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Akko was founded in Shenzhen, China in 2016 with the concept of “lifestyle gaming peripherals”, emphasizing design and building an innovative peripheral brand. “Diversifying the industry” is what motivates Akko founders, who have engaged in the computer peripheral equipment industry and the gaming industry for years with new ideas to “make peripheral more than just a tool” by embodying pop-cultural imagery, color trends, interests, attitudes and cultural elements.

We offer a wide range of custom mechanical keyboards and parts. Akko is backed up by its robust and integrated supply chain, and is one of the brands with the most diverse selections of mechanical keyboard layouts in the world. It is dedicated to offering comprehensive keyboard size options to users including 108-Key (Full Size), 98-Key, 100-Key (96%), 87-Key (TKL), 84-Key (75%), 68-Key (65%), Alice, 61-Key (60%) arrangements. Our customer-centric mission is that every user is able to find their desired colors, layouts and switches with accessible choice.

Akko is also the world’s leading keycaps manufacturer with years of experiences in producing PBT Dye-Sublimation and Double-Shot keycaps, which forms a solid base for our keyboard design. Akko offers keycaps with a variety of profiles such as OEM, Cherry, OSA, ASA and ASA-Low, which has brought unique typing experiences for different users and ensure everyone finds comfortable keycaps that fit.

Akko Brand History

2022/04

We introduced MOD006/MOD008 to our MOD DIY Kit family with 3 new colorways including red/sky blue/pearl white.

2022/03

Akko launched its new ABS gasket multi-modes keyboard 5075 series, making this a new standard for incoming Akko products.

2022/02

Akko introduced its first top-structure products featuring the Year of Tiger Zodiac series.

2021/11

Akko launched its economical line of ACR series with barebone and pre-assembled keyboards in various colorways.

2021/08

Akko released its first gasket mounted DIY kit on MOD003. The model is compatible with Akko's latest keyboard management software Akko Cloud Driver.

2021/07

Akko being part of the China Joy 2021 Expo.

2021/06

Akko announced collaboration with Spongebob on gaming peripherals.

2021/06

Akko launched its first multi-modes keyboards on 3098B/3098N.

2021/06

Akko introduced its MOD DIY Kit series following up the launch of MOD001.

2021/04

With the help from @Marcustechnology, Akko Discord Server has been set up as an unique community for keyboard enthusiasts and Akko fans.

2021/03

Akko's first collaboration with Doraemon on 65% bluetooth hotswappable keyboards.

2021/02

Akko introduced its proprietary ASA keycap profile.

2021/02

Akko launched its retailer switches for the first time with Matcha Green, Rose Red and Ocean Blue, offering budget options for the keyboard community.

2020/09

First collaboration with Sanrio on Hello Kitty keyboards.

2020/07

Akko has launched its global store (en.akkogear.com) and formed an indepedent team dedicated for serving global mechanical keyboard enthusiasts. Before the launch of our official global business, Akko products can only be procured from gray market and limited 3rd party sources.

2020/06

Akko has featured Honkai Impacts 3rd on 3108v2.

2019/10

Akko released its first One Piece themed gaming peripherals.

2019/08

Akko has collaborated with the famous Chinese video sharing website Bilibili.

2019/07

Akko has partnered with Waigua and released its iconic hamster wireless mice.

2019/05

Akko ended business partnership with Ducky and discontinued Akko x Ducky products.

2019/02

Akko launched its World Tour Tokyo series products.

2018/04

Akko's first hit on anime with Tokyo Ghoul.

2017/07

Akko has partnered with DOTA2 Esports team Newbee with new gaming peripherals.

2017/01

Akko has partered with Ducky and launched our 3108 series.

2016/12

Akko has partered with EDG for League of Legends themed mechanical keyboards and mice.

2016/09

Akko launched its first camouflage themed mechanical keyboard.

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Akko was founded on August 15th, 2016 with a group of enthusiasts dedicated to diversifying the industry and make mechanical keyboard as lifestyle gaming peripherals.

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