New details revealed in Famitsu.

Akiba’s Beat is coming to the west courtesy of XSEED Games and to help us get better acquainted with the games cast, Famitsu has released details of 8 new characters who will appear in the RPG.

Here is a run down of the new cast members:

Kotomi Sanada(voiced by Sumire Uesaka)
A 17-year old who is a third year high school student, but doesn’t actually attend school. She is from a distinguished family, but speaks with a sarcastic and authoritative tone.

Reiji Shinomiya(voiced by Kenn)

A 28-year old man who has an unwelcoming, cold attitude. He is searching for someone in Akihabara, which is where the game is set. He ends up joining Asahi and co after an opportunity arises.

Mizuki Aihara(voiced by Kensho Ono)

Asahi’s 20-year old childhood friend. He is the polar opposite of his friend, being serious and reliable.

Kanon(voiced by Tetsuya Kakihara)

His true identity and intentions are unknown, but he is the rumoured pink-caped man that appears in Akihabara. He contracts the peoples’ delusions and is thus called the “Delusion Contractor”.

Katana Saotome(voiced by Juri Kimura)

She is a 16-year old maid who works at a bar in the Akihabara side-streets. She has style and is popular with the punters, but her nervous nature holds her back.

Akemi Extasia(voiced by Tsubasa Yonaga)

The manager of the bar where Katana work, it turns out her bar is also an information shop. When Asahi and co arrive, she sparks a friendly relationship with them.

Yukino Saionji (voiced by Hibiku Yamamura)

A 28-year old maid who works for Kotomi. She spoils and is always doting on Kotomi.

Moe Suzumori (voiced by Yuuki Kuwahara)

An 18-year old who works for the maid cafe. She is dedicated to her job, as legend has it she hasn’t had a day off since she started.

Akiba’s Beat is due to release in Japan this Autumn, with the western release following this Winter. Keep checking back to TVL for all the latest on Akiba’s Beat.