Alto's classmate and friendly rival. He is an excellent marksman, and his motto is to always acquire his targets, be it an enemy or a woman—maintaining his reputation as a considerable ladies' man. He is the originator of Alto's nickname, "Alto Hime" (Princess Alto). Aside from leading a normal school life, he is also the 2nd Lieutenant of the S.M.S. Skull Squadron and pilots a blue VF-25G (gunner/sniper version). He initially expresses doubt over Alto joining the Skull Squadron, but later accepts him. For normal daily life he wears corrective glasses. His older sister Jessica took care of him since childhood after their parents died, but she commited suicide a few years ago after being disgraced by a friendly fire incident. Michael is also one of the most observant characters, noticing the love triangle between Alto, Ranka, and Sheryl as well as catching on to Grace's insidious plot behind the scenes. Childhood friend of Klan Klan. He also has a nickname which is "Michel".
Michael Blanc is presumed dead after being fatally wounded by a stage 2 Vajra and thrown into space during the events of episode 20, just after telling Klan that he loved her while saving her from the Vajra assault in the S.M.S. macronization chamber.
In the movies he won't die. During the final battle on Vajra planet than Klan was hit by enemy fire, he jumped to her with the words "I won't let you die alone" but they both survived in the end.