Picture Credit: Zaraphena | Golden Desert program
Standard Profile Information
Name: Naoto Akira
Kanji: 南音 あきら
Current Troupe: Flower
Nickname: Kattou, Katsuaki
Height: 174 cm
Birthday: Oct. 3rd
Hometown: Miyazaki City, Miyazaki
Favorite Food: peach, karaage, everything from Angel Love
Favorite Flower: rose
Favorite Colors: purple, blue, black
Hobbies: theater and music appreciation, looking at beautiful scenery
Collections: accessories, perfumes, hats
Special Talent: piano
Origin of Stage Name: thought of by her family
Would Like to Try Playing: any role
Debut: 2016 (102nd Class) The Entertainer!
2016 - Current Flower Troupe
2020: Masquerade Hotel (Drama City / Nippon Seinenkan)
2019: A Fairy Tale / Charme!
2019: Boys Over Flowers (TBS Akasaka ACT), Minami
2018: The Prince of Lan Ling (Drama City / KAAT)
2018: Messiah / Beautiful Garden, Tasaki Shigeyoshi (understudy for Ichinose Kouki) ‡
2018: Love Blooms Out on the Murasakino / Santé!! (Hakataza)
2018: The Poe Clan
2017: Wind Over Yamatai-koku / Santé!!
2017: My Hero (Akasaka ACT / Drama City)
2016-17: Snowflake Anthology / Golden Desert
2016: Die Fledermaus / The Entertainer!
Shinjin Kouen Roles
2019: A Fairy Tale, Stable Hand
2019: Casanova, Momoro
2018: Messiah, Taga Mondo ‡
2018: The Poe Clan
2017: Wind Over Yamatai-koku
2016-17: Golden Desert
Concerts, Dinner Shows, and Special Performances
2019: Love Arena (Asumi Rio Concert), special guest appearance
- ‡ On 07/19/2018 it was announced that, due to injury, Aren Touma would be absent from Messiah until further notice. It was subsequently announced that she would be absent from the remainder of the Grand Theater and Tokyo performances. Ichinose Kouki was announced as Aren's understudy; Naoto Akira took over Ichinose's part and played the role of Tasaki Shigeyoshi from 7/19 until the end of the Tokyo run. Aren was also absent from the shinjin kouen; Naoto Akira's shinko role was changed from Ashizuka Chuuemon to Taga Mondo.