(シン・アスカ, Shin Asuka
?) is a fictional character in the Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny
anime series. Shinn is the first protagonist introduced, but later conflict pits him against the established protagonists of the original Mobile Suit Gundam SEED
. Thus, he serves in both the "hero" and "villain" roles at different points of the story.
Shinn as done well in the Anime Grand Prix popularity polls. He came in 6th place in 27th one and in the 28th one he received 7th place. In the 29th Anime Grand Prix, he was given 12th place with 79 votes in the Favorite Male category.