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* PurpleIsPowerful: His final Knightmare, the Alexander Liberte, has purple armor and is a true match for Shin's Vercingetorix.



* ObliviousToLove: Seems to be completely unaware of Anna's crush towards him.






* TeenGenius: Is only 17.

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* TeenGenius: Is only 17.17 but is the one who helped develop the Alexanders.







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->'''Voiced by''': Creator/KosukeToriumi (Japanese), Jeremy Schwartz (English)



* BadBoss: Anou see the Eleven as expandable soldiers and threaten Leila with a gun.

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* BadBoss: Anou see sees the Eleven as expandable expendable soldiers and threaten threatens Leila with a gun.gun.
* BeardOfEvil: Not exactly evil, but he has a goatee and is a total asshat.
* EvilIsPetty: Leaves the W-0 Unit on the streets of a foreign city out of nothing but spite for having him removed from command.
* FrenchJerk: Has a very french-sounding name and he's a total jackass.
* HateSink: Only exists to show the callousness the European Union's army has towards Elevens and how they're NotSoDifferent from Britannia.
* LaserGuidedKarma: Deletes W-0's credentials from the EU Army's database and leaves them on the street, only for Yukiya to do the exact same thing to him some time later.



-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/UnshoIshizuka (Japanese), Creator/ChristopherSabat (English)

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* ZettaiRyouiki: Type B.



* ZettaiRyouiki: The violet-colored stockings + hotpants variety.


* StockUnderwear: He wears boxer briefs and a sleeveless undershirt to bed at night as revealed in episode 2.

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* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Leads some EU soldiers to fight against Order of St. Michael Knigtmare when they raid W-0 HQ.

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* TheDreaded: Greatly feared throughout Britannia as "The Ghost of Hannibal" for his fighting tactics in his Alexander in the Eastern European front.

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* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Nothing happens to him after he's outed as a double agent for EU-Britannia.]]


* {{Adorkable}}: Slips into this sometimes around Akito because she's interested in him and his country's culture. It comes out even more in episode 3 when she's trying (and failing) to help out with chores around the gypsy caravan.

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* CoolBike: Leila rides one in Episode #2 that looks like [[https://i.imgur.com/ZaMktlD.jpg someone applied KMF tech to build a concept sportbike]]. It's a OneSceneWonder with no impact to the plot, so it doubles as TechnologyPorn.


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[[folder:Pierre Anou]]

The ex-commanding officer of W-0, who also happens to be racist. Gets replaced by Leila in the first OVA episode.
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* ArmchairMilitary: Anou acts like this for the few minutes he's on screen, and gets called on it by Leila due to him ordering the W-0 unit to self-destruct in order to take out enemy Knightmares when it would serve no practical purpose.
* BadBoss: Anou see the Eleven as expandable soldiers and threaten Leila with a gun.
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* PurpleEyes: A sign of her Britannian heritage.


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* UndyingLoyalty: Despite being somewhat blunt and rude early on, he's this towards Leila. He won't tolerate anyone trying to mess with her as seen with how he scares [[BigBrotherBully Johann]] off in the first episode when he mocks her in public. [[spoiler:Not even Shin trying to geass Akito in killing her is enough to make him actually go through with it.]]

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* UndyingLoyalty: Despite being somewhat blunt and rude early on, he's this towards Leila. He won't tolerate anyone trying to mess with her as seen with how he scares [[BigBrotherBully Johann]] Ioan]] off in the first episode when he mocks her in public. [[spoiler:Not even Shin trying to geass Akito in killing her is enough to make him actually go through with it.]]



* ArrangedMarriage: To her older stepbrother Johann in the future. It's basically null and void by the finale [[spoiler:as Leila fakes her death and decides to live together with Akito and the others as a member of the Gypsy Caravan.]]

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* ArrangedMarriage: To her older stepbrother Johann Ioan in the future. It's basically null and void by the finale [[spoiler:as Leila fakes her death and decides to live together with Akito and the others as a member of the Gypsy Caravan.]]



* BigBrotherBully: The youngest of her older brothers, Johann, treats her as a concubine due to his hatred of the idea that he will be forced to marry her at his father's behest. Subverted with her two other brothers Daniel and Stefan, who are both {{Nice Guy}}s. Subverted when it's revealed that Johann does care for her at heart too when he tries talking her into coming home rather than continue risking her life in Episode 3.

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* BigBrotherBully: The youngest of her older brothers, Johann, Ioan, treats her as a concubine due to his hatred of the idea that he will be forced to marry her at his father's behest. Subverted with her two other brothers Daniel and Stefan, who are both {{Nice Guy}}s. Subverted when it's revealed that Johann Ioan does care for her at heart too when he tries talking her into coming home rather than continue risking her life in Episode 3.

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* {{Foil}}: Is one to ''two'' characters from the first series: [[ActualPacifist Euphemia]] and [[AntiHero Lelouch]]. On the side of Euphemia, she's a WideEyedIdealist with a strong attraction to an "Eleven" Pilot of noble blood and a great belief in the good of people and determined to make the world a better place. However, she's much more pragmatic than Euphemia and is an ActionGirl. Meanwhile, like Lelouch she's TheStrategist to an elite team of "Elevens" who fights against a tyranical empire [[spoiler: and possesses a powerful Geass that aids her in defeating the enemy.]] She even has a tragic past which destroyed her family and left her in the care of a non-noble but still very rich family. However, she's [[AFatherToHisMen A Mother To Her Men]] and is much closer to her group, not to mention not as cynical as Lelouch. And, most importantly, unlike the two of them [[spoiler: Leila doesn't die and keeps a positive image to the world instead of being demonized.]]


* FirstNameBasis: She starts calling Akito by his first name come Episode 3 after she calms him down with a hug when he starts to panic when remembering his DarkAndTroubledPast. By the finale she's shown to be disappointed that Akito still refers to her as "Commander" instead of her own first name despite both of them having already left the army. Akito catches on and corrects himself much to her joy.

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* FirstNameBasis: She starts calling Akito by his first name come Episode 3 after she calms him down with a hug when he starts to panic when remembering his DarkAndTroubledPast. By the finale she's shown to be disappointed that Akito still refers to her as "Commander" instead of her own first name despite [[spoiler:despite both of them having already left the army. army.]] Akito catches on and corrects himself by finally calling her "Leila" much to her joy.


The main protagonist and titular character of ''Anime/CodeGeassAkitoTheExiled''. He's a member of the special unit W-0 of the Europia United army. After a disastrous first operation he's left as the sole survivor of the unit's initial batch of Japanese pilots. Quiet and reserved, he's an incredibly skilled combatant. He also serves as Leila Malcal's bodyguard and even gives her advice at times.

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The main protagonist and titular character of ''Anime/CodeGeassAkitoTheExiled''. He's a member of the special unit W-0 (Wyvern Squad) of the Europia United army. After a disastrous first operation he's left as the sole survivor of the unit's initial batch of Japanese pilots. Quiet and reserved, he's an incredibly skilled combatant.combatant whose prowess in battle earns him the nickname "Ghost of Hannibal" from the Euro-Britannia army. He also serves as Leila Malcal's bodyguard and even gives her advice at times.



* AxCrazy: Not by choice. As a boy, he was geassed [[spoiler:by his older brother Shin]] to "die". However, as Akito was still a child at the time and thus too young to understand the concept of death, the order failed to register and he ended up living. However, the order itself remained within his psyche and eventually translated into ''killing everything that stood in his path'' when activated in battle. [[spoiler:This later goes away thanks to Leila and his friends continuously reaching out to Akito to not give in to the order and eventually succeed.]]

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* AxCrazy: Not by choice. As a boy, he was geassed [[spoiler:by by his older brother Shin]] Shin to "die". However, as Akito was still a child at the time and thus too young to understand the concept of death, the order failed to register and he ended up living. However, the order itself remained within his psyche and eventually translated into ''killing everything that stood in his path'' when activated in battle. [[spoiler:This This later goes away thanks to Leila and his friends continuously reaching out to Akito to not give in to the order and eventually succeed.]]



* BrokenHero: At the start of the series, he still hasn't mentally recovered from [[spoiler:his brother killing the rest of his family and attempting to Geass him to death]].

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* BrokenHero: At the start of the series, he still hasn't mentally recovered from [[spoiler:his brother killing he's a rather cynical and emotionless with a desire to "die" thanks to his DarkAndTroubledPast. He eventually grows out of this by the rest of his family and attempting end thanks to Geass him to death]].time spent with the W-0 unit.



* CharacterDevelopment: Come Episode 3 he starts to finally bond with Leila and the others thanks to their time with the Gypsy Caravan. This and later events slowly has the effect of turning Akito to a more friendly and caring person, [[spoiler:something that also allows to finally overcome his brother's geass order once and for all. The final episode even has him cracking genuinely warm smiles such as when he agrees that Ashley become a pilot for the W-0 in their final battle.]]

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* CharacterDevelopment: Come Episode 3 he starts to finally bond with Leila and the others thanks to their time with the Gypsy Caravan. This and later events slowly has the effect of turning Akito to a more friendly and caring person, [[spoiler:something something that also allows to finally overcome his brother's geass order once and for all. The [[spoiler:The final episode even has him cracking genuinely warm smiles such as when he agrees that Ashley become a pilot for the W-0 in their final battle.]]



* DarkAndTroubledPast: Sole survivor of his family along with his brother Shin. [[spoiler:All of his family was killed by his brother.]]
* DeathSeeker: He's instilled with a desire to "die" thanks to his brother.

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: Sole [[spoiler:As a child he was the sole survivor of his family along with his brother Shin. [[spoiler:All of his family family's massacre by Shin and was killed later even geassed by his brother.the latter into dying, though the order didn't stick but ended up severely affecting Akito's mental state in the years to come.]]
* DeathSeeker: He's instilled with a desire to "die" thanks to his brother. Subverted in that Akito never truly attempts to kill himself or let himself be killed during battle as seen in the first episode where he had the perfect opportunity to do so thanks to the bombs that were initially planted on his Alexander.



* {{Foil}}: A very, ''very'' strong one to Suzaku. Both are Eleven Soldiers who have DeathSeeker tendencies and fight for a woman they care for. However, Suzaku started out as firmly idealistic until [[spoiler:Euphemia's death]] caused him to turn to cynicism and constantly betrayed those around him including those he cared for. Akito on the other hand started out firmly cynical, but his time with the W-0 turns him into a better and more idealistic person, is quite loyal to his comrades in the W-0, [[spoiler:and unlike Suzaku, he's able to live out a peaceful life with Leila at the end.]]

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* {{Foil}}: A very, ''very'' strong one to Suzaku. Both are Eleven Soldiers who have DeathSeeker tendencies and fight for a woman they care for. However, Suzaku started out as firmly idealistic until [[spoiler:Euphemia's death]] caused him to turn to cynicism and constantly betrayed betray those around him including those he cared for. Akito on the other hand started out firmly cynical, but his time with the W-0 unit turns him into a better and more idealistic person, person. He is also quite loyal to his comrades in the W-0, [[spoiler:and [[spoiler:and, unlike Suzaku, he's able to live out a peaceful life with Leila at the end.]]



** HeroicBSOD: People affected by Akito's Geass suffer from a mental breakdown after a while.
* HeroicBastard: Akito counts as one since he wasn't the blood-born son of Shin's father, but the son of another man whom their mother had an affair with.

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** * HeroicBSOD: People affected by Akito's Geass suffer from a mental breakdown after a while.
Akito undergoes this in Episode 2 when he remembers his past. As his mind was linked with his squad at the time, they also see his memories and experience the same thing.
* HeroicBastard: Akito [[spoiler:Akito counts as one since he wasn't the blood-born son of Shin's father, but the son of another man whom their mother had an affair with.]]



* ISeeDeadPeople: Akito attributes his capability to do so with an unexplained NearDeathExperience. [[spoiler:However, it may be connected with his brother's Geass command, since Shin also sees dead people.]]

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* ISeeDeadPeople: Akito attributes his capability to do so with an unexplained NearDeathExperience. [[spoiler:However, However, it may be connected with his brother's Geass command, since Shin also sees dead people.]]



* OfficialCouple: [[spoiler:With Leila at the end of the final episode.]]
* OneManArmy: Can tear through entire Knightmare squads single-handedly as shown in the first OVA. Despite being outnumbered and out of ammo, the moment the self-destruct mechanism of his unit is disabled he quickly proceeds to dominate the remaining enemy forces by himself.

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* OfficialCouple: [[spoiler:With With Leila at the end of the final episode.]]
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* OneManArmy: Can tear through entire Knightmare squads single-handedly as shown in the first OVA. Despite being outnumbered and out of ammo, the moment the self-destruct mechanism of his unit is disabled he quickly proceeds to dominate the remaining enemy forces by himself.himself with little to no trouble.



* ShortHairWithTail: He's had the style since he was a kid apparently. [[spoiler:He even cuts the tail off so Leila can have something to bury in the worst case scenario before the last mission, but is seen to have grown it back later on.]]

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* ShortHairWithTail: He's had the style since he was a kid apparently. [[spoiler:He He even cuts the tail off so Leila can have something to bury in the worst case scenario before the last mission, but is seen to have grown it back later on.]]



* TheStoic: Off the battlefield, he's a very quiet man bordering on emotionless, but he does at least display a [[DeadpanSnarker sense of humor]]. During the later episodes, he begins to show more and more emotion, though he still remains calm and composed for the most part.
** NotSoStoic: His brother Shin provokes this reaction from him. Justified: When your arch-enemy and big brother tried using PsychicAssistedSuicide on you, you're not exactly going to be happy to see him again. On a lighter note, he's also not fond of fish and gets teased about it by the others. [[spoiler:He's also quite speechless at Leila kissing him during the epilogue of the series.]]
* UndyingLoyalty: Despite being somewhat blunt and rude early on, he's this towards Leila. He won't tolerate anyone trying to mess with her as seen with how he scares [[BigBrotherBully Johann]] off in the first OVA. [[spoiler:It even reaches a point that Shin trying to command Akito with his Geass to kill Leila fails.]]

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* TheStoic: Off the battlefield, he's a very quiet man bordering on emotionless, but he does at least display a [[DeadpanSnarker sense of humor]]. During the later episodes, he begins starts to show more open up to Leila and more emotion, his comrades though he still remains calm and composed for the most part.
** NotSoStoic: His brother Shin provokes this reaction from him. Justified: When your arch-enemy and big brother tried using PsychicAssistedSuicide on you, you're not exactly going to be happy to see him again. On a lighter note, the battlefield he's also not fond practically the opposite of fish how he usually is, screaming again and gets teased about it by the others. [[spoiler:He's also quite speechless at Leila kissing him during the epilogue of the series.]]
again for his opponents to die as he savagely beats them to death.
* UndyingLoyalty: Despite being somewhat blunt and rude early on, he's this towards Leila. He won't tolerate anyone trying to mess with her as seen with how he scares [[BigBrotherBully Johann]] off in the first OVA. [[spoiler:It episode when he mocks her in public. [[spoiler:Not even reaches a point that Shin trying to command geass Akito in killing her is enough to make him actually go through with his Geass to kill Leila fails.it.]]



Akito Hyuga's superior who serves as TheStrategist and later commander of the W-0 unit. She's actually Britannian by birth, but was raised in the E.U. after her family defected thanks to disagreeing with the Britannian Empire's policies and system. She develops a friendship with Akito early on, often asking him about what he thinks regarding certain matters, and later falls in love with him.

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The main heroine of ''Anime/CodeGeassAkitoTheExiled''. She is Akito Hyuga's superior who serves as TheStrategist and later commander of the W-0 unit. She's Though a member of the E.U. army, she's actually Britannian by birth, birth but was raised in the E.U. after her family defected thanks to disagreeing with the Britannian Empire's policies and system. She develops a friendship with Akito early on, often asking him about what he thinks regarding certain matters, and later falls in love with him.



* ArrangedMarriage: To her older stepbrother Johann in the future. [[spoiler:It's basically null and void now after she falls in love with Akito and decides to join up the Gypsy Caravan they met in Episode 3 together with the others.]]
* TheAtoner: Leila has feelings of guilt over the multitude of Elevens that died during the W-0's first operation due to her not removing her racist commander earlier than she did.

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* ArrangedMarriage: To her older stepbrother Johann in the future. [[spoiler:It's It's basically null and void now after she falls in love by the finale [[spoiler:as Leila fakes her death and decides to live together with Akito and decides to join up the others as a member of the Gypsy Caravan they met in Episode 3 together with the others.Caravan.]]
* TheAtoner: Leila has feelings of guilt over the multitude of Elevens that died during the W-0's first operation due to her not removing her incompetent racist commander earlier than she did.



* BigBrotherBully: The youngest of her older brothers, Johann, treats her as a concubine due to his hatred of the idea that he will be forced to marry her at his father's behest. Subverted with her two other brothers Daniel and Stefan, who are both {{Nice Guy}}s. [[spoiler:Subverted when it's revealed that Johann does care for her at heart too when he tries talking her into coming home rather than continue risking her life.]]

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* BigBrotherBully: The youngest of her older brothers, Johann, treats her as a concubine due to his hatred of the idea that he will be forced to marry her at his father's behest. Subverted with her two other brothers Daniel and Stefan, who are both {{Nice Guy}}s. [[spoiler:Subverted Subverted when it's revealed that Johann does care for her at heart too when he tries talking her into coming home rather than continue risking her life.]]life in Episode 3.



* FirstNameBasis: She starts calling Akito by his first name come Episode 3 after she calms him down with a hug when he starts to panic when remembering his DarkAndTroubledPast. By the finale she's shown to be disappointed that Akito still refers to her as "Commander" instead of her own first name despite both of them having already left the army. Akito catches on and corrects himself much to her joy.



* FirstNameBasis: She starts calling Akito by his first name come Episode 3 after she calms him down with a hug when he starts to panic when remembering his DarkAndTroubledPast. [[spoiler:By the finale she's shown to be disappointed that Akito still refers to her as Commander instead of her name despite both of them having already left the army. Akito catches on and corrects himself much to her joy.]]



* HeroicBSOD: Suffers from one during Episode 4 where she believes Akito had died. Though since they were under invasion at the time, she gets back up after some pep talk from Claus. Afterwards though, she silently cries to herself in her room. That said, she eventually comes to the belief that he's alive, and it's proven by the end.

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* HeroicBSOD: Suffers [[spoiler:Suffers from one during Episode 4 where when she believes Akito had died. Though since they were under invasion at the time, she gets back up after some pep talk from Claus. Afterwards though, she silently cries to herself in her room. That said, doesn't last long either as she eventually comes to the belief that he's alive, and it's alive as proven by the end.]]



* [[InnocentBlueEyes Innocent Purple Eyes]]: Which in ''Anime/CodeGeass'' terms sadly means BreakTheCutie is coming. [[spoiler:Subverted since she [[EarnYourHappyEnding earned her happy ending]] with Akito and their comrades.]]
* JeanneDArchetype: Played straight. She's an ActionGirl leading forces against British oppressors and inspiring people along the way. [[spoiler:It's taken advantage of by Gene Smilas in his EvilPlan.]]

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* [[InnocentBlueEyes Innocent Purple Eyes]]: Which in ''Anime/CodeGeass'' terms sadly means BreakTheCutie is coming. [[spoiler:Subverted since she [[EarnYourHappyEnding earned her happy ending]] with Akito and their comrades.]]
InnocentBlueEyes: More purple than blue, but it fits.
* JeanneDArchetype: Played straight. She's an ActionGirl leading forces against British oppressors and inspiring people along the way. [[spoiler:It's taken Smilas even refers to her as their very own Jeanne d'Arc. [[spoiler:He tries to take advantage of this by Gene Smilas turning Leila into a martyr whose death would motivate the rest of Europia into supporting him in his EvilPlan.bid to take over.]]



* OfficialCouple: [[spoiler:With Akito at the end of Final Episode.]]

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* OfficialCouple: [[spoiler:With With Akito at the end of Final Episode.]]the final episode.



* ShipTease: With Akito. She develops a strong interest in him early on and overall is the closest to him out of all the members of the W-0 unit. Her feelings are eventually reciprocated in the final episode as she and Akito live out their lives together peacefully and away from the war between the E.U. and Britannia.]]
* WideEyedIdealist: [[spoiler:And unlike most other characters of this type in the franchise, she actually gets her happy ending!]]

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* ShipTease: With Akito. She develops a strong interest in him early on and is the overall is the closest to him out of all the members of the W-0 unit. Her Akito for his part is very loyal towards Leila and her feelings for him are eventually reciprocated in the final episode as [[spoiler:as she and Akito live out their lives together peacefully and away from the war between the E.U. and Britannia.]]
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* WideEyedIdealist: [[spoiler:And unlike most other characters of this type As mentioned in RosseauWasRight, she's a firm believer in the franchise, she actually gets idea that all humans are good by nature which causes her happy ending!]]to clash with Shin and his nihilistic beliefs.



The leader of a Japanese terrorist group arrayed against Britannia who ends up being "recruited" into W-0's Wyvern Squad.

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The leader of a A Japanese youth in charge of a terrorist group arrayed against Britannia who ends up being "recruited" cell based out in Europia. Together with his friends Ayano and Yukiya, all three are conscripted into W-0's Wyvern Squad.the W-0 unit after their failure to kidnap General Gene Smilas in an attempt to steal the latest Knightmare Frame that the E.U. had to offer. Though initially unimpressed with Akito and Leila, he's quick to warm-up to them after their mission in Slonim.



* FireForgedFriends: With Akito and Leila by the time of the middle half of the story, though more with the former.

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* FireForgedFriends: With Akito and Leila Leila, especially the former, by the time end of the middle half of the story, though more with the former.Episode 2.



* {{Irony}}: He was in charge of a group that had, get this, eleven members. This in a series where Japanese are ''called'' Elevens.
* PetTheDog: He becomes sympathetic towards Akito after finding out that [[spoiler:Akito's brother]] irrationally wanted him killed, with the two eventually becoming good friends.
* ShipperOnDeck: During Episode 3, the look on his face says it all as he prevents Ayano from following after Leila who chases after Akito into the woods.
* SuperDrowningSkills: He doesn't know how to swim and he has to be rescued by the others.

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* {{Irony}}: He A small one as it never actually gets brought up during the story. Prior to joining the W-0 unit, Ryo was in charge of a group that had, get this, eleven had precisely ''eleven'' members. This in a series where the Japanese are ''called'' Elevens.
* PetTheDog: He becomes sympathetic towards Akito after finding out that [[spoiler:Akito's brother]] Akito's brother irrationally wanted him killed, with the two killed as a young boy. This eventually leads to the two of them becoming good friends.
* ShipperOnDeck: During Episode 3, the look on his face says it all as he prevents Ayano from following after Leila who chases after Akito into the woods.
* SuperDrowningSkills: He doesn't know how to swim and he has to be rescued by the others.others when he falls into a river.



An Japanese terrorist from Ryo's group who ends up being "recruited" into W-0's Wyvern Squad.

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An A young Japanese terrorist girl from Ryo's group who ends up being "recruited" terrorist group. Together with Ryo and Yukiya, she was conscripted into W-0's Wyvern Squad.W-0 unit after their failure to kidnap General Smilas.



* AbsoluteCleavage: For some reason, she spent the early portion of episode 3 with her uniform opened, so everyone can see her chest. Which makes you wonder why she's embarrassed of being stripped naked by old ladies, while indoor.
* AncestralWeapon: Has a blade passed down to her from her samurai ancestry. [[spoiler:She later decides to let Akito keep it, in the hope that it'll bring him good luck.]]
* BoobsOfSteel: She's far more hands-on by comparison to Leila. Not to say that Leila isn't a good fighter herself, though; Ayano is just more likely to fight being a front-line soldier and all compared to Leila being a commander.
* CantHoldHerLiquor: In a Picture Drama. She turns into an crying drunk off the smell of sake.
* {{Expy}}: Somewhat serves as one to Kallen from the original series, although she isn't a HotBlooded [[TheLadette Ladette]], instead being a calmer TomboyWithAGirlyStreak.
* TheHeart: Becomes something of this for Wyvern Squad, and even defeats [[spoiler:Jean with a CoolDownHug that convinces her to not launch the missile to destroy Pendragon.]]

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* AbsoluteCleavage: For some reason, When not in battle she spent the early portion of episode 3 with wears her uniform opened, so everyone can see her chest. Which makes you wonder why she's embarrassed of being stripped naked by old ladies, while indoor.
pilot suit like this.
* AncestralWeapon: Has She has a blade kodachi passed down to her from the days when her samurai ancestry. [[spoiler:She family were still samurai. It's taken by Leila after Ayano and her friends are conscripted into the W-0 unit and later given to Akito so that he could return it once their mission in Slonim was over. Once she finds out, Ayano instead decides to let Akito him keep it, it in the hope that it'll bring him good luck.]]
* BoobsOfSteel: She's far more hands-on by comparison to Leila. Not to say that Leila isn't a good fighter herself, though; Ayano is just more likely to fight being a front-line soldier and all compared to Leila being a commander.
luck.
* CantHoldHerLiquor: In a Picture Drama. She turns into an crying drunk off just from the smell of sake.
* {{Expy}}: Somewhat serves as one to Kallen from the original series, although series. Although she isn't a HotBlooded [[TheLadette Ladette]], instead being a calmer TomboyWithAGirlyStreak.
* TheHeart: Becomes something of this for Wyvern Squad, and Squad. She even defeats [[spoiler:Jean Jean with a CoolDownHug that convinces her to not launch the missile to destroy Pendragon.]]



* ShamefulStrip: She gets one from the gypsy ladies in episode 3. PlayedForLaughs though. Leila on the other hand didn't really mind the gypies changing her clothes.
* {{Tomboy}}: She wears jeans, coats, and shorts more often than Leila.
* TomboyWithAGirlyStreak: Though she is rather excited to buy a pretty dress in the market and is disappointed when Leila's credit was locked out by the vindictive [[CorruptQuartermaster quartermaster]].

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* ShamefulStrip: She gets one from the gypsy ladies in episode 3. PlayedForLaughs though. Leila on as she receives one in Episode 3 from the other hand didn't really mind the gypies changing her clothes.
* {{Tomboy}}: She wears jeans, coats, and shorts more often than Leila.
Old Gypsies.
* TomboyWithAGirlyStreak: Though she is Between her and Leila she's quite definitely the Tomboy of the two. That doesn't stop having feminine interests however as seen with how she's rather excited to buy a pretty dress in the market and is disappointed when Leila's credit was locked out by the vindictive [[CorruptQuartermaster quartermaster]].



The final surviving member of Ryo's group, Yukiya excels at collecting data and handling explosives. Like his boss and Ayano, he's also "recruited" into W-0's Wyvern Squad.

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The final surviving third member of Ryo's group, terrorist group. Yukiya excels at collecting data and handling explosives. Like his boss and Ayano, he's also "recruited" conscripted into W-0's Wyvern Squad.joining the E.U. army's W-0 unit after they failed kidnapping attempt of General Smilas.



* CharacterDevelopment: By the fifth OVA
* ColdSniper: His Knightmare Frame's primary weapon is a sniper rifle. Later develops into a FriendlySniper.

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* CharacterDevelopment: By the fifth OVA
* ColdSniper: His Knightmare Frame's primary weapon is a sniper rifle. Later develops into a FriendlySniper.
final two episodes he's learned to care deeply about his new friends in the W-0 unit.



* DisproportionateRetribution: He blew up an entire building full o Eleven to get revenge on his bullies.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: He blew up an entire building full o Eleven of Elevens just to get revenge on his bullies.



* FriendlySniper: Both of his machines are long-ranged equipped, and after he mellows out to Akito and Leila, he more or less becomes this.
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:It's implied that he tries this ''twice'', but he lives through both attempts.]]
* MadBomber: When not in a mecha bombs seem to be his WeaponOfChoice, as he used them to take out his abusers prior to joining Ryo's crew and [[spoiler:was ready to blow himself up as a means helping Ryo and Ayano more than once]].
* PayEvilUntoEvil: He bombed a school that had the same classmates who fucked up his hand. The evil part also comes from how he seemed unconcerned with any other students who weren't responsible for abusing him.

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* FriendlySniper: Both of his machines are long-ranged equipped, and after he mellows out warms up to Akito and Leila, he more or less becomes this.
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:It's implied that he tries this ''twice'', but he lives through both attempts.]]
*
MadBomber: When not in a mecha Knightmare, bombs seem to be his WeaponOfChoice, WeaponOfChoice as he used them to take out his abusers prior to joining Ryo's crew and [[spoiler:was was ready to blow himself up as a means helping Ryo and Ayano more than once]].
once.
* PayEvilUntoEvil: He bombed a school that had the same classmates who fucked up scarred his hand. The evil part also comes from how he seemed unconcerned with any other students who weren't responsible for abusing him.



* UndyingLoyalty: To Ryo.

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* UndyingLoyalty: To Ryo.Ryo and Ayano. As mentioned he attempts to blow himself and those around him up should any harm come to them.



The scientist who developed the Alexander Knightmare Frame and a childhood friend of Leila.

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The scientist who developed responsible for developing the Alexander special Knightmare Frame and of the W-0 unit the Alexander. She is a childhood friend of Leila.



* BunnyEarsLawyer: Despite his eccentricities [[spoiler:and being a mole]], he's an excellent officer.

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* BunnyEarsLawyer: Despite his eccentricities [[spoiler:and being a mole]], eccentricities, he's an excellent officer.



* TheMole: [[spoiler:Is spying for Britannia in exchange for help with his daughter's medical bills. Leila knows this, but respects him too much to turn him in.]]

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* TheMole: [[spoiler:Is spying [[spoiler:He's working as a spy for Britannia Euro-Britannia in exchange for help with his daughter's medical bills. Leila knows this, but respects him too much to turn him in.]]



* UndyingLoyalty: To Leila; [[spoiler:even after revealing himself to be a mole, he's still ready to lay down his life to protect her]].

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* UndyingLoyalty: To Leila; [[spoiler:even Leila. [[spoiler:Even after revealing himself to be a mole, he's still ready to lay down his life to protect her]].her.]]



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: When Leila takes command of W-0 from Anou, he has no objections, and even helps subdue Anou.

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: When Leila takes command of W-0 from Anou, he has no objections, objections and even helps subdue Anou.the latter.



** NotSoStoic: Following the success of the EU offensive in episode 2 he grins and does a fist pump, though he quickly resumes his regular expression.
* StoicSpectacles

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** NotSoStoic: Following the success of the EU E.U. offensive in episode Episode 2 he grins and does a fist pump, though he quickly resumes his regular expression.
* StoicSpectaclesStoicSpectacles: As mentioned above he's rather serious individual compared to his comrades in the W-0 unit.






A general of the EU and Leila's superior, as well as mentor.

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A general of the EU and E.U. army. He is Leila's superior, direct superior and as well as mentor.



* AmbitionIsEvil: [[spoiler:He wants to rule over the Union as its emperor.]]
* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler: No one sheds any tears when Ashley kills him.]]

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* AmbitionIsEvil: [[spoiler:He wants to rule over the Union E.U. as its emperor.]]
* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler: No [[spoiler:No one sheds any tears when Ashley kills him.]]



* CoolOldGuy: One of the few Europeans who seems to have respect for the Elevens.

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* CoolOldGuy: One of the few Europeans who seems to have respect for the Elevens. [[spoiler:After his true nature is revealed it's implied that he's likely faking it.]]



* DistressedDude: Briefly in Episode 1.
* KnightInSourArmor: Is unhappy with the EU's corrupt elite, but still believes in its revolutionary ideals. [[spoiler:Actually, he just wants to become its emperor.]]

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* DistressedDude: Briefly in Episode 1.
1 as he ends up on the receiving end of a kidnapping attempt by Ryo's group.
* KnightInSourArmor: Is unhappy with the EU's corrupt elite, but still believes in its revolutionary ideals. [[spoiler:Actually, [[spoiler:In truth however he just wants to become its emperor.]]



%%* NiceHat

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%%* NiceHat* NiceHat: Wears one when heading an operation himself.


* FirstNameBasis: With Leila in the final episode [[spoiler:after the two of them leave the E.U. army. He initially called her "Commander" again but after seeing Leila's disappointed expression he realizes his mistake and finally calls Leila by her first name. Leila responds by kissing him on the lips.]]
* {{Foil}}: A very, ''very'' strong one to Suzaku. Both are Eleven Soldiers who have DeathSeeker tendencies and fight for a they care for. However, Suzaku started out as firmly idealistic until [[spoiler:Euphemia's death]] caused him to turn to cynicism and constantly betrayed those around him including those he cared for. Akito on the other hand started out firmly cynical, but his time with the W-0 turns him into a better and more idealistic person, is quite loyal to his comrades in the W-0, [[spoiler:and unlike Suzaku, he's able to live out a peaceful life with Leila at the end.]]

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* FirstNameBasis: With Leila in the final episode [[spoiler:after the two of them leave the E.U. army. He initially called her "Commander" again but after seeing Leila's disappointed expression he realizes his mistake and finally calls Leila her by her first name. Leila responds by kissing him on the lips.]]
* {{Foil}}: A very, ''very'' strong one to Suzaku. Both are Eleven Soldiers who have DeathSeeker tendencies and fight for a woman they care for. However, Suzaku started out as firmly idealistic until [[spoiler:Euphemia's death]] caused him to turn to cynicism and constantly betrayed those around him including those he cared for. Akito on the other hand started out firmly cynical, but his time with the W-0 turns him into a better and more idealistic person, is quite loyal to his comrades in the W-0, [[spoiler:and unlike Suzaku, he's able to live out a peaceful life with Leila at the end.]]

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