Thr fourth episode of Akudama Drive just aired and now everyone is eagerly waiting for the next episode. So today, in this article we will talk about everything you need to know about the Akudama Drive Episode 5 such as its release date, preview, spoilers and ways from where you can watch the episode.

As you might already know unlike other anime which are based on some sort of source material usually a manga or light novel, Akudama Drive on the other hand is an original work created by collaboration between Studio Pierrot and Too Kyo Games company. Moreover it is directed and written by Kazutaka Kodaka who is well known for creating the acclaimed horror-action series Danganronpa. Now, let’s get started with the article.

Akudama Drive Episode 5 Release Date

Akudama Drive Episode 5 Release Date

The fifth episode of Akudama Drive is scheduled to release on November 5, 2020 at 9:30 am JST. The anime will get a new episode every Thursday.

How many episodes will it have?

It has been already confirmed by its producers that the season 1 of ‘Akudama Drive’ will run for a total of 12 episodes starting from October 8 to December 24, 2020.

Quick Recap of Episode 4

Cutthroat, Doctor, Swindler, Hacker, Brawler, Hoodlum, Courier
Cutthroat, Doctor, Swindler, Hacker, Brawler, Hoodlum and Courier

The episode 4 begins Shinkansen leaving the Kansai station with Akudama boarded on it. They quickly begin their operation to open its vault as they only have 10 minutes available to complete the mission so or else they will enter the decontamination zone which even decomposes organic matter. As they were doing so, the executioners suddenly appears and attacks them.

Courier and Brawler face them but are overpowered. Doctor, Cutthroat and Hoodlum assist them while Ordinary Person and Hacker alongside Black Cat follow their objective. Once they finally reached the last carriage, Black Cat disintegrates into ash, leaving behind a special seal required to unlock the vault. After opening the vault, the Akudama find two children inside with the boy revealed to be the one controlling Black Cat and the orchestrator of the mission.

Preview and Spoilers for Episode 5

The upcoming episode of Akudama Drive is titled “Dead Man Walking” and its official website has released a preview and Spoilers for episode 5 which you can see below:

“Akudama who succeeded in opening the safe. However, it was a younger brother and sister who were young. Anyway, this is the mission complete. Returning to each day … I was supposed to, but the request wasn’t over yet.

The real request is to send the two people trapped in the safe to “a certain place”. The place is said to be in Kansai. Meanwhile, a person who wants to aim for Kanto from the absolute isolation area appears without returning to Kansai.”

Where can you watch Akudama Drive Episode 5 Online?

It has been already been announced that Funimation and Animelab will be officially streaming the anime series in North America and Australia respectively. Moreover, we insist that you support official sources and avoid piracy websites as it harms the creators. But, if the anime is not officially available in your country, there are many unofficial websites that will be streaming the anime.

When the English dub of the anime will premiere?

As of writing, there is no confirm news about the English dub version of the anime. However, we should take it into account that Funimation is streaming the anime and they are popular for their simuldubs. Moreover, nowadays most of the popular anime series get an English dub so it is relatively safe to say that the English dub for Akudama Drive will be announced very soon.

What is the plot of Akudama Drive?

The story takes place in a dystopian future where a war broke our between ‘Kanto’ and ‘Kansei’ and it divided the world. But at the end of the war, Kansei became a vassal to Kanto.

However, with time Kansei’s government and police force declined, and crime became rampant and gave birth to criminals known as “Akudama.” Now a group of six most wanted Akudama have are working together to carry out missions given to them by a mysterious black cat, while evading the police and executioners.