Biography for Hiroshi Sato
Hiroshi Sato

Affiliation: Republic City
Voiced by: Daniel Dae Kim

Backstory: Starting from humble beginnings with little financial success to his name, Hiroshi Sato rose to fame through the brilliance of his idea for the Satomobile and a streak of luck when a sponsor decided to grant him the money to support his designs. As one of the richest men in Republic City, Hiroshi Sato spends his time hosting public gala events and overseeing the production of his famous Satomobile brand. Sato agrees to sponsor the Fire Ferrets in the Pro-bending tournament after he hears of their lack of funds through his daughter, Asami. He sees in the Fire Ferrets a story similar to his own, and thus offers them both advice and money to help them pursue their own dream. Later on it is revealed that 12 years prior to the current events his wife was killed by a firebender of the Agni Kai Triad, and ever since then he has harbored a hatred of benders that he kept secret from his daughter and polite society. We now know that he has been working for Amon for some time, and he developed the electrified gloves the Equalists used in the attack on the pro-bending arena, as well as other more powerful weapons. Hiroshi fully supported the Equalist movement even when it brought him to blows with his daughter, Asami Sato. Asami was able to best her father in a robotic duel, ending his contributions to the anti-bending revolution and severing any ties that he may have had to her. Hiroshi will have plenty of time to create designs for future inventions... during his stay in Republic City's prison, that is.

Powers: Non-bender; Captain of industry; Designer and developer of several high-tech equipment and weapons

Personality: An entrepreneur to the core, Hiroshi Sato never forgets that he had humble beginnings. Now one of the wealthiest men in Republic City, he appears to look for ways to help others in the same way he was helped. For several years, Hiroshi hid his hatred of benders under the guise of being a generous and kind man who always looks for the bottom line.

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