|This article is about a/an ally in Kamen Rider Drive.|
Akira Kusakabe (日下部 章 Kusakabe Akira) is a Superintendent of Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department. He is seen helping Shinnosuke Tomari in Professor Masahiko Odagiri's murder case. Before becoming Superintendent, he was a Public Safety officer.
Akira had mentioned that Professor Odagiri's Anima System operation when he investigating the murder case. For the money, he copied Professor's computer data and this makes him be targeted by the Roidmudes. Finally, Akira was killed and copied by Brain, and used his identity to infiltrate the Special Investigation Unit.