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You were amazing against four opponents! I couldn't do anything... Waah!

Akane Hiura to Rei Nasu, in Tamakoma Second 7.

Akane Hiura (日浦(ひうら) (あかね) Hiura Akane?) is a Sniper of Nasu Unit.

AppearanceEdit

Hiura is a short girl with bright red hair tied in twintails on the lower back of her head. She has large, round magenta eyes. She usually wears a purple cabbie hat on her head. Her uniform consists in a futuristic-looking white body-fit top with a square collar, purple gloves, an indigo belt that wraps partially around her waist, and a shoulder strap exposed on her right side. The uniform sports six fake buttons arranged in two columns of three and a seventh right underneath the collar, on the right side; on the left is Border's emblem. The attire is completed by black pants that connect into knee-high purple boots, fingerless gloves and a cabbie hat to keep the sun out of her eyes.[BBF Q139]

PersonalityEdit

Hiura has a cheerful, affable[2] and goofy personality. She has a tendency to cry easily, at least over her future separation from her teammates,[3] whom she is very fond of, and their efforts to climb up the ranks together before that time comes.[4] Their pledge to do so makes her more motivated and daring than usual in rank battles.[5] She has a tendency to be oblivious.[6] She admires skilled Snipers,[7] especially her mentor, whose disciple she is proud to be,[8] as well as of being a member of Nasu Unit.[9] She adores cats, smiling brightly just from seeing one, and obsessing over whether they want to be petted or not.[10]

RelationshipsEdit

Rei NasuEdit

Nasu cares about her teammate and found more motivation to rank higher when she heard about Akane moving.[11] Nasu addresses her by her first name[12] whereas Hiura uses her surname,[4] reflecting their closeness as well as Hiura's respect for her captain.

Yūko KumagaiEdit

Hiura was scouted by Kumagai,[BBF Q127] who is classmates with her brother.[6] Kumagai is somewhat of a mentor figure to her and directs her in combat.[13][14][15][5] As with the other members of the unit, however, their relationship also extends beyond that into friendship, with Kumagai being genuinely saddened at the prospect of Hiura leaving the team.[16][3] Hiura addresses Kumagai by her surname,[14] while Kumagai uses her first name.[17]

Sayoko ShikiEdit

Shiki and Hiura are friends as well as teammates. Shiki has a habit of teasing Hiura about her tearful outbursts[1][4] and addresses her by her first name.[18]

Tōru NarasakaEdit

Narasaka became Hiura's mentor at his cousin Nasu's request.[BBF Q127] She is very proud to be his disciple and enthusiastically congratulates him on his ranking first after practice.[8]

Chika AmatoriEdit

Both being Snipers, Hiura and Chika meet at joint Sniper training after the ranked match.[19] They quickly befriend each other, forming a friendly rivalry, and promise a rematch between their teams.[20] Since then, Hiura, Chika and Natsume have taken to practicing together after joint Sniper practice.[21]

Izuho NatsumeEdit

They also meet in the Sniper training, with Hiura becoming ecstatic upon seeing Natsume's cat, and they quickly befriend each other.[19] Since then, Hiura, Natsume and Chika have taken to practicing together after joint Sniper practice.[21]

Isami TōmaEdit

They seem to be on good terms, with Hiura being impressed by his accuracy.[22] She envied him when Natsume's cat chose to sit on his head.[7]

Yuzuru EmaEdit

They seem to be on good terms, with Hiura being impressed by his accuracy.[7] She consistently noted that he ranked low in joint Sniper practice, but did not know it was due to him slacking off until Narasaka pointed it out to her.They seem to be on good terms, with Hiura being impressed by his accuracy.[23]

Kōji OkiEdit

The two are on good terms. After Hiura heard Oki say that he has trouble sniping cute girls, Hiura asks him if he would be able to shoot at her, and she rejoices when he says that he would indeed be conflicted.[24]

Shun MidorikawaEdit

The two know each other and seem to be on good terms, enough for Hiura to call Midorikawa by his first name.[25]

QuotesEdit

  • (To her teammates) "Guys, I'm so sorry! I wanted to stay on this squad!"[26]
  • (To Nasu) "You were amazing against four opponents! I couldn't do anything... Waah!"[4]
  • (To Natsume, about her cat) "Is she okay with being petted...?! I can't tell from her expression!"[27]

TriviaEdit

  • "Akane" (?) means "deep red" or "madder". "Hiura" (日浦?) means "sun shore" or "sun riverbank".
  • She likes collecting hats, cats, and soft serve ice cream.[28][2]
  • Before Chika and Natsume joined Border, Hiura was the youngest female Sniper.[6]
  • Hiura is the younger sister of a classmate of Kumagai's, but doesn’t know that her own brother has a crush on Kumagai.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 World Trigger Manga Chapter 95 (p. 11)
  2. 2.0 2.1 World Trigger MangaBorder Briefing File (p. 177)
  3. 3.0 3.1 World Trigger Manga Chapter 96 (p. 7-8)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 World Trigger Manga Chapter 103 (p. 1)
  5. 5.0 5.1 World Trigger Manga Chapter 98 (p. 12)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Volume 12 Character Profiles
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 World Trigger Manga Chapter 107 (p. 19)
  8. 8.0 8.1 World Trigger Manga Chapter 107 (p. 17-18)
  9. World Trigger Manga Chapter 136 (p. 6)
  10. World Trigger Manga Chapter 107 (p. 13-14)
  11. World Trigger Manga Chapter 96 (p. 8-9)
  12. World Trigger Manga Chapter 96 (p. 7)
  13. World Trigger Manga Chapter 95 (p. 10-11)
  14. 14.0 14.1 World Trigger Manga Chapter 96 (p. 16)
  15. World Trigger Manga Chapter 98 (p. 6-7)
  16. World Trigger Manga Chapter 94 (p. 15)
  17. World Trigger Manga Chapter 95 (p. 10)
  18. World Trigger Manga Chapter 98 (p. 13)
  19. 19.0 19.1 World Trigger Manga Chapter 107 (p. 12-15)
  20. World Trigger Manga Chapter 108 (p. 5)
  21. 21.0 21.1 World Trigger Manga Chapter 163 (p. 7)
  22. World Trigger Manga Chapter 107 (p. 15)
  23. World Trigger Manga Chapter 108 (p. 2)
  24. World Trigger Manga Chapter 163 (p. 5-6)
  25. World Trigger Manga Chapter 125 (p. 14)
  26. World Trigger Manga Chapter 96 (p. 8)
  27. World Trigger Manga Chapter 107 (p. 14)
  28. World Trigger Manga Volume 11 (p. 168)

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