Akiba’s Trip 2 is the story of a boy and his friends trying to keep Tokyo’s Akihabara safe—from vampires. The only way to beat the vampire menace? Strip them and expose them to the sun! …And that summary should be enough to tell you exactly what you are in for with Akiba’s Trip 2.
Last week, we showed you one side of the PS3/Vita title Akiba's Trip 2: its faithful reconstruction of otaku mecca Akihabara. Today we're going to look at the other side of the game. So watch us as we strip vampires, expose them to lethal amounts of sunlight, and then loot their corpses.
Akiba's Trip 2 is about two things: stripping vampires (and thus exposing them to lethal amounts of sunlight) and the mecca for otaku worldwide: Akihabara. And as the game sports over 130 stores from the real world Akihabara, I went out and took a few pictures to see just how well the game captured real life.
In PSP game Akiba's Trip, you must strip vampires in broad daylight to expose them to the sun and kill them. PSP graphics are showing their age, which is why the illustrations in the game's complete guide provide a better glimpse at all the game has to offer—namely different kinds of underpants.
A game about stripping the clothes off of vampires in otaku haven Akihabara is Japan's bestselling game right now, the curious and cleverly titled Akiba's Strip for PSP. That game easily beat the new Dead or Alive and Valve's Portal 2 overseas.
In PSP game Akiba's Trip, players must expose vampires by...exposing them. Ripping their clothes off reveals if the characters are vampires.
In Akiba's Trip, players are tasked with tearing random strangers' clothes off in order to discern who is a vampire (and who is embarrassed). Forget garlic, because in Akiba's Trip, stripping is how you find out who's a bloodsucker.
In Akiba's Trip, the PSP game in which an otaku dude strips "vampires", a black machine appears in-game. It looks like an Xbox 360. In fact, that's what I thought it was. That assumption, however, is totally wrong.
The streets are lined with shops and populated with otaku. This game's setting looks like Akihabara, and that's because it is. But where are the strippers?