MechaMegazone 23

Hargan III

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General and Technical Data

Model number: N/A
Code name: Hargan III
Unit type: machine soldier
Manufacturer: Orange
Operator: Orange
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: unknown
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: unknown
Propulsion: unknown
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: 8 x missile, mounted in shoulders; 2 x grenade launcher, mounted on forearms; 2 x wire launcher, mounted on arms
Optional hand armaments: beam gun

Technical and Historical Notes

Developed in secret by the Orange gaming company, the Hargan III was deployed in battle during Orange’s rebellion against E=X. The Hargan III was easy to control because Orange utilized its control system in two popular combat simulator video games, Hard On and Hard On II. The company scouted out top players to become cyber plug-equipped pilots. The Hargan III was more heavily armed than the E=X Garland, featuring shoulder missiles, forearm grenade launchers, wire launchers and a beam gun. The Hargan III’s suicidal pilots managed to reach the E=X Tower, but most of them were wiped out by the mysterious, thousand-year-old Original Garland.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Shion, Bud
First appearance: Megazone 23 Part III
Original mechanical designer: Shinji Aramaki

Lineart

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Megazone 23 Part III Info


Director(s):
Kenichi Yatagai
Shinji Aramaki

Writer:
Emu Arii

Mechanical Designer:
Shinji Aramaki

Character Designer(s):
Hiroyuki Kitazume
Haruhiko Mikimoto (Eve)

Musical Composer:
Keishi Urata

Video Release:
Japan 09.28.1989 – 12.22.1989
U.S. 08.24.2004

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