Karen Fukuhara, The Boys star, was working to create her own sign language for Kimiko role. Many of the fans of the series have been noticing since the moment of introduction of Kimiko to The Boys, that she was not using the traditional American sign language. If you follow the official Twitter account of the show, then you may be aware that Karen created her own sign language for the show and was not using the traditional sign language for her role as Kimiko.
The official Twitter account of the show shared a post stating that some of you might notice that Kimiko is not using any known sign language or ASL. They added mentioning the account of the actress, that she was working with a sign language expert to create her own and unique sign language—# TheBoysTV.
— The Boys (@TheBoysTV) September 7, 2020
The story of the show is based on the comic by Darick Robertson and Garth Ennis of the same name. The second season of the show featured The Boys on the run from the authorities and the government, they were hunted by the Supes and were desperately trying to fight back against Vought. While they were hiding, they try to adjust to their new lives, and were unable to find Billy Butcher.
Two new Supes namely, Gecko and Blindspot, have been created by the creators of the show specifically for the show. These two Supes have not made their appearances in the comics, but they do have minor roles in the series.
Cast of The Boys
- Karen Fukuhara as Kimiko
- Karl Urban as Billy Butcher
- Jack Quaid as Hughie Campbell
- Antony Starr as Homelander
- Erin Moriarty as Annie January
- Dominique McElligott as Queen Maeve
- Jessie T. Usher as A-Train
- Laz Alonso as Mother’s Milk
- Chace Crawford as The Deep
- Tomer Capon as Frenchie
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The first three episodes of the season were recently released by the online streaming service providing platform, Amazon Prime Video. These three episodes met with critical acclamations and so far, the second season of The Boys currently stands at 97% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Karen Fukuhara also discussed about Kimiko’s relationship with Frenchie in the first season of the show, and said that it was pretty straightforward and honest that Kimiko needs Frenchie. Also, Frenchie needs Kimiko in a very unconditional and loving way.