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Old April 24 2012, 12:45 AM   #2270
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

Skywalker wrote: View Post
Sulu's not solely Japanese, he's of mixed Asian descent.
Quite right. "Sulu" isn't even a Japanese name; it's the name of a sea in the Philippines. Sulu was meant to represent a "pan-Asian" heritage. (The name "Sulu" is so un-Japanese, in fact, that in the Japanese dub they renamed him Kato.)
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