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Akira Kōdate is a Japanese actor and voice actor. He is best known for his roles in the anime series Mobile Suit Gundam, Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, and Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ. He has also voiced characters in the anime series Space Battleship Yamato, Macross, and Patlabor. Kōdate was born on 6 October 1925 in Kanagawa, Japan. He graduated from the Tokyo University of the Arts in 1950. Kōdate began his career as a voice actor in the 1960s. He has voiced characters in numerous anime series, including Mobile Suit Gundam, Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ, Space Battleship Yamato, Macross, and Patlabor. Kōdate has also appeared in live-action films and television series, including the 1970s television series Kamen Rider and the 1980s television series Uchū Keiji Gavan. Kōdate has won numerous awards for his work, including the Japan Academy Prize for Best Supporting Actor in 1984 for his role in the film Uchū Keiji Gavan. As of 2021, Akira Kōdate's net worth is estimated to be roughly $1 million.

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Occupation Engineer & Management consultant
Age 93 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born 6 October 1925
Birthday 6 October
Birthplace Kanagawa, Japan
Date of death (2018-12-13) Kanagawa, Japan
Died Place Kanagawa, Japan
Nationality Japan

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In the early 1980s, Kōdate stated that many business people in Western countries could feel the need and appreciate the knowledge of the contents that had been formalized in Japan to date. A number of effective techniques could be applied to Western countries and provide businesses with results similar to those in Japan in the decades after World War II and throughout the economic boom had allowed the Japanese industry to rise and prosper. Kōdate decided to move to France and offer the Japanese there his own perspective about business management. He established a permanent residence in France and worked with French companies to upgrading their management best practices. In 1988, he repeated the experience in Italy, creating the first Japanese-Italian management consulting joint venture in Milan.


In the 1950s in Japan, promising small and middle-sized companies were trying to define a growth strategy, by taking advantage of support offered by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, of which the Japan Management Association (JMA) had always been a major operational body. As a non-for-profit association of companies, the JMA offered training and consultancy, while formalizing the know-how developed by workers, and publishing manuals and papers (along with a variety of documents) for consultation and reference.

After having been engaged with production control, having run several improvement projects (kaizen), and having dealt for long periods with the reorganization of business operating systems at plenty of enterprises, in the late 1950s and early 1960s Kōdate and colleagues from JMA developed knowledge and consulting approaches about productivity and efficiency in the management of product development processes. In 1960, he published the book Sekkei Kanri (The Management of Engineering), which won a prize for best technical paper of the year in Japan. The work was later published in Italian (1990) and English.


Kōdate graduated in mechanical engineering from the University of Ibaragi in 1948, when postwar Japan was still recovering from World War II During university, he started working as a lathe turner operator, which gave him a solid foundation for his future endeavors.


Akira Kōdate (高達秋良、こうだて・あきら) was born in Kanagawa District, Japan on 6 October 1925. He is an engineer and a Japanese business manager, considered one of the greatest international experts in R&D and production management, as well as a master of lean thinking-related methodologies. Since 1953, he has been working as a consultant with the Japan Management Association (JMA) and JMA Consultants Inc, where he works as a principal consultant and technical advisor.