|iM@S CG Character Data|
Akira Sunazuka (砂塚あきら Sunazuka Akira) is one of the idols available in THE iDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls and THE iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage. She was the second of seven new idols introduced in Cinderella Girls following the 7th anniversary of the game. She is currently unvoiced.
|Event||Prelim Rank||Final Rank|
|1st Anniversary Election||Not a candidate||Not a candidate|
|2nd Anniversary Election||Not a candidate||Not a candidate|
|3rd Anniversary Election||Not a candidate||Not a candidate|
|Voice Idol Audition||Not a candidate||Not a candidate|
|4th Anniversary Election||Not a candidate||Not a candidate|
|5th Anniversary Election||Not a candidate||Not a candidate|
|6th Anniversary Election||Not a candidate||Not a candidate|
|7th Anniversary Election||Not a candidate||Not a candidate|
|8th Anniversary Election||Unranked||Unranked|
"What am I doin'? Goin' home after my part-time job. What I'm doin' later? Playin' video games. You like my style? Really, now. ...Oh, I guess you might recognize my outfits from my fashion SNS account? Thanks. But what's this about idols?"
A cool and stylish streamer girl from Niigata, Akira loves fashion and video games. Akira has been in the public eye online for quite a while posting outfits on her side fashion centered SNS account alongside gaming. Because of this Akira is confident about being an idol, she, however, worries about how being an idol will differ from online.
Normally more aloof, Akira will become more energetic on stage and during idol jobs.
Trivia & Fan Culture
- Akira uses the neutral first-person pronoun jibun, which has only recently begun to be used in a casual setting, and is used primarily by young people. She is the first Cinderella Girls idol to do so.
- In THE iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage, when Akira is embarrassed while performing, she will raise her eyebrows and avoid eye contact with the camera. She shares this trait with Nono Morikubo.
- Akira's pointed teeth have made her heavily associated with sharks in fanworks. Her intial card's skill is also titled "Shark Teeth", and the awakened form of her first SR, Streaming Cheer, gives a shirt with the text "SHARK".
- Akira's pointed teeth have also led to her association with SideM's Hideo Akuno, who possesses them as well, and with Cinderella Girls' Nanami Asari, who loves fish.
- Outside of Idolmaster, some fans of the manga World Trigger associated her with Masato Kageura, who also has pointed teeth and commonly wear a dust mask.
- Due to their similar fashion sense and shared love of streaming video games, many people have drawn comparisons between Akira and Shiki Aoki, who voices Asuka Ninomiya. When Akira was introduced, Aoki themself stated on Twitter that they found her pointed teeth and bottom eyelashes very cute.