Empty Can! or (Japanese: アキカン! pronoucned Akikan!) is a 12 episode anime based on the light novel Akikan! It is the unlikely story of anthromorphic soda cans created by the Empty Can elite to determine if steel, or aluminum cans are superior by having the Empty Can girls do battle till only the strongest is left standing. This story focuses on high schooler Kakeru Daichi, whose melon soda can has transformed into a human girl. The anime was produced by Brain's Base, and originally aired from January 3 to March 28 of the year 2009.