|“||I don't want any more disciples to lose their lives.||„|
|~ Akira's motive for helping Kenichi|
Akira Hongo is a member of the One Shadow, Nine Fists, and a Karate Master. He was Sakaki Shio's best friend in the past, but after the death of their friend Suzuki Hayime, the two drifted apart for their opposing ideologies. He serves as a foil to Sakaki and a powerful foe for the Ryozanpaku on numerous occasions, but his sense of honor and grief over losing his own disciple has led him to aid and even save Kenichi Shirahama on occasion.
Powers and Stats
Name: Akira Hongo
Classification: Martial Artist, "Sky" of Yami's One Shadow, Nine Fists
Lifting Strength: Class 100 (Stronger than Kenichi)
Striking Strength: City-Block Class
Stamina: Very high (Can keep fighting with a broken arm and after being impaled by Junazad numerous times and continue to fight even after being knocked unconscious)
Range: Standard Melee Range
Standard Equipment: None Notable
Intelligence: Akira Hongo is one of the greatest practitioners of Karate on the planet, only rivaled by his former friend, Sakaki Shio. To this end, he managed to effortlessly overpower Michael Schtilvay, a master of Yami's armed division. He has mastered virtually every style of karate known to man, and has taught his disciple's numerous different variations and can switch between them on the fly to suit his needs.
Weaknesses: None Notable