Kirihara Akaya is a character from Prince of Tennis. He is the youngest and only second year student in the Rikkai Dai line-up, thus earning him the title "Second Year Ace." He joined Rikkai because he heard the school had a very strong tennis team, but his hopes were quickly crushed by the Three Demons. This character is popular among cosplayers. It can be portrayed by wearing cosplay Kirihara Akaya costume and cosplay Kirihara Akaya wig. This character is always present in a Prince of Tennis cosplay.