He is voiced by Takahiro Sakurai in the Japanese Version and Ian Sinclair in the English Version.
He had black hair and wears stylishly framed glasses.
Together with Black Star, Akane is one of the last remaining survivors of the Star Clan eradicated by DWMA. His left eye has a star-shaped mark over its iris as a sign of his lineage, which he covers with his hair fringes. In Soul Eater Not!, it is revealed that they are actually graduates of the EAT class assigned to pose as NOT students in order to secretly protect Princess Anastasia Yngling, who has been attending the NOT class under the alias Anya Hepburn. Akane and Clay appear in the main storyline as members of DWMA's personal Central Intelligence Agency, and participate in the battle on the moon to help defeat Asura and his minions.
- His Japanese Voice Actor, Takahiro Sakurai is best known for voicing as Tentomon & his Digivolution forms from Digimon Adventure series, Dorulumon & Dondokomon from Digimon: Xros Wars, Kiyomaro Takamine from Zetch Bell!, Suzaku Kururugi from Code Geass series, Jiro Mochizuki from Black Blood Brothers, Kubinashi from Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, Leon Kuwata from Danganronpa anime, Inugami from Gugure! Kokkuri-san and Ayame Sohma from Fruits Basket.
- His English Voice Actor, Ian Sinclair is best known for voicing as Brook from One Piece, Mezo Shoji from My Hero Academia, Yu Kanda from D.Gray Man, South Italy from Hetalia, Ginei Morioka from Rosario + Vampire, Daikoku from Noragami, Baldroy from Black Butler series, Otohiko from Kamisama Kiss series, Kazuichi Banjou from Tokyo Ghoul series, Juzo Sakakura from Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School series, Lawless from Servamp and Kureno Sohma from Fruits Basket.