Akira Yuki (結城 晶, Yūki Akira) is a recurring character from the Virtua Fighter series. He has been in the series ever since the first game. Akira fights using Bājíquán (八極拳; meaning "Eight Extremities Fist"), a Chinese martial art originated in the Hebei province of China. Despite being the titular character of the series he is one of the harder fighters to master. He is also known for being hot-blooded and impulsive.
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.
- 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 CG Art was ripped from Virtua Fighter 5. Akira's quotes were also ripped from Virtua Fighter 5.
- A costume based on Jacky and Akira appears as a downloadable outfit for Mii Fighter on Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U.
- Virtua Fighter 5 at Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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