The 20 year old main female protagonist and the newly assigned Inspector of Unit One. Considered a model citizen due to her ever calm demeanor and for passing the exams with the highest score for employment on several public sectors and private corporations. She decided to join the police due to being the only place where no one obtained a score as high as hers, thus she believes to be able to do something there that no one else can. She is shown to have a high tolerance to alcohol. In the epilogue, Akane has become the de facto leader of Unit One. Akane is seen briefing a newly recruited Inspector in the same circumstances Ginoza did when she first became an Inspector, but in an altogether more positive tone.