Retrieved 2 July Don't show this again. The Motion Picture Pegg also said that Sulu had never been closeted, but that his sexuality had simply never come up, and suggested that Roddenberry would have explored LGBT themes in the original series if he had had the opportunity. George Takei on Star Trek".
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Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Demora also appears in this episode, as well as Hikaru's granddaughter named Alana in his daughter's honour. Hikaru Kato Sulu  is a fictional character in the Star Trek media franchise. Voyager episode " Flashback "  aired in The Voyage Home includes an encounter in San Francisco intended to be included in the final film but ultimately cut  between Sulu and a young Japanese-American boy who asks, "What are you doing here, Uncle Hikaru? United Federation of Planets Starfleet. In some Japanese dubs, Commander Sulu's family name is changed to Kato.
The Animated Series characters Star Trek: The Star Trek Encyclopedia. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. His birthdate has not been established definitively, but the book Star Trek Chronology by Michael Okuda and Denise Okuda speculates that he was 29 at the time of the first season of Star Trekputting his birth in the year This audio file was created from a revision of the article " Hikaru Sulu " datedand does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. While preparing this article, I had a chance to watch part of a long interview Mr.