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  • Ambiguous Gender: All of them are highly androgynous, and while it is confirmed that they have physical sexes, it can be difficult to tell which they are.
  • Artificial Human: Created by Veda to serve as its instruments.
  • Born as an Adult: Most of Innovades are created to be young-adults or teenagers humans. Since they have no age limits, they will "return" to VEDA if their tasks are over or killed in their mission.
  • Dark Is Evil: Revive, Hiling, Bring, and Devine wear black A-Laws pilot suits into combat, and are helping to enforce a tyrannical regime.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones : Most of them care for one another, although Ribbons views the others as nothing more than expendable pawns.
  • Light Is Not Good: They all wear white clothes at some point, and they secretly rule Earth with an iron fist.
  • Smug Super: All of them love to gloat about how they are superior to humans.
  • Supernatural Gold Eyes: Their eyes glow gold when they connect to Veda.
  • Underestimating Badassery: Constantly through the series. They keep thinking because they're advanced beings that humans are beneath them and they can just easily manipulate and beat them at their discretion. Celestial Being keeps proving them wrong at every turn and what's more humans begin their transition into innovation. The very thing they claim belongs solely to them. Heck, Aeolia Schenberg pretty much had them screwed over with his backup plans before the series even started.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: They all have unnatural haircolors. While this is commonplace for anime, they are the only characters in Gundam 00 aside from Feldt with this.

    Ribbons Almark
Main mecha: GN-000 0 Gundam, CB-0000G/C Reborns Gundam

Alejandro's mysterious assistant. He is very ambitious and seeks to rule over all of humanity.

Voiced by Toru Furuya (Japanese) and Michael Adamthwaite (English)

  • Abusive Parent: To the Trinity Siblings, whom he created from his DNA. First, he sent Ali to kill them after they stopped being useful Four years later, he tricks Nena into fighting Louise in order for the latter to exact her revenge.
  • Ace Pilot: While he is nowhere as good as his ego makes him think, he still manages to come out on top in his clash with Setsuna despite using the statistically inferior Reborns Gundam.
  • A God Am I: He literally claims to be "God" in the final episode, cementing his egotism.
  • Armor-Piercing Slap: He's gotten fond of this in the second season; Liu-Mei and Regene can attest to the armour-piercing factor. Regene wasn't floored, however, despite losing glasses. Either Ribbons was going easy or he needs to work out more.
  • Attack Drone: The Reborns Cannon/Gundam has GN Fangs.
  • Badass Back: Not him but his mobile suit, the Reborns Gundam. It can kick ass no matter what side one approach it from.
  • Badass in Charge: The leader of the Innovades, shadow ruler of earth and a dangerous combatant who can go toe-to-toe with Setsuna..
  • Bastard Understudy: Towards Alejandro, whom he manipulates into granting him power and disposes of.
  • Big Bad: Primarily during the second season, but retroactively for the first as well.
  • Boom, Headshot!: Regene shoots him in the head, but Ribbons just uploads his consciousness into a new clone body.
  • Broken Pedestal: To Setsuna, as he was the pilot of the Gundam that saved/inspired Setsuna as a child.
  • The Chessmaster: The events of the entire first season were primarily his doing.
  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: He constantly betrays his allies when they're no longer of use to him.
  • Cloning Gambit: He has multiple clone bodies that he can use Veda to upload his consciousness to if his body is killed.
  • The Corrupter : He exploits Louise's grief to turn her into his revenge-obsessed personal puppet.
  • Dark Messiah: Sees himself as the guide humanity needs and is willing to kill millions to ensure that he has the authority he feels he is entitled to.
  • Death by Irony: He was killed by the very boy he saved, inside the very Mobile Suit he used to save him. And said boy is also the one who inspired his plans and ruined it just when he was on the cusp of completion.
  • Death Is Cheap: Was killed at least twice. As apparently all other Innovades, he has a valid backup copy of his memory inside Veda. The reanimation was just a matter of downloading a conscience into a new clone body.
  • Enigmatic Minion: He serves Alejandro and has mysterious powers, but the reason for why aren't revealed until the first season finale.
  • Evil Gloating: He constantly gloats to others about his evil plans in a condescending way, especially when he's about to kill someone or have someone killed.
  • Evil Overlord: This is what he aspires to be, although he rules from the shadows rather than openly.
  • Fallen Hero: He was a Gundam Meister created to work with humanity to help them become true Innovators. Unfortunately, Ribons couldn't stand the idea of serving inferior humans and decided to conquer the world..
  • Fate Worse than Death: Veda could recreate him in a clone body so he could start his plans anew. But with Tieria in control of the system who has his data buried behind mounds of encryption which likewise corrupted his data, he's pretty much stuck in the very thing he was using for his own plans with little possibility of coming back, if at all in his original form. What's more, humans have begun their evolution to Innovators. So even if he did return, they'll be long evolved enough to deal with him accordingly. Either way, he's never going to get his envisioned world.
  • Fatal Flaw: Pride. Over the course of the series he manipulates and toys with peoples lives all around him all just to boost his massive ego, however this often causes problems for him later down the line. His perhaps biggest mistake is to take the whole Death Is Cheap thing that the Innovades have access to and keep it to himself believing that only he is privileged to use it.
  • Faux Affably Evil: He is soft-spoken and polite, until something happens he didn't see coming.
  • Foreshadowing: During a discussion he has with Alejandro in season one he makes a small remark hinting of his god complex.
    Ribbons: Maybe they mistake the power of the Gundam's for the power of God.
  • Humanoid Abomination: Unlike most of Innovade who still have redeeming quality beside their proud and jerk persona, Ribbons absolutely has no redeeming quality for his character and close with Satanic Archetype, even he able to mind control, posses or take over his fellow Innovade and Louise mind and its only him who able to do this.
  • It's All About Me: At the end of the day, he's just a selfish egomania, who treats all of his allies like pawns and cares only for his personal advancement.
  • Kick the Dog:
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: Slaps Wang Liu-Mei when her ambition gets on his last nerve:
  • The Man Behind the Man: He was using Alejandro's plans so he could take over the world himself.
  • Mind Control: Abuses his power over Veda to do this to his fellow Innovades when it suits him.
  • My Hero Zero: Pilots the 0 Gundam, The Hero's childhood hero. (Twice.)
  • Not Quite Dead: Since his mind is backed up in Veda, even at the end of the series he isn't truly gone. Tieria buried Ribbons' backup data behind as much encryption and data locks as he could, ensuring it would never again surface in Veda. It's also hinted that the data is corrupted anyway, possibly as a side effect of all that encryption. So even if he did come back, it wouldn't be the same as before. It's hinted that it's just as well, even if he did return, humans would have long since entered innovation, the very thing he was trying to prevent and thus could no longer lord his egotism over anyone anymore. A fitting punishment for someone as prideful as him.
  • Not-So-Well-Intentioned Extremist: Ever since a young Setsuna stared at him in awe, he gradually twisted Aeolia's plan to advance humanity to advance humanity into serving his new god complex, admitting he doesn't give a damn about the humans the plan was supposed to serve once he becomes arrogant enough.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: In Season One, he acts carefree and pretends to not understand Alejandro's schemes. It turns out that he was manipulating everyone for his own gain.
  • Opposite-Sex Clone: Has one in Hiling Care... sort of.
  • Pride: Believes himself to be superior to humanity and entitled to rule over them as a god.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: He usually says these to people before killing them, or having them killed. In order, the people he gave this speech to are Alejandro Corner, Nena Trinity, Regene Regetta and Tieria Erde.
    • Subverted in Tieria's case as he not only hijacks Veda back, but delivers his own reason you suck speech right back at Ribbons whilst he's battling Setsuna.
  • Shadow Dictator: In the second season. Publicly, the Earth Sphere Federation Federation and A-Laws are led by an unnamed President and Homer Katagiri. In reality, he's the one pulling the strings on both of them from behind the scenes, him having used VEDA to elect the former into power, while the latter answers directly to him.
  • The Starscream: To Alejandro Corner. He was originally the former's confidant, only to turn against him in the final episode of Season 1 for his own gain.
  • Transforming Mecha: His second to last MS, the Reborns Gundam/Cannon.
  • Treacherous Advisor: Tells Alejandro the location of Veda and how to usurp Aeolia's plan, only to betray him in the end.
  • Villainous Breakdown:
    • Loses his composure and slaps Wang after Setsuna destroys Momento Mori.
    • When he realizes that Setsuna swapped out the 00 Gundam for the Exia R-2, which outclasses Ribbons's 0 Gundam, he screams that Setsuna is nothing more than a human.
  • Villainous Valor: Even when he's outnumbered, outgunned, and cornered by Celestial Being late in Season 2, he chooses to fight them all at once rather than run away.
  • Visionary Villain: He does genuinely believe in Aeolia's plan... he just interprets that he should be the ruler of all mankind to bring it about.
  • Walking Spoiler: Given that he spends almost all of the first season as a minor character, pretty much anything about his true role is a major spoiler.
  • Where It All Began: His final mobile suit is O Gundam, the very first Gundam in the show and the first mobile suit Ribbons ever piloted. It's also a take back to the original gundam, since the RX-78-2 and O look exactly alike and Ribbons IS Amuro.
  • Would Hit a Girl: He gives Wang Liu Mei the slap that she deserves and knocks out Sheryl Nome and Ranka Lee in the epilogue of Scenario 44 of Super Robot Wars Z2 as per his agreement with Grace O' Connor.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Greenish hair, in his case.

    Regene Regetta

A person who looks exactly like Tieria Erde, Regene made his first appearance in the season 1 finale accompanying Louise in an elevator. In season 2, he is seen working with Ribbons and the other Innovators. Although he works closely with Ribbons, the two do not always see eye to eye. As a result, Regene often acts of his own will to complete the plan Aeolia intended in his own way.

Voiced by Romi Park (Japanese) and Nicole Oliver (English)

  • Anti-Villain: While he is nominally on Ribbons's side, he never directly opposes the heroes and gives VEDA': he gives Veda's location to Wang Liu Mei so she can deliver it to the other Celestial Being members. In the penultimate episode, he locks Ribbons out of VEDA and helps Tieria to use TRIAL system to disable all of the Innovator mobile suits.
  • Brain Uploading: After Ribbons kills Regene's body, Regene uploads his consciousness to Veda and remains within it.
  • The Chessmaster: Plays Ribbons, Wang, and Nena like a fiddle.
  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: He's Ribbons's subordinate, but often works against him to fulfill his own agenda. He gives Wang Veda's location so she can leak it to Celestial Being, only to send Nena after Wang to eliminate her once she finishes.
  • Death Is Cheap: He can upload his consciousness to Veda if his body is killed.
  • Dragon with an Agenda: He's Ribbons's second-in-command, but he has his own agenda.
  • Enigmatic Minion: He works for Ribbons but has his own agenda. After he believes that he killed Ribbons, he gloats that he will use Ribbons and Aeolia's plans to guide the world as he sees fit, but when Ribbons kills him, he helps Tieria and the rest of Celestial Being.
  • Evil Laugh: Laughs after he thinks that he has killed Ribbons.
  • Evil Twin: He was created from the same DNA as Tieria, but Regene serves Ribbons. Subverted when Regene turns oujt to be more morally ambiguous than evil.
  • Full-Name Basis: Regene calls others by their full names rather than either last or first ones.
  • Gender-Blender Name: Has a feminine name, but identifies as male.
  • The Unfought: Regene's the only Innovator within the series who didn't fight in a mobile suit or mobile armor at all, despite being the former pilot of the GRM Gundam. Then again, seeing as he's actually a good guy, this makes sense.
  • The Voice: He and Tieria after their "physical death".
  • We Can Rule Together: Goes behind Ribbons's back to try to recruit Tieria for the Innovators. Ultimately they do wind up controlling Veda and guiding humanity together, although their guidance is far more benevolent than Ribbons's.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Has purple hair.

    Revive Revival
Main mecha: GNZ-003 Gadessa

Revive Revival is an Innovator who is the genetic twin of Anew Returner, and pilot of the Gadessa. Joined the A-Laws under the rank of captain, though with a special license like Mr. Bushido to act independent, Revive agrees to follow Kati Mannequin's battle strategies. Revive usually attempts to pinpoint the Ptolemaios II's location using quantum brainwaves and Anew.

Voiced by Mitsuki Saiga (Japanese) and Jillian Michaels (English).

  • Affably Evil : While he is arrogant like most Innovators, Revive acts polite and easy-going, still showing respect toward Kati Mannequin, trusts Louise Halevy to pilot the Regnant, and cares toward the other fellow Innovator
  • BFG: The Gadessa's main weapon, a massive GN Mega Launcher.
  • Cloning Blues: Revive Revival is Anew-type Innovade. Unlike her, he is an arrogant and combat-type Innovade.
  • Cold Sniper: Is usually eerily calm and his favored weapon is a long range BFG.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Lockon Stratos, for being favor in long-range battle and their compassionate side. Which very ironic the fact his sister was become Official Couple with the 2nd Lockon Stratos.
  • Evil Twin: Anew's much more evil twin.
  • I Surrender, Suckers: Willingly being captured by Celestial Being, only for releasing Anew's Innovator persona to help him to take 0-Raiser.
  • Karmic Death: Had a part in his sister's "betrayal" and death. Her lover was the one who struck him down.
  • No Range Like Point-Blank Range: At the receiving end of Lyle's GN pistols.
  • Oh, Crap!: When Lyle's about to kill him.
  • Punny Name: He dies in the final episode entitled Rebirth.
  • Repetitive Name: Revive Revival.

    Hiling Care
Main mecha: GNZ-003 Gadessa, GNZ-005 Garazzo

Hiling Care is an Innovator and the genetic twin of Ribbons Almark. Joining Revive Revival with the A-Laws, Hiling is eager to battle with the Celestial Being and the Gundams. Hiling also frequently teases her comrades. Hiling pilots a Gadessa and later a Garazzo in several operations against the Ptolemaios II.

Voiced by Miyuki Kawasho (Japanese) and Brenna O'Brien (English)

  • Affably Evil : While she kind of jerk, hot-blooded and pompous Dark Action Girl, Hiling genuinely act more looks like a carefree and playful teenagers.
  • Bifauxnen: She was a Badass in a Nice Suit in a tux on her first appearance.
  • The Brute: Prefers to overwhelm her targets with melee superiority as ooppsed to tactics.She fights like one at least.
  • Comforting the Widow: Gender-swapped; Hiling oh-so-suggestively offers to "comfort" Divine after his brother Bring is killed, only for her advances to be swiftly shot down.
  • Dark Action Girl: While Girl is still questioned due combat-type Innovade considers as "sexless", Hiling act like teenage girl and has no problem people around her treat her like a girl. Hilling is the only girl who actively fight for Innovator due being combat-type Innovade in Innovator if you not include Anew,who is gathering intelligence-type Innovade unlike her.
  • Distaff Counterpart: Ribbons's female twin.
  • Famous Last Words: RIBBONS, SAVE ME!
  • Jack-of-All-Stats: Have no problem fighting in a close-range mobile suit like the Garazzo, or a long-range one like the Gadessa.
  • Jerkass: Mocks everyone she meets for fun, even her fellow Innovators.

    Bring Stabity and Devine Nova
Main mecha: GNZ-003 Garazzo

Bring Stabity is an Innovator who is assigned to the A-Laws in order to combat the Gundams.

Voiced by Ryotaro Okiayu (Japanese) and Brian Drummond (English)
Main mecha: GNMA-Y0001 Empruss

Devine Nova is Bring Stabity's genetic twin and makes his first appearance piloting the prototype mobile armour Empress after Celestial Being successfully destroys Memento Mori

Voiced by Ryotaro Okiayu (Japanese) and Brian Dobson (English)

  • Alas, Poor Villain : Their clones. Most of the heroes are disgusted with Ribbons for creating them just to act as suicide bombers.
  • Ape Shall Never Kill Ape : Bring believes that Innovators should not kill one another. Ironically, he is killed by his fellow Innovator Tieria.
  • Angsty Surviving Twin: Devine outlives Bring and becomes obsessed with avenging the disgrace that Bring's death brought to him.
  • Awesome Mc Coolname: Bring Stabity stands out even among the other weird Innovator names.
  • The Big Guy : Both of them are the tallest and most physically imposing Innovators.
  • The Brute: Both of them prefer fighting to thinking.
  • Zerg Rush: The army of their clones that Ribbons creates have no real sense of tactics beyond overwhelming their opponents with their vast numbers and self-destructing.


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