(シャア・アズナブル) is a fictional character
from the anime
. Char Aznable is also known as Quattro Bagina
, Edward Mass
, but was born with the name Cassoval Rem Daikun
. He is also known as the 'Red Comet', due to the speed at which he destroyed five of the Earth Federation
's Magellan battleships at the Battle of Loum during the One-Year War
. He is the brother of Sayla Mass and the son of Zeon Zum Daikun, the former leader of the Principality of Zeon
. He is a bitter rival to Amuro Ray
and he has a rather peculiar relationship with the Newtype
Char has several recognizable characteristics.
- Blonde Hair
- Often wears red clothing.
- Usually wears a mask or sunglasses to hide his true identity.
The name Char Aznable
is believed to be a reference to French singer and songwriter Charles Aznavour
Char Aznable is also responsible for spawning the Char Clone, a character based off similar characteristics to Char in Gundam. That character usually serves the same purpose as Char in the story, as being the primary rival and is usually shrouded in mystery and a mask.