Akira (あきら Akira) is a student of Hanazono High School. He first appears in the original Nekketsu Kōha Kunio-kun as one of the enemies in the first round along with Tōru and their boss, Riki. He is officially named in the Famicom version of the game. Unlike Tōru, who fights with his bare hands, Akira uses a wooden stick. Akira also makes an appearance in the Famicom version Nekketsu Kōkō Dodgeball Bu as a member of the Hanazono team.