Akane Yashiro

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Toho Company, Limited Character
Akane Yashiro in Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla
Akane Yashiro
Species Human
Nationality Japanese
Occupation JSDF Pilot
Related to None
First appearance Latest appearance
Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.
Played by Yumiko Shaku

Akane Yashiro (家城茜,   Yashiro Akane) is the main female protagonist of the 2002 Toho film, Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla, who reappeared in a minor role in the film's sequel, Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S..


Millennium Series

Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla

Akane lost her parents at a very young age and grew up believing she was a mistake and should not exist. Eventually she came to be in the employ of the JSDF On a mission against Godzilla in 1999, Akane accidentally kills upwards of eight members of the JSDF by accidentally bumping them into the path of Godzilla. Afterwords, she is retired from technician work to be a Librarian in the JSDF archives. Three years after this incident, she is taken out of her desk job to be a part of the Kiryu team. After Kiryu is badly damaged and left, for the most part, inoperable, she climbs inside of Kiryu to control him manually. Throughout the film, she develops a friendship with Sara Yuhara, with whom she shares many similarities.

Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.

In 2004, Akane was preparing to travel to the United States to receive further training. Akane was present at a banquet honoring the new team piloting Kiryu, but was very distant from everyone else, and wandered off to Kiryu's hangar. Yoshito Chujo, Kiryu's lead mechanic, followed Akane and spoke to her. Akane told Yoshito that she felt great pity for Kiryu, as she believed he didn't actually want to fight Godzilla. Akane asked Yoshito to take good care of Kiryu, and then left.


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Son of Gorgo

20 months ago
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Am I the only one who ships Akane with Kiriko? Weird question, I know.

Green Blob Thing

29 months ago
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Seeing as people are now saying who their favourite human characters are, I'm gonna reveal that Akane Yashiro is my favourite human character from any of the 31 Godzilla movies.


24 months ago
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kool. Yeah I agree, she's one of the best human characters in the series.