Shoko Asahara

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Full Name: Chizuo Matsumoto
松本智津夫
Alias: Shoko Asahara
麻原彰晃
Origin: Yatsushiro, Kumamoto, Japan
Occupation: Cult leader
Goals: Overthrow the government and reinstate himself as the Emperor (failed)

Start a cataclysmic event to end the world (failed)

Crimes: Mass murder

Conspiracy
Genocide
Terrorism
Xenophobia
Misogyny
Propaganda
Ultranationalism

Type of Villain: God Wannabe


Shoko Asahara (麻原彰晃; March 2nd, 1955 - July 6th, 2018), originally known as Chizuo Matsumoto (松本智津夫), was the founder of the controversial Aum Shinrikyo cult, which were responsible for the release of sarin gas into the Tokyo subway in 1995. It was believed that Asahara ordered the attack on the subway as part of a plot to overthrow the current Japanese government and appoint himself as Emperor - although according to Asahara's lawyers the event was masterminded by independent followers without his consent.

Regardless of the reality Shoko was sentenced to death but has had the sentence disputed several times in court. He awaited execution and all attempts to reverse the sentence have been rejected by authorities.

On July 6th, 2018; Shoko, along with 5 other followers, was executed by hanging.

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