Joe Shimamura, designated "009", is one of the nine protagonists of the anime, Cyborg 009: The Cyborg Soldier.
Joe was originally a Japanese orphan who was raised by a Catholic priest until he was wrongfully framed for his murder and the fire that followed by Black Ghost. He is seen as a powerful combination of almost all his 00 Cyborg companions, possessing Geronimo, Jr's strength, Pyunma's underwater breathing, and an upgraded version of Jet Link's acceleration module.
Powers and Stats
Tier: At least 8-C
Name: Joe Shimamura (aka Cyborg 009)
Origin: Cyborg 009: The Cyborg Soldier
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Underwater Breathing, Immune to Mental Attacks, Friction Output in Acceleration Mode , Accelerated Perception, Expert Marksmanship, Hand-to-Hand Expert, Master Driver, Enhanced Senses and Molecule Acceleration.
Attack Potency: At least Building level (Shown to be somewhat on par with other cyborgs)
Speed: Hypersonic, possibly FTL by the end of the series
Lifting Strength: Superhuman
Striking Strength: At least Building Class
Durability: At least Building level (Can tank a shot from a tank head on)
- The Super Gun '64 version has 5 settings: Gun, Heat Ray, Stun, Poison Gas and Tranquilizer Darts.
- Super Gun 2001 version has 4 settings: Beam, Energy Magnum, Needle and Knockout Ray.
- The Supergun is a cyborg's main weapon, a multi-faceted weapon that can stun, blast, kill or simply knock out an opponent.
- The Heat ray setting can melt through steel, and the beam can blow up giant combat robots with one shot. At full power, it was enough to completely destroy the Great Demon robot of Black Ghost's command or shoot out the eyes of a god-like machine that had tanked every attempt to destroy it, and after an upgrade completely Annihilate a second God-Cyborg.
- Overly emotional
- Can't hear in the higher stages of Accelerator, as he's faster than sound
- Sometimes too moral and optimistic for his own good