Shin Koyamada is a Japanese-American actor, film producer, philanthropist, entrepreneur and martial artist.
Koyamada is well known for co-starring as “Nobutada” opposite Tom Cruise in the Warner Bros. action epic war film The Last Samurai, with a worldwide box office of $456 million as well as starring in the action-adventure movie Disney Channel Original Movie Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior, which had over 5.7 million viewers at its premiere, making it the fifth highest viewed DCOM. Koyamada has starred in the many movies and television, including The Yokai King, Heart of the Dragon, Ai No Shizuku, Good Soil, Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior, Wine Road of the Samurai and The Last Samurai. In 2005, Koyamada founded Shinca Entertainment, an American production company that has produced numerous entertainment related projects in the US.
In addition to his acting career, Koyamada is noted for his philanthropic causes, including Japan–United States relations, international education, tourism and cross-cultural.