Asa Akira (born January 2, 1986 in New York City, United States) is a Japanese-American porn actress and model. Between the ages of 6 and 13 she lived in Japan, where she attended American schools. In 2006–07 she was a regular on the Bubba the Love Sponge radio show for about a year, and was known as the "Show Whore". Her first boy-girl scene was with Travis Knight for Gina Lynn Productions, after having already done several girl-girl scenes, mainly with Lynn. Akira received several award nominations for her role in David Aaron Clark's 2009 film Pure, in which she plays a telephonist at a fetish dungeon who has an affair with the head-mistress' ...
2009 XBIZ Award nominee – New Starlet of the Year
2010 AVN Award nominee – Best Actress – Pure
2010 AVN Award nominee – Best Couples Sex Scene – Pure
2010 AVN Award nominee – Best New Starlet
2010 AVN Award nominee – Most Outrageous Sex Scene – Pure
2010 XRCO Award nominee – Single Performance, Actress – Pure