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Akuma Shogun (悪魔将軍) is originally Goldman, who often fought with his younger brother Silverman. He was placed - in soul form - inside the Golden Mask, where he later became the leader of the Seven Akuma Chojin.

About

The leader of the Seven Akuma Chōjin and the Devil Knights. His true identity is that of the former first Perfect Origin, Goldman, known as the God of Battle (戦いの神, Tatakai no Kami). He frequently quarrelled with his younger brother Silverman and the two eventually engaged in a sword battle, a battle which ended with the two of them simultaneously beheading each other. His soul was placed inside the Golden Mask (黄金のマスク, Ōgon no Masuku) and many years later aligned himself with Satan and became Akuma Shogun.

With his finishing move, Hell's Nine Point Seal, he attacks the nine vital points of the Chōjin body. His trademark Hell's Guillotine is part of this, attacking the neck. He obtains his flesh body when the Devil Knights unite underneath his mask. He has the ability to freely alter the hardness of his body, from a Chōjin Hardness (超人硬度, Chōjin Kōdo) level of 10 (the highest in the Chōjin world), known as Diamond Body (ダイヤモンドボディ), to Chōjin Hardness 0, Snake Body (スネークボディ). Coupled with the fact that no body exists within his armor, there are very few techniques that can actually harm him. His weak spot is his head because he shows signs of pain when he got hit in the head during his fights with Buffaloman and Kinnikuman.

Due to his actions, he is seen as the main antagonist of the Golden Mask Arc and the antagonist of the overall series

Story

Kinnikuman

Long ago, two gods, Goldman and Silverman (gods of war and peace) were asked who was stronger, and in the resulting conflict everything of their bodies were destroyed but their heads, which became the Silver and Gold Masks, sacred relics of the Kinniku Tribe. Goldman made a bargain with Satan for a body with which he would kill Seigi Chojin.

As Akuma Shogun, he became leader of the Akuma Knights (Asuraman, Sunshine, The Ninja, Junkman, Planetman, Sneagator, and a revived Buffaloman).

Golden Mask Arc

After Geronimo's fight with Sunshine, all the Akuma Knights came into Akuma Shogun. He then killed Geronimo with his hell guillotine and then made Asuraman fight Kinnikuman. After Asuraman lost Akuma Shogun made him get inside his armor. He was going to fight Kinnikuman but Buffaloman got in the way so Kinnikuman could perfect the Kinniku driver.

Perfect Origin Arc

When a group of Perfect Choujin called the Perfect Numbers announce their rise to power and attempted to challenge the Justice Choujin who failed to show. Akuma Shogun had summoned all of his loyal Devil Choujin to battle them at the designated arenas in order to obtain victory for the Devil Choujin. Akuma Choujin would face Strong the Budo at the Ayer's Rock in Australia.

Kinnikuman Nisei

Demon Seed Arc

In Kinnikuman Nisei, Asuraman attempts to revive General Fear (恐怖の将 Kyōfu no Shō). [2]

General Terror emerges from the Demon Amino in the Demon Womb, where he clutches Alexandria Meat's head and appears as a headless entity. [3] Despite the fact that Mantaro Kinniku won his match against the Demon Seed, General Terror refuses to give back Meat's head, and - as Mantaro attempts to attack him to force him to relinquish the head - General Terror counters all attacks. Just as General Terror attempts to use Meat's head for his own, Asuraman uses his leg (made from General Terror's diamond body) to slice off General Terror's arm and prevent him from using Meat's head before the match time-limit. [3]

It comes to be revealed that General Terror gave Asuraman back his youth, after Asuraman pleaded with him to restore his former strength and was on the verge of death. [3][4] General Terror admires Asuraman's greed, as his motivations were originally selfish, and gives him a chance to apologise for his previous interference, so that he can instead swear allegiance to General Terror. [4] After Asuraman refuses to submit, General Terror removes his General Stone and reverts him back to his elderly and fail state.

Without Meat's head, and the time-limit over, General Terror crumbles away.

His Diamond Dust of Rebirth revives all fallen Seigi Chojin. [4]

Techniques

Hell's Nine Point Seal (地獄の九所封じ, Jigoku no Kyū Shofūji)
  • Daisetsuzan Drop (大雪山落とし, Daisetsuzan Otoshi)
Part 1 (Back). After knocking his opponent into the air, Akuma Shogun jumps up after him and grabs his foot and head while kneeling with one knee on his stomach. Then they just drop to the mat with the opponent's back taking all of the force.
  • Spin Double Arm Sault (スピン・ダブルアーム・ソルト)
Part 2 & 3 (Arms). Akuma Shogun grabs his opponent in a double underhook and spins around rapidly before slamming him onto the mat shoulders and arms first.
  • Hell's Merry-Go-Round (地獄のメリーゴーラウンド, Jigoku no Merii Gō Raundo)
Blades emerge from Akuma Shogun's forearms as he somersaults through the air toward his opponent, cutting into them upon contact.
  • Double Knee Crusher (ダブル・ニー・クラッシャー)
Parts 4 & 5 (Legs). Akuma Shogun performs a normal knee crusher, except that he slams both of his opponents knees onto his instead of just one.
  • Helmet Splitter (兜割り, Kabuto Wari)
Part 6 (Crown of Head). Akuma Shogun grabs his opponent as if he was going to perform a standard front suplex, but instead of releasing his opponent, he slams the crown of their head into the mat.
  • Stomach Crush (ストマック・クラッシュ)
Part 7 (Stomach). While his opponent is face-up on the ground, Akuma Shogun performs a standard diving headbutt on his opponent's stomache with the horn on his head.
False Part 8 (Neck).
  • Chojin Compressor (超人圧搾機, Chōjin Assakuki)
False Part 9 (All Parts). Akuma Shogun grabs his opponent in a modified full nelson (he places his opponent's hands against the back of their head and holds them there with his own while a normal full nelson is applied). He then jumps onto their back and catches their legs in a scissor hold. Finally, he pulls their arms back, pushes their head forward, and pulls their legs back.
  • Handshake (握手, Akushu)
Part 8 (Hand). Akuma Shogun grabs one of his opponent's hands and crushes it with his own.
  • Hell's Guillotine (地獄の断頭台, Jigoku no Dantōdai), a.k.a. Last One (ラストワン)
Part 9 (Neck). After grabbing his opponent (usually in a double underhook), Akuma Shogun spins around rapidly so that the opponent is lifted off of his feet. Then, he releases the hold, sending them skyward, and jumps up after them. From there, he can finish the move by either placing a knee or shin against his opponent's neck as they descend in a guillotine-like position. Causes severe damage to the neck.
  • Kamuy Guillotine (神威の断頭台 Kamui no Dantōdai)
A new and stronger version of Hell's Guillotine. Just as Akuma Shogun places his on the opponent's neck, he fortifies the landing by stepping on his main leg's knee and then placing his right arm on the previous leg.
Demonic Shogun Claw (魔のショーグン・クロー, Ma no Shōgun Kurō)
Claws protrude from Akuma Shogun's fingertips and he applies a standard Clawhold. He then lifts his opponent over his head and slams them to the ground.
Akuma Shogun raises the opponent up and delivers a gorilla press powerslam to the head.
Skull Crush (スカル・クラッシュ)
Akuma Shogun implements his Snake Body to wrap his entire body around his opponent's head and squeeze tightly.
Yoga Pose (ヨガポーズ)


Hell's Windmill (地獄風車 Jigoku Fūsha)
A rotating Romero Special
Human Bullet Divebombing (肉弾急降下爆撃 Nikudan Kyūkōka Bakugeki)
Diamond Dust (ダイヤモンドダスト)
An attack used by breaking down the countless diamonds of his body
Devil Scope (将軍透視 Shōgun Tōshi)
X-Ray vision.

Lonsdaleite Power (ロンズデーライト・パワー)

An enhanced version of Diamond Power mode. Used against Strong the Budo in their fight.

Lonsdaleite Clothesline (ロンズデーライト・クローズライン)

General Discus (ジェネラル・ディスコス)

Anime Techniques

Empire State Bomber (エンパイヤーステート・ボンバー)
Subway Crash (サブウェイ・クラッシュ)
Smokescreen (煙幕 Enmaku)
Illumination Gold (イルミネーション・ゴールド)
A beam of light from his eyes blinds his opponent.
Hell's Musical (地獄のミュージカル)

Career Information

Championships
Nicknames
  • Phantom Chojin (幽霊超人, Yūrei Chōjin)
  • Akuma Chojins’ Final Assassin (悪魔超人最後の刺客, Akuma Chōjin Saigo no Shikaku)
  • God of Battle (戦いの神, Tatakai no Kami)
  • General Terror (恐怖の将, Kyōfu no Shō)
  • Evil Charisma (悪のカリスマ, Aku no Karisuma)
  • Perfect First (完璧・壱式)
Win/Loss Record


Successions

Trivia

  • Submitted by: "Kobayashi of Tokyo" as Vikingman (バイキングマン).
  • Theme Song: "King of Devil (キング オブ デビル)" by Ichiro Mizuki.

Gallery

References

  1. Kinnikuman Nisei: Chapter 292
  2. Kinnikuman Nisei: Chapter 262
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kinnikuman Nisei: Chapter 292
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Kinnikuman Nisei: Chapter 293

Navigation

Akuma Chojin
Leaders SatanAkuma Shogun
Seven Akuma Chojin BuffalomanSpringmanAtlantisThe MountainMister KhamenBlack HoleStereo Cassette King
Six Akuma Knights AsuramanSunshineThe NinjaJunkmanPlanetmanSneagator
Demon Seed VoltmanThe TattoomanMeltdownGepparlandThe Constellation
Asura Clan Asuraman's FatherAsuraman's MotherIvonneShivaSamson
Omega Centauri's Six Spears Omegaman AristeraHailmanPiratemanGear MasterMariquitamanLunaight
Others PuripurimanSneagator Jr.MAXmanCheck MateRex King
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