Kira Yamato (キラ・ヤマト?) is the main protagonist of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED and the main protagonist of the second half of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny. Kira is the adopted son of Caridad Yamato and is Cagalli Yula Athha's twin brother. He pilots the GAT-X105 Strike, the ZGMF-X10A Freedom and the ZGMF-X20A Strike Freedom.
Kira Yamato made a debut as one of Yuinshiel Asteria's followers. Kira Yamato made friends with the fellow Mecha Pilots: Heero Yuy, Setsuna F. Seiei, and Ruuji Familon. Aside spending time with them, Kira decided to look after the Symphogear heroines for everyday training.