Pilot Name: Daitetsu Minase
Voice Actor: Hidekatsu Shibata
Theme Song: None
Units Piloted: Hagane (Captain), Kurogane (Captain)
Games Appeared: Original Generation, Original Generation 2, and Original Generations.
59 years old. He was the Captain of the Hagane. He and his group encountered the Aerogators on the outskirts of Pluto, and were barely able to escape. He was at the South Pole during Shuu's attack on the Shirogane and Aerogators. After the L5 war, he was killed during Operation Plantagenet by a surprise attack from the Shadow Mirror forces. He had a son, though he died long ago. His only other known living relative is his granddaughter. He had a love for sake, and always tried to get Tetsuya to drink with him.