Nelson (no other names are given) is a Western Bloc secret agent who appears in Episode 8 of the 009-1 anime. He saves young Mylene Hoffman after her parents are killed near the border and brings her to the West. Painfully aware of the darker side of his profession Nelson tries to discourage Mylene from pursuing a career in espionage, but ends up inspiring her to become a spy regardless.

Several years later, Nelson's beloved Patty becomes seriously ill and he starts selling information to the Eastern Bloc in order to afford her expensive treatments.