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At last, I've found the past glory!
~ Hikaru in Gokujō Parodius!

Hikaru (ひかる Hikaru?) and Akane (あかね Akane?) are recurring characters in the Parodius series. They are two showgirls in rabbit costumes riding on rockets.


Hikaru and Akane are based on the High-School Girl enemies from Parodius Da! They became playable characters in Gokujō Parodius!. Their weapons are borrowed from Konami's Thunder Cross. They were bosses in Jikkyō Oshaberi Parodius and Jikkyō Oshaberi Parodius: Forever With Me as Enormous Hikaru and Akane. They return as playable characters in Sexy Parodius.

Hikaru and Akane and their bunny girl friends also appeared in the real-time strategy game Paro Wars, alongside Poti and Pentarō. They also make appearances in the two Parodius pachinko games, CR Parodius Da! EX and CR Gokujō Parodius!, and in the 3D pachislot game Gokuraku Parodius!.


Gokujō Parodius!

  • S: Speed Up
  • M: Hawk Wind
  • D: Tail Gun
  • L: Boomerang Shot
  • O: Formation Option
  • ?: Shield
  • S: Speed Up
  • M: Hawk Wind
  • M: Spread Bomb
  • L: Carrot
  • O: Formation Option
  • ?: Star

Sexy Parodius

  • S: Speed Up
  • M: Hawk Wind (activates Formation Option)
  • M: Spread Bomb (activates Rolling Option)
  • L: Carrot
  • O: Formation Option
  • ?: Star


Gokujou Parodius: Mini-Drama

  • "I'm Sorry, Hikaru-chan, I... I..." - Akane
  • "What?" - Hikaru
  • "What, Hikaru-chan?" - Akane

Paro Wars

  • "Wha... What the Hell?!" - Hikaru

Gokuraku Parodius!

  • "Get!" - Akane
  • "What did you say?!" - Hikaru


  • In Sexy Parodius, their Option can switch from Formation Option (default) to Rolling Option depending on the missile currently activated.
  • When in Formation Option, they can expand their options by holding down the Power Up button while the Option selection in their Power Meter is highlighted and if they have full options.



  • Hikaru used to say that she's gonna retire, but came to Takosuke to earn money to keep her young and beautiful.
  • Akane is the twin sister of Hikaru, she began to live alone having a humble life, and bad luck with men. She's a spoiled girl but thinks that she's gonna deceive men some day.

See also

Gokujō Parodius! ~Kako no Eikō o Motomete~
Characters Takosuke and BelialVic Viper and Lord BritishPentaro and HanakoTwinBee and WinBeeHikaru and AkaneMambo and SambaMichael and GabrielKoitsu and AitsuGoemon and EbisumaruDracula-kun and Kid DraculaUpa and RupaMr. Past Glory
Stages Circo Porto HarborlandCat Battleship ForeverCandy LandTraffic SignsCore Ship ParadeMoai BattleshipThe MoonDiscoShooting Memories
Bosses Anna PavlovaCat SubmarineElizaDecoration CoreCrazy CoreCapsule Monster CappuccinoYoshikoPrincess KaguyaChichibinta RikaTako's CutiePentaro X
Sexy Parodius
Characters Vic Viper and Lord BritishIvan and TobyHikaru and AkaneMambo and SambaMichael and GabrielKoitsu and AitsuOption and MultipleShooting Star and Black Viper (Ace) • The Old Lecher Tako
Stages FarmBath HouseUnderwater PalaceCastle DraculaGirl FactoryCoal MineSweet SkyBoss RushTaj MahalSpecial Stage
Bosses Corn ChiwaFinally PenguinOtohimeMedusaTransporting CraneTanuko the TanukiCandy CoreCapsule Monster CappuccinoCaptain Penguinovski the 3rdEagle Eagle SabnosukeHot LipsYuko"Mon"KaoriSexy Star