Mystery of Shiba Inu founder Ryoshi behind the 'Dogecoin killer' cryptocurrency as followers battle to unmask identity

Mystery of Shiba Inu founder Ryoshi behind the 'Dogecoin killer' cryptocurrency as followers battle to unmask identity

10/29/2021

AS the “Dogecoin killer” Shiba Inu soars to record highs, many followers are trying to unmask its cryptic inventor Ryoshi.

The meme-inspired crypto has seen its value soar by 777 percent in 30 days, and its purported founder has come forward with a lengthy blog post dismissing the intrigue over his identity and claiming he’s merely "a nobody".

‘A NOBODY’

The mystery no-name Ryoshi set his words beneath a fisherman hovering over a cliff throwing his fishing lines into the white-capped sea. 

Ryoshi – which means “fisherman” in Japanese – writes: "I have said from the beginning, I am a nobody, I am not important.

"The efforts to unmask my 'identity' even if successful would be underwhelming. I am just some guy of no consequence tapping at a keyboard and I am replaceable. I am Ryoshi."

Ryoshi waxed poetic about the valuable crypto token. 

He described his incarnation as "a gift to yourself" that is supposed to help in the "process of self-actualization realized through the playing field of blockchain".

The ethos of the crypto is that it’s meant to unify and be egalitarian.

"With Shiba, we have from the beginning made very clear that no-one is in charge,” according to the post. 

“There is no man accountable, no person responsible and no entity has the keys to the kingdom.

"The end result of this is that you are responsible."

NOT A ‘BILLIONAIRE’

Shockingly, the inventor confided that he doesn’t own a single Shiba Inu token, he endearingly nicknames "Shib."

“Even as the Shiba Token 'mooned' I got many messages like ‘ryo, you must be a billionaire now, haha’… but the reality is still to this day I own 0 SHIB."

Why, he asked himself.  

“Well if I did, then I can’t be who I am and for now I know that I have a role to play,” he answered.

“I can’t be pure and unbiased if I am worried about price up and down and taking profits.”

Despite missing out on billions, Ryoshi tried to reassure himself he will find success: “don’t worry, the great Shiba will reward me in other ways i guess.”

SHIBA INU KEEPS ‘MOONING’ 

On Wednesday, the price of Shiba Inu surged 40 percent.

The coin kept its roll into Thursday, as it kept going up in value.

According to CoinBase, Shiba Inu has now increased in value by more than 1,015 percent in just one month.

The value of Shibu Inu started soaring on the back of a tweet by market disruptor Elon Musk, who has a Shiba Inu puppy.

Shibu Inu is a cryptocurrency token that allows users to hold trillions of them.Tokens of Shiba Inu feature the same dog as Dogecoin, which has become one of the most popular cryptocurrencies this year.

SHIBA LOVE

Ryoshi's fans appeared to shower praise on the token mastermind.

"After two months of holding Shib, i come to realised that i boarded the right Ship.

"By the way, The Feeding menu is Undeniably Great & Invincible… And Thanks to You for Your Great Vision , Great Wisdom & Hardwork," the supporter named Alexigabz commented.

Milton Cetto Neto merely offered the hashtag: "ShibToTheMoon."

Other hashtags also were affixed in posts including "ShibArmy" and "TheGREATRyoshi."

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