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Akio Asakura
Akio anime
As seen in the Wangan Midnight anime
Wangan Midnight Character
Japanese name 朝倉アキオ, Asakura Akio
Gender Male
Age 19
Occupation student
Drives Nissan 300ZX, Devil Z
Voiced by Shun Oguri, Yuichi Nakamura (live action)
Appearances Wangan Midnight manga and anime
Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune
Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 2
Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 3 Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 3DX
Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 3DX+
Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 4
Wangan Midnight: The Movie
First appearance Wangan Midnight Volume 1

Akio Asakura is the main protagonist in the Wangan Midnight series.


Akio has been racing since he was very young. The story of Wangan Midnight begins with him in his last year of high school, something that often takes a back seat to his enjoyment of racing.


In the past, Akio had driven his red Nissan Fairlady Z 300ZX until one day when he lost a race to Tatsuya Shima and discovered the Devil Z, a Nissan Fairlady Z S30Z with a haunting past.


Akio is a gentle and humble young man, but very serious about racing. Racing is such a priority to him that he once skipped school enough to make him have to repeat a grade just to race.

Behind the ScenesEdit


In the Wangan Midnight anime, Akio Asakura is voiced by Shun Oguri. Whereas in the live-action movie, he is portrayed by Yuichi Nakamura, who is also known for his role as Yuto Sakurai/Kamen Rider Zeronos in Kamen Rider Den-O.


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