"bright, intelligent"

Akira Origin and Meaning

The name Akira is both a boy's name and a girl's name of Japanese origin meaning "bright, intelligent".
A popular Japanese name for both sexes that's migrated to the West because of its appearance in manga and video games.

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Akira in Pop Culture

  • Mado Akiracharacter from anime/manga "Tokyo Ghoul"
  • Akira Fudocharacter from anime "Devilman Crybaby"