This is a list of fictional characters from the 1979 Japanese science fiction anime television series Mobile Suit Gundam .
* 1 Earth Federation
* 1.3 Fraw Bow
* 1.4 Hayato Kobayashi
* 1.5 Kai Shiden
* 1.6 Mirai Yashima
* 2.2 Ramba Ral
* 2.3 Crowley Hamon
* 2.4 Black Tri-Stars
* 2.5 Degwin Sodo Zabi
* 2.6 Dozle Zabi
* 3 References
The White Base crew, from left to right: Top: Kai Shiden, Ryu José, Amuro Ray, Fraw Bow, Sayla Mass, Mirai Yashima and Bright Noa; Bottom: Hayato Kobayashi, Katz Hawin, Letz Cofan and Kikka Kitamoto.
Amuro Ray (アムロ・レイ, Amuro Rei) is the son of Tem Ray, the
project leader for the Earth Federation's Project V, which produces
the prototype mobile suits
Gundam , Guncannon , and Guntank to combat
Principality of Zeon
When Char Aznable attacks the colony, Side 7, all the officers on the White Base are incapacitated, leaving Ensign Bright Noa (ブライト・ノア, Buraito Noa) with the highest seniority on the ship, and he assumes command from the wounded Captain Paolo Cassius. After a series of close calls and with help from Amuro Ray and the Gundam, Bright brings the White Base safely to Federation headquarters at Jaburo. Because of the Zeon forces obsession with the White Base, the Federation allows Bright to remain in command and sends the ship out as a decoy. Bright commands the White Base through several major operations in The One Year War, including the last stand of Zeon at asteroid A Baoa Qu. In the anime television series, Bright Noa is voiced by Hirotaka Suzuoki in Japanese and Chris Kalhoon in English. In the anime film, he is voiced by Wheat St. James.
Fraw Bow (フラウ・ボゥ, Furau Bō) is Amuro's close friend and confidante, and devoted to his welfare. With Amuro's parents separated and his father Dr. Tem Ray frequently away on business for the Earth Federation's Project V, Fraw takes it upon herself to make sure that the perhaps charitably-described "engineering nerd" or "mecha otaku" eats, sleeps, bathes, lives in some degree of cleanliness, and—in her initial appearance—follows military evacuation orders. Fraw and Amuro become crew members of White Base, along other Side 7 civilians. Becoming the primary caretaker of three young children, Katz Hawin, Letz Cofan, and Kikka Kitamoto, in addition to Amuro. As the distance between her and Amuro grows, Fraw joins the medical staff to help distract herself. She is married to Hayato some time after the One Year War. Fraw finishes the war serving on the ship's bridge as White Base's communications officer. In the anime television series, Fraw Bow is voiced by Rumiko Ukai in Japanese and Kristie Marsden in English. In the anime film, she is voiced by Melissa Fahn .
Further information: List of Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam characters § Hayato Kobayashi
Hayato Kobayashi (ハヤト・コバヤシ) is one of Amuro Ray's neighbors on Side 7. Short and stocky and with a tendency towards insecurity, Hayato often measures himself against his friend Amuro's accomplishments. After surviving the attack on his Side 7 home, Hayato becomes the co-pilot for the RX-75 Guntank alongside Ryu José, largely out of a sense of rivalry with Amuro. After Ryu sacrifices his life to save Amuro from Hamon Crowley, Hayato continues to pilot the Guntank after it is modified for use by a single person. In the anime television series, Hayato Kobayashi is voiced by Kiyonobu Suzuki in Japanese and Matt Smith in English. In the anime film, he is voiced by Richard Cansino .
At the onset of the One Year War in UC 0079, Kai Shiden lived in the
space colony Green Oasis in Bunch 1 of Side 7. Kai Shiden is tall and
lanky in stature with a mop of gray hair, and his snarky and sarcastic
personality often gets him scolded or slapped around. After surviving
the Zeon attack on Side 7, Kai evacuated to the Pegasus class assault
carrier SCV-70 White Base to make his escape. However, due to a
shortage of crew and soldiers to staff the warship, Kai was asked to
become a pilot to help defend the White Base from the frequent Zeon
attacks. Kai was assigned to pilot the
A natural coward, cynic, and pessimist, Kai could often be found hiding on the sidelines making smart-alecky comments. His fighting style leaned towards bombarding foes with the Guncannon's long-range armaments, but when he got in a fix he had shown that he was able to pull off hand-to-hand attacks with the Guncannon. He dislikes it when things move slowly. However, Kai quickly became disenchanted with war and he decided to desert the White Base when it was docked for repairs in Belfast, Ireland. Outside of Belfast, Kai met a young girl named Miharu Ratokie, and agreed to sneak her onto the White Base and took her to the Earth Federation headquarters in Jaburo, located along the Amazon River in South America. Kai is actually quite clever as he was able to figure out Miharu was actually a hired Zeon spy sent to infiltrate the White Base and discover Jaburo's location.
Further information: List of Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam characters § Mirai Noa
MIRAI YASHIMA (ミライ・ヤシマ) is one of the three White Base crew to display Newtype abilities, along with Amuro Ray and Sayla Mass. Mirai is a civilian who joins the White Base crew after the attack on Side 7. Her training as a space glider pilot makes her the best choice to take the White Base's helm, and Mirai soon becomes both Bright Noa 's trusted deputy and a surrogate mother to the ship's young crew. She is also the daughter of a powerful and well-connected family, which causes complications later in the series when she is reunited with her fiancée Side 6's district attorney Cameron Bloom, whom she disliked as all he cared about was avoiding the war by fleeing to Side 6. Mirai was also briefly attracted to Sleggar Law but Sleggar pointed out that she was just too good for someone like him and Sleggar gave her the ring that belonged to his mother shortly before he died.
SAYLA MASS (セイラ・マス, Seira Masu) (born ARTESIA SOM DEIKUN (アルテイシア・ソム・ダイクン, Aruteishia Somu Deikun)) is a civilian of the incomplete single space colony of the Earth Federation's Side 7, who comes aboard the mobile suit carrier White Base along with other civilians including Amuro Ray, Fraw Bow, Hayato Kobayashi, Kai Shiden and Mirai Yashima. She is the younger sister of Casval Rem Deikun and the only daughter of Zeon Zum Deikun, the founder of the Republic of Zeon. Originally a medical student on Side 7, Sayla is almost immediately recruited as a soldier, and set to the task of watching over the civilian refugees. With the near total lack of experienced personnel to defend White Base (most original crew members were killed in the Principality of Zeon's attack on Side 7), Sayla first serves as acting captain Bright Noa's communications officer and later as a combat pilot.
Ryu José (リュウ・ホセイ, Ryū Hosei) A large, stocky Latino man with a dusky complexion, Ryu was a test pilot -in-training for the Earth Federation on Side 7. When the colony was attacked by Char Aznable, Ryu took control of the Core Fighter jet to protect the White Base. Being a gentle, caring, considerate comrade, Ryu was the best mediator to ease the tension between the uptight Bright Noa and the young civilian recruits.
Ryu is killed during the White Base's attack from Crowley Hamon. Though critically wounded in firefights during Ramba Ral's attempted boarding attack, Ryu drives his Core Fighter kamikaze -style into Hamon's fighter in order to save the life of Amuro Ray and the crew of the White Base.
His death moves the entire crew of White Base to tears and the reality of war truly began to sink in, as everyone felt responsible for his death. Several crew members even try to call to his spirit for advice later on. Amuro is enraged when the only reward for Ryu's heroism is a two rank posthumous promotion at Jaburo.
Sleggar Law joins the White Base crew after they arrive at Jaburo. Sleggar initially looks down at the White Bases' young crew, but soon develops a respect for them. He has a brief romance with Mirai Yashima. However, Sleggar feels that Mirai is too wonderful and deserves better than someone like him, so he rejects further advancement in their relationship. Shortly before his final sortie against the MA-08 Big Zam at the Battle of Solomon, Sleggar gives Mirai a ring that he inherited from his mother.
Matilda Ajan (マチルダ・アジャン, Machiruda Ajan) is the
commanding officer of the Earth Federation's Medea supply corps. At
times Matilda also serves as a personal envoy for General Revil,
carrying messages and orders from him to other ships. When the White
Base is trapped in Zeon-controlled airspace over North America, it is
the vital supplies delivered by the Medea supply corps, which has
allowed the beleaguered assault carrier to make desperately needed
repairs and escape over the
Voiced by: Masaru Ikeda (Japanese, MSG), Yasuo Muramatsu (Japanese, MSG I-III), Katsunosuke Hori (Japanese, MSG I-III special edition), Michael Dobson (English, MSG) and Tony Pope (English, MSG I-III)
ADMIRAL REVIL (also referred to as GENERAL REVIL) is one of the Earth Federation's leading Space Force commanders. He is mentioned often, but does not make any personal appearances until the latter half of the series. Before his appointment as head of the Earth Federation Space Force Revil was a Lieutenant General from the Earth Federation Ground Force. Revil's biggest claim to fame came after being captured by the Zeon's Black Tri-Stars after his flagship Ananke was sunk by Zeon's mobile suit attack forces during the Battle of Loum. Shortly thereafter, Revil, aided by Federal agents and symphesizers within Zeon, escaped to Side 6 and returned to the Federation. Broadcasting from Luna II, he made his famous speech "Zeon is Exhausted!" from what he saw in Zeon during his capture. This speech boosted the morale of the Federation Forces, caused the Federation to toughen their stance, and resulted in the rejection of the terms of their surrender (it was said that Kycilia Zabi smashed the table in rage after hearing the news). Although this, both sides agreed to a ban on N B C weapons, colony drops and maltreatment of POWs by signing the Antarctic Treaty.
PRINCIPALITY OF ZEON
Principality of Zeon, from left to right: Giren Zabi, Dozle
Zabi, Degwin Sodo Zabi, Kycilia Zabi,
Main article: Char Aznable
Longtime friend of Zeon Zum Deikun, Ramba Ral (ランバ・ラル,
Ranba Raru) took in Deikun's two children, Casval and Artesia, after
Deikun was assassinated. In order to protect them, the Ral family
later sent them to live on Earth under the names Edward and Sayla
Mass. Ramba Ral joined the Zeon military in Universal Century 0064. He
quickly made himself known as a great tactician, and a master of
guerrilla warfare. Ramba Ral first made a name for himself as an ace
pilot in the Zeon mobile suit forces during the Battle of Loum where
his impressive combat abilities and blue MS-05 Zaku I earned him the
nickname Blue Giant (青き巨星, Aoki Kyosei). Ramba Ral is also
sometimes referred to as the "Great Blue Star","guerrilla guy ral" or
the "Blue Nova". Ramba Ral stayed in space for the majority of the One
Year War, however after the death of
The elegant and attractive Crowley Hamon (クラウレ・ハモン, Kuraure Hamon) serves as an aide to Ramba Ral. Crowley is also Ramba Ral's lover and he affectionately refers to her as "Lady Hamon". Crowley Hamon mainly stays on the bridge of the Gallop and helps to coordinate Ramba Ral's attacks during battle. After Ramba Ral's death, Hamon decides to attack the White Base and comes close to destroying the Gundam. However, a wounded Ryu Jose crashes his Core Fighter into the Magella Top, killing them both. In the anime television series, Crowley Hamon is voiced by Yumi Nakatani in Japanese and Lenore Zann in English. In the anime film, she is voiced by Dian Andrews.
Composing of three veteran pilots, Gaia (ガイア), Ortega (オルテガ, Orutega), and Mash (マッシュ, Masshu), the Black Tri-Stars (黒い三連星, Kuroi Sanrensei) are one of Zeon's most famous group of ace pilots after Char Aznable. Prior to the beginning of the series, the Black Tri-Stars were responsible for the capture of Federation General Revil using their "Jetstream Attack." Prior to the Earth Federation's assault on Odessa, the Black Tri-Stars were sent to Earth to reinforce Zeon's defenses. Despite being equipped with new MS-09 Dom mobile suits, each of the Black Tri-Stars were defeated by Amuro and the Gundam, however not before they managed to kill Matilda Ajan.
DEGWIN SODO ZABI
Degwin Sodo Zabi (デギン・ソド・ザビ, Degin Sodo Zabi)
Voiced by: Daisuke Gōri (Japanese, MSG, MSG I), Tesshō Genda (Japanese, MSG III, MSG I-III special edition), Kenta Miyake (Japanese, The Origin), French Tickner (English, MSG) and Peter Spellos (English, MSG I-III)
In the fictional
Mobile Suit Gundam series, DOZLE ZABI
(ドズル・ザビ, Dozuru Zabi) is the second oldest son of Degwin
Sodo Zabi and the Principality of Zeon's Space Attack Force Commander.
His job during the war was to move fleets to and from various points
in space to help the Zeon secure victory during the One Year War, not
unlike the American Fleet Admirals of
World War II
Tall, burly and scarred, Dozle casts a fearsome appearance at first glance but he is actually one of the more likable of the Zabi clan. Gregarious and good natured, Dozle is a good man to his troops. He is also a devoted, loving family man and has a wife Zena and baby daughter Mineva. Dozle is closest to his younger brother Garma and actually looks forward to the day when Garma becomes an admiral in his own right. Dozle dismisses Char Aznable from his division, blaming him (though not suspecting him of foul play) for incompetence in the battle that resulted in Garma's death. Dozle especially despises his sister Kycilia and this feeling is only increased when she takes Char under her wing.
Dozle is revered by his troops in the Space Attack Force for personally leading them in battle. He and his bodyguard and close friend Shin Matsunaga were known to stage frontline "inspections" in his custom MS-06F Zaku II mobile suit, which typically became impromptu raids on nearby Earth Federation forces. Dozle's command center is located in the heart of the asteroid Solomon (later renamed Konpei Island by the Federation), and it is here that Dozle made his last stand. Late in UC0079 the Federation launched an offensive against Solomon, utilizing their remaining Salamis and Magellan class vessels.
When the Federation's Public class assault ships successfully deployed their beam dispersion smoke, Dozle ordered the mandatory evacuation of all non-essential personnel. At the same time the Federation deployed its first Solar System array at Solomon, which destroyed anything attempting to leave.
Dozle mounted his own mobile armour , the MA-08 Big Zam, and flew out to buy time for the evacuees, and shortly thereafter was engaged by the Federation's Gundam mobile suit. During battle his Big Zam's I-Field generator is disabled by a kamikaze attack from a core fighter, and his Big Zam is finally disabled by the Gundam. Dozle in his last moments exits the cockpit of the Big Zam and fires a machinegun at the Gundam, causing Amuro to temporarily be stricken with fear and doubt. He was caught in the subsequent explosion of the Big Zam and killed. His death marked the beginning of the end for Zeon forces in space.
GIHREN ZABI (ギレン・ザビ, Giren Zabi, also spelled GIREN) was
Banjo Ginga in the original Japanese version. In the English
dubbed series and movie adaptations the character was voiced by Hiro
Kanagawa and Doug Stone respectively. One of the heads of the
Principality of Zeon, Gihren is the oldest son of Degwin Sodo Zabi,
the ruler of Zeon and the instigator of the war with Earth. With the
death of Degwin's favorite son
Kycilia Zabi (キシリア・ザビ, Kishiria Zabi) Voiced by: Mami Koyama (Japanese), Michelle Porter (English)
In the fictional Mobile Suit Gundam series, Kycilia Zabi (キシリア・ザビ Kishiria Zabi?) is the only daughter of Degwin Sodo Zabi. While Yoshiyuki Tomino's novel version of MSG indicates her as the fourth of his five children and youngest except for Garma, the ongoing Gundam: The Origin manga by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko identifies her as his third, older than her brother Dozle.
Kycilia was quick to adapt to the changing technology of the One Year War, and was equally proficient in gathering intelligence for use against the Earth Federation. She was in charge of the Principality of Zeon's mobile suit forces, and was responsible for their use against the Federation. In addition, she was responsible for the creation of numerous elite mobile suit units, including Char Aznable's 300th Independent Corps (aka "Char's Newtype Corps"), the hand-picked Chimera Corps and the Midnight Fenrir covert ops team.
She is portrayed ambiguously during both the main series, and the various side stories surrounding the One Year War, with her motives often open to question. On the one hand, she is shown to be fiercely loyal to the people of Zeon, and to the men under her command. Many of her actions, however, can also be interpreted as those of a charismatic, but utterly merciless manipulator of the highest order, preparing for a military coup.
Lalah is a young woman who is the "star student" of Professor Flanagan due to her strong Newtype abilities, and as such is also one of the key test subjects in the development of Newtype-related weaponry. Being one of the earliest and most successful known Newtypes, her powers are accompanied by a profound spiritual awareness.
Despite her gentle nature, Lalah is fiercely loyal to the man who saved her life —- Char Aznable, the scheming "Red Comet". In the novel he found her in an Indian brothel where she worked after losing her parents in the war. She was assigned to pilot the Newtype use mobile armor MAN-08 Elmeth as a part of the Newtype research project conducted by the Flanagan Institute. Lalah is ranked as an ensign under Char.
Lalah and Amuro Ray first met on Side 6, where Amuro found Lalah in front of a lakeside house. They spoke briefly and Amuro was attracted to her with his Newtype powers. They met again sometime later when Amuro's car got stuck in the mud. Another vehicle pulled over and offered to help him, aboard it was Lalah and Char Aznable, Amuro's archrival (the two had not yet seen each other face to face). Amuro immediately recognised both of them, but Char and Lalah had yet to figure out Amuro's identity.
Lalah left a profound impact on Amuro and was considered his first
great love. During the Elmeth's test run which saw its Newtype "bits"
weaponry wreak havoc on the Federal Fleet guarding the newly captured
Zeon base Solomon, Amuro in the
Gundam engaged the Elmeth but found
out the pilot was Lalah. Both then realized they were soulmates and
shared a "Newtype bonding", a sort of telepathic bond. Unfortunately
Char arrived and chastised Lalah for "consorting with the enemy" and
raised his beam naginata to strike down Amuro's wingman
Although she died before the end of the One Year War, Lalah Sune's spirit occasionally returns from beyond the grave to haunt both Char and Amuro Ray, as seen in Char\'s Counterattack .
Voiced by: Kaneto Shiozawa (Japanese, MSG, MSG I-III), Masahiko Tanaka (Japanese, MSG I-III special edition) and Michael Benyaer (English)
M'Quve (マ・クベ, Ma Kube) is a colonel for the Zeon ground forces under the command of Kycilia Zabi and supervises mining operations and supplies for the war effort. Decadent and amoral, M'quve fancies crystal vases, which he collects, in particular a Song Dynasty porcelain vase he acquired (which he intended to give to Kycilia Zabi as a present). He sees Char Aznable as somewhat of a rival and upstart. Upon destruction of his Odessa Base operating in Europe by the Earth Federation Forces, M'quve flees to space where he eventually meets the White Base and Amuro Ray's Gundam in battle at Texas Colony. There, M'quve pilots a melee-customized mobile suit, a prototype YMS-15 Gyan, and faces Amuro personally, only to be defeated and killed.
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Mobile Suit Gundam (1979–1980 series)
* Episodes * Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin
* v * t * e
* Mobile Suit Gundam (1979) * Zeta Gundam (1985) * Gundam ZZ (1986) * Victory Gundam (1993) * G Gundam (1994) * Gundam Wing (1995) * Gundam X (1996) * Turn A Gundam (1999) * Gundam SEED (2002) * Gundam SEED Destiny (2004) * Gundam 00 (2007) * Gundam AGE (2011) * Build Fighters (2013) * Gundam-san (2014) * Reconguista in G (2014) * Build Fighters Try (2014) * Iron-Blooded Orphans (2015)
* 0080: War in the Pocket (1989) * 0083: Stardust Memory (1991) * The 08th MS Team (1996) * Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz (1997) * Gundam Evolve (2001) * MS IGLOO (2004) * Gundam SEED C.E. 73: Stargazer (2006) * Gundam Unicorn (2010) * Gunpla Builders Beginning G (2010) * Gundam The Origin (2015) * Gundam Thunderbolt (2015) * Gundam Build Fighters Try: Island Wars (2016) * Mobile Suit Gundam: Twilight Axis (2017) * Gundam Build Fighters Battlogue (2017) * Gundam Build Fighters: GM\'s Counterattack (2017)
NOVELS AND MANGA