Akira Name Meaning & Origin
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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.