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Akira Yuki (結城 晶 Yūki Akira?) is a recurring character from the Virtua Fighter series. He has made several appearances in the Sonic the Hedgehog series.

Game appearances

Sega All-Stars series

Sega Superstars

In Sega Superstars, Akira Yuki appears in the Virtua Fighter minigame alongside Jacky Bryant, Sarah Bryant and other fighters.

Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing

Akira Yuki also appears as a playable character in Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, where Jacky Bryant drives a red OutRun-esque sports car called "Red Lightning,". He sits in the passenger seat, arms folded. Akira's All-Star is Virtua Fight, where he jumps out of the car and punches it, sending it flying forward with incredible speed and knocking out anything in its path. In the DS version Akira is absent. In Jacky's All-Star, Jacky attacks by spinning the car when the item button is pressed.

Character info
Character Series Vehicle All-Star Move All-Star Theme All-Star Move icon
Jacky and Akira Virtua Fighter

Red Lightning - A red OutRun-esque sports car.

Virtua Fight: Akira jumps out of the car and punches it, sending it flying forward with incredible speed and knocking out anything in its path.

DS Changes: Jacky attacks by spinning the car when the item button is pressed.

Akira's Theme - Virtua Fighter 5 SASR-Akira Icon.png

Super Smash Bros. series

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U

In Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, a costume based on Akira appeared as a downloadable outfit for the Mii Fighter.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, a costume based on Akira appeared as a downloadable outfit for the Mii Fighter on 6 November 2019. He also appears as an Assist Trophy, which is based on his model from the first Virtua Fighter game.

SEGA Heroes

In SEGA Heroes, Akira appears as a playable hero, added into the game as the final character of the set representing the Virtua Fighter franchise in version 2.6.1. He became first unlockable in the "Alright, Let's Go!" event.

Sonic Colors: Ultimate

In Sonic Colors: Ultimate, Akira makes a cameo appearance as one of the many optional profile icons available in the Customize menu.

Trivia

  • His All-Star Move in Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, Akira uses Tetsuzankou (鉄山靠, tetsuzankō, lit. "iron mountain lean") to propel the car a great distance. Tetsuzankou being a powerful shoulder attack which he is known for in the Virtua Fighter games.
  • Akira is one of six human non-Sonic characters that appeared in at least one Sega Superstars game, the others are Billy Hatcher, Beat, B.D. Joe, Jacky Bryant and Ulala.
  • Akira's Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing character art and quotes were reused from Virtua Fighter 5.

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