HIDIVE has announced that it will begin streaming Cygames and P.A. Work‘s original TV anime, Akiba Maid Wars (Akiba Meido Sensō) English dub premiering January 14 at 12:00 p.m. EST. The anime premiered in Japan on various TV networks last October 6, 2022, and ran for 12 episodes. HIDIVE also streamed the series as it aired simultaneously.
The English dub cast includes:
- Alyssa Marek as Nagomi Wahira
- Chaney Moore as Ranko Mannen
- Cat Thomas as Yumeichi
- Christina Kelly as Shiipon
- Teresa Zimmerman as Manager
The English dub staff includes:
- Director: Joey Goubeaud
- English Script: Marta Bechtol
- Mixing: David Lascoe, Brent Marshall
- Audio: Dravid Lascoe, Jonathan Rodriguez, Patrick Marrero, Bryan Leach
Akiba Maid War is an original TV anime series created by Cygames and P.A. Works. The series is directed by Sōichi Masui and written by Yoshihiro Hiki, with character designs by Manabu Nii, and music by Yoshihiro Ike. The original work for the anime is credited to “Kedamono Land Management Strategy Room“. It was announced on December 24, 2022, that the series will receive a stage play adaptation which will open in Tokyo in September 2023.
HIDIVE describes the series as:
Akihabara is the center of the universe for the coolest hobbies and quirkiest amusements. In the spring of 1999, bright-eyed Nagomi Wahira moves there with dreams of joining a maid café. She quickly dons an apron at café Ton Tokoton, AKA the Pig Hut. But adjusting to life in bustling Akihabara isn’t as easy as serving tea and delighting customers. Paired with the dour Ranko who never seems to smile, Nagomi must do her best to elevate the Pig Hut over all other maid cafés vying for top ranking. Along the way she’ll slice out a place for herself amid the frills and thrills of life at the Pig Hut. Just when Nagomi’s dreams are within her grasp, she discovers not everything is as it seems amid the maid cafés of Akihabara