Akeruka Advanced #W08 | The Mesh Directory

This is an overview of the Akeruka Advanced #W08 mesh head for Second Life avatars. Almost all the information also applies to other Akeruka Advanced heads, however the photos are only of #W08, and the list is what comes with #W08. Other heads may have slightly different content. As always I strongly encourage you to demo before making any final purchases. For more mesh heads and bodies head on over to The Mesh Directory.

Note: This head has been updated since this post was made. This post WILL be updated, however some info may be out of date.

Basic Info

#W08 doesn’t come with a skin. It’s shown here with Blondie by The Skinnery (made for Catwa HDPro)

Creator –  Akeruka
Product – 
Advanced #W08
Price – L$2900
Review Version – 3.0


Body – No
Eyes – Yes
Ears – Yes
Head –  Yes
Skin – No* (See Pros & Cons)

Copy Yes
Transfer – No
Mod – No

Included Customization

Eyebrows (Applier) – No
Eyebrows (BOM) – Yes

Hairbases (Applier) No
Hairbases (BOM) Yes

Makeup (Applier)Yes
Makeup (BOM) Yes

Eyes (Applier) Yes
Eyes (BOM) Yes

Teeth – Yes
Lashes – Yes
Piercings – Yes

Expressions & Animations

Eye Control – Yes
Typing/Voice Animations – Yes
Static Expressions –
Facial Animations –
Included Gestures – Yes

Appliers, BOM, and Compatibility

Bakes on Mesh (BOM) – Yes
Applier Layers – No
Materials Enabled –
Omega Compatible – 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 (Though 3 neck fixes are included)


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Pros, Neutral Notes, and Cons

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


  • Akeruka heads are easy to use as well as popular enough to have decent third party support.
  • Since it’s mainly a BOM head, you can use skins made for other brands and see if they fit. Lelutko Evo Classic skins (NOT EvoX) fit, as well as SLUV skins. The skin used for this post is actually made for a Catwa head.

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 introduces. 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.


  • 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 a bit tricky to find BOM skins specifically for W08.

What’s In The Box

Official Akeruka Links

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