AKIRA (晃) is the lead guitarist and co-founder of baroque and guitarist of boogieman. He is known as Mr. Silk Hat.
- Stage Names: AKIRA, アキラ (Akira), 晃 (AKIRA)
- Birth Date: August 30, 1977
- Blood Type: A
- Hometown: Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan
- Height: 170 cm
- Footsize: 25.5-26.0
- Cigarettes: Marlboro Menthol
- Keitai: Docomo, J-phone
- Favorite Brand: Nothing in particular
- Favorite Quote: Genki ga areba nandemo dekiru!
- Previous Band: Shiver
Random Facts / Information
- It was his and Bansaku's idea to start baroque and together they recruited the others.
- He was in a band Shiver with the main song writer of MERRY, Yuu.
- AKIRA played a lot of the melody in baroque's music.
- He composed almost all of baroque's indies song.
- He seems shy and often times gives the wrong first impression (people think he's stuck up).
- He tended to be calmer on stage than Kei and Ryou, though not by far.