Mackenyu Arata Profile, Bio, & Facts

Mackenyu Arata

Mackenyu Arata (新田真剣佑) is a Japanese-American actor signed to Asian Cinema Entertainment in the US and TOP COAT in Japan. 

Mackenyu Arata Profile

Stage Name Mackenyu Arata (新田真剣佑)
Birth Name Mackenyu Maeda (前田真剣佑)
Occupation Actor, model
Birthday November 16, 1996
Active Years 2017–present
Age 27 years old (in 2023)
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Height 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight N/A
Nationality Japanese-American
Blood Type B

Mackenyu Arata Facts

Early Life:

– Los Angeles, California, USA marks his birthplace.
– Mackenyu Arata received his education from Beverly Hills High School.


– Mackenyu’s family includes his father Shinichi Chiba (Sonny Chiba), half-sister Juri Manase, younger brother Maeda Gordon, uncle Yabuki Jiro, and his spouse (non-celebrity).
– Mackenyu got married in 2023 and is expecting a child soon.
– After the divorce of his parents in 2015, he and his siblings went to live with their mother.
– On August 19, 2021, his father sadly passed away, reportedly due to COVID-19 problems.
– While he was growing up, he had a few movie and television appearances while spending the majority of his time focusing on his education and graduating.
– He gets along well with Chanyeol and the rest of EXO.
– On March 14, 2016, Japan’s AM conducted an interview with him and put him on the cover of their publication.
– He is bilingual in English and Japanese.
– He is the first born child.
– He made his theatrical debut once more in 2016 in the musical adaptation of the hit television program “Boys Over Flowers.”
– Since he was seven years old, he had taken riding lessons and occasionally put them into practice.
– He can play the piano and knows karate. He used to wrestle as well.
– In 2013, he started pursuing acting full-time.
– He was named the brand ambassador for Japanese male grooming company GATSBY in 2018. He appeared in the “GATSBY Cop” commercial alongside fellow Japanese actor Yūya Yagira.
– Mackenyu Arata avoids drinking carbonated beverages entirely.
– The name ‘Makkenyuu’ is derived from the idea of wielding the sword of truth and standing to the right of people.


– In “Pacific Rim: Uprising” from 2018, he portrayed the character Cadet Ryoichi.
– In “Chihayafuru Part 3” from 2018, he played the role of Arata Wataya.
– In “Our 30 Minute Sessions” from 2020, he played the role of Aki Miyata.
– He played the character Arata Wataya in “Chihayafuru Part 1 & 2” from 2016.
– In “Impossibility Defense” from 2018, he played the role of Asao Momose.
– In “Let’s Go, Jets!” from 2017, he played the role of Kôsuke Yamashita.
– In “Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable Chapter I” from 2017, he portrayed the character Okuyasu Nijimura.
– Mackenyu Arata portrayed Atsushi Babazono in “Bittersweet” from 2016.
– In “Night’s Tightrope” from 2016, he played the role of Hikaru Makise.
– In “Tadaima” from 2015, he played the role of George.
– In the 2019 film “Ni no Kuni,” he lent his voice to the character Haru.
– Mackenyu played the character Shinjirō in “12 Suicidal Teens” released in 2019.
– He also portrayed Hirose in “Kaiji: The Final Game” from 2020.
– He portrayed Naozumi Hiyama in “Over Drive” from 2018.
– He played the role of Masa in “Take a Chance” from 2015.
– Mackenyu portrayed the character Toji in “Peach Girl” from 2017.
– In “Kamen Rider Drive: Surprise Future” from 2015, he portrayed the characters Eiji Tomari and Kamen Rider Dark Drive.
– Mackenyu Arata portrayed the character Aoi Nishino in the 2021 film “Brave: Gunjō Senki.”
– In “Tokyo Ghoul S” from 2019, he played the role of Sōta.
– In “Code Blue The Movie” from 2018, he portrayed the character Akio Kishida.


– “The Kindergarten Detective” from 2015 featured him as Hitoshi Kamose.
– In the 2015 TV show “Yume wo ataeru,” he played the character Masaaki.
– In the 2015 TV show “Kamen Rider Drive: Movie Roadshow Commemoration!,” he portrayed the character Eiji Tomari.
– In the TV show “The Hatsumori Bemars” from 2015, he played the character Sasaki in episode 6.
– “Buzz (So-On: The Five Oyaji)” from 2014, his role is not specified (N/A).
– “Fall Special” from 2014, his role is not specified (N/A).
– In the 2005 TV show “Team Astro,” he portrayed the character Shin.
– In the 2007 TV show “Oyaji,” he portrayed the character Numata.
– “Graduation” from 2016 showcased him as Ren Kitora.
– In the 2016 TV show “I’ll Probably Fall In Love With You Again Tomorrow,” he played the role of Shota.
– “When the Cherry Blossom Blooms” from 2016 had him portraying the character Ippei Takemiya.
– “ZAPS, Inc.” from 2017 featured him as Frankie.
– In the 2017 TV show “Fugitive Boys,” he portrayed the character Tetsuto Ichihashi.
– In the 2019 TV show “Our Dearest Sakura,” he played the character Aoi Kijima.
– “Two Homelands” from 2019 showcased him as Yu Amaha.
– In the 2018 TV show “Todome no Kiss,” he played the role of Takauji Namiki.


– Mackenyu Arata was honored with the Best Supporting Actor award at the 2015 Asians On Film Festival for his role in “Tadaima.”
– In the 2017 40th Japan Academy Prize, he received the title of Newcomer of the Year for his performance in “Chihayafuru.”


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