This is a list of characters from the Mega Man series. In Japan, the Mega Man series is known as Rockman.
is the hero of the games, created by Dr. Light, with assistance from Dr. Wily. Originally created as a lab assistant named "Rock", he was modified for battle after Dr. Wily reprogrammed the original Robot Master. Due to his Variable Weapons System, he can copy the weapon of any Robot Master he defeats in combat and use it as his own.
Doctor Thomas Light, known in Japan as , is depicted as an aged scientist, who is a peerless roboticist and winner of the Nobel Prize. He is the creator of protagonist Mega Man and several other robot. While a pacifist, he reluctantly recognizes that the use of force can be a necessity. He plays a supporting role, often developing and distributing new gear. In the Mega Man X series, Dr. Light resumes his supporting role through enhancement capsules that contain upgrades to X's systems together with messages relayed by silver/blue, slightly translucent holographic projections.
His counterpart in the MegaMan Battle Network series is Dr. Tadashi Hikari, the founder of network research in parallel to Light's involvement with robotics.
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