AKIRA debuted in an issue of KERA in the late 2000’s, quickly capturing the young female audience with her gothic masculine style. Since the start of her career, she has maintained status as one of the most popular and recognizable boystyle icons in Japan. She models full-time for KERA magazine, often for brands such as SEX POT ReVeNGe, Alice and the Pirates, and Atelier BoZ. In addition to a widely successful modeling profession, she also holds the position as frontwoman for her band DISACODE, with occasional acting roles as well, such as Kaname in the Vampire Knight Musical.