He is portrayed by Tom T. Choi.
Mr. Yukimura is of Korean descent. He took his wife’s family name when they married because she was the only surviving member of her line. They explain that they did not keep both names or do a hyphenate because they were married in Japan where the law says a couple must share the same name to belong to the same Koseki or family registry.
He met Noshiko through his research of Oak Creek for his Grad School project in order to find out why it was erased from history.
While introducing himself to the class, Mr. Yukimura says he and his family moved to town "three weeks ago." He then proceeds to embarrass Kira, pointing out that she hasn't made any friends since moving to town. (Read More...)
Concerned that Kira isn't making friends, He invites Scott over for dinner. Mr. Yukimura is an excellent sushi chef. (Read More...)
After the Nogitsune is defeated, he helps his wife clear the game board. (Read More...)
He returns in Season 4 and while he teaches at the high school, his phone goes off with a message for Scott. (Read More...)
He reveals that he used to be a professor at Columbia University in New York and agrees with his wife that they should move back. (Read More...)
He helps his daughter, Scott, and their friends find another way into the Hale Vault to hide after they can't control their powers. (Read More...)
He and his family return from a summer in New York where on the way back to Beacon Hills. They are stuck in traffic. (Read More...)
At the first day of school, he has Liam, Mason, and Hayden for a class. He dismisses Liam concern on sitting next to Hayden Later, he tries to teach Malia how to drive. (Read More...)
He has his daughter help him move things into his classroom. When Kira is about to kill Noshiko, he throws Kira's tail on his desk to snap her out of it. (Read More...)
He lies to the police and says that he killed a girl with Kira's sword in self defense. (Read More...)
He does not give Kira her sword, but he does tell her to use her mind as a weapon until she can control the fox. (Read More...)
He informs Kira that learning balance is critical to controlling the fox. After being persuaded to give her back the sword, he informs her that it was forged by a unique power and only that power can put it back together. (Read More...)