|Japanese Name||五十嵐アキラ (いがらし あきら)|
|Romanized Name||Igarashi Akira|
|English Name||Akira Igarashi|
|Debut||Episode 01 - The Indelible Dream|
|Japanese Voice||Ayako Kawasumi|
|English Voice||Beth Lazarou|
Akira Igarashi is one of the current members of AKB0048 . On Akibastar, she is known as Sayaka Akimoto the 10th (秋元才加 （あきもと さやか）), also known as Sayaka (さやか).
Sayaka has dark purple hair and lime green eyes. Her hair is long and straight, and her fringe is swept to the left. Like all members of AKB0048 , she has a heart-shaped lining on her hair and eyes. She is also physically strong and fast.
Sayaka seems to have a warrior's spirit, in that she believes whole heartedly in doing your best to stay in peak physical shape. She even force fed the trainees steaks to keep up their energy.
- Sayaka is currently the tallest member of AKB0048.
- She has held the name of Sayaka Akimoto the 10th for at least 5 years.
- In Episode 4, she ranked 3rd at the General Elections, however, ranked 7th in the early results of the General Elections.