|“||What is a "VA?" Variant Armor, used for combat!||„|
|~ Jin Saotome|
Jin Saotome is a main protagonist of his appearances in 4 video games: Cyberbots: Full Metal Madness , Marvel vs Capcom series, Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars (as Blodia in PTX-40A's ending) and Tech Romancer.
Jin's father, Ken Saotome, belonged to a unit that was killed in an accident one year before the start of Cyberbots. To honor his memory he seeks to become the best VA pilot alive and wants to prove his worth through the VA battle circuit. He begins to question his father's death after meeting SHADE for the first time. Jin's mood goes from calm to rage within seconds, but he remains a good guy. He is also friends with Gawaine Murdock.