Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!

A (1998 Japanese film)

+ Save concept

A is a 1998 Japanese documentary film about the Aum Shinrikyo cult following the arrest of its leaders for instigating the sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995. [1]

6 relations: Aum Shinrikyo, Documentary film, Shoko Asahara, Tatsuya Mori, Time Out (magazine), Tokyo subway sarin attack.

Aum Shinrikyo

, formerly, is a Japanese doomsday cult founded by Shoko Asahara in 1984.

New!!: A (1998 Japanese film) and Aum Shinrikyo · See more »


Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

New!!: A (1998 Japanese film) and Christmas · See more »

Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

New!!: A (1998 Japanese film) and Christmas and holiday season · See more »

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

New!!: A (1998 Japanese film) and Christmas Eve · See more »

Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

New!!: A (1998 Japanese film) and Christmas traditions · See more »

Documentary film

A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.

New!!: A (1998 Japanese film) and Documentary film · See more »

New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

New!!: A (1998 Japanese film) and New Year · See more »

New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

New!!: A (1998 Japanese film) and New Year's Day · See more »

New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

New!!: A (1998 Japanese film) and New Year's Eve · See more »

Shoko Asahara

is the founder of the Japanese doomsday cult group Aum Shinrikyo.

New!!: A (1998 Japanese film) and Shoko Asahara · See more »

Tatsuya Mori

is a Japanese documentary filmmaker, TV director and author.

New!!: A (1998 Japanese film) and Tatsuya Mori · See more »

Time Out (magazine)

Time Out is a British travel magazine published by Time Out Group.

New!!: A (1998 Japanese film) and Time Out (magazine) · See more »

Tokyo subway sarin attack

The Tokyo subway sarin attack (was an act of domestic terrorism perpetrated on March 20, 1995, in Tokyo, Japan, by members of the cult movement Aum Shinrikyo. Aum Shinrikyo was a religious movement and doomsday cult led by Shoko Asahara. The group believed in a doctrine revolving around a syncretic mixture of Indian and Tibetan Buddhism, as well as Christian and Hindu beliefs, especially relating to the Hindu god Shiva. They believed that Armageddon is inevitable in the form of a global war involving the United States and Japan; that non-members were doomed to eternal hell, but that they could be saved if they were killed by cult members; and that only members of the cult would survive the apocalypse, and would afterwards build the Kingdom of Shambhala. The group had already carried out several assassinations and terrorist attacks using sarin, including the Matsumoto sarin attack nine months earlier. They had also produced several other nerve agents, including VX. The cult had attempted to produce botulinum toxin and had perpetrated several failed acts of bioterrorism. Asahara had been made aware of a police raid scheduled for March 22 and had planned the Tokyo subway attack in order to hinder police investigations into the cult and perhaps to spark the global apocalypse. In five coordinated attacks, the perpetrators released sarin on three lines of the Tokyo Metro (then part of the Tokyo subway) during rush hour, killing 12 people, severely injuring 50, and causing temporary vision problems for nearly 1,000 others. The attack was directed against trains passing through Kasumigaseki and Nagatachō, Tokyo, home of the Japanese government. In the raid following the attack, police arrested many senior members of the cult. Police activity continued throughout the summer, eventually arresting over 200 members, including Asahara himself. Thirteen of the senior Aum management have been sentenced to death, with many others given prison sentences up to life. The attack shocked the Japanese, who had widely thought their nation to be free from crime and unrest. It was the deadliest incident to occur in Japan since the end of World War II until the Myojo 56 building fire on September 1, 2001. The attack remains the deadliest terrorist incident in Japan, and Aum Shinrikyo remain the only group in Japan to have utilized biological and chemical weapons.

New!!: A (1998 Japanese film) and Tokyo subway sarin attack · See more »


2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

New!!: A (1998 Japanese film) and 2018 · See more »


2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

New!!: A (1998 Japanese film) and 2019 · See more »


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_(1998_Japanese_film)

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »