Yôsuke Akimoto

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Yôsuke Akimoto was born on February 5, 1944 in Tokyo, Japan as Yukio Tajika. He is an actor, known for Akira (1988), Perfect Blue (1997) and Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001). See full bio »

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Known For

Akira Harukiya Bartender
(1988)
Perfect Blue Tejima
(1997)
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie Crime Lab Group A
(2001)
(1989)

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 2019 Daemon X Machina (Video Game)
Knight (voice)
 2019 POP TEAM EPIC TV Special (TV Movie)
Pipimi (Vermilion Bird version, B part of part II) (voice)
 2018 Fist of the Blue Sky: Re: Genesis (TV Series)
Robert Arendt
- Majiwaranu Omoi (2018) ... Robert Arendt
- Migadoru no Kaminari (2018) ... Robert Arendt
 2018 Star Blazers 2202 (TV Series)
Redof Hiss
- Saraba Teresa yo! Futari no desura ni hanataba o (2018) ... Redof Hiss (voice)
 2017 Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood (Video Game)
Gosetsu (Japanese version, voice)
 2017 Nioh (Video Game)
Mototada Torii (voice)
 2016 Case Closed: Episode One - The Great Detective Turned Small (TV Movie)
Takanori Sewa (voice)
 2016 Come Back! Shuriken Sentai Ninninger: Ninnin Girls vs. Boys FINAL WARS (Video)
Super Advanced Yokai Shuten-douji (voice)
 2016 Detective Pikachu (Video Game)
Mike Baker (Japanese version, voice, as Yosuke Akimoto)
 2015 Shuriken Sentai Ninninger (TV Series)
Super Advanced Yokai Shuten-douji
- Otomo Nin Wôzu! Nekomata no Gyakushû (2015) ... Super Advanced Yokai Shuten-douji (voice)
- Kibaoni Pâti, Go Ban Shôbu! (2015) ... Super Advanced Yokai Shuten-douji (voice)
 2015 Durarara!!x2 (TV Series)
Yodogiri
- Blessed Are the Foolish (2015) ... Yodogiri (voice)
 2015 Gate (TV Series)
Shigenori Houjou
- The Self-Defense Force Goes to Another World (2015) ... Shigenori Houjou (voice)
 2015 Ninja Slayer (TV Series)
Dragon Gendoso
- Menace of Dark Ninja (2015) ... Dragon Gendoso (voice)
 2015 Ghost in the Shell Arise: Alternative Architecture (TV Series)
Department of Defense Deputy Minister Jôgen
- Ghost Pain, Part 2 (2015) ... Department of Defense Deputy Minister Jôgen (voice)
- Ghost Pain, Part 1 (2015) ... Department of Defense Deputy Minister Jôgen (voice)
 2015 Kuroko's Basketball (TV Series)
Chairman
- We No Longer (2015) ... Chairman (voice)
 2015 Final Fantasy Type-0 HD (Video Game)
Narrator (Japanese version, voice)
 2014 The Disappearance of Conan Edogawa: The Worst Two Days in History (TV Movie)
Kankichi Kameda (voice)
 2014 Tenkai Knights: Brave Battle (Video Game)
Vilius (Japanese version, voice)
 2014 Nobunaga Concerto (TV Mini-Series)
Dosan Saito
- Episode #1.10 (2014) ... Dosan Saito (voice)
- Episode #1.9 (2014) ... Dosan Saito (voice)
- Episode #1.8 (2014) ... Dosan Saito (voice)
- Episode #1.7 (2014) ... Dosan Saito (voice)
- Episode #1.6 (2014) ... Dosan Saito (voice)
 2014 Hamatora (TV Series)
Gasuke
- File 12: Resolve (Ego) (2014) ... Gasuke (voice)
- File 11: Flight of the Victor (2014) ... Gasuke (voice)
- File 10: March of the Weak (2014) ... Gasuke (voice)
- File 09: Little Beauty and the Beast (2014) ... Gasuke (voice)
- File 08: The Blood-Soaked Bitter Melon (2014) ... Gasuke (voice)
 2013 Coppelion (TV Series)
White Cloak
- Awakening (2013) ... White Cloak (voice)
- Haruto (2013) ... White Cloak (voice)
- Planet (2013) ... White Cloak (voice)
- Life (2013) ... White Cloak (voice)
 2013 Armored Core: Verdict Day (Video Game)
Fat Man (voice)
 2013 Killer Is Dead (Video Game)
Hamada-Yama (Japanese version, voice)
 2013 Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border 1 - Ghost Pain
Department of Defense Deputy Minister Jôgen (voice)
 2013 Shin Megami Tensei IV (Video Game)
K (Japanese version, voice)
 2012 Lupin the Third: Mine Fujiko to iu onna (TV Series)
Policeman
- Ghost Town (2012) ... Policeman (voice)
 2011 Final Fantasy Type-0 (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2011 Naruto: Shippûden (TV Series)
Land of Lightning Daimyô
- Ugokidasu taikoku (2011) ... Land of Lightning Daimyô (voice)
- Sen'nyûsha (2011) ... Land of Lightning Daimyô (voice)
 2010 Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 (Video Game)
Master Asia (Japanese version, voice, as Yosuke Akimoto)
 2010 Gintama (TV Series)
Hoichi
- Kabukicho Stray Cat Blues (2010) ... Hoichi (voice)
 2010 Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep (Video Game)
Dilan (voice)
 2009 The Sacred Blacksmith (TV Series)
Hannibal Quasar
- Katanakaji -Blacksmith- (2009) ... Hannibal Quasar (voice)
- Shinjitsu -Truth- (2009) ... Hannibal Quasar (voice)
- Shuttatsu -Resolution- (2009) ... Hannibal Quasar (voice)
- Kôjo -Princess- (2009) ... Hannibal Quasar (voice)
- Seiyaku -Promise- (2009) ... Hannibal Quasar (voice)
 2009 Maiden Rose (TV Mini-Series)
Suguri
 2009 The Slayers (TV Series)
Taforashia Kokumin B
- Zero hour: Horobiyuku mono! (2009) ... Taforashia Kokumin B (voice)
 2008 Tales of Hearts (Video Game)
Chen Ta-ren (Japanese version, voice)
 2008 Strike Witches (TV Series)
Taisho
- Hitori ja nai kara (2008) ... Taisho (voice)
 2007 Lost Odyssey (Video Game)
Sed (Japanese version, voice)
 2007 When They Cry: Kai (TV Series)
Kaieda Kocho / Principal Kaieda / Kaeda Kocho
- Saigo no koma (2007) ... Kaieda Kocho (voice)
- Kôshô (2007) ... Principal Kaieda (voice)
- Yuragi (2007) ... Kaeda Kocho (voice)
 2007 Romeo x Juliet (TV Series)
Middle-Aged Aristocrat
- Futari: Deawanakereba (2007) ... Middle-Aged Aristocrat (voice)
 2007 Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ (Video Game)
Xaldin (voice)
 2007 Dynasty Warriors Gundam (Video Game)
Master Asia (Japanese version, voice, as Yosuke Akimoto)
 2006 Black Lagoon (TV Series)
Yasuzawa / Managing Director
- The Gunslingers (2006) ... Yasuzawa (voice)
- The Black Lagoon (2006) ... Managing Director (voice)
 2006 Bartender (TV Series)
Shizo Kasahara
- Gurasu no naka no monogatari (2006) ... Shizo Kasahara (voice)
 2006 Fist of the Blue Sky (TV Series)
Xi-Fei Huang / Shen
- Jigoku no kami ni inore (2006) ... Xi-Fei Huang (voice)
- Gekitotsu (2006) ... Xi-Fei Huang (voice)
- Gyakusatsu no shokei yûgi!! (2006) ... Xi-Fei Huang (voice)
- Shanghai ni tatsu (2006) ... Xi-Fei Huang / Shen (voice)
- Souten ni negae! (2006) ... Xi-Fei Huang (voice)
 2006 Code Geass (TV Series)
Bowden
- Kôneria wo ute (2006) ... Bowden (voice)
 2006 009-1 (TV Series)
Man
- Ôgon no onna (2006) ... Man (voice)
 2006 Lupin III: Seven Days Rhapsody (TV Movie)
Danon (voice)
 2006 Utawarerumono (TV Series)
Niwe
- Tatakai no hate (2006) ... Niwe (voice)
- Utage no owari (2006) ... Niwe (voice)
- Senka (2006) ... Niwe (voice)
- Chi nurareta tatakai (2006) ... Niwe (voice)
- Kinki (2006) ... Niwe (voice)
 2006 The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye (TV Series)
Walken
- Yoake made (2006) ... Walken (voice)
- Aoi tenchûgan (2006) ... Walken (voice)
- Aoi satsurikusha (2006) ... Walken (voice)
 2006 Final Fantasy XII (Video Game)
Judge Bergan (Japanese version, voice)
 2006 Hellsing Ultimate (TV Mini-Series)
Richard Hellsing
- Hellsing Ultimate, Vol. 1 (2006) ... Richard Hellsing (Japanese version, voice)
 2005 Kingdom Hearts II (Video Game)
Xaldin (voice)
 2005 He Is My Master (TV Series)
Yoshitaka's father
- Sawatari izumi soudatsu sen shiriizu!! (2005) ... Yoshitaka's father (voice)
 2005 Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny (TV Series)
Siegel Clyne
- Fates (2005) ... Siegel Clyne (voice)
 2004 Naruto (TV Series)
Jirôchô Wasabi
- Todokuka Idate! Shinnen no rasuto supâto (2004) ... Jirôchô Wasabi (voice)
- Gôru chokuzen! Raimei todoroku daigekitou (2004) ... Jirôchô Wasabi (voice)
- Hashire Idate! Arashi o yobu haran no Nagishima!! (2004) ... Jirôchô Wasabi (voice)
- Naruto gekichin!? Inbou uzumaku daiunabara (2004) ... Jirôchô Wasabi (voice)
- Iza shinninmu Giri to jinjou to chakoku o sukue! (2004) ... Jirôchô Wasabi (voice)
 2004 Recca no honoo: Final Burning (Video Game)
Kaima (voice)
 2003 Planetes (TV Series)
Harry Roland
- Chikyu gai shojo (2003) ... Harry Roland (voice)
 2002-2003 Mobile Suit Gundam Seed (TV Series)
Sigel Clyne
- To an Endless Future (2003) ... Sigel Clyne (voice)
- The Final Light (2003) ... Sigel Clyne (voice)
- Day of Wrath (2003) ... Sigel Clyne (voice)
- The Nightmare Reborn (2003) ... Sigel Clyne (voice)
- A Place for the Soul (2003) ... Sigel Clyne (voice)
 2003 Last Exile (TV Series)
David Mad-thane
- Quiet Move (2003) ... David Mad-thane (voice)
- Sealed Move (2003) ... David Mad-thane (voice)
- Castling Lucciola (2003) ... David Mad-thane (voice)
- Queen Delphine (2003) ... David Mad-thane (voice)
- Grand Stream (2003) ... David Mad-thane (voice)
 2003 Xevious
Putnam (voice)
 2003 Rumiko Takahashi Anthology (TV Series)
Old Gentleman
- Rôman no akindo (2003) ... Old Gentleman (voice)
 1997-2003 Pokémon (TV Series)
Natsume's father / Old Man Hagi
- Sharpedo Attack! (2003) ... Old Man Hagi (voice)
- On a Wingull and a Prayer (2003) ... Old Man Hagi (voice)
- Ghost vs Esper! (1997) ... Natsume's father (voice)
- Capture at the Pokémon Tower! (1997) ... Natsume's father (voice)
- Casey! Psychic Confrontation! (1997) ... Natsume's father (voice)
 2003 Doraemon: Nobita and the Wind Wizard
Kenjin / Kanjin (voice)
 2003 Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven (Video Game)
Matsunoshin Gohda (Japanese version, voice)
 2003 Stratos 4 (TV Series)
Robert Reynolds (voice)
 2001 Way of the Samurai (Video Game)
Tesshin Kurou (voice)
 2001 Shenmue II (Video Game) (voice)
 2001 Cowboy Bebop: The Movie
Crime Lab Group A (voice)
 2000 Maetel Legend (Video)
Dagar
 2000 Orphen: Scion of Sorcery (Video Game)
Zeus (voice, as Yousuke Akimoto)
 2000 Lupin III: Missed by a Dollar (TV Movie) (voice)
 2000 Power Stone 2 (Video Game)
Gunrock / Pride (Japanese version, voice, as Yousuke Akimoto)
 1999 Power Stone (Video Game)
Gunrock (Japanese version, voice, as Yousuke Akimoto)
 1999 Pokémon: The Uncut Story of Mewtwo's Origin (Short)
Dr. Fuji (voice)
 1998 Psychic Force (TV Mini-Series)
Rokudo Genma
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Rokudo Genma (voice)
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Rokudo Genma (voice)
 1998 Psychic Force 2 (Video Game)
Rokudo Genma (voice)
 1998 Gasaraki (TV Series)
Sorachi
- Ishi butai (1998) ... Sorachi (voice)
 1998 Radiant Silvergun (Video Game)
Secretary Igarashi (voice)
 1998 Denji Sentai Megaranger vs Carranger (Video)
Lizard Nezilar (voice)
 1992-1998 Giant Robo the Animation: The Day the Earth Stood Still (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Alberto
- The Grand Finale (1998) ... Lord Alberto (voice)
- Crime and Punishment (1995) ... Lord Alberto (voice)
- The Truth of Bashtarlle (1994) ... Lord Alberto (voice)
- The Twilight of the Super Heroes (1994) ... Lord Alberto (voice)
- The Magnetic Web Strategy (1993) ... Lord Alberto (voice)
 1998 Berserk (TV Series)
Military Officer B
- Kessen (1998) ... Military Officer B (voice)
 1997 Denji Sentai Megaranger (TV Series)
Lizard Nezilar
- Bareta ze!! Mega reddo no shôtai (1997) ... Lizard Nezilar (voice)
 1997 Eight Clouds Rising (TV Mini-Series)
Wakakuni Fuzuchi
 1997 Psychic Force: Puzzle Taisen (Video Game)
Rokudo Genma (voice)
 1997 Perfect Blue
Tejima (voice)
 1997 Saikikku fosu dorama CD (Video)
Rokudo Genma (voice)
 1996 Fake
Chief (voice)
 1995-1996 Golden Boy (TV Mini-Series)
Boss / Yakuza B
- Animeshon wa Omoshiroi! (Animation is Fun!) (1996) ... Boss (Japanese version, voice, as Yousuke Akimoto)
- Otome no Yuwaku (Temptation of the Maiden) (1995) ... Yakuza B (Japanese version, voice, as Yousuke Akimoto)
 1996 Guardian Heroes (Video Game)
Macho Goroh / Announcer (voice, as Yousuke Akimoto)
 1996 Virtua Fighter (TV Series)
Colonel Jackson Moreno
- The Sea Warrior (1996) ... Colonel Jackson Moreno (voice)
 1995 Psychic Force (Video Game)
Rokudo Genma
 1995 Magic Knight Rayearth (Video Game)
Rukino (voice)
 1995 The Ping-Pong Club (TV Series)
Yûta
 1995 Mobile Fighter G Gundam (TV Series)
Stalker / Master Asia
- Farewell Master! Master Asia's Last Breath (1995) ... Master Asia (voice)
 1994 My Sexual Harassment (TV Mini-Series short)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1994 Plastic Little: The Adventures of Captain Tita (Video)
Nalerof (voice)
 1994 Giant Robo: Ginrei Special (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Alberto
- The Mighty Ginrei (1994) ... Lord Alberto (voice)
- Barefoot Ginrei (1994) ... Lord Alberto (voice)
 1993 Orguss 02 (TV Mini-Series short)
Kerachi (voice)
 1993 Little Women II Jo's Boys (TV Series)
Professor Bhaer (1993)
 1992 Apfelland monogatari
Craft (voice)
 1989-1991 Legend of the Galactic Heroes (TV Series)
Leader of Patriotic Knights
- Inquiry (1991) ... Leader of Patriotic Knights (voice)
- Birth of 13th Fleet (1989) ... Leader of Patriotic Knights (voice)
 1991 Lupin the 3rd: Napoleon's Dictionary (TV Movie)
Umibe President (voice)
 1990 Lupin the 3rd: The Hemingway Papers (TV Movie)
President Carlos's Soldier (voice)
 1989 Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket (TV Mini-Series)
Steiner Hardy / Steiner
- Say it Ain't So, Bernie! (1989) ... Steiner (Japanese version, voice)
- Over the River and Through the Woods (1989) ... Steiner (Japanese version, voice)
- And at the End of the Rainbow? (1989) ... Steiner Hardy (Japanese version, voice)
- Reflections in a Brown Eye (1989) ... Steiner Hardy (Japanese version, voice)
- How Many Miles to the Battlefield? (1989) ... Steiner Hardy (Japanese version, voice)
 1989 Lupin the Third: Bye Bye, Lady Liberty (TV Movie)
Cab (voice)
 1989 Venus Wars
Dad (voice)
 1988 Tatakae! Râmenman (TV Series)
Shôkokurô Kensô
- Ken hijiri go kasen dai shouri no maki (1988) ... Shôkokurô Kensô (voice)
- Senritsu no robo kenshin!! No maki (1988) ... Shôkokurô Kensô (voice)
- Dai ni budô dono no shitô no maki (1988) ... Shôkokurô Kensô (voice)
- Kamen no shikaku kongô!! No maki (1988) ... Shôkokurô Kensô (voice)
- Seimei no ishi sôdatsu sen!! no maki (1988) ... Shôkokurô Kensô (voice)
 1988 Akira
Harukiya Bartender (voice)
 1988 Appleseed (Video)
Newsman (voice)
 1986 Machine Robo: Cronos no dai Gyakushû (TV Series)
Garudi
 1985 Touch (TV Series)
Kamimura (voice)
 1983 Cat's Eye (TV Series)
Henchman
- Europa no gouka na yuuwaku (1983) ... Henchman (voice)
- America no kiken na yuuwaku (1983) ... Henchman (voice)
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