Akira Kazama

  • Gender: Female
  • Age: 16
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eyes: Brown
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • From the game series Rival Schools, by Capcom
  • First Appearance: Chapter 12

A little under a year ago, Akira’s older brother Daigo vanished. As her brother had been a powerful leader of the gang of Gedo High School, an education facility for juvenile delinquents, Akira decided to enroll there and recruit his former compatriots in order to help her track him. Since Gedo High School was a all-boys facility, this necessitated Akira masquerading as Daigo’s younger brother. Only two gang members, Gan and Edge, could be pursuaded to help her, and that was only after she proved herself to them in combat, but they became friends over the course of the following incidents, and eventually succeeded in reuniting Akira with her brother. At his point, Akira revealed her true gender, fully expecting to be rejected by her newfound friends, but in fact, Gan and Edge didn’t much care, and happily remained friends with her regardless.

Since then, Akira has been forced to transfer to a all-girl’s school, Seijyun, for her next year. As of yet, she has not really made any friends there, and sort of misses the adventures she had when she was attending Gedo.

Akira is the very picture of Japanese domestic femininity, in many ways. She is very polite, deferent, and shy. That is, until she puts her helmet on and mounts her motorcycle, at which point she acts the very picture of a impulsive, gruff, male juvenile delinquent. She is extremely fond of motorcycling, and not only owns her own, but used to work at a shop repairing and maintaining them until forced to quit by the no-part-time-jobs rule of her new school.

She is an accomplished martial artist, her style an array of blended Chinese martial arts and specialising in quick, brutal attacks. She also possesses rudimentary chi attacks. She is clearly less powerful than her brother, but it is hard to pin down her exact strengths and weaknesses. She was, however, remarked to be a young prodigy with impressively strong energy by one of her foes.

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