Main character of the Space Highways series.
During an experiment in the year 2012, Kira was cryopreserved and awakened on January the 7th, 3025.
Pronunciation (IPA): Matsumoto Kira /ˈmatsuˌmoto ˈkɪra/
Name in native language: 松本 吉良 (Japanese)
Nickname(s): The Phoenix, King of the Highways
Sexual orientation: heterosexual
Ethnicity: Mixed, Japanese and Filipino*
Gaian Age: 30, gY(Gaian Years)
Day of Awakening: 3025/01/07
* officially he is Filipino, but Kira isn’t so sure about it… His appearance does not corresponds to Filipino, nor Filipino-Japanese (see chapter A05 ~ Base Station and Terraformers)…
Quite tall for an Asian. Strong and fit.
Skin color: Dark skinned, light brown.
Hair style: Long, underneath shoulder length. Usually bun into a pony-tail.
Hair color: Black
Face: Roundish but slightly angular. Usually shaved, sometimes with stubble.
Body: Quite strong and muscular due exercises. Little body hair.
Name: Aia’s apartment
- Aia Asdiekx: Friend, flatmate, co-worker, “this is really difficult”…
- Jim Mix: Friend, co-worker.
- Enya Xeviryo: Friend, co-worker.
- Mitsubishi Hiato: boss.
- Kim & Kite: friends, mechanics.
- Sue & Buz: friends.
- Spouse: none registered.
- Kids: none registered.
- Father: no input.
- Mother: no input.
- Other: no input.
- Job: Truck driver / Space truck pilot / Space trucker
- Workplace: Freelance (past), ISTM (present)
- Corporation: ISTM
- Studied: Mechanics (Automotive Mechanic Certificate)
- At: East Los Angeles College
- Usual: Leather jacket. Jeans. Boots. Heavy metal and rock themed t-shirts. Mixture of a 20th century truck driver and a biker. Rock/metal t-shirts: Metallica, AC/DC, Kiss, …
- Special: “I have nothing the like yet…”
- Jewelry: none.
Likes, dislikes, addictions,…
- Likes: Women. Good food. Trucking.
- Dislikes: Stupid and violent people. “Assholes”. Disrespect to women.
- Addictions: Smoking and drinking beer.
- Music: Rock, Hard rock, Heavy metal.
- Food: Japanese food, “standard American” food. Although he keeps care to have a balanced and healthy meal.
- Revolver: S&W M29, caliber .44 magnum
Other: no input
- Space Truck: Falcon – 0-HAL-FX
- Photo album (paper)
- Books (paper)
- Hardcover books
- Lord of the Rings
- The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
- Snow Crash
- Paperback books
- Philip K. Dick collection.
- William Gibson collection.
- Clarke collection.
- Carl Sagan collection.
- Hardcover books
- CD / MP3 Player for truck
Got his driver license at the age of 16 and begun to work as truck driver.
Father Japanese, Mother mestizo Japanese-Filipino. Both were born in Okinawa, Japan. They emigrated to the USA few months before Kira was born due his father’s work.
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