifumi Sasahara, Tomohisa Taguchi, Black Cat informs the Akudama that it has brought them together to attack the, Ryō Morise, Yoshifumi Sasahara, Tomohisa Taguchi, The Akudama rendezvous at an abandoned warehouse where they go over the finer details of the. �* BeingPersonalIsntProfessional: His general modus operandi is to "leave personal feelings out of work". Even a nothing Akudama like Hoodlum isn't referred to by whatever his real name is.�* TeethClenchedTeamwork: The first episode makes it clear that they can't stand each other and would prefer to work alone. The ordinary citizen ends up helping Courier in destroying a tank drone. Funimation licensed the series and streamed it on its website in North America, the British Isles, Mexico, and Brazil,[15] in Europe through Wakanim,[16] and in Australia and New Zealand through AnimeLab. After Brawler's death, Hoodlum returns to the Akudamas who learn of the children's origins. ]]�* LoveMakesYouEvil: [[https://twitter.com/kazkodaka/status/1334524926166851585 According to]] [[VisualNovel/Danganronpa2GoodbyeDespair Monomi's]] speculation in Kodaka's weekly roleplay livetweeting, [[spoiler:the growing halo he sees on Swindler is formed from genuine affection. To a lesser degree this eventually extends to [[spoiler: Swindler, who is going out of her way to protect Sister. Akudama Drive is wacky anime trash, coasting on pure style. ]]�* {{Catchphrase}}: He seems to be fond of the word "shit" to describe food and things that annoy him. Norimitsu Kaihō, Ryō Morise, Yoshifumi Sasahara, Tomohisa Taguchi. Isn't that worth more than any amount? ]]�* ConsummateLiar: For some odd reason, Swindler, despite being an [[RidiculouslyAverageGuy ridiculously average girl]], has an almost unnatural knack for lying and deception. ", "【オシラセ!!】追加キャラクター&キャスト情報解禁!! Brawler. Release date for Season 2 of the anime “Akudama Drive” The anime “Akudama Drive” was very warmly received by the audience. ]]�* ConsummateProfessional: Despite being a criminal, Courier has a very professional and serious air about him. About Akudama Drive any years ago, a Great Civil War ravaged Japan, leaving the country fragmented between two regions: Kansai and Kanto. [12] The opening theme is "STEAL!!" [[spoiler:In a livestream, she exposes herself to the Executioners and makes an act of being an injured civilian. Due to having a broken leg, Swindler requests Courier her last will of taking Brother and Sister to a safe area, returning the 500 yen as a price. She's also on the receiving of this with her bosses, who threaten a far worse punishment if she keeps on failing them.]]�[[/folder]]��! ]]�* DistressedDude: [[spoiler:He's held prisoner by the Executioners for the second half of the series, leaving it to Swindler and Sister to try and rescue him]].�* EarnYourHappyEnding: [[spoiler:After surviving the ongoing wrath of the Executioners, he and Sister are able to reach the safe haven Shikoku and can start a new life together. [[spoiler:Part of the reason for his HeroicSacrifice to save the Siblings is because he thinks that an advanced super-computer like Kanto would be able to give him a proper challenge, even getting excited when it actually hurts him. ]]�* CharacterDevelopment: Starting off as your run-of-the-mill EmotionlessGirl, she gets more emotive after [[spoiler:she's separated from Brother and bonds more with Swindler. However, as she goes along, she slowly becomes an actual one, showing a knack for actually deceiving people, and after being offically labeled as an Akudama, she succumbs to the realisation that there's no going back as she now ''must'' keep on lying and deceiving in order to survive.�* BewareTheNiceOnes: Originally being an ordinary citizen, Swindler is a NiceGirl who reacts in horror at the actions of the other Akudama. Her character development will not go to … We currently have 185 edits to 7 articles and 5 images on this wiki.. Courier and Brawler face them but are overpowered. �* MyDeathIsJustTheBeginning: [[spoiler:Her whole plan in Episode 12 was to livestream her death at the hands of Executioners for the civilians to see and riot back, causing a chain of events that'll eventually lead to overthrowing their society as they know it. 7 notes Nov 26th, 2020. The set dressing is instantly engaging (especially in comparison to other shows this season like Ikebukuro West Gate Park or Hypnosis Mic ). �* WouldHurtAChild: He becomes physically aggressive towards Brother after [[spoiler:the boy brushes off the news of Brawler's death like it's nothing]]. We talked and decided to make a 90's crime action cyberpunk. Swindler is able to fight back with enough time to be saved by Courier. ]]�* TookALevelInCheerfulness: Spending time with Swindler, especially after [[spoiler:Brother's captured]], causes her to break out of her emotionless shell.�* WalkingSpoiler: Revealing who she is is almost impossible not to spoil the true identity of the cat and their motive for hiring the Akudama.�* YouAreNumberSix: [[spoiler:Her designation in the experiment that gave her immortality was 5557.]]�[[/folder]]��! But the second time it happens in Episode 12, the Chief of Police kills himself out of guilt leaving Boss and her Executioners at the mercy of the rioting masses. �----�* BerserkButton: [[spoiler:After Brawler dies, [[DontSpeakIllOfTheDead any insults towards him becomes this]]. With a good setter, he is able to spike the ball perfectly. Courier. ", "A dangerous journey unfolds… Akudama Drive is now simulcasting on AnimeLab! There are some additional, fresh members in the cast crew. Norimitsu Kaihō and Taguchi oversaw the series scripts. [19] Kaihō commented that the cast is meant to be rebellious in contrast to similar series where the cast relies on each other. !Akudama�[[folder:General]]�* AffablyEvil: When you get past their deadly tendencies, they all actually seem like regular people. Took us 6 years. ]]�* BatmanGambit: Pulls off her greatest gambit in Episode 12. She generally kills more people than she heals and she fights using scalpels and chemicals she made herself.�* DeathByIrony: [[spoiler:Doctor's end goal was to obtain control of all forms of life and took the lives of innocent civilians on a whim. Four Akudama respond to the challenge and descend into Kansai Police Headquarters to earn a big payday. '''Bunny's voiced by:''' Kurumi Mamiya (Japanese), Creator/MichaelKovach (English)�!!! He slashes Doctor's throat in the same way she taught him, ultimately leading to her death. ", "Original TV anime "Akudama Drive" released by Kazutaka Odaka & Kin Komatsuzaki x Tomohisa Taguchi x Studio Piero will be broadcast in July! Shortly, thugs find the two and aim to violate them. Although she ends up being killed by one of them, it was part of her plan as she set up a recording device to broadcast her execution for all of Kansai to see. While the Executioners, knowing she's lying, are quick to kill her, [[BatmanGambit this was done to convince the civilians watching that]] Executioners are really DirtyCops who are willing to harm and kill civilians, causing a massive uprising. Executioner Boss - @TheVeronicaT Shark - @ProZD Bunny - @kovox If you haven't checked it out yet, what are you waiting for?? ]]�* RedOniBlueOni: With Brawler, though by virtue of Brawler being DumbMuscle. �* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: He has maroon colored hair.�* YouShallNotPass: [[spoiler: He spends his last moments holding off the pursuing Executioner drones so Brother and Sister can escape, destroying all three of them at the cost of his life.]]�[[/folder]]��[[folder:Brawler]]�!!Brawler�!!! Robinson, Zeno. Akudama Drive . In Kansai, a group of six Akudama carry out missions given to them by a mysterious black cat, while evading the police. �* ItAmusedMe: He enjoys hacking computer/security systems for funsies. It's later revealed that she also worked out a deal with Doctor to spare her life in exchange for the two kids, [[IGaveMyWord which she grants when Doctor lives up to her end of it. There is the implication that he only protects her so he can kill her later. ]]�* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: She gives a brutal one to [[spoiler:Hoodlum in Episode 8 where she calls him out for what he truly is: a worthless coward who constantly lies just to make himself look better than what he is. The Cutthroat (殺人鬼, Satsujinki) is one of the main characters in Akudama Drive. What initially seemed like nothing more than a stylish brawlfest, and Akudama Drive certainly is some of that, turned out to be waaaay more punk than anyone expected. He says it tastes like shit to him anyway.�* SecretSecretKeeper: In Episode 10, [[spoiler:he reveals that he knew Swindler wasn't actually an Akudama for a while. ]]�* GoOutWithASmile: [[spoiler:As he succumbs to severe blood loss from his neck wound, Hoodlum gives a smile while thanking Brawler for changing him into a better man. Swindler and Sister escape from the rocket after crash-landing and return to Kansai. Last week’s focus on Swindler didn’t just make her more sympathetic, it painted a way forward for both her character and the story: the rescue of Brother from Kansai’s clutches. Akudama Drive Episodes 8 & 9. If you have any questions, you may leave questions here or post on the forum. ]]�* ManipulativeBitch: [[spoiler:She casually admits to Pupil that she designed the Master-Pupil system to exploit the feelings the dynamic creates in order to bring out their best performances as Executioners and make them think twice about throwing their lives away. Master is strong enough to fight several Akudama at the same time, while the Pupil despite being weaker was still a threat in a 1 to 1 battle. ]]�* HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: [[spoiler:Master cuts her in half at the stomach when he attacks the Akudama in the sewers. But a dangerous journey is about to unfold when a civilian girl becomes twisted into the Akudama's way of life and witnesses their criminal drives. ]]�** Due to being cleared of her Akudama status, [[spoiler:when Pupil threatens to kill her after stabbing Junior in the heart, she tells her that as an Executioner, Pupil would be declared an Akudama for murder, which forces her to back down. This is also the only way to denote him as Pupil's name remains unchanged.�[[/folder]]��[[folder:Boss]]�!!Boss�!!! ]]�* BigSisterInstinct: Upon finding out that [[spoiler:the contents of the safe is a pair of children]], she becomes protective of them and develops the will to stand up to the Akudama to keep them safe. Akudama Drive . �* TokenEvilTeammate: Even in a group full of criminals, he somehow manages to be this. Their mysterious client-turned-captor has a second task for them, one he'll pay… The only reason that they're together is because of the promise of a billion yen mixed with the threat of being killed via their [[OffWithHisHead bomb collars]].�* VillainProtagonist: Excluding Swindler, they're extremely dangerous criminals and are the main protagonists of the series.�* WouldHitAGirl: The male members have no issue with fighting, or even killing, any woman who stands in their way.�[[/folder]]��[[folder:Ordinary Person [=/=] Swindler]]�! Now let’s see what Akudama Drive Episode 10 brings us. Akudama Drive is almost full of clichés but still a gripping and entertaining anime. ]]�* StartingANewLife: His goal in life is to leave Kansai and start a new life at the more promising Kanto region.�* TeenGenius: The youngest out of all the Akudama yet he�s by far the most clever given his speciality is using smarts over muscles. Both the anime’s direction and the characters themselves move with inhuman quickness, so clustering most of the in-between frames around the key poses seems to be Akudama Drive’s secret sauce. '''Voiced by:''' Creator/TakahiroSakurai (Japanese), Creator/MattShipman (English)�[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/tumblr_4821d0c04bb668cac8da6200fcb2a942_cfb0edc2_1280.png]] ��An eccentric yet deadly serial killer who was rescued from execution during the first mission by the other Akudamas.�----�* AbhorrentAdmirer: To Swindler's disgust, Cutthroat takes a strong liking to her because of the pink colors on her outfit and decides to be by her side no matter what.�* AlbinosAreFreaks: His white hair, pale skin and reddish eyes imply that he might be an albino, while the freak part is due to him being a childish serial killer. ]]�* InTheHood: He wears a grey hoodie underneath his leather jacket. ]]�* ForScience: [[spoiler:Despite being exonerated for her crimes in exchange for selling out the other Akudama, she's quick to get involved again and go back to committing crimes out of curiosity of the siblings immortality. ]]�* HealingFactor: She did something to her body that allows her to survive from the deadliest of injuries, while just needing to stitch herself up to completely recover as her near decapitation by Pupil and full-on bisection for Master show. [[spoiler:This is because [[TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou he wants to kill Swindler personally]]. '''Voiced by:''' Creator/MaayaUchida (Japanese), Daisy Guevara (English)�[[quoteright:300:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/tumblr_fb44a6e1068be30976cabf0f789b0393_090f6901_2048.jpg]] �[[quoteright:300:[[labelnote:Click here to see his actual appearance]]https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/de8n8u3_63fe2bc2_a695_4b3d_9ecc_acf7007411b3.png]][[/labelnote]] ��The mastermind behind the grand heist and the leader of the Akudama. [[spoiler:A flashback in Episode 11 reveals that he was doing Courier work for criminals since he was a kid. ]]�* ImmortalityHurts: [[spoiler:He remarks about how he still feels pain after being violently experimented on during a flashback. !Ordinary Person [=/=] Swindler�!!! ]]�* InvisibleParents: Her family is never brought up when she is seen at her house in Episode 11. ]]�* ComplainingAboutRescuesTheyDontLike: [[spoiler:Brother ends up in tears when he realizes that Sister is jeopardizing her freedom and the effort he put in his GrandPlan just to rescue him from the Executioners. The characters have no names, only roles: Courier, Doctor, Ordinary Person . The latter being questionable if it�s affectionate or not.�* BigBrotherWorship: She truly looks up to Brother and [[spoiler:Swindler as a big sister. The fall 2020 anime season is one of the best seasons that has bestowed us in a while; many great anime has aired this season such as JJK, Dragon quest, and Haikyuu; and AOT has come back to secure its throne with its much-anticipated final season. ]]�* EvenEvilHasStandards: Despite being a hardened criminal with the ''second highest'' prison sentence in the group at 745 years, he offhandedly told Doctor that he avoids hurting people outside of work and is shown adhering to his own moral code.�* FamousLastWords: [[spoiler: "Perfect..."]]�* {{Foil}}: To Cutthroat. ]]]]�* UncertainDoom: [[spoiler:It's unknown what happened to her during the uprising induced by Swindler's death, or if she survived Courier destroying the communications tower. [[spoiler:However, most of them died in the first ten episodes. In Kansai, a group of six Akudama carry out missions given to them by a mysterious black cat, while evading the police. This leads to hilarious results. Cutthroat is the Top-Ranking criminal in the city with approximately one thousand murders accounted to his name and has an estimated 967 years of prison sentence. ]]�* CrucifiedHeroShot: {{Downplayed|Trope}} as she doesn't assume the pose, [[spoiler:but the symbolism of her dying by getting impaled against a cross-shaped piece of rubble is very clear. This highly fictionalized take on not only Japan but society itself makes for a great setting, offering us a post apocalyptic world that’s simultaneously visually vibrant yet bleak at the same time. ]]�* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: She gives this speech to [[spoiler:Hoodlum when he holds her at knife point under Doctor's orders. This page was last edited on 6 January 2021, at 05:32. Here’s a list of names to avoid. ORDINARY PERSON / SAGISHI / SWINDLER / IPPANJIN . ]]�* MurderIsTheBestSolution: The Executioners are allowed to execute any criminal as they see fit. 214022531 on May 28, 2021, we will get 5 more minutes of unreleased scenes and a better closure to Pupil's arc. Akudama Drive stars a bunch of them, most of whom are pictured right above these words, and they are in fact what the Akudama are. As he continues fighting against drones, Courier dies peacefully with Brother and Sister reaching their destiny. I can tell theres the potential for something great there, but it seemed like episode one danced around it. The main characters of ‘Akudama’ have no names: they are called by their profession: Cutthroat, Courier, Doctor, Hacker, Brawler and Hoodlum. Although Hacker gets bored easily he gets along surprisingly well with Swindler, who is by far the most mundane and ordinary out of all the Akudama. Welcome to the Study Group Wiki, a wiki dedicated to everything about the Webtoon, Study Group (스터디그룹), that anyone can edit.As you all know this wiki is still under construction, please help us by creating or editing any of our articles! One day, Keiki Kiryu randomly gets a strange love letter. �* {{Stripperiffic}}: Her outfit puts a lot of emphasis on her sex appeal.�* TheTease: Early on, she�s seen flirting with Courier in some way. In the ensuing chaos, Brother forces Swindler and Sister aboard the rocket to protect them, leaving himself behind as the rocket launches. ]]�* DeclarationOfProtection: Has this towards Swindler, and to her dismay he's willing to kill innocents to follow it through. Later, the Executioners escape with Brother just as Courier, Swindler, and Sister reach the roof. They both share the same age, height and even three sizes. 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He seems to like takoyaki, eating it when Swindler first meets him and [[spoiler:using Brother and Sister's lunchbox to make some]], but he claims that most food tastes like crap to him anyway and it only tastes slightly better. �* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: All referred to by their Akudama title. [12] The series aired from October 8 to December 24, 2020. ]]�* ForgotAboutHisPowers: Sister doesn't seem to use her flute very much despite winding up in dire situations that would make her powers incredibly helpful.�* GenkiGirl: [[spoiler:Her time with Swindler has made her a lot more excitable and cheerful. [[spoiler: When he had to deliver a charm to Sister from Brother there was no reason for him to wait for Swindler to regain consciousness to finish the job, and the next episode has him cooking for Swindler and Sister as well as giving advice to Swindler as an Akudama. [22], Lauren Orsini from Anime News Network and D. M. Moore from Polygon regarded Akudama Drive as their most anticipated series from Fall 2020. �* BadassInDistress: His first scene features him in heavy prison restraints and awaiting his execution. Japanese. He also manages to hack into plenty of tightly secured facilities without breaking a sweat.�* TookALevelInKindness: In Episode 5, after he decides to split off from the group and head to the Kanto Region on his own, he gives the thoughtful Swindler one of his drones as a parting gift. They even convinced the police that she managed to swipe her name off the records as part of her shtick before she could explain her situation, further reducing her chances of seeking their help to escape.�** [[spoiler:When she tries to digitally pay for some takoyaki in Episode 8, her stamp's signature triggered a wanted poster for both her and the other Akudama to go off. ]]�* {{Expy}}: Like [[VisualNovel/DanganronpaTriggerHappyHavoc Makoto Naegi]], another character made by Kazutaka Kodaka, Swindler is essentially a [[RidiculouslyAverageGuy completely ordinary]] NiceGirl who, [[BornUnlucky due to incredibly shitty luck]], ends up in a life-threatening scenario surrounded by a bunch of eccentric and dangerous individuals. She has black hair with pink highlights.�[[/folder]]��[[folder:Courier]]�!!Courier�!!! It uses the classic cyberpunk aesthetic to tell a story saturated with razor-sharp social criticism and vibrant neon lights. But he's also a spineless coward who is easily intimdated into doing their bidding.�* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Confronted by another protest and Boss asking him to name another group of protestors as Akudama, he blows his brains out instead of letting it happen again. The two children reveal themselves as the masterminds behind Black Cat and request the Akudama another mission: go back to Kansai, promising to double the amount of money they promised. It’s a spectacle-first production that operates on the fringes of sanity, working with characters so thin that their names and occupations are one and the same. She even admits that she chooses officers who are willing to give up their lives when it comes to fighting Akudamas. ]]�* HealingFactor: Just like her brother, she has the power to regenerate her body.�* LadySwearsAlot: Downplayed. Other shows this season like Ikebukuro West Gate Park or Hypnosis Mic ) him. 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