News for 2020-2021

August 2nd, 2021: Akie heads to narrate an upcoming audiobook.

July 27th, 2021: Night Book releases to Steam/Playstation/Xbox/iOS. Shot during lockdown.

July 6th, 2021: The trailer for Decrypted is on YouTube here.  (and below)

June 18th, 2021: Akie works on a commercial for Rippling.

June 4th, 2021: Akie works on an upcoming video game.

May 13th, 2021: Free Seed Films on Soho Radio's new feature 'Screen to Screen' interview airs at 10am GMT today.  Listen here.

May 10th, 2021: Passenger List Season 2 begins broadcasting.

April 12th, 2021: Akie continues voicing the player character for Enlisted.

March 19th, 2021: The Falcon and the Winter Soldier premieres on Disney+.

February 12th, 2021: Akie works on a commercial.

January 7th, 2021: Akie records on a Greenies commercial.

December 26th, 2020: The Cipher is released on BBC Sounds.

December 16th, 2020: Wonder Woman 1984 is released in the United Kingdom.

December 8th, 2020: Akie works on a podcast.

November 28th, 2020: Akie wraps on a rainy day project.

October 12th, 2020: Akie heads to Prague for an upcoming project.

September 22nd, 2020: Akie wraps up shooting on Decrypted, directed by Tom Sands and produced by Substantial Films.

September 17th, 2020: Clay's Redemption has its world premiere at The Drive In at Troubadour Meridian Water, London.

September 14th, 2020: Akie is one of two narrators for the audiobook version of Memorial by Bryan Washington, published by Penguin Random House.

August 16th, 2020: Akie joins The Night Book, an interactive film project produced by Good Gate Media.

July 28th, 2020: Akie works on The Cipher, a 'hopepunk' podcast for BBC Sounds.

July 3rd, 2020: A commercial for Carlsberg begins airing in the UK. Produced by 76 Ltd, creative agency Fold7, and directed by Andy Lambert.


June 28th, 2020: Clay's Redemption is nominated for awards in six categories, including Best Lead Actor for Akie.

June 19th, 2020: Akie works on a fun breakout.

May 28th, 2020: Akie is one of the featured narrators for the audiobook version of Inheritors by Asako Serizawa, published by Penguin Random House.  Available in the UK from July 14th, 2020.

May 25th, 2020: Clay's Redemption is selected for the 2020 Madrid International Film Festival.

April 24th, 2020: Akie continues with VO/Videogaming.

April 1st, 2020: Akie sets up for remote sound recording and working remotely.  AhabTalent audiobook profile available here.

March 23rd, 2020: Production and overall work stoppage due to COVID-19.

March 9th, 2020: Akie begins playing Satoshi Nakamoto in Decrypted, directed by Tom Sands.


February 16th, 2020: Akie heads to Los Angeles.

February 3rd, 2020: Akie heads to the studios.


January 15th, 2020: Akie continues with VO/Videogaming. Akie Kotabe Actor