Akudama Drive Season 2: Everything you should know
Developed by Pyrot Studios in collaboration with Two Kyo Games, ama Akudama Drive ‘is a dystopian sci-fi anime with stunning visuals, morally ambiguous characters, and an electrifying plot.
The story is set in an alternate version of Japan, devastated by a devastating war between its two regions, Kanto and Kansai. Finally, Kanto emerged victorious and transformed the other region into his vassal state.
At the time of their raid, they were joined by another criminal named Swindler. Let’s see what updates do we have about the release date, cast, plot, and other details of season 2 of the anime.
Writer-director Tomohisa Taguchi and writer Norimitsu Cahoe have stated that they have been influenced by the works of Quentin Tarantino and Ridley Scots. Although Season 1 ended to a large extent, fans are already very interested in the second season. Here we know about it.
Has Akudama Drive Season 2 Canceled or Renewed?
Studio Pyrot developed the first installment of this anime series. And since it released its first season, no one has heard of the show’s second season. Pierrot neither renewed nor canceled the anime for his future installments.
Since most critics gave it mixed reactions, fans thought it would not return. Currently, it seems that the fans were right. It’s been almost four years, and the makers haven’t renewed it for the new season 2 either. Therefore, the possibility of its renewal is quite low.
When will Akudama Drive Season 2 Release?
Season 1 of Akudama Drive premiered on October 8, 2020, and aired 12 episodes before concluding on December 24, 2020. Neither Pierrot nor Ku Kyo Games have released any statement on the future of the series.
Given how the anime unfolded, it is possible that it was a single-series series. However, if ‘Akudama Drive’ is not renewed, season 2 of the series is likely to arrive in 2022 or later.
Akudama Drive Season 2 Plot Details: What will happen?
In the season 1 finale, titled season ‘Akudama Drive’, ler Swindler has a broken leg and cannot continue. She pleads with the courier to help get the children to a safe place and gives them 500 yen.
The courier realizes that this is the last time he will see her. He takes the money and leaves with the children, while Swinder fights against the heroic warriors before being killed. The caretakers manage to trap the courier, but a rebellion ensues after Swinder’s death.
The courier several times protects the children and eventually tells them to go without them, giving them 500 yen of swinder. The courier eventually succumbs to his wounds, but by then the children have reached their destination.
Almost all the main characters of ‘Akudama Drive’ are dead. Therefore, in season 2, a new set of characters can be introduced. Kanto and its technology can be explored more thoroughly. The series may continue to focus on brother and sister.
Hacker — he can hack anything for fun and also control the drone and use it as a weapon.
Brawler– He is somehow dumb but he is one of Akudama’s wanted criminals.
Hoodloom – He runs away from Kansai prison while strangling him. And tries to make himself a major criminal of Akudama.
Courier — he can deliver any package to the recipient but for the money, as he always works for the money.
Doctor– He is a sexy surgeon, chemist, and doctor who has the ability to heal himself from various injuries.
Throttle – He was obsessed with red color and was in death row until he was freed by the Akudamas.
The Ordinary Person – She is a woman who works in the Kansai Seal Office and was arrested for not paying her food bill.
Akudama Drive Season 1 Recap!
Now their world is getting worse and the poor are getting poorer, people in Kansai are in a situation where the police are becoming weaker due to lack of jurisdiction.
One would think that a city filled with cybernetic screens in neon lights would be a utopia, but in turn, the city’s dark alley is filled with fugitives called “Akudama”.
Being aware of these fugitives, the Kansai Police Department focuses on executing an infamous Akudama “jackfruit”, convicted of killing hundreds of people.
Later on to which an anonymous message is sent, where someone has put enough money on the line, which can also free the jackfruit. After this proposal, four people of Akudam go to the Kansai Police Department in the hope of a huge sum, where they realize that some big work was done.
The reward was placed to gather these fugitives to work on such a large mission: to infiltrate Shinkansen. His mission in Shinkansen was to steal precious goods from a vault in front of the train.
Amidst all this is an “ordinary” girl, who was caught on minor charges, but is forced to “cheat” her personality. The team will now have to work together to get big salaries, all moving forward and fighting the executioners of the Kansai Police Department on their tails.