The BEST Episodes of Akudama Drive

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021

Network: BS11

Many years ago, a Great Civil War ravaged Japan, leaving the country fragmented between two regions: Kansai and Kanto. In Kansai, a group of six Akudama carry out missions given to them by a mysterious black cat, while evading the police. 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.

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AKUDAMA DRIVE

#1 - AKUDAMA DRIVE

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 24, 2020

Swindler and Courier have been driven into a corner but are not about to give up. Swindler is prepared to play the part if it will help the children escape.

star 8.15
85 votes
Writers: Norimitsu Kaihou, Tomohisa Taguchi
BROTHER

#2 - BROTHER

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 12, 2020

When one Executioner arrives for a showdown, Brawler couldn't be happier. As the bloodbath rages on, Pupil struggles to understand why she was left behind.

star 8.01
87 votes
Writers: Norimitsu Kaihou, Tomohisa Taguchi, Yoshifumi Sasahara
BABEL

#3 - BABEL

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 10, 2020

Drastic measures are taken to subdue the civilian uprising. Knowing it's their last chance to save Brother, Courier and crew race towards a showdown at Kansai Station.

star 7.93
75 votes
Directors: Hikaru Murata
Writers: Norimitsu Kaihou, Tomohisa Taguchi, Tomohisa Taguchi
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE

#4 - MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 22, 2020

When the infiltration doesn’t go as expected and they’re running out of time, the group will have to improvise to pull off the ultimate heist.

star 7.80
92 votes
Writers: Norimitsu Kaihou, Ryou Morise, Tomohisa Taguchi, Yoshifumi Sasahara
The City of Lost Children

#5 - The City of Lost Children

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 19, 2020

After a long journey, the team finally reaches their destination. Before the children say their goodbyes, Brother shares his side of the story.

star 7.76
89 votes
Writers: Hikaru Murata, Norimitsu Kaihou, Tomohisa Taguchi
THE SHINING

#6 - THE SHINING

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 3, 2020

Courier joins up with Swindler as they attempt to track Brother down. Meanwhile, Cutthroat is seeing red and is thirstier than ever for blood.

star 7.74
77 votes
Writers: Norimitsu Kaihou, Tomohisa Taguchi
SPEED

#7 - SPEED

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 29, 2020

The Shinkansen speeds ahead, hurtling the crew towards certain death. As they race against time to reach the vault, Executioners show up to derail their plans.

star 7.74
88 votes
Writers: Norimitsu Kaihou, Tomohisa Taguchi
BLACK RAIN

#8 - BLACK RAIN

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 26, 2020

The Akudama struggle to survive as the hunt for their heads intensifies. While Doctor and Hoodlum run amok, Swindler takes on the role of big sister.

star 7.69
72 votes
Writers: Norimitsu Kaihou, Tomohisa Taguchi
SE7EN

#9 - SE7EN

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 8, 2020

As criminals known as Akudama terrorize Kansai, an ordinary citizen gets dragged into danger when her good intentions steer her wrong.

star 7.65
121 votes
Writers: Norimitsu Kaihou, Tomohisa Taguchi
WAR GAMES

#10 - WAR GAMES

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 17, 2020

Sometimes, the truth is harder to believe than fiction. Unbeknownst to them, Swindler and Courier are at risk of being trapped in Kanto forever.

star 7.63
73 votes
Writers: Norimitsu Kaihou, Tomohisa Taguchi
DEAD MAN WALKING

#11 - DEAD MAN WALKING

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 5, 2020

As the Executioners deal with the aftermath of their failure, the Akudama take a break to recuperate and finally find out their destination.

star 7.61
93 votes
Writers: Norimitsu Kaihou, Ryou Morise, Tomohisa Taguchi, Yoshifumi Sasahara
RESERVOIR DOGS

#12 - RESERVOIR DOGS

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 15, 2020

The Akudama learn from the plan’s mastermind just how risky and troublesome it will be. As if things weren’t bad enough, trouble comes looking for them first.

star 7.51
99 votes
Writers: Norimitsu Kaihou, Tomohisa Taguchi, Yoshifumi Sasahara