I get the feeling that this is a show I’m going to forget as soon as I’m done watching it but I’ll have a great collection of screen caps. Like this one where Tomotsu’s sister clearly empathizes with his situation having died and been brought back last week.
Or this one, where Tomotsu announced the name for their team that he’s apparently been pondering all night.
Or lastly, this one where we realise Tomotsu is just plain deluded and not about bugged ones but about reality.
Seriously, this show takes any opportunity for nudity, girls in maid costumes or bunny suits, has some highly questionable camera angles, and a story that kind of boils down to those guys are bad, we’re good, let’s win, and yet for all that it is nonsense it is fairly entertaining nonesense. There’s also a few good points like the field around Akihabara that now prevents Tomotsu from leaving is kind of interesting.
All and all, I didn’t intend to like this show, but I do. It’s completely silly and the plot is utterly ridiculous (what plot there is) and if there are so many ways you could take offence at some of the jokes, and yet somehow it’s working for me at the moment.
Akiba’s Trip is available on Crunchyroll.
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