Akeruka Advanced #M02 | The Mesh Directory

Important Note: This listing is for an older product line. Akeruka has a newer line out called ADVX. This older line may no longer be updated and third party support for it has slowed. If I list the ADVX heads on the Directory in the future I’ll make sure to leave a link here for your convenience.

This is an overview of the Akeruka Advanced #M02 mesh head for Second Life avatars. Almost all the information also applies to other Akeruka Advanced heads, however the photos are only of #M02, and the list is what comes with #M02. Other heads may have slightly different content. As always I strongly encourage you to demo before making any final purchasesTo browse other mesh heads, bodies, and more check out The Mesh Directory.

#M02 doesn’t come with a skin. It’s shown here with Mathew by Not Found (made for Lelutka)

Basic Info

Product Specifics

  • Creator –  Akeruka
  • Product – Advanced #M02
  • Price – L$2900
  • Review Version – 4.0

Included Parts

  • Body – No
  • Eyes – Yes
  • Ears – Yes
  • Head –  Yes
  • Skin – No

Expressions & Animations

  • Eye Control – Yes
  • Typing/Voice Animations – Yes
  • Static Expressions – Yes (See Pros, Neutral Notes, and Cons below)
  • Facial Animations – Yes
  • Included Gestures – Yes

Included Customization

Bakes on Mesh (BOM)

  • Eyebrows – Yes
  • Hairbases – Yes
  • Makeup – Yes
  • Eyes – Yes


  • Eyebrows – Yes
  • Hairbases No
  • Makeup – Yes
  • Eyes – Yes


  • Teeth – Yes
  • Lashes – Yes
  • Piercings – Yes
  • Copy – Yes
  • Transfer – No
  • Mod – No


Bakes on Mesh (BOM)

  • Bakes on Mesh (BOM) – Yes
  • EvoX Skin Compatible No


  • Skin Appliers – No
  • Cosmetic Appliers – Yes
  • Applier Save Slots –  No
  • Omega Compatible – Yes


  • Materials Enabled – Yes
  • Universal Neck Standard ?When used with the same skin tone, heads and bodies both using the Universal Neck Standard result in a seamless neck.Yes
  • Additional Neck Sizing Options –  No


Click the image to view the HUD at actual size.

Pros, Neutral Notes, and Cons

Other things of note to consider that haven’t been mentioned above.


  • Akeruka heads are easy to use, and the newest version of the HUD is similar to those of familiar brands such a LeLUTKA.
  • Since it’s mainly a BOM head, you can use skins made for other brands and see if they fit. Lelutka Evo Classic skins (NOT EvoX) fit, as well as SLUV skins. The image used for this post is actually made for a Lelutka head, though I had to adjust the eyebrow shape slightly to make it work.

Neutral Notes

  • The Advanced line is not the most up to date heads from Akeruka. The latest Advanced head came out at the start of 2022. A month later the ADVX line was introduced. If you want to use Lelutka EvoX skins on an Akeruka head you’ll want to get an ADVX head instead, not an Advanced head.
  • The expression section of the HUD includes a variety of facial animations. You can also pause these to use them as static expressions (helpful for photos!)


  • This is likely a discontinued line. Don’t expect any updates.
  • Advanced W#08 and later do not come with any skins, however the Advanced heads that came out before W#08 do come with skins made specifically for them.
  • It can be really difficult to find BOM skins specifically for #M02. It took a lot of demoing and store hopping before I found a skin that was passable enough to use for this post. I highly, highly recommend demoing skins with the demo of the head and finding what you’d like before purchasing.

What’s In The Box

Click the image to view the inventory contents at actual size.

Official Akeruka Links

Example of Akeruka Advanced #M02 In Use

Head – Akeruka: Advanced #M02
Body – Meshbody: Classic Gift Edition
Skin – JeSs Store: San Valentine Gift men 2021
Shape – Slightly modified version of Akeruka‘s M02 Shape.
Eyes – Aviglam: Eternity Eyes (Leaf)
Hair – Ginko: #106
Pose – VRDz: Bento Adult MF Nature Tree Stump Stool (Cool Lean M)
Location – My private home (most everything you can see is from Studio Skye and Hayabusa)
Windlight (EEP) – Bryn Oh: Bryn Oh’s BOX MetaLES (This may be included as part of your viewer. Search your inventory and see!)

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