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Akiba may refer to:

  • Akiba-kei, a Japanese slang term
  • Akiba (given name)
  • Akiba (surname)
  • Akiba (subgenus), a subgenus of protozoa in the genus '' Leucocytozoon

In entertainment:

  • Akiba (film), a 2006 Japanese film
  • Akiba, a character in the Metal Gear Solid series of video games

In geography:

  • Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School, a Jewish school in Hyde Park, Chicago
  • Akiba Hebrew Academy (Merion, Pennsylvania), former name of Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy located in Radnor Township, Pennsylvania
  • Akihabara, an area of Tokyo, often shortened to Akiba
Akiba (given name)

Akiba is a Jewish-ethnic name, arising in Aramaic from , and thus cognate to English Jacob. Notable people with the name include:

  • Akiba ben Judah Loeb (18th century), German rabbi
  • Akiba Lehren (1795–1876), Dutch banker
  • Akiba Rubinstein (1882–1961), Polish-Jewish chess Grandmaster
Akiba (film)

Akiba (or Maid in Akiba) is 2006 Japanese film set in the Akihabara district of Tokyo, Japan, and directed by Yuichi Onuma.

Akiba (surname)

Akiba (written: 秋葉 lit. "autumn leaf") is a Japanese surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • , Japanese politician

  • , Japanese footballer

  • , Japanese footballer

  • , Japanese footballer

  • , Japanese footballer and manager

  • , Japanese politician

  • , Japanese footballer


  • David Akiba (born 1940), American photographer

Fictional characters:

  • Hiroshi Akiba, character in the manga series Inubaka: Crazy for Dogs