Akuma has red hair tied in a small top knot, tanned skin, sharp pointed teeth, crimson eyes and is often seen in barefoot or wearing sandals.
Player 1 outfit:
He usually seen in a dark colored karate gi similar to both Ryu and Ken but it is dark gray. He either wears brown training gauntlets or wraps his hands with rope and wears his deceased master Goutetsu's prayer beads around his neck, with a visible black "heaven" (天, ten) kanji on the center bead.
This kanji is featured frequently in Akuma's appearance, most often at the end of a Raging Demon attack, where it burns itself onto the back of Akuma's gi top.
Akuma's Swap Costume is Heihachi's Player 2 outfit in Tekken 4, which is a white modified fundoshi and only wears both hand and foot wraps and the rope from his primary outfit. Akuma's hair also gains extra white spikes in each sides of his hair.
This outfit became one of his customizations in Tekken 7: Fated Retribution.
Akuma's primary outfit and gains a dark brown genji armor and greaves to cover his karate gi and has two demonic flags in each sides. It has two red lines in the edge of his greaves. He also wears a black half-mask to cover his mouth and white and red wristbands with a brown trim to match his outfit and is no longer wear sandals while wearing the outfit.
Player 1 outfit:
(See Street Fighter X Tekken Player 1 outfit)
- His customizations are the same as other male characters but he can be customized such as muscle shirts as part of his casual attire, a god warrior and one of his disguised forms in Pocket Fighter in different colors and design which is his Japanese Fortune teller attire. He can also customize him wearing his Swap Costume in Street Fighter X Tekken which is a white modified fundoshi worn by Heihachi in Tekken 4 but without the foot wraps and the white pointed streaks on his head.