A distant successor of the Jet Alone lineage appearing in Neon Genesis Evangelion: ANIMA. It is a new, transformable anti-Angel weapon used by the Japanese Strategic Self Defense Force and built with the assistance of the NERV Japan.
Ground-effect cruising mode to bipedal model, and the mechanized giant's wings folded away. The Akashima was also a testing unit for the graviton floaters in Evangelion Unit-02 Type II Allegorica.
The Akashima commander is Liteunant Colonel Kasuga, one of the pilots is Warrant Officer Endo. The Acting Deputy Commander Tōji Suzuhara negotiates with them in order to send a recovery mission to The Valley of Human Bodies in Morocco, North Africa and travels inside one to get there, and there he meets Hikari Horaki.