Akira is a Japanese boy who appears in the episode Big in Japan.
Akira is a short Japanese boy with black hair and dark eyes. He has an orange shirt with two buttons on it, greenish blue shorts, white socks with a blue line going across them and black shoes.
Akira is shown to have an interest in making movies, especially the monster kinds. He tends to be a little demanding as he orders Mr. Gus to do some various acts in Tokyo and Akira shows sorrow when he shows up to Mr. Gus' funeral.
The name Akira means "bright" (昭 or 明) or "clear" (亮).
Part of the name Aki means "clear, crystal" (晶), "bright" (明) or "autumn" (秋).
It can also mean "second, Asia" (亜) (a) and "hope" (希) (ki).
Uncle Grandpa believes that Akira speaks Japanese when he's actually speaking English.