(シャア・アズナブル, Shā Azunaburu
?) is a fictional character from the Gundam franchise. He is originally one of the main antagonists in Mobile Suit Gundam
and later becomes one of the protagonists of Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam
. In his final appearance in Char's Counterattack
, he assumes leadership of the Neo-Zeon movement, named after his father Zeon Zum Deikun, and becomes the titular antagonist of the film.