Akudama Drive Episode 9: Cutthroat Is Alive!

Akudama Drive is a 2020 Japanese cyberpunk anime television series. It is produced by Pierrot and Too Kyo Games. The story is set in a  dystopian future in Kansai, it follows criminals known as Akudama who is pursued by the government. The series was originally scheduled to air in July 2020, it was delayed until October 2020 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The series follows a unique and engrossing storyline. And, along with it introduces us to a bunch of interesting characters. Also, the animation style was praised by many when the first episodes aired. The first episode surfaced on October 8, 2020. And, has aired a total of 8 episodes till now.

So, with all said let’s talk about the release date of Episode 9. Make sure to check out the official streaming platform for the series. And, while you’re at it, go through the summary of Episode 8.

Akudama Drive
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Release Date

Akudama Drive Episode 9 is all set to be released on Thursday, 29 October 2020, at 9:30 PM JST. The episode is titled “The Shining”. Note that, the new episodes of this anime will be out every Thursday.

Till then, you can watch the official preview of Episode 9.



Recapturing Akudama Drive Episode 8

Swindler and Sister escape from the rocket after crash-landing and return to Kansai. However, while attempting to buy a meal, Swindler is recognized as an Akudama and escapes with Sister. Meanwhile, Doctor and Hoodlum search for Brother. After arriving at a seemingly abandoned garbage plant, Swindler and Sister indulge in the food stored inside and clean themselves up with Swindler cutting her hair short.

Shortly, thugs find the two and aim to violate them. Swindler is able to fight back with enough time to be saved by Courier. He later gives Sister a bag Brother wanted to return to her. When asked to fight alongside her to reunite the siblings, Courier allies with Swindler. Elsewhere, Cutthroat is revealed to be alive, finding the rocket’s crash site and promising to find Swindler.

Akudama Drive Episode 3
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Streaming Platform for Akudama Drive

The third episode as well as all the upcoming and previous episodes of Akudama Drive are available on Funimation. The site provides you with the original Japanese audio and English subtitles of the anime.

Always use the official/ legal sites as it helps the creators and promotes their work.

Related: Akudama Drive Episode 4: What Will Ordinary Person Do Next?

The premise of Akudama Drive 

A war between Kanto and Kansai regions caused the world to split apart. Kansai became a vassal state of Kanto. However, the power of the government and the police is waning, and crime is widespread. These criminals are called “Akudama.” As these Akudama gather together in one place, their aesthetics will clash and an ordinary girl will be caught up in their world of crime.


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