Tetsuya Kitano
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Native name 北野哲也
Born Miyagi Prefecture Miyagi, Japan
Allegiance Earth
Service/branch Earth Defense Force
Rank Leading Seaman
Portrayed by Makio Inoue (1980)
Ryuichi Kijima (2011-)

Tetsuya Kitano (北野哲也?, Kitano Tetsuya): a trainee navigator, he is put in charge of ship's weapons during a battle simulation, but when he panics and fires too soon, he nearly destroys the fighter squadron. He is later punished alongside with Shigeru Sakamoto to run a lap in the ship with only underwear on. He is not seen again after The New Voyage, although he does appear in the Playstation 2 games.