|Full Name: Akira Shinmei|
|Ranger Designation: Aorenger|
|Weapons: Blue Cherry, Ultra Cherry|
|Vehicles: Varibloom, Varidreen, Blue Machine, and Blue Star|
|Akira was training in the snow draped Touhoku region when the Black Cross Army attacked. He was a marksmanship instructor at the Tohoku branch of the Japan Block of EAGLE. At 25 he was the oldest member of the Gorenger team, in which he was second in command. He fancied American cowboy outfits. Skilled in archer, which he was unsurpassed in and mecha piloting, he had aspirations of being a racecar driver. A cool and capable decision maker, he saved the team from many Black Cross traps.
As Aorenger, he piloted most of the Gorenger sky vehicles such as Varibloom and Varidreen. The Varibloom he had special affection for and reffered to it as 'my Varibloom.' He is armed with the super bow Blue Cherry and Ultra Blue Cherry, which can fire specially designed arrows, Blue Arrows and Blue Arrow Rockets). He also drove the super motorcycle Blue Machine and later the Blue Star.