This article is about the Akita Inu. For the Shikoku Inu, see Aka (SSY).

Aka was one of the hunting dogs owned by Takeda Gohē, and is the son of Riki from earlier litter, making him the brother of Gin.

He wasn't as strong and skilled as Riki but the narrator mentions that he was just as fearless as his father.

Ginga Nagareboshi Gin

In the beginning of the story, Aka follows his owner to the mountains with Riki and Don on an expedition. However, the hunting party gets ambushed by the terrifying bear Akakabuto and Aka was killed during a fight.