Shiro Tokita (時田シロウ, "Tokita Shirō") is a fictional character from the Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise. He was in charge of developing Jet Alone by the private company Japan Heavy Chemical Industries.
During the demonstration, Jet Alone goes out of control and Misato Katsuragi manages to stop it.
A celebration of Jet Alone completion announcement commemoration is held at the old center of Tokyo. Shiro announces that the demonstration will be held later and allows time for questions. Ritsuko Akagi questions him about the safety of Jet Alone, given that it uses nuclear reactors, however Shiro assures her its safer than their dangerous weapon that can go out of control and run wild. As Ritsuko continues with her questions, Shiro makes fun of their weapon that uses pilot and human heart to control it.
During the demonstration, the pressure inside the reactor of Jet Alone starts to increase. As they can't stop it, Shiro orders Jet Alone to be shut down, however they are unable to stop it. As Jet Alone is out of control, the chance of reactor meltdown increases. Misato Katsuragi requests the password to delete all the programming on Jet Alone. Unable to authorize that by himself, Shiro make a call, but is told that he needs to submit a formal request. Since that will take too much time, Misato decides to act on her own. Seeing that Shiro gives her the password "HOPE" and she successfully manages to stop Jet Alone.
Tokita is named named after a character from the novel Ai to Gensou no Fascism.