Hibari Asakura was born on June 28, 2005 in Tokyo Japan. He is very athletic and charismatic. He is the most popular boy at his school for his redeeming qualities, despite the fact the he is extremely popular he seems to hate people. He seems to ignore the fact that his younger Haru Asakura gets bullied constantly.
He was chosen as one of the 1000 Beta Tester chosen for SAO. he chose to specialize in One Handed Curved Swords. He was able to make it all the way to the 8th floor as a solo player. He was considered one of the more skilled players.
During the offical launch when he logged in with other 10,000 players. During this time Kayaba Akihiko, creator of SAO, appears as the God of Aincrad he tells the players the game is a death trap, monster can kill players which would result in the actual death of the players. Suicide will also result in the death of players, as well attempting to forcefully remove the helt would destroy the brain of the player.
The thought of a death trap excited Hibari. And he has decided to play the game by his own set of rules and laws.