Akira Yamamoto

山本 玲

Age: 19 Rank: Ensign Birth place: Arcadia City on Mars Ensign in the Yamato's accounting division (Purser). She wants to join the Yamato's fighter wing, but is assigned to the accounting division. The only female in the flying corps with a distinguished technology degree. She applied for the flying corps like her older brother, but was initially assigned to the accounting office. Her talent was recognized by Kodai and this openly lead to a permanent change of station. (Source: ourstarblazers.com) Note: This represents the first gender-change in the cast; in the original, Yamamoto was male.