Akiko Hayawa (早川 秋子 Hayakawa Akiko) is one of the five main protagonists of Sweet Home. She is a nurse on a team of reporters making a documentary about Ichirō Mamiya. Her signature item is Medical Kit (+Kit) (replaceable by the Pills) which can be used to heal status ailments from any afflicted party member. Even though she is the weakest character, she is an invaluable asset, as status ailments can be deadly if left untreated. She has a Max HP of 2270, the same as Asuka and Emi.