Akito Kanno (Japanese: 棺野秋人, Kanno Akito) is a second-year student at Seiin High School. He serves as an opposite hitter for the boys' volleyball club, and is always seen wearing long sleeves due to his sensitivity to the sun.
Kanno has chin length strawberry blonde hair with bangs that fall into his face, parted twice so his hair does not cover his eyes, which are blue green in color. He has freckles on his cheeks. He stands at 181 cm (5'9").
During matches, Kanno wears his volleyball uniform – a navy blue jersey with sky blue and white stripes on the sleeves and corresponding navy blue shorts. His position number, 4, and the name of the school are printed on the front of his jersey in sky blue text with a white outline. On the court he wears white kneepads, long white compression sleeves on his arms and white volleyball shoes with black accents.
Outside of matches, he wears clothes that cover as much skin as possible, for example the oversized light gray hoodie with his hood on he wears with his school uniform.
He seems to be quiet, shy, kind of gloomy and kind of always looking down.
- Kanno suffers from an allergy to sunlight (most likely solar urticaria) and as a result, he is frequently seen wearing long sleeved clothing.
- His given name Akito means "autumn" (秋)(aki) and "person" (人)(to).
- His surname Kanno means "coffin", "casket" (棺)(kan) and "plain", "field" (野)(no).