Biography: Kenji Akabane

Spot Info

Real Name: Kenji Akabane

Personal Details

Nationality: Japanese

Birth Place: Chiba, Japan

Born on: 31 October 1984

Age As On Today: 38 years

Gender: Male

Blood Type: O

Education Details

College: Amusement Media Academy

Education Qualification: Graduated

Family Details

Father's Name: Shun Sakurai

Mother's Name: Miki Irie

Siblings: Tsunehiko Watase

Kenji Akabane is a notable personality who has predominately worked in the Japenese Industry and has given numerous contributions to it. He is a voice actor and narrator who is widely known for Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (2013), Kamen Rider Movie War 2010: Kamen Rider vs. Kamen Rider W & Amp, Decade (2009) and Star Blazers 2199 (2012).

Kenji was born on October 31, 1984, in Chiba, Japan. He wrapped up his schooling education from a pre-eminent school in Japan and passed with flying colours. At first, Akabane joined a voice acting training school after listening to a commercial for voice acting lessons on the radio. Later, he graduated from Amusement Media Academy and became a member of Seini Productions. At this point, he decided to move forward with his passion and made his debut via featuring in a TV anime doing the part of Koji Kabuto Shin Mazinger Shougeki. Z Hen in 2009.

In 2011, he went through a breakthrough after playing the role of the Producer in The Idolmaster series, which earned him the title of Akabane P (Akabane Producer) by his fans of the series. In 2014, he was behind the voice of the character-Dragon Shiryū in the CG animated film Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary, in which he found that his role was cool and serious.

His credit list in the Industry goes way too long and starting from the one which gave him fame is Anime. Few examples are; Space Battleship Yamato 2199 (Yasuo Nanbu), Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky (Awin Sidelet), Senki Zesshō Symphogear GX and sequels (Sakuya Fujitaka), Sakura Wars: The Animation (Valery Kaminski), Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary (Dragon Shiryū).

Furthermore, his work in video games are also praiseworthy like Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky(Awin Side let), JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle (Guido Mista), JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven (Guido Mista), Fate/Grand Order (Kadoc Zemlupus), Dragon Ball Legends (Shallot), The Caligula Effect: Overdose (Biwasaka Eiji), and many more. Some of his applaudable movies collection kicks off from Halo Legends, Space Battleship Yamato 2199: And Now the Warship Comes, The Idol Master Movie: Beyond the Brilliant Future, to Space Battleship Yamato 2202: Warriors of Love, and Mashin Sentai Kiramager: Episode Zero.

His work and devotedness towards voice-acting have helped him in making his name the one that the audience loves watching. He has been a marvellous Actor in the Industry.

 


Professional Details

Skills: Voice-Over Artist, Actor, Producer

Profession: Voice-Over Artist, Actor, Producer

Agent: Aoni Production

Physical Details

Eye colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Career

Debut Year: 2009

First Break: The Idolmaster series(2011)

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Achievements: played the role of the Producer in The Idolmaster series.

Social Media

Twitter: @kenji__akabane