Section 2 - Aftermath
Operative Grade 5, Directorate of Operations, Section 2
- Name: Shingaki Tomoji
- Nationality: Japanese
- Political Affiliation: nominally LDP
- Education: Secondary School, Tokyo
- DOB: 4-30-1990
- DOD: -
- Known Parahuman Abilities: Tomoji has one known Talent: He can explode with the force of a small neutron bomb. He is immune to his own explosions, but not his clothing or other possessions. His Talent is prone to going off when he is startled or frightened.
In early September, 2009 the conservative-leaning Liberal Democratic Party of Japan, which had been in power for a nearly unbroken 60 years, announced an atmospheric nuclear test in violation of international treaty. It was widely assumed that this was a stunt meant to prop them up in the polls in advance of an election they seemed sure to lose. After all, previous nationalistic maneuvers had gone down well with voters.
Most Talent agencies, however, upon examining the evidence, noticed an utter lack of atmospheric radiation lingering after the blast. This and other evidence led them to believe that instead of a nuclear weapon, Japan had somehow gained a nuclear Talent.
In fact, the mysterious Unit 731 had developed Mr. Shingaki in a private facility and “loaned” him to the LDP as part of the Unit’s agenda of restoring Japan’s Imperial power. After the LDP lost the election handily, Mr. Shingaki was returned to the secret facility where he was created, a facility shortly thereafter raided by Section 2. Mr. Shingaki was taken into Section 2 custody where they (carefully) experimented with the extent of his powers. He is now an operative.