Hathaway Noa (ハサウェイ・ノア Hasawei Noa?) is a character that first appeared in Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, and later on Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack and Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway. He was the son of Bright and Mirai Noa .
Hathaway Noa was born in the year UC 0080.
U.C. 0087: Gryps Conflict
By 0087, Hathaway, his younger sister Cheimin and Mirai were living aboard the Coral Oriental, a civilian ship in the waters of New Hong Kong. Mirai was seeking a ticket for a flight to space at the Luio & Co. office in New Hong Kong so the three of them could be with Bright . They were later taken hostage by the Titans for their relation to Bright. During the rescue attempt, Hathaway almost drowned before being rescued by Amuro Ray who instructed Mirai to resuscitate Hathaway .
U.C. 0093: Char's Rebellion
After Char Aznable decided to drop an asteroid on the Earth, Hathaway and his family attempted to escape the doomed Earth. They were initially turned away from a departing space shuttle, but intervention from Adenauer Paraya allowed only Hathaway to board the shuttle. The shuttle was caught in a battle with Neo Zeon, but were rescued by the Ra Cailum, commanded by Bright. While on the Ra Cailum, Hathaway got to know Quess more, discussing such topics as Newtypes and Char's actions. Amuro, Hathaway and Quess later visited the Londenion colony, meeting Char in person. As Amuro got into a fist fight with Char, Quess also followed to intervene, leaving Hathaway to watch from the side. In the final battle to stop Axis from colliding with Earth, Hathaway got into a Jegan and launched. He tried to persuade Quess in her NZ-333 α Azieru to stop fighting but Quess had already lost her mind and did not listen to his reasoning. Chan Agi in a damaged RGZ-91 Re-GZ fired on the Alpha Azieru, killing Quess. Grief-stricken, Hathaway returned fire and destroyed the Re-GZ, killing Chan and releasing the Psycho-Frame sample she had .
According to Hathaway, the incident of him piloting the Jegan against military regulations was overlooked due to the Federation victory .
U.C. 0105: Mafty Uprising
Hathaway now led the anti-Federation government organization “Mafty,” under the pseudonym “Mafty Navue Erin." Having taken a stand against the corruption of the Earth Sphere. Mafty carried out fierce acts of terrorism, assassinating high officials of the Federation government one after another, gaining a certain level of support from the populace who were growing more opposed to the Federation government . After leaving Anaheim Electronics, he had booked Haunzen Flight 356 for Hong Kong. This was so he could see the faces of Cabinet Ministers that he and Mafty planned to target at the Adelaide Conference .
It would be on the flight that he would make fateful connections to Gigi Andalucia and Kenneth Sleg. As it began atmospheric re-entry, an armed group claiming to be Mafty hijacked the plane, holding the cabinet ministers aboard hostage. Hathaway, along with Kenneth, were the two passengers that took action in stopping the hijackers who used Mafty's name . For repelling the hijackers with his military training and physical strength, he received praise from many of the ministers .
Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam
Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway
Notes & Trivia
- Although Hathaway's voice actor in Char's Counterattack, Nozomu Sasaki, continued to voice his novel counterpart in game appearances, he did not reprise the role for the movie adaption and was instead replaced by Kensho Ono. Sasaki, however, has a role as Gass H. Huguest, who talks to Hathaway in the movie. He also narrates the audiobook CD of Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway's Flash Vol. 1 that was included in the movie's limit edition Blu-ray release .
- Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam Episode 17, Hong Kong City
- Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam Episode 18, Mirai Captured
- Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack
- Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway
- CHARACTER｜『機動戦士ガンダム 閃光のハサウェイ』公式サイト (Japanese). “HATHAWAY NOA（MAFTY NAVUE ERIN）”
- Release of “Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway” is postponed | GUNDAM.INFO (2020-06-04).
- Nozomu Sasaki (2021-06-10). Twitter.
- Hathaway Noa on the official Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack Japanese website
- Hathaway Noa on the official Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway Japanese website
Char's Counterattack characters
|Earth Federation / Londo Bell||Amuro Ray | Bright Noa | Chan Agi | Astonaige Medoz | Kayra Su | Meran | Anna Hanna | Tooth | Adenauer Paraya | Cameron Bloom | John Bauer|
|Newborn Neo Zeon||Char Aznable | Quess Paraya | Gyunei Guss | Nanai Miguel | Rezin Schnyder | Kaises M. Buyer | Horst Harness | Lyle|
|Civilians||Hathaway Noa | Mirai Noa | Cheimin Noa | October Saran | Katherine | Christina | Haro|
Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway characters
|Earth Federation||Kenneth Sleg|