Akihiro also appeared in GMA Network shows like SRO Cinemaserye: Moshi Moshi I Love You, with Rufa Mae Quinto as his leading lady; Darna as Vladimir the Vampire, one of Darna's enemies; Panday Kids as Oswaldo.
2011, Sato had played the role of Tommy in the movie My Valentine Girls. He appeared in Captain Barbell, as Bruno.
When his contract with GMA Network expires, He moved in ABS-CBN due to lack of TV shows. Sato will appear in Trip na Trip as a new host.
Sato is studying the Tagalog language in the University of the Philippines. He is good friends with his fellow Japanese Brazilian model-turned-actors Daniel Matsunaga and Fabio Ide. He sends big portions of his income back home in Brazil.