Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 81. Chapters: Sailor Moon, Buffy Summers, Hiro Nakamura, Speed Racer, Faith, Tohru Honda, Princess Knight, Inspector Gadget, Strawberry Shortcake, Katara, Iroh, Sokka, Zuko, Mega Man, Danny Phantom, Toph Bei Fong, Jetter Mars, Lum Invader, Gear, Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy series, Shaktiman, Karone, Ace Lightning, Stone Protectors, Astro Boy, Superman X, M.A.N.T.I.S., Vince Faraday, Captain Liberty, Sewer Urchin. Excerpt: Hiro Nakamura Nakamura Hiro) is a fictional character on the NBC fantasy drama Heroes who possesses the ability of space-time manipulation. This means that Hiro is able to alter the flow of time. Previously, his ability allowed him to teleport, stop time, or travel through time, but recent events in the series have prevented him from regaining his full abilities. He is played by Japanese-American actor Masi Oka. According to the online comic on NBC.com, Hiro is named after Hiroshima, so that his family will always remember the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Tim Kring has been quoted as saying, qIt's no coincidence we named him Hiro... he truly is on a hero's quest.q To this end, his name is often used as a pun. His co-worker Ando once called him qSuper-Hiroq in jest. Hiro was one of the last main characters to be created by Tim Kring; he was added to the pilot episode after Kring's wife noticed none of the existing main characters were happy about their powers. During a panel session, Kring explained that he developed Hiro as a comic book geek qtrapped in a life that was kind of not of his making.q Thus, viewers were introduced to Hiro as an office worker in a sea of cubicles. In an interview, Tim Kring noted, qI didn't start off by saying I want a guy who can teleport. I started off by saying I wanted a guy who felt trapped in a life that was not his dream and what could be a power that would be mo...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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