Early Life Edit
Hiroko was born in an unknown part of Japan around 1993. She studied at Oxford University and became a skilled designer of enclosed biospheres. She dated Desmond Hawkins at this point, and assisted him in escaping from jail in Trinidad and Tobago and allowed him to become a construction worker on the Ares. Sneaking him in with the greenhouse equipment intended for Underhill. During the voyage on the Ares, she was very reserved and withdrawn.