Born in Kanagawa on March 13, 1978, Akira Fubuki first became known as a photobook (or shashinshu) model. She made her photo-book debut at the age of 17 in the October 1996 release, Pistil Fubuki's AV debut was in November 1996 for the Alice Japan label. Her first video for the MAX-A label was the December 1996 release, Dressy This initiation of a young "new face" AV model fits the pattern of AV career which Kjell Fornander describes. He says, "Viewers are invited to follow, from appearance to appearance, her sexual initiation, dawning self-awareness and gradual acceptance of her inner, dark depths."
Some of Fubuki's other videos have her acting in roles such as an office lady involved in a sexual relationship with her boss, a teacher, and a school-girl who is raped.
Her farewell to the entertainment world was with the December, 1997 photobook, So Long!Fubuki had become the number one AV idol, and retired, within a year of her AV debut. Her continued popularity inspired retrospective compilations of her works in 2000 (Akira Fubuki Special) and 2001 (Akira Fubuki DX). Remaining a highly popular model to this day, her products continue to be widely available through video and Video CD outlets specializing in Asian video products, as well as the Japanese website of the mainstream, global outlet Amazon.com, and Japanese bookstore chain, Kinokuniya.