Akito Hyuga is the protagonist of Akito Akito the Exiled, a 17-year-old soldier who has lost his hometown. He is a military officer in European Union (E.U.) with the rank of Lieutenant from a unit consisting of teenagers from from Area 11 called W-0. During the year 2017, Akito takes part in a military operation on the European battlefront as a Knightmare Frame pilot. Like Suzaku, Akito has a Geass command that he controls at will, allowing him to savagely kill his enemies in the battlefield, thus was given the title "Hannibal's Ghost". Akito can also see spirits of his fallen comrades as he revealed he died once.