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Akihiro Lawrence "Akie" Kotabe (born July 18, 1980 in Lansing, Michigan) is an American actor. His credits include playing Dr. Ji Dae-Sun in Humans, Dead Man in Everly,[1][2] Meyers in The November Man,[3] Eric in The Assets,[4] Akira Takahashi in Mad Men, and Shingo in The Achievers.[5][6] Kotabe also provides the voice of Kyan in the CBeebies animated series Go Jetters, as well as the title character Boyster in the Disney XD animated series Boyster. He has dual American-British citizenship.

Akie Kotabe
Akihiro Lawrence Kotabe

July 18, 1980 (aged 39)
Years active2005 - present




Year Title Role Notes
2006 The Achievers Shingo
2007 Paradise Hills
2009 Midgets vs. Mascots Deng Mann
2009 Pornography: A Thriller Jeremy/Adam
2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
2014 The November Man Meyers
2015 Everly Dead Man
2016 Jason Bourne
2016 Arcadia Jacob
2016 Eliminators
2018 Another Day of Life Friedkin / Student (VO)


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Stacked Male Customer
2005 ER Mako
2006 Day Break Honda Driver 2 episodes
2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Kendo
2008 CSI: Miami Johnny Young
2008 Without a Trace Todd
2008 Ghost Whisperer Attendant
2010 Day One Aki Pilot
2010 Southland Roommate
2010 Mad Men Akira Takahashi
2011 All My Children Distorted Voice 12 episodes
2012 Not Going Out: Children In Need Special Mr. Namasaki Episode: "Wogan"
2014 The Assets Eric D'Amaro 4 episodes
2015 Humans Dr. Ji Dae-Sun
2014–2017 Boyster Boyster (voice) 52 episodes
2015–present Go Jetters Kyan (voice) 103 episodes
2016 Flowers Shun's Father
2016–2017 Teacup Travels Fusaaki / Katsuyori / Tokiyori / Atsu / Ryuu 5 episodes
2018 The Man in the High Castle Ben Nakamura 6 episodes
2019 Berlin Station Sgt. Mark McClain

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Year Title Role
2011 L.A. Noire Japanese Soldier
2016 Homefront: The Revolution Huojin Yang
2017 Horizon: Zero Dawn Ferl/Hashiv/Orn
2017 Need for Speed Payback Aki Kimura
2018 Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don't Dry Richard/Everitt


  1. ^ Review of Everly
  2. ^ Exclusive Interview with Akie Kotabe
  3. ^ "November Man - A movie on ex-CIA operative". Archived from the original on 2013-09-15. Retrieved 2013-09-15.
  4. ^ "Screened: TV Show - The Assets". Archived from the original on 2014-01-07. Retrieved 2014-01-07.
  5. ^ Variety Review: “The Achievers”
  6. ^ Akie Kotabe Filmography - Moviefone

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