Characters: Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Crew Of The Ptolemios
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Sumeragi Lee Noriega
The closest thing that the Ptolemios has to The Captain
. A genius strategist with a shady past, Sumeragi or better said, Risa Kujoh
is The Strategist
for the group. After being handed missions by Veda, Sumeragi devises their tactics and assumes command when in battle. However, her easygoing nature is a veneer over deep emotional issues, and her past has made her borderline (if not downright) alcoholic
. She also was close to Billy Katagiri, who goes Yandere for her in the second season
Voiced by Yoko Honna
(Japanese) and Lisa Ann Beley
- Action Survivor
- Actor Allusion: Lisa Ann Beley also voiced Murrue Ramius in Gundam SEED. Like Sumeragi, Murrue was a well-endowed brunette whose boyfriend dies in battle and an exceptional commander.
- The Alcoholic: It's played rather seriously. She apparently spent most of the four years between seasons drunk.
- Aloof Dark Haired Girl
- Brainy Brunette
- Broken Bird: She got a number of her soldiers, including her lover, killed when a training exercise became a friendly-fire incident under her command.
- Brown Eyes
- Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Although she has a number of personal problems, she's an excellent tactician/strategist.
- But Not Too Foreign: Japanese-Spanish born in America, wow!
- The Chessmaster: Her job.
- Cooldown Hug: Uses this on Billy towards the end, who breaks down in tears as a result.
- The Danza: Shares her real given name with her English voice actress.
- Dating Cat Woman: With Billy during season 1.
- Drowning My Sorrows: Her default method of dealing with her personal issues.
- Expy: Of Neon Genesis Evangelion's Misato Katsuragi, but with bigger breasts and a bigger drinking problem: at least Misato never drank on duty, also Murrue Ramius of Gundam SEED (whom she shares voice actors with), with Kati Mannequin, her former dark haired tomboy ally, as her Natarle Badgiruel.
- Failure Knight: She's plagued by the memories of her lover Emilio's death, apparently to her and Kati's mistakes.
- Form-Fitting Wardrobe: So much in season 1 that it even bared her midriff. When she rejoined the crew in season 2, the uniform she first tried on is too small for her. (She gets one with a proper fit later.)
- Get A Hold Of Yourself Man: Continues the proud Gundam tradition of slapping the fail out of emo people such as Tieria in Season 1, and winds up having this done to her at least once.
- Guile Heroine: It's one ship and four Gundams against the military might of everyone else in the world, so she rather has to be.
- Hard Drinking Party Girl: Always ready to drink.
- Hey, It's That Voice!: (Her English VA, at least) Although unnoticeable at first, aside from being Bright Noa's female counterpart in an alternate timeline, she was also one of the most recognized badass pacifists of the franchise.
- The Leader
- Living with the Villain: Billy was her neighbor and boyfriend of sorts. He works for The Union and later for the A-Laws.
- And they did live in the same house during the four-year timeskip, although due to CB's status as "in shambles" they weren't actually enemies until Setsuna rang the doorbell.
- Male Gaze
- Ms. Fanservice
- Sexy Mentor
- Spell My Name with an S: Her middle name are spelled Li or Lee, while her real first name can be spelled as Lisa, Leesa, Reesa or Risa.
- The Strategist: And a damn fine one.
- Stepford Smiler: Lockon lampshades it during the Beach Episode, saying that she's just pretending to be strong when someone else asks how she can be so cheerful.
- Supporting Leader: Celestial Being's Mildly Military status means she's not quite The Captain, but she's close.
- Team Mom: For her crew.
- Teen Genius: Graduated from college at age 17 with flying colors.
- Walking the Earth: She and the rest of CB in the finale.
One of the Bridge Bunnies
aboard the Ptolemaios, Feldt is a young girl who has more-or-less grown up with Celestial Being, since her deceased parents used to be Gundam Meisters several years before the start of the anime. She initially has a very reserved, borderline emotionless personality, although thanks to her friendship with fellow bridge bunny Christina Sierra, and the crush she develops on Lockon Stratos, this gradually changes.
In season two, she continues her work as a bridge bunny, with a more open personality
Voiced by Ayahi Takagaki
(Japanese) and Chantal Strand
- Actor Allusion: Strand previously voiced both Lacus in Gundam SEED and Meer in Gundam Seed Destiny. Like those, Feldt is a pink haired girl, with Haros and working for the protagonists.
- All Love Is Unrequited: As sweet as her crush on Lockon was, he only saw her as a substitute younger sister at best... and then he died. Between Feldt and Tieria, the moral of the story is probably this: Don't develop strong feelings for Neil Dylandy.
- Armor-Piercing Slap: Does this to Lyle when he steals a kiss from her. Though that's what Lyle actually intended to happen.
- Breakout Character
- Bridge Bunny
- Crowning Moment OF Heartwarming: Has not one, but two of these with Setsuna, both before the final battles of each season.
- Three if you include their conversation in one of the drama CD's
- And then some more in The Movie, nothing ever comes of it though.
- Dye Hard: As stated by Word Of God, she dyes her hair pink, though it was also pink when she was a baby in 00P.
- Kuudere: She almost seems like an Emotionless Girl in Season 1 because she's so quiet and withdrawn, but she does have some Not So Stoic moments.
- Expository Hairstyle Change: Switches her drill-like pigtails for a single ponytail in season two. It's a deliberate tribute to the late Christina.
- Expy: Pink hair, likes haros and fell in love with a Gundam pilot...hmmmm.
- Fanservice Pack
- Fetish Fuel Station Attendant: She has big boobs and during the first season, when she was 14, she wore tight clothing with high boots and Too Many Belts. To top all that, the final OP shows her assets.
- Form-Fitting Wardrobe: First season outfit.
- Gainaxing: During the final OP animation.
- Generation Xerox: Like her mother, she fell in love with a Gundam meister. In her case, twice.
- Green Eyes
- Improbable Age: She's only 14 in season one, and even after the timeskip is still 19. Justified by the fact she's been with Celestial Being her entire life, though.
- Loving a Shadow: Towards Neil in the early parts of season 2. The Genre Savvy Lyle notices and disuades her brutally by putting on a Jerk Ass Facade.
- Male Gaze
- Mama Bear: Given that she views everyone in CB as her family, Feldt was rather unhappy to say the least when Allelujah came back with Soma, who was part of the original UN taskforce which was responsible for the deaths of Christina, Lichty, Dr. Moreno and Lockon I. She does apologize later.
- Not Good with People: Most prevalent in season 1 where she prefered to interact with computers and Haros as opposed to people. Season 2 has her growing out of this.
- Onee-sama: Acts like one towards Mileina.
- Paramilitary Brat
- Parental Abandonment: Both her parents died when she was very small, and because of Celestial Being's strict rules on confidentiality, she doesn't even know how they died. The 00P photonovel sidestory tells their story and explains that they were vapourised in an accident involving Virtue/Nadleeh's predecessor unit; in a way, it might've been for the better that poor Feldt didn't find out about that.
- Plucky Girl
- Rose-Haired Girl: Notable in that, out of all the characters with odd hair colours, she's the only one that's an ordinary human, instead of being either modified or artificial. It's a dye job rather than her natural color, though.
- Say My Name: "CHRISTINA SIERRAAAAAAAAA!!!!"
- Ship Tease: Just watch episode 22 of season 2. She'll give a flower to someone. Someone who happens to be the main character of the story.
- And in the 4 months for 2312 drama CD, they have a rather in depth conversation, part of it involving Neil Dylandy.
- Smitten Teenage Girl: To Lockon. Five years after his death and near the end of S2, to Setsuna.
- Strange Girl: In the first season at least.
- Third Option Love Interest: Arguably, to Marina's Betty and Nena's Veronica, though she made her move after Nena's death.
- Too Many Belts: Her first season outfit had these.
- Unkempt Beauty: Still, it doesn't stop Christina from nagging her to dress-up and be fashionable.
- Walking the Earth: With the rest of CB in the finale.
- When She Smiles
- Wrench Wench: Her background info implies she is one, stating that she has a wealth of mechanics related knowledge, and can troubleshoot a GN drive. Pity we only get to see her use said knowledge a few times, also implied though her finding more comfort in dealing with machines (Haros mainly) rather than people.
- Zettai Ryouiki: Not sure, but her boots are pretty high in the first season.
One of the Bridge Bunnies
in Ptolemios, Christina ran away from her adopted mother before being discovered by Celestial Being. She becomes good friends with fellow crewmate Feldt. During the final battle of season 1, the bridge of Ptolemaios is attacked by a GN-X. Although Lichty shielded her from the attack, she is fatally wounded by a shred of metal from the shattered bridge. Before Lichty dies in her arms, she realizes her own feelings for him. She contacts the surviving crewmembers and tells Feldt to live on for Lockon's memory, before dying in the subsequent explosion.
Voiced by Arise Satou (Japanese) and Shannon Chan-Kent (English)
Lichtendahl, or Lichty for short, is the Ptolemaios helmsman. Lichty's parents were technicians on one of the orbital elevators and killed during the Solar Wars while he lost a large portion of his body, which was replaced with machinery.
Although Lichty has a romantic interest in crewmate Christina, she maintains a friendly and professional relationship. uring the final battle of season 1, the bridge of Ptolemaios is attacked by a GN-X, Lichty is fatally wounded while shielding Christina from the explosion. He soon dies in Christina's arms after she realizes her own feelings for him.
Voiced by Masataka Azuma (Japanese) and Davide A. Kaye (English)
- All Love Is Unrequited: Unfortunately, Christina realized her feelings for him after he died and before she dies..
- Artificial Limbs: His entire right part is replaced with cybernetics due to an attack in the past that killed his parents.
- Bridge Bunny
- Butt Monkey
- Dark and Troubled Past
- Death Is Dramatic
- Dogged Nice Guy: To Christina. Unfortunately, Christina only says she likes him back right before they die.
- Forgotten Fallen Friend: Subverted in The Movie.
- Informed Ability: In season 2, Lasse commented that Lichty is the best gunner the Ptolemaios ever had. Ignoring the fact that the Ptolemaios didn't have any weapons on it to begin with, he didn't even bother to fight at all when they were put in tough and inevitable battles in season 1, while Lasse, the gunner of the ship, left his post to join the meisters in action piloting the GN-Arms.
- Kill the Cutie
- Last Minute Hook Up: Literaly, as they died afterwards.
- Let Them Die Happy: Christina lied to him that she's safe after his Heroic Sacrifice.
- Non-Action Guy
- Old-Timey Bathing Suit: Wears the early 20th century type during the Pool Scene. After his Robotic Reveal, this became a Cerebus Retcon.
- Parental Abandonment
- Robotic Reveal
- Sacrificial Lion
- Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Him and Lasse.
- Taking the Bullet: He shielded Christina from a GN-X's attack.
- Together in Death: Again with Christina.
- What Is This Thing You Call Love?: According to Side-Stories, Lichty always chases girls to know if he is still capable of loving after he became a cyborg.
Initially, Lasse served as the gunner for the Celestial Being mothership Ptolemaios. He also piloted the GNR-001 GN Arms, a transformable weapon docking system for the four Gundams. In the second series, he remained with Celestial Being even when his health decayed quite a bit after the the season 1 final battle. During the assault on Veda, Lasse briefly piloted the 0 Gundam in defence of Ptolemaios II. At the end of the series Lasse remains part of Celestial Being.
Voiced by Hiroki Tochi
(Japanese) and Andrew Francis
The head of Celestial Being's mobile suit development along with his wife and daughter. On the Ptolemaios, Ian works as the ship's main engineer. He is a kind hearted man but gets angry when his machines are damaged.
Voiced by Hideyuki Umezu (Japanese) and Peter New (English)
Mileina is Ian and Linda's daughter. She joins the crew of the Ptolemaios II before the beginning of the second series and takes Christina's place on the bridge
. Despite her young age, she is a gifted technician, learning much about engineering, GN Technology, and programming from both her parents
Voiced by Haruka Tomatsu
(Japanese) and Andrea Libman (English)
- All Love Is Unrequited: She seems to have a crush on Tieria, who's probably still in-love with you know who. Makes her confession in the movie.
- To be fair, he does seem to care about her, involving a few rather sweet scenes, it's just that he probably cares about her the same way Lockon cared about Feldt.
- Bridge Bunny
- Custom Uniform of Sexy: OK, maybe she's no Sumeragi, Christina or Feldt, but she's the only girl from CB who sports a short skirt.
- Expository Hairstyle Change: The Movie trailers show her ditch the pigtails and switch them for a white headband.
- Fan Nickname: Desu-Yellow.
- Fanservice Pack: The Movie trailers gave us many glimpse of this.
- Genki Girl
- Improbable Age: She's only 14, but like Feldt, she's been with Celestial Being her whole life.
- It Runs in the Family: Her parents also work for Celestial Being.
- Magic Skirt: Wears a very short skirt yet avoids having a Panty Shot. In SPACE, no less.
- Mega Twintails
- Paramilitary Brat: Bonus points that her father's formerly an AEU soldier.
- Plucky Girl
- The Pollyanna: She never gets sad. And if she does, it'll only last shortly.
- Purple Eyes
- She's All Grown Up: In The Movie .
- Shipper on Deck: Blatantly admits to wanting to see romantic potential in Setsuna/Marina and Allelujah/Marie, and she's overjoyed to be right on the second one.
- Teen Genius: She's Celestial Being's youngest engineer.
- Token Mini Moe
- Verbal Tic: Desu!
- Walking the Earth: With the rest of CB in the finale.
- Wrench Wench
Ian's wife and mother to Mileina. She is the second lead engineer next to Ian. As Ian is often sent to perform field operations, She's left in charge of managing and developing new GN-technologies. She's also seen capable of fully utilizing a shuttle and the secondary bridge of Ptolemaios II, suggesting additional skills
in ship piloting and use of artillery weapons.
Voiced by Risa Hayamizu
(Japanese) and Jillian Michaels
Joyce B. Moreno
The doctor on board Ptolemaios, and a longtime friend
of fellow crewmate Ian Vashti from before joining Celestial Being.
Voiced by Go Shinomiya (Japanese) and Brian Drummond
Anew Returner is Revive's genetic twin who serves her group as a sleeper agent in the guise of
who Liu Mei scouted after the activation of the 00 Gundam and assisting with development of the 0 Raiser and GN Archer support vehicles. When the Ptolemaios II arrives at Celestial Being's L3 base and on Ian's suggestion, she joins the crew as the pilot and resident medic
. Over time, Anew develops a romantic relationship with Gundam Meister Lyle Dylandy. After Revive is captured by the Ptolemaios II, Anew's memories are restored as she betrays Celestial Being and disables the Ptolemaios II. However her attempt to steal the 00 Gundam is thwarted and she escapes along with Revive. Anew participates in the next operation to capture the 00 Gundam and confronts Lyle during the battle. But when Lyle convinces Anew to return to him and when she does so, Ribbons controls her through quantum brain waves and she is subsequently shot down by Setsuna when she is about to kill Lyle.
Voiced by Ryoko Shiraishi
(Japanese) and Lalainia Lindbjerg
- Artificial Human: As of all Innovators.
- Anti-Villain: Sort of. Her true personality is villainous, but Lyle and the crew's influence changes her mind.
- Bridge Bunny
- Dark Chick
- Death Equals Redemption: If one consider the theories that the Innovades' names were corruption of such "good words", it happened in season 2 episode 20 called Anew Return.
- Death Is Dramatic: Like any dead Newtype girlfriend, she gets slow-motion, a song montage, and flashbacks.
- Distaff Counterpart: Possibly of Revive Revival.
- Dying as Yourself: She has one last moment with Lyle after Setsuna destroys her mobile suit, courtesy of the GN field.
- Fatal Attraction and Star-Crossed Lovers: With Lyle.
- Four is Death: She is the fourth woman to appear in the fourth and last OP. She is part of the Innovades which consist of four pairs. And she ends up dead.
- Frontier Doctor
- Go Out with a Smile
- The Gwen Stacy
- Hello, Nurse!
- Luminescent Blush: After Lyle announce to everyone that he loves her.
- Manchurian Agent: She was sent as a deep cover agent and had her memories of being an Innovade blocked to forestall any kind of suspicion, until the moment was right.
- The Medic
- Official / Beta Couple: With Lyle.
- Opposite-Sex Clone: Of Revive... Possibly.
- Red Eyes, Take Warning: Subverted Not.
- Supernatural Gold Eyes: Everytime Revive is pinpointing her location, and presumably, when she's connecting to Veda.
- Relationship Voice Actor: See Lockon II's entry.
- Sacrificial Lion
- Sixth Ranger Traitor
- Statuesque Stunner: Measuring 170 cm, she is the tallest female in the cast, beating Kinue (164 cm), Sumeragi (163 cm) and Marina (162 cm).
- Stuffed in the Fridge: A-yup. Proud Gundam tradition, that.
- Temporary Love Interest: To Lyle. Their Relationship Upgrade happens over a four-month timeskip.
- Token Non Human
- Tomato in the Mirror
- Tomboy and Girly Girl: With Revive.
- Wrench Wench
- You Gotta Have Lavender Hair