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  • Mufti Nabiyu Erin

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Genetic Type
  • Newtype
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  • Black
Eye Color
  • Black
Age
  • 13 (MSG-CC)
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  • Alive (CCA)
  • Deceased (HF)
Gender
  • Male
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Hathaway Noa (ハサウェイ・ノア Hasauei Noa?) is a fictional character from the Gundam franchise. He first appeared in Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, and is most prominently featured in the feature film Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack the novel Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway's Flash, the latter in which he is the protagonist.

Personality & Character

Hathaway was overall: a romantic, delusional, angry, and vengeful person. Growing up in turmoil times and not having a stable life. Hathaway lived a misguided life, especially with a career soldier as a father, Bright Noa. After falling in love with Quess Paraya, he did everything he could to help her. Even though she made it obvious that she was attracted to Amuro Ray, Hathaway always believed she had feelings for him as well. When Char took Quess, he was so obsessed in saving her that he was willing to break any rules and even kill people if they got in his way to be with Quess. When Chan Agi accidentally killed Quess during a MS battle, he was overwhelmed with anger and resentment against the Earth Federation and adults. In the novel version, however, he saw the Alpha Aziel approaching towards Beltorchika's damaged Re-GZ. Without a choice, he sniped the MA and hit the cockpit directly, killing Quess on the spot.

After the war, Hathaway majored in botany and thus gained a special privilege as a researcher that he can travel between space and Earth freely. He, however, seeing the corruption that is going on and how the Federation officials are more than greedy and selfish, attempting to use the Earth as their own paradise, decided to join the terrorist group supported by the mysterious Quack Salver(though not clarified, but he's most likely a high rank official), Mufti. He adopts a new name, Mufti Nabiyu Erin and became the leader. Hathaway has a friend-foe relationship with Kenneth Sleg, who first met him on the hijacked shuttle. Their rivalry was ironically too friendly to be considered as archrivalry, as except on battlefield, these two treated each as best friends, and they felt honored to have such intelligent/skilled friends. Even before Hathaway was executed, Kenneth said to him that they always were and will be friends.

Skills & Abilities

Hathaway is a Newtype and a talented mobile suit pilot. He was also physically talented as he can take down three hijackers with ease. Hathaway was also a very persuasive person with great leadership qualities.

History

Early Days

Hathaway Noa was born in the year UC 0080, to Bright Noa and Mirai Yashima. He has a younger sister, Cheimin. Hathaway lives on Earth with his family, but due to his father's military service, he was absent for large periods of Hathaway's life.

Second Neo Zeon War

After Char Aznable moved to drop an asteroid on the Earth, Hathaway and his family attempt to escape the doomed Earth. They are initially turned away from a departing space shuttle, but intervention from Adenauer Paraya allows Hathaway to board the shuttle. His shuttle is caught in a Neo Zeon battle, but Bright Noa rescues him. Hathaway becomes an unofficial member of Londo Bell and tries to assist tactically. In the final battle to stop Axis from colliding with earth he makes an attempt to persuade Quess to stop fighting by launching in a Jegan. Quess had already lost her mind and does not listen to his words of reason. Chan Agi, Amuro's girlfriend, launches in the RE-Gundam Zeta and needlessly kills Quess as Hathaway is calming her down. Hathaway is maddened with grief over Quess' death and attacks Chan. She does not fight back, and is killed. Hathaway is one of the few survivors of the conflict.

The novelization Beltorchika's Children features several differences. One of the biggest ones for Hathaway is that instead of Chan killing Quess, it is Hathaway who does so accidentally, as he tried to save Beltorchika.

Mufti

Note: the storyline follows from Beltorchika's Children.

Hathaway majored in botany after the Second Neo Zeon war. The war, however, did not simply end for him. He felt extremely guilty for killing his first love Quess Paraya, and yet he was treated as a Federation Hero and was praised for his actions, as no one can possibly imagine a teenager was able to shoot down a massive Newtype MA. The Federation was getting more and more corrupt every year and they sent out hunters to simply deport illegal space immigrants to some mining colonies for harsh labor, and sometimes even normal citizens. The Earth gets less and less populated as more and more people were forced to move to space. Realizing the corruption within the Federation government, Hathaway joined Mufti with a clear statement that their goal is to eliminate the corrupt officials.

Being a botanical researcher, Hathaway gained a special privilege of traveling freely between Earth and space. He used this privilege to help on the activities of Mufti. During his time in space, he visited the AE factory and tested the new prototype, RX-105 Xi Gundam. The novel starts with Hathaway traveling back to Earth on a luxurious shuttle with full of high rank Federation officials, Haunzen (possibly because of his father). His goal was to continue his plan on assassinating corrupt Federation officials along with how to receive the Xi Gundam after AE sends it down. On the shuttle he would meet two important people in his life, mistress of a wealthy merchant, Gigi Andalusia and Colonel Kenneth Sleg. After entering the atmosphere, the shuttle, however, was hijacked by three hijackers, claiming that they are Mufti (even though they are really just supporters...and more ironically, Mufti Nabiyu Erin - Hathaway Noa himself was held as hostage by these three...). Gigi soon shouted that the Mufti Nabiyu Erin is fake, and for a moment with the hijackers' attention away, Hathaway took all three of them out, saving everyone including Kenneth. The officials thanked Hathaway afterwards, and Hathaway and Gigi were to be settled at a luxurious hotel.

Alternate Endings

  • In the fifth episode of Gundam Evolve, an alternate battle between Quess and Amuro leaves Quess alive, last seen attempting to find and rescue Hathaway. This fate possibly avoids the events of Hathaway's Flash.

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Notes & Trivia

  • His name may be a reference to Noah Hathaway (Boxey, of Battlestar Galactica (1978), who was also the son of a major character).
  • His alias, Mufti Nabiyu Erin stands for "The Righteous King of Prophets".

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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
Earth Federation
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Londo Bell / ECOAS Chan Agi | Kayra Su | Bright Noa | Riddhe Marcenas | Amuro Ray | Astonaige Medoz | Mihiro Oiwakken | Otto Midas | Liam Borrinea | Daguza Mackle | Conroy Haagensen
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Civilian and Miscellaneous ALICE | Leslie Arno | Monica Arno | Reese Arno | Icelina Eschonbach ‎ | Kikka Kobayashi | Letz Kobayashi | Micott Bartsch | Takuya Irei | Alfred Izuruha | Banagher Links | Ricardo Marcenas | Ronan Marcenas | Hathaway Noa | Nina Purpleton | Kiki Rosita | Kamaria Ray | Haro | Fam Bow
Independent Factions
Anti-Earth Union Group / Karaba Judau Ashta | Jack Bayard | Quattro Bajeena | Apolly Bay | Henken Bekkener | Kamille Bidan | Blex Forer | Beltorchika Irma | Hayato Kobayashi | Katz Kobayashi | Wong Lee | Reccoa Londe | Roux Louka | Astonaige Medoz | Bright Noa | Beecha Oleg | Elpeo Ple | Roberto | Amuro Ray | Emma Sheen | Kai Shiden | Torres | Iino Abbav | Mondo Agake | Elle Vianno | Fa Yuiry | Asuna Elmarit | Yurii Ajissah
League Militaire / Shrike Team Hangelg Ewin | Uso Ewin | Marbet Fingerhat | Odelo Henrik | Oliver Inoe | Jinn Gehenam | Katejina Loos | Helen Jackson | Mahalia Merrill | Kate Bush | Peggy Lee | Junko Jenko | Francesca O'Hara | Miliera Katan | Connie Francis | Juca Meilasch | Shakti Kareen | Romero Marabal | Muller Miguel
Civilian and Miscellaneous Stephanie Luio | Wong Lee | Shinta | Qum | Flanders | Karlmann Dukartuse | Leina Ashta
Zeon
Republic of Zeon Zeon Zum Deikun
Principality of Zeon Al Cuzco | Char Aznable | Black Tri-Stars | Braskinev | Challia Bull | Crown | Sophie Fran | Gabriel Ramirez Garcia | Eric Mansfield | Roy Greenwood | Crowley Hamon | Steiner Hardy | Von Helsing | Mikhail Kaminsky | Killing | Erik Blanke | Breniff Oguz | Cecilia Irene | Thomas Kurtz | Shin Matsunaga | Norris Packard | M'Quve | Ramba Ral | Elliot Rem | Johnny Ridden | Aina Saharin | Ginias Sahalin | Lalah Sune | Denim | Gene | Slender | Bernard Wiseman | Degwin Sodo Zabi | Dozle Zabi | Garma Zabi | Garret Schmitzer | Gihren Zabi | Kycilia Zabi | Mineva Lao Zabi | Demeziere Sonnen | Dren | Gerald Sakai | Topp |Ehrlich Kruger | Erwin Cadillac | Herbert von Kuspen | Hideto Washiya | Jean Luc Duvall | Martin Prochnow | Nimbus Schterzen‎ | Monique Cadillac | Oliver May | Werner Holbein | Yuri Kellerne | Ramuiko Stein | Catharine Blitzen | Aleksandro Hemme | Ian Greydon | Gabby Hazard | Mallet Sanguine | Robert Gilliam | Lou Roher | Matt Austin | Charlotte Hepner | Nikki Roberto | Lee Swaggard | Ken Bederstadt | Visch Donahue | May Cowin | Yuki Nakasato | Jane Conty | Garsky Zinobaev | Jake Gunns | Douglas Rodin
Delaz Fleet Aiguille Delaz | Anavel Gato | Cima Garahau | Kelly Layzner
Axis Zeon / Neo Zeon Char Aznable | Gyunei Guss | Haman Karn | Maharaja Karn | Quess Paraya | Rezin Schnyder | Chara Soon | Gottn Goh | Gilboa Sant | Nanai Miguel | Layla Lagiorr | Angelo Sauper | Glemy Toto | Ple Two | Mashymre Cello | Audrey Burne | Full Frontal | Marida Cruz | Flaste Schole | Suberoa Zinnerman
Civilian and Miscellaneous Juna | Trenov Y. Minovsky | Astraia Tor Deikun | ‎Military Woman (Kergerenko) | Zenna Zabi | Darcia Bakharov
Others
Anaheim Electronics / Vist Foundation Martha Vist Carbine | Melanie Hue Carbine | Nick Orville | Nina Purpleton | Cardeas Vist | Gael Chan | Syam Vist | Alberto Vist
Mufti Hathaway Noa | Emerelda Zubin | Gauman Nobil
Zanscare Empire Maria Pia Armonia | Cronicle Asher | Lupe Cineau | Katejina Loos | Fonse Kagatie | Arbeo Pippinden | Fuala Griffon | Duker Iq | Goze Barl | Tassilo Vago
Crossbone Vanguard Annamarie Bourget | Tobia Arronax | Kincaide Nau | Berah Ronah | Bernadette Briett | Zabine Chareux | Carozzo "Iron Mask" Ronah | Dorel Ronah | Meitzer Ronah | Sherindon Ronah | Gillet Krueger | Shelf Sheffield
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