Athrun Zala

Athrun Zala is a fictional character from the Japanese science fiction anime television series Mobile Suit Gundam SEED and its sequel Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny, part of the Gundam franchise.wikipedia
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Akira Ishida

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He is voiced in Japanese by Akira Ishida and in English by Samuel Vincent in the Ocean dub and by Chris Hackney in the NYAV dub.
For his portrayal of Athrun Zala in Gundam Seed Destiny, he was chosen as the most popular voice actor in the Animage Anime Grand Prix in 2004, and won the Best Supporting Character (male) award at the first Seiyu Awards in 2007.

Samuel Vincent

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He is voiced in Japanese by Akira Ishida and in English by Samuel Vincent in the Ocean dub and by Chris Hackney in the NYAV dub.
He also voiced Athrun Zala from Mobile Suit Gundam SEED, Hikaru Shindo from Hikaru no Go, Julian Star from Cardcaptors, and Tieria Erde from Mobile Suit Gundam 00.

Kira Yamato

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Participating in the war between Coordinators and regular humans, referred to as Naturals, Athrun discovered that his childhood friend Kira Yamato was a member of the Naturals' military organization, the Earth Alliance, despite being a Coordinator.
Kira is shocked when he discovers that his childhood friend Athrun Zala is a member of ZAFT.

Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny

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Athrun Zala is a fictional character from the Japanese science fiction anime television series Mobile Suit Gundam SEED and its sequel Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny, part of the Gundam franchise. Athrun has appeared in manga adaptations from the series, taking the leading role in Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny: The Edge.
Cagalli's bodyguard Athrun Zala joins ZAFT pilot Shinn Asuka to stop them.

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Athrun Zala is a fictional character from the Japanese science fiction anime television series Mobile Suit Gundam SEED and its sequel Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny, part of the Gundam franchise. Patrick orders him to track and retrieve the mobile suit ZGMF-X10A Freedom, which was stolen by Athrun's fiancée Lacus Clyne and to eliminate her.
During the journey to Earth, Kira pilots the Strike to counter a series of attacks by ZAFT but is seemingly killed by his childhood friend, ZAFT soldier Athrun Zala, during one of their battles in which he also is nearly killed.

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At the start of the series Athrun is a member of Rau Le Creuset's team which carries out a ZAFT raid on the neutral colony Heliopolis.
Patrick Zala, father of Athrun Zala, is the National Defense Committee Chairman who is the radical faction leader of the PLANT Supreme Council.

Lacus Clyne

Patrick orders him to track and retrieve the mobile suit ZGMF-X10A Freedom, which was stolen by Athrun's fiancée Lacus Clyne and to eliminate her.
He hands her over to Athrun Zala, who is engaged to Lacus.

Cagalli Yula Athha

He is found by Cagalli Yula Athha of the neutral country Orb, who despite being angered by Kira's supposed death, allows him to return to ZAFT after both discuss the reasons for killing.
Cagalli stays with Orb and later learns that captured ZAFT soldier Athrun Zala has apparently killed Kira.

Shinn Asuka

There, Athrun becomes commander of the mobile suit pilots, becoming a mentor to Shinn Asuka, though the two do not always get along well.
When Athrun Zala becomes Shinn's commander, he is initially angered by his appointment, but eventually comes to respect him.

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In the Game Boy Advance game, Mobile Suit Gundam Seed: Tomo to Kimi to Senjou de, the players walks around with Athrun asking people what a good gift would be. In Mobile Suit Gundam Seed: Rengou vs. Z.A.F.T. and Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny: Rengou vs. Z.A.F.T. II, Athrun can be playable in both modes, as a ZAFT pilot or as an Orb pilot.
Athrun Zala (SEED)

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Athrun Zala is a fictional character from the Japanese science fiction anime television series Mobile Suit Gundam SEED and its sequel Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny, part of the Gundam franchise.

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Athrun Zala is a fictional character from the Japanese science fiction anime television series Mobile Suit Gundam SEED and its sequel Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny, part of the Gundam franchise.

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Athrun Zala is a fictional character from the Japanese science fiction anime television series Mobile Suit Gundam SEED and its sequel Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny, part of the Gundam franchise.

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Athrun Zala is a fictional character from the Japanese science fiction anime television series Mobile Suit Gundam SEED and its sequel Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny, part of the Gundam franchise.

Manga

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Athrun has appeared in manga adaptations from the series, taking the leading role in Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny: The Edge.

Original video animation

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Athrun appears in the original video animation Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny Final Plus that expands his role from the sequel's finale.

Game Boy Advance

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In the Game Boy Advance game, Mobile Suit Gundam Seed: Tomo to Kimi to Senjou de, the players walks around with Athrun asking people what a good gift would be. In Mobile Suit Gundam Seed: Rengou vs. Z.A.F.T. and Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny: Rengou vs. Z.A.F.T. II, Athrun can be playable in both modes, as a ZAFT pilot or as an Orb pilot.

Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny: Rengou vs. Z.A.F.T. II

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In the Game Boy Advance game, Mobile Suit Gundam Seed: Tomo to Kimi to Senjou de, the players walks around with Athrun asking people what a good gift would be. In Mobile Suit Gundam Seed: Rengou vs. Z.A.F.T. and Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny: Rengou vs. Z.A.F.T. II, Athrun can be playable in both modes, as a ZAFT pilot or as an Orb pilot.

Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 2

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Athrun is a pilot in Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 2 and Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 with Infinite Justice as a playable mobile suit.

Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3

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Athrun is a pilot in Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 2 and Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 with Infinite Justice as a playable mobile suit.

Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Gundam

Athrun appears in Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Gundam and its sequel, Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Gundam Next, piloting the Aegis.

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Athrun appears in Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Gundam and its sequel, Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Gundam Next, piloting the Aegis.

Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs.

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In Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs., Athrun is playable in the Infinite Justice.

Gundam Battle (series)

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Another crossover game in which he is playable is Gundam Assault Survive, piloting the Aegis.

3rd Super Robot Wars Alpha: To the End of the Galaxy

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Athrun appears along with many other Gundam SEED characters in Super Robot Wars Alpha 3.