Kono is Sheoke Sanada´s brother.
Kono was created by Ralph Macchio and George Perez in 1983 and first appeared in Marvel Fanfare # 11.
Kono does not have powers of any kind although, he does use his size to his advantage. His muscles and fat keeps him resistant to physical trauma. He is very skilled in the art of sumo wrestling and hand-to-hand combat, but he is not exceptionally fast.