Akira Name Meaning & Origin
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Akira is a very common Japanese male name. In Japan, it is one of those rare few eternal classic names that is popular with every generation. In recent years, it has also been used for Japanese girls (though written with different, more feminine Japanese characters).
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- Meanings and history of the name Akira
Akira means 'bright' in Japanese. It can be written with a variety of different Japanese characters which all share the general meaning of 'bright', 'shining' or 'sun'.
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Akira was popularized in Western countries by the famous 1988 Japanese animated film AKIRA, which is named for the main character.
Akira Fudo, from the Japanese manga & TV show with the same name, "Devilman"
(with other version such as Devilman: Crybaby) by Go Nagai.