MechaMegazone 23

Hargan

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General and Technical Data

Model number: N/A
Code name: Hargan
Unit type: mass production transformable maneuver slave
Manufacturer: Megazone 23 Military
Operator: Megazone 23 Military
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot on motorcycle seat (bike unit); pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso (maneuver slave mode)
Dimensions: maneuver slave mode: overall height 3.85 meters; bike unit: overall length 2.85 meters; transport container: overall length 5.00 meters
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: gas turbine engine
Propulsion: unknown
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown, 2 x magnetic wire launcher
Fixed armaments: rifle, stored on body, hand-carried in use; light saber, stored on body, hand-carried in use
Optional hand armaments: shield, mounted on left arm

Technical and Historical Notes

In the 25th century, humanity lived in evacuation spaceships following the devastation of Earth in a war five centuries earlier. However, on the Megazone 23 ship, a computer maintained the illusion that its inhabitants lived in 20th century Tokyo. Eventually, the military discovered the truth and began analyzing Bahamut’s data to develop advanced weapons called maneuver slaves. Unlike the more advanced Garland, the Hargan was incapable of transforming on its own and must dock with its arm and leg parts, which were usually transported in a container truck. The Hargan was equipped with a pair of magnetic wire launchers, as well as a rifle and light saber. In addition, it could mount an optional shield. The Hargan was deployed inside Megazone 23, while the Hargan Space Type was used in space to fight the Dezalg, an enemy force from another evacuation ship.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Lawson, Macky, BD
First appearance: Megazone 23 Part I
Original mechanical designer: Shinji Aramaki

Lineart

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Megazone 23 Part I Information


Director:
Noboru Ishiguro

Writer:
Hiroyuki Hoshiyama

Mechanical Designer(s):
Shinji Aramaki
Hideki Kakinuma
Takeshi Miyao

Character Designer(s):
Toshihiro Hirano
Haruhiko Mikimoto (Eve)

Musical Composer:
Shiro Sagisu

Video Release:
Japan 03.09.1985
U.S. 06.01.2004

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