is a Japanese manga written by Takahiro and illustrated by Tetsuya Tashiro, published monthly in the Gangan Joker of Square Enix since August 20, 2010. It is compiled in 15 volumes. The manga is published in Spanish by Norma Editorial from October 29, 2015. An anime series was announced for its premiere on July 6, 2014 which was completed on December 14, 2014 and its animation was produced by White Fox (Jormungand, Steins; Gate); The series was licensed to the United States, Mexico and Latin America to be distributed and viewed by streaming through the Crunchyroll service. Also a prequel to the manga that is titled Akame Ga Kill! Zero is currently published in the monthly magazine Big Gangan and has the scripts of Takahiro and the drawing by Kei Toru,Esdeath General of the Empire and leader of the special group of assassins "Jäggers" (Hunters). She is a prominent general of the empire characterized by her special ruthless attitude and her methods of torture towards those she considers enemies; but at the same time it contrasts with a special gift of command. Apart from being the Empire's strongest general and feared in the capital, she is in love with Tatsumi, so she wants to make it his own without anyone stealing it (like Mine's case) since she learned that Mine is Tatsumi's girlfriend during the public execution, Esdeath felt great anger, jealousy and desire to kill her. In anime and manga, he dies when facing Akame.