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 custom mechanical keyboards and are backed up by its robust and integrated supply chain with deep collaboration with mainstream switch suppliers and factories. Apart from its independently developed switches, Akko has co-developed proprietary switches with TTC and Gateron to meet the needs of different user groups. Akko 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%), 61-Key (60%) arrangements. Our customer-centric mission is that every user is able to find their desired colors, layouts and switches.

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 DSA, which has brought unique typing experiences for different users and ensure everyone finds comfortable keycaps that fit.

history of akko


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


Akko introduced its proprietary ASA keycap profile.


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


First collaboration with Sanrio on Hello Kitty keyboards.


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.


Akko has featured Honkai Impacts 3rd on 3108v2.

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Akko released its first One Piece themed gaming peripherals.


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


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


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


Akko launched its World Tour Tokyo series products.


Akko's first hit on anime with Tokyo Ghoul.


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


Akko has partered with Ducky and launched our 3108 series.


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


Akko launched its first camouflage themed mechanical keyboard.


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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