This page consists of a list of Speculative Fiction books featuring Asian characters in prominence, or roles of importance.  The characters are listed by book title in order of the author’s last name.  If you know of any other such characters, please e-mail me the name, book title, and author.  After verification, I will post the information.

Ender’s Game Series by Orson Scott Card (8 books)
Han Tzu (AKA Hot Soup)
Si Wang-mu
Han Fei-tzu

2010: Odyssey Two by Arthur C. Clarke
Crew of the spaceship Tsien

Wheel of Time Series by Robert Jordan  (11 books)
–By Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson (3 books)
Davram Bashere
Faile (AKA Zarine “Faile” ni Bashere t’Aybara)
Mazrim Taim
Assorted members of the royal family of Saldaea
Most of the population of Saldaea & possibly the rest of the Borderlands
Some of the people of Seanchan
Various other minor characters

Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenger
Charisse Bonavant
Mrs. Kim (AKA Kimy)

Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
Hiro Progtagonist