Here you can find details on Gundam Seed Astray's diverse cast of characters:
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The Junk Guild is a large salvage organization made up of both Coordinators and Naturals, active both on Earth and in space. They are also hired on occasion to conduct repairs or for construction projects. They are completely neutral in any and all wars, and, theoretically, it is illegal throughout the Earth Sphere to attack a Junk Guild ship. Nonetheless, many Junk Guild ships possess weapons to defend themselves, and should not be underestimated.
Voice Actor: Masaya OnosakaA Natural member of the Junk Guild, and one of Astray's protagonists. He is impulsive, passionate, and a little stupid, but he's a genius mechanic and gets along well with almost everyone he meets. He pilots the Astray Red Frame, after finding it in the ruins of Heliopolis.
Voice Actor: Megumi Toyoguchi (SD Gundam G Generation SEED), Masayo Kurata (Gundam SEED Astray Promotional Video)Another Natural in Lowe's Junk Guild team. She has some self-confidence problems but is a skilled mechanic and decent pilot. She harbors a crush on Lowe, to which he is oblivious. She also collects George Glenn memorabilia. She pilots a customized BaCUE that once belonged to ZAFT commander Andrew Waltfield.
Voice Actor: Show HayamiA Coordinator on Lowe's team, he has a particular interest in Naturals, and finds observing Lowe's antics to be highly amusing. He often serves as the voice of reason on the Junk Guild. He pilots a worker variant of the GINN.
Voice Actor: Naomi Shindo (SD Gundam G Generation SEED), Ai Orikasa (Gundam SEED Astray Promotional Video)Her real name is unknown. A former scientist and friend of Orb's Erica Simmons. She serves as the team's leader and captain of HOME and, later, ReHOME. She and Lowe seem to think on the same wavelength at times, though she is considerably more level headed.
Voice Actor: Rikako AikawaAn AI that Lowe found on board a derelict ship, which he now carries around in a briefcase-like computer. Hachi is his constant companion and co-pilot of the Red Frame, as it has Mobile Suit combat algorithms in memory in case of an attack. In Destiny Astray, it is given to Jess Rabble and co-pilots the Out Frame, since it does not wish to accompany Lowe to Mars.
Voice Actor: Hideyuki HoriAn AI patterned off of the brain of the original Coordinator, which the Junk Guild came into possession of while on Earth. After the Professor builds him a holographic projector to use as a "body", he becomes the acting captain of the ReHOME. He... isn't exactly the legendary figure one would expect...
Yoon SefanFormer Orb scientist, she joined the Junk Guild after Orb's fall in the First Bloody Valentine War. Although a competent mechanic and engineer, she is rather clumsy and prone to emotional outbursts.
Voice Actor: Sachiko KojimaA mysterious boy introduced in X Astray sent to the Junk Guild by Rev. Malchio, he is a clone, either of Al da Flaga or Mu la Flaga. He is a skilled pilot and a highly empathic and kind boy. He pilots the Dreadnought (X Astray) Gundam, a prototype to the Providence, which becomes particularly important because it is equipped with an N-Jammer Canceller.He apparently dies in his battle with Canard, but later shows up as the Supreme Librarian of Librarian Works, piloting the Nix Providence. It is unknown whether this is the actual Prayer, or a Carbon clone of him.
A small but well-known mercenary group with a reputation for professionalism. They are true mercenaries: taking no side save the one that pays them. Other than that, they tend to stay out of battles if there's no profit involved... though they will give aid to a select few who have earned their respect, such as the Junk Guild crew.
Voice Actor: Kazuhiko InoueLeader of the Serpent Tail mercenary group, Astray's other protagonist, and an accomplished mercenary. Though he is a Coordinator, he does not side with ZAFT, instead going along with whoever pays him. Despite this, he has a strong code of honor and morals, which leads to him and Lowe establishing a mutual friendship. He pilots the Astray Blue Frame, heavily modified to suit his tastes.
Voice Actor: Katsumi ToriumiThe other combatant in Serpent Tail, Elijah is Gai's wingman and an accomplished fighter of his own. Despite being a Coordinator, he does not have the physical benefits they usually enjoy, which hurts his piloting somewhat. He pilots a custom GINN, and later a ZAKU Phantom. After defeating Goud Veia in Vs Astray, he takes the Vent Saviour as his new suit.
Voice Actor: Kumiko NishiharaThe only woman in Serpent Tail, and an expert in explosives and tactics. She left the Earth Alliance because her daughter, Kazahana, is a Coordinator.
Voice Actor: Yuu KobayashiLoretta's six-year-old (eight in Destiny) daughter, and Serpent Tail's liaison to their clients. Despite her age, she is extremely competent and fearless in the face of battle, though her concern for her fellow Serpent Tail members is obvious.
Voice Actor: Hidenari UgakiSerpent Tail's ship captain and intelligence agent. He usually stays in the background.
Voice Actor: Soichiro HoshiA product of the "Ultimate Coordinator" program that resulted in Kira Yamato, Canard was a previous test subject discarded as a failure. Because of this, he has developed an obsession with Kira, and wishes to kill him to prove himself not a failure. In X Astray, he gets into conflict with the Junk Guild upon learning that they have an N-Jammer Canceller, which he wishes to incorporate into his Hyperion Gundam to make it a match for the Freedom.After his battle with Prayer, he rebuilds the Dreadnought and Hyperion Gundams into the Dreadnought H, and, inspired by Serpent Tail, founds his own mercenary squad: Mercenary Group X. He returns as an ally in both Destiny Astray and Vs Astray.
Voice Actor: Yasunori MatsumotoA South American pilot during the Bloody Valentine War, near the war's conclusion he defected from the Alliance in order to support his home nation of South America in their bid for independence. He is considered a hero by South America and is a major morale boost for them, but is considered a deserter by the rest of the Alliance, including his former wingmen. He pilots a Sword Calamity Gundam.
Voice Actor: Yumi ToumaEdward's former wingmate, and an expert in underwater mobile suit combat. Edward's desertion of the Alliance stings all the more terribly for her since she was in love with him. During her battle with him, Jess displays an earlier interview he'd recorded of Edward, convincing her that Ed still cares about her. At that point, she joins him in his desertion. She pilots the Deep Forbidden Gundam.
Voice Actor: Asami MukaidonoOne of the Earth Alliance's top Aces, she initially pilots Dagger units, until upgrading to a Sword Calamity. Though a Natural, her piloting skills are through the roof, and it is suspected that she could pilot a Mobile Suit even without the support OS. She is Ed's final opponent in South America.
Ile de LlorarA pilot for Phantom Pain, he flies a stolen Proto-Saviour. He is also known to be a graduate of "Circus", making him a Coordinator on top of being Extended.
Matisse AdukurfA high-ranking member of Phantom Pain who answers directly to Lord Djibril. She serves as the primary antagonist in Destiny Astray. She does not actually agree with LOGOS or its ideals, but is using them to gain power so that she can one day rule the world herself. Ruthless and uncaring, she makes heavy use of Extended pilots, stolen Gundams, and propaganda to further her aims.
Ash GrayA psychopathic ZAFT soldier who joined up with the military just to be able to kill a lot of people. Near the end of the Bloody Valentine War he is assigned to hunt down Lacus Clyne, and goes after the Junk Guild because he received intelligence that their ship docked with the Eternal. He pilots the Regenerate Gundam.In Destiny Astray, it is revealed that he survived his encounter with Lowe and was captured by the Earth Alliance, and brainwashed into their Extended program. As a member of Phantom Pain, he assists in stealing the prototype Gundams at the beginning of Destiny, and goes after Jess Rabble because the Out Frame is the "brother" unit to his own Gundam, the Testament.
Bernadette LerouxA member of ZAFT's official news service, she is often seen acting as an anchorwoman for the PLANTS. She is occasionally sent out to do field work as well, and often runs into Jess Rabble.
Courtney HeironimusA ZAFT test pilot, he test piloted the Chaos Gundam. He has particular skill with the DRAGOON system.
Riika ShederThe test pilot for the Gaia. She is blind (despite being a Coordinator) and requires special glasses to see. After the Gaia is stolen by Phantom Pain, she instead pilots a ZAKU Phantom for ZAFT.
Mare StrodeA former Earth Alliance Coordinator soldier with a specialty for underwater combat. He test piloted the Abyss Gundam, and was going to be assigned as its official pilot, but it was stolen before that could happen. He hates Naturals with a passion, and harbors jealousy toward Shinn Asuka.
The Astray storyline largely focuses on the Sahaku family, one of the Orb Union's five ruling clans. Though currently the Athhas hold power, the Sahaku family is eager to turn the war to their advantage, and through it seize control. Not possessing much in the way of independent military strength, their focus is on information trafficking and political manipulation.
Rondo Gina Sahaku
Voice Actor: Nobuo TobitaThe head of the Sahaku family. It was he that commissioned the construction of the Astray Frames alongside the GAT-X machines, and he pilots the Astray Gold Frame himself. He is highly aggressive and is not above allying with Blue Cosmos in order to gain control of Orb.In Vs Astray, a Carbon clone of him appears as a member of Librarian, piloting the Astray Mirage Frame. Even after Librarian's defeat, he continues the fight...
Rondo Mina Sahaku
Voice Actor: Masako KatsukiRondo Gina's twin sister, she inherits the position as head of the Sahaku family following Gina's death, not to mention the Gold Frame. While still ambitious, she does not resort to the same underhanded tactics her brother did. She despises Lowe for his hand in Gina's death, but is willing to put aside her grudge if they need to work together.
A small group of colonies established in orbit around Mars. As they are very recently constructed, they are not entirely self-sufficient, and are often low on resources. Some Mars colonies have even begun to follow a plan similar to Durandal's Destiny Plan (in order to make the most efficient use of their limited human resources), and it is implied that they are where he got the idea. They are not interested in Earth's wars, but do send a delegation at the outbreak of the Second Bloody Valentine War to determine exactly what the political situation is.
Ergnes BraheThe young heir apparent to his home colony, Ergnes is a Coordiantor raised for leadership all his life. He is a passionate young man who despises injustice and unfair treatment. He pilots the Δ Astray, and later the ∇ Astray ("Turn Delta").
Nahe HerschelErgnes' assistant, and a Coordinator raised to act as a mediator. As such, he's very good at settling arguments peacefully. He is Ergnes' bodyguard during his mission to Earth, and pilots a Guardshell Mobile Armor.
Deago LowellA Martian Coordinator who returned with Lowe to the Earth Sphere to search for Ergnes' older sister, who has been missing for years. He is impulsive and arrogant, and believes Martians to be superior to Earth-born humans. He briefly steals the Red Frame, but later returns it and pilots an custom M-1 Astray equipped with Lowe's "Mars Jacket" armor.
The antagonists of Vs Astray, Librarian is a secret society that attacks the Earth Sphere following the conclusion of the Second Bloody Valentine War. They seek to cause a third war and overthrow Lacus and Cagalli, as they believe they are ill-suited to ruling the Earth Sphere. They have access to a technology that allows them to create "Carbon Humans", genetically-modified humans who have DNA and (somehow) memories of other people spliced into their genome.
ND HE (No Data: High Error)Librarian's best pilot, a mysterious man whose face is always hidden by his helmet. His true identity is unknown, although due to his age and exceptional piloting skills, he is rumored to be a Carbon clone of Kira Yamato. He is eventually revealed to be a Carbon clone of Gai Murakamo. He pilots the Gale Strike.
Finis SociusA Carbon clone of a series of Earth Alliance produced clones, mixed with the DNA of Goud Veia. Although the Earth Alliance controlled these clone pilots carefully through brainwashing, this brand-new Socius possesses the free will his originals never did. He pilots the Hail Buster.
Voice Actor: Tetsu ShiratoriAnother Carbon clone, this time of Elijah Kiel's old wingman. He has a split personality, one kind and gentle, the other murderous and violent. His DNA was also used as a template for Socius. He pilots the Vent Saviour Gundam.
Lily ThevalleyUnique among Librarian's Carbon Humans in that she isn't copied from any specific person, but is still instilled with enough combat knowledge and ability to make her an ace, though the process has left her mentally unstable. She pilots the Nebula Blitz Gundam, which appears to be capable of teleportation. In actuality, she has a number of clones who attack together and use the Mirage Colloid to give the appearance of teleporting, which confuses her enemies.
Un NoA hermit swordsman living on an abandoned colony, he tends to attack anyone who comes near. After learning that his beloved Red Frame is going to be a major Conflict Ball, Lowe approaches him for martial arts and swordsmanship training.In Vs Astray, a Carbon clone of him shows up in a copy of the Red Frame on the side of Librarian, and battles Lowe Gear several times. This Carbon Human is eventually killed by Lily Thevalley.
Voice Actor: Yuji UedaThe protagonist of Destiny Astray, Jess is a freelance photojournalist. He declares himself a seeker of "the truth" and prides himself on his integrity as a journalist. He is hired by Matias Adukurf to record the various conflicts of the Bloody Valentine War, and proceeds to get caught up in a political SNAFU at the beginning of Seed Destiny. He first piloted a Raysta, but was given the Astray Out Frame by Lowe as an apology for totaling his first suit.
Voice Actor: Akio OhtsukaAn abandoned Coordinator from "Circus". He is assigned by Matias Adukurf as Jess's bodyguard. He's a very capable pilot, but will only enter the fight to protect Jess, as per his contract. He pilots a variety of ZAFT mobile suits before eventually getting the Testament Gundam, which he continues to use.He later shows up in Vs Astray as a member of Librarian Works. He pilots a Regen Duel Gundam.
Setona WintersA 13-year-old Coordinator girl who often travels with Jess and Kaite. Her origins are a mystery, as she was picked up in suspended animation in orbit by a Junk Guild ship. She is extremely polite and friendly with most everyone. She is the older sister of Ergnes Brahe, future leader of the Mars colonies, and was intended to be the public face of Mars. Due to her suspended animation, she is now biologically younger than her brother.
Matias AdukurfA wealthy industrialist with ties to LOGOS, but is actually acting as a double agent for Chairman Durandal. He was once told that he "has no grasp of history", so he hires Jess Rabble to document war situations (history in the making) for him.
Kenaf LuchiniAn informant who enjoys messing with people's lives. He takes a particular interest in Lowe after observing his battle with Serpent Tail, and enjoys following their exploits and occasionally causing trouble for them.