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Seiyuu Hayasaka Kozue (早坂梢) Availability Construction (Normal)
Artist drew Implemented on 2013-4-23





Ayanami Class Destroyer

DD Akebono 015 Card
Icon HP HP 15 Icon Gun Firepower 10 (29)
Icon Armor Armor 5 (19) Icon Torpedo Torpedo 27 (69)
Icon Evasion Evasion 41 (79) Icon AA AA 12 (39)
Icon Aircraft Aircraft 0 Icon ASW ASW 20 (49)
Icon Speed Speed Fast Icon LOS LOS 5 (19)
Icon Range Range Short Icon Luck Luck 10 (49)
Resource Consumption
FuelKai Fuel 15 AmmoKai Ammo 20
Build Time Slots
00:20:00 (Normal) 2
Stock Equipment Space
RedGunLight 12.7cm Twin Gun Mount 0
Xx c - Unequipped - 0
- Locked - -
- Locked - -
Extra Statistics
Modernization Bonus
Icon Torpedo+1
Scrap Value
FuelKai 1 AmmoKai 1 SteelKai 5
Category Equipment that can be improved with Akebono as helper ship not found


Akebono Kai

No.68 曙改

Ayanami Class Destroyer

DD Akebono Kai 231 Card
Icon HP HP 30 Icon Gun Firepower 12 (49)
Icon Armor Armor 13 (49) Icon Torpedo Torpedo 28 (79)
Icon Evasion Evasion 45 (89) Icon AA AA 15 (49)
Icon Aircraft Aircraft 0 Icon ASW ASW 24 (59)
Icon Speed Speed Fast Icon LOS LOS 7 (39)
Icon Range Range Short Icon Luck Luck 12 (59)
Resource Consumption
FuelKai Fuel 15 AmmoKai Ammo 20
Remodel Level Slots
Level 20 3
Stock Equipment Space
GreenGunDP 10cm Twin High-angle Gun Mount 0
Torpedo 61cm Triple Torpedo Mount 0
Xx c - Unequipped - 0
- Locked - -
Extra Statistics
Remodel Cost
AmmoKai 100 SteelKai 100
Modernization Bonus
Icon Gun+1 Icon Torpedo+1 Icon AA+1 Icon Armor+1
Scrap Value
FuelKai 1 AmmoKai 2 SteelKai 10
Category Equipment that can be improved with Akebono Kai as helper ship not found


Event Japanese English Note
特型駆逐艦「曙」よ。って、こっち見んな!このクソ提督! Special-type destroyer, 'Akebono'. Hey! Don't look at me, you shitty Admiral!
Library Intro


Special-type destroyer number 18, 8th of the Ayanami-class, Akebono.

I'm not a sumo wrestler. Remember that.
I participated in the first naval air battle, the Coral Sea!
But, I'm a bit uneasy around subs...

Akebono is also the name of a famous 90s sumo wrestler.
なんで触るの?うざいなぁ Why are you touching me? So annoying.

何で触るの? ありえないから。 (改)

What? What is it?

Why are you touching me? You don't stand a chance. (Kai)


気に入らないなら、外せば? ……べ、別に構わないし (改)

If you don't like me, why don't you remove me from the fleet?

If you don't like me, why don't you remove me from the fleet? ... It's not like it b-bothers me. (Kai)

ほんと、一人だと清々するわ。私は一人の方が好きなんだから。……うん (改) Really, being alone makes me feel relieved. I like being alone better... Yep. (Kai)
 ⇧ for Kai form, plays Base form's Secretary Married line when sparkled

どんだけ、言えばわかるのよ!あたしはクソ提督が大っ嫌いなの!!……なんで信じないの? (改)
Seriously, this is no joke.

How many times, do I have to say before you understand!? What I hate the most is the shitty Admiral!! ...Why won't you believe what I said? (Kai)
あたしをこんな所に呼び出すなんて、ずいぶんと偉くなったものね糞提督…っていうか、どうして告白してるの!?ドMなの!? To call me out to such a place, you think you're so great, don't you, you shitty Admiral... I mean, what's with you confessing to me! Are you a masochist!?
Show player's score

ほら、情報分析よ。読むなら読めば? (改)

Hey, a telegram. Gonna read it?

Here, it's the information analysis. Why don't you read it if you want to? (Kai)

Joining a fleet
曙、出撃します Akebono, sortieing.

こんだけ? ……まぁ、使うけどさ (改)

Just this? Don't expect any thanks.

Just this? Well, guess I'll use it... (Kai)

か・・・改装とか言って私の裸が見たいだけなんでしょ!?このクソ提督! Using upgrade as an excuse, you really just want to see my naked body, don't you, you shitty Admiral!
ほんと冗談じゃないわ This is no joke!
 ⇧ shared with expedition selection, resource collection, instant repair and development

必要ようね、お礼は言わないけど...悪くないけど (改)

Just this? It's nothing great.

This is a necessity, but I won't thank you for's not bad though. (Kai)

≤ minor damage
し、仕方ないわね。 I-It can't be helped....
≥ moderate damage
あたしが修理なんて…ったく、ありえないわ! For me to get repaired.... I can't believe it.
修理、終わったって。 Repair, ended.
Ship construction
新しい艦よ! There's a new ship!
Return from sortie
艦隊が戻ってきたって、ふん! The fleet's back, sheesh.
Start a sortie

曙、出撃よ、蹴散らしてやるわ (改)

I'm off, time to kick some heads!

Akebono taking off, time to kick some heads! (Kai)

Battle start

敵よ、クソ提督! ……あたしが、何とかするけど! (改)

Enemy? Hehehh, let them come!

It's the enemy, shitty Admiral. I... will do something about it! (Kai)

Air battle
いっけぇ! Gooo!
Night battle

次から次へと…、こっち来んな! (改)

One after another, how annoying!

One after another, stay away! (Kai)

Night attack
弱すぎよ Too weak.
 ⇧ shared with day/night special attacks, support expedition team arrival
大勝利よ!私に十分感謝しなさい、このクソ提督♪ Major victory! Be thankful, you shitty Admiral♪
Minor damaged(1)
ぅあっ。 Aaah!
Minor damaged(2)
何なのよ! What's your problem?!
≥Moderately damaged
た、たかが主砲と魚雷管と機関部がやられただけなんだから…って、え、えぇー! I-it's just my cannons and torpedoes and engine room that are busted... wha, eh? Eeeeh!? Pretty much all the important parts of a DD are busted (except for the steering system). These are exactly what were gravely damaged before Akebono sank.
海の底にはなにがあるのかな… What lies at the bottom of the sea...? Akebono was sunk in shallow waters, never given the chance to see the bottom of the ocean.

Seasonal Quotes

Event Japanese English Note
Christmas 2013
Christmas 2014
クリスマス…? 別にあたしには関係ないけど。 …まぁ、ケーキは、食べるけど…ね? Christmas? That has nothing to do with me, though. ...But well, I'll still have some cake... alright? Same as Christmas 2015
Christmas 2014
End of Year 2014
New Year 2015
クソ提督!あけおめことよろ!なによっ、新年ぐらいシャキっとしてよ! Shitty Admiral! Happy New Year and best regards! What? At least do the New Year's greeting properly! Same as New Year 2016
Setsubun 2015
Valentines Day 2015
は?チョコレート?クソ提督、何言ってんの? ……一応用意したけど、さっさと取ってってよね! っほら! Haa? Chocolate? The hell are you talking about, you shitty Admiral? ...Well I do have some though. Hurry up and take it! Here!
Valentines Day 2015
White Day 2015
Second Anniversary 2015
Second Anniversary 2015
Rainy Season 2015
Early Summer 2015
熱くなってきたから、確かにこの格好はすごしやすいけど…く、クソ提督!こっち見んな! It's gotten hot, so it is true that this outfit is a bit comfy but... D-Don't look this way, you shitty Admiral!
Early Summer 2015
だから、ジロジロ見るなって!このクソ提督! Like I said, don't stare you shitty Admiral! As Secretary (2)
Early Summer 2015
触ったらマジ怒るから、あり得ないから! I'll seriously get angry if you touch me! Un-frickin-believable! As Secretary (3)
Early Summer 2015
の、覗くな!このクソ提督!も、もう! D-Don't peek! You shitty Admiral! G-Geez! (Docking ≥ moderate damage)
Early Summer 2015
Mid-Summer 2015
夏本番か。潮、アンタ、少しダイエットした方がいいわ。アタシ?アタシはべっつに。 Mid-summer, huh. Ushio, you should probably lose a little weight. Me? I'm fine.
Mid-Summer 2015
Mid-Summer 2015
Mid-Summer 2015
Mid-Summer 2015
Fall 2015
え?何してるかって?読書よ読書。秋でしょ?クソ提督も少しは字の本を読みなさいよ。 Huh? What I'm doing? I'm reading, duh. It's autumn, so why don't you go read something with words for once, you shitty Admiral? She knows the admiral only reads manga and magazines.
Fall 2015
Fall 2015
Fall 2015
Fall 2015
Halloween 2015
Fall Event 2015
Fall Event 2015
Christmas 2015
Christmas 2015
Christmas 2015
End of Year 2015
あーもう忙しい!年末の大掃除。あ、クソ提督、そこどいて。掃除の邪魔、じゃぁ~ま! Aah, so busy with the New Year cleaning! Oh, Shitty Admiral, move from there. You are in the way! Move!
New Year 2016
New Year 2016
Setsubun 2016
クソ提督、節分よ!何よ、この豆食べたり、投げたりすればいいの?楽勝じゃない! Shitty Admiral, it's Setsubun! So, all I have to do is throwing beans at you and eat them? Piece of cake!
Valentines Day 2016
はぁ?チョコレートぉ?このクソ提督、何両目開けて夢見てんの!?・・・用意してるけど、ほら Huh? Chocolate? You shitty Admiral, are you dreaming with your eyes wide open!? ...I did prepare some though. Here you go.
Valentines Day 2016
Hinamatsuri 2016
Hinamatsuri 2016
White Day 2016
ふーん。チョコレートのお返し、くれるんだ。糞提督のくせに生意気。はむ。やだ、美味しい。フンだ。 Hmmm. Return for the chocolate, is it? What a cheeky shitty admiral. Munch. No way, it's delicious. H-hmph.
Spring 2016
春か、七駆のみんなでお花見も悪くないね。えっ!?潮、クソ提督も呼ぶの?・・・そ、そう・・・うん It's spring huh, it wouldn't be bad if all of us from the 7th destroyer squadron go flower viewing. Eh!? Ushio, you are also inviting the Shitty Admiral? Is that so...okay.
Third Anniversary 2016
クソ提督。あたしたち、三周年だって!まあ、一応嬉しいこと……かな。クソ提督! Shitty admiral. I heard that it's our third anniversary! Well, I guess I am happy... for now. Shitty admiral!
Third Anniversary 2016
Rainy Season 2016
はー?雨除けのてるてる坊主?いいよ、そんなの。漣、手先、器用ね。やってみようかな。 Huh? A teru-teru bouzu to ward away the rain? I'll pass on doing that. Sazanami, you're really dexterous with your hands. Maybe I should try.
Rainy Season 2016
Early Summer 2016
Mid-Summer 2016
Fall 2016
Fall 2016
Sanma 2016
Christmas 2016
For new seasonal lines that may be missing here, check Seasonal



  • The flower on her head is the wild spring chrysanthemum (都忘れ; miyakowasure), which in the flower language means 'the sadness of parting,' 'a short moratorium,' & 'until the day we meet again'.
    • This kind of chrysanthemum is rather unique, as the other subgenus of it tend to hold more positive meanings, such as 'love' and 'happiness'.
    • The chrysanthemum is well-celebrated in Japan, while also being the symbol of the Emperor and the Emperor's family.


  • For many, Akebono is an odd ship. She's very verbally abusive, and unlike Michishio or Kasumi who have gentler sides in contrast to their harsh tongues, Akebono never really seems to be appreciative of the admiral's (your) actions. However, her history seems to be a basis for this.
    • To begin with, Akebono doesn't stand out favorably in history. Unlike her sister-ship Ushio who is considered as the 'ship of fortune,' Akebono is taken as the 'ship of misfortune'. Look below for more details.
The details
1. Battle of the Coral Seas

Akebono was assigned to escort Zuikaku while Ushio was assigned to Shoukaku. In the middle of the mission, Ushio requested to switch with Akebono, to which Akebono agreed. However, American bombers heavily damaged Shoukaku, yet Zuikaku got away without a single scratch. As a result, Ushio & Zuikaku were considered the lucky ships from this point on while Akebono & Shoukaku received the opposite. Similarly, rather than reprimanding Ushio, Akebono was reprimanded and blamed for Shoukaku's injuries. Akebono was then reassigned from the front lines to the rear.

This is reflected in Secretary(3) If you don't like me, why don't you just reassign me?.

2. January 1944 Escort
Akebono & her sister Sazanami were escorting a fleet of supply ships. En route, Sazanami was attacked by USS Albacore (SS-218) & sank on the spot. Akebono launched 59 depth charges & successfullydrove it away. However, the delayed rendezvous with the supply fleet left it with no protection. As such, it was virtually annihilated.

This is reflected in her Library Intro, ....But, I'm a bit uneasy around subs...., as she not only lost her sister to them, but failed as an escort.

3. Battle of Leyte Gulf/Battle of Surigao Strait
Akebono was once again assigned with Ushio. When Mogami collided into Nachi, causing the former to begin sinking, Akebono went to escort Mogami. However, the American air wings did not let up & further damaged the half-sunken Mogami. In the end, Akebono was ordered to scuttle Mogami with a torpedo.

4. Manila Air Raids
The Americans were determined to finish off Nachi, who had just received damage from crashing into Mogami at Surigao Strait. At that time, Akebono was ported with Nachi and was the only ship able to immediately defend Nachi. Unfortunately, as much as Akebono attempted to fend off the innumerable number of aircraft, Nachi sustained several heavy hits & sank.

Naturally, Akebono was heavily damaged as well & Ushio towed her into the dock for repairs. However a week later, the Americans launched another air strike. Akebono was critically hit, with her cannons, engines, and torpedoes all but destroyed. She sank (upright in shallow waters) while being observed by Ushio nearby.

Closing notes
If Akebono & Ushio hadn't switched back in the Coral Seas, her fate may have been different. However Akebono doesn't blame Ushio for all of this - she is much more upset at her superiors who blamed her inappropriately while overlooking the circumstances at the time. That's why she insists on calling the admiral 'Kuso Teitoku' - she has a profound distrust of her superiors. Cr Evan Y. Liu


Her personality is formed by PTSD due to the failure to protect transport ships in her first expedition as a fleet girl, together with Ushio, from an Abyssal attack, along with accompanying memories succeeded from the warship Akebono.


  • Akebono means daybreak.
  • At the beginning of WW2, she was under the orders of Sendai along with Fubuki-class mod. 1 and 2 (all but the Akatsuki class)
  • Sunk by an air raid on November 14th, 1944 at Manila Bay, Philippines (14°35′N 120°55′E). The wreckage was cleared 11 years later, along with 5 other ships.
  • Her name was first carried by the fourth ship of the Ikazuchi class in 1898. The Ikazuchi class were the first Torpedo Boat Destroyers of Japan.


  • Composition: A30.
  • Sortie (Clearance): B38.

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