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 Nozumi, Karyu
Karyu Nozumi
 Posted: May 12 2016, 04:17 PM
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Karyu Nozumi
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June Thirteenth
A nearly transparent aura surrounds Karyu's body; it would not be appropriate to call it white, as it is more colorless. While difficult to describe its appearance, the best choice of color would be a mix between silver and lavender. Karyu's aura does not allow him to protect himself from blows or strengthen his attacks, but rather to aid others by unlocking their auras. Karyu's semblance allows him to manifest a wispy, lavender gel-like hand, which he can use to take hold of various objects, regardless of whether it has a solid form or not. He can create this force from the palm of his hand, very matching of its physical form. This ethereal appendage is spawned from Karyu's own, leaving the side he is projecting his semblance from relatively vulnerable. He is only able to cast one arm using this ability, making its use limited to extending his reach and strength, his grasp extending eight meters at most.

At all times, Karyu carries with him a beautiful katana. It has a black tsuka ito weave with an ornate silver same under the cord, and a bronze kashira. It has a black tsuba with a beautiful steel blade, the wooden scabbard that holds it a dark blue with a bronze tip that matches the kashira. This blade was once owned by Karyu's master, handed down to him when he was done training and became an official Huntsman. The sword is quite typical, acting only as a sword and naught else. Its antiquity is shown in its lack of any slots for Dust, requiring its master to be quite creative if they wish to apply the effects of Dust. Karyu's master often lined the inside of the scabbard with Dust powder to allow it to soak in their effects, while Karyu himself will take a crystal of Dust and grind it against the spine of the blade, the ground up crystal applying its effects to the weapon.

Karyu wields Miyasashi with both hands, his fighting style resembling that of a master samurai. He is patient, calculating, and elegant in his fighting style, treating each fight like an art piece or a verse of poetry. All of his movements transition eloquently into a smooth flow as he strings together his actions, each fight feeling like a dance.



A beautiful tall, slim man, Karyu has a soft face and sparkling blue eyes behind his long black hair. He wears a black sleeved shirt with a bluish-grey infinite scarf. Over this, he wears a long, dark blue hooded jacket with darker blue stripes on the sleeves' end and on the hem. Below, he wears black pants of a lighter black shade, a black belt, and black shoes. Miyasashi remains beside his waist.

Karyu is the living embodiment of a modern samurai. Even in private, he tends to act with heavy formality, rarely using conjunctions and speaking with an eloquent tongue. Despite his formality, he is not beyond speaking his mind and will often state what he believes to be right. While his formality can be a great attribute in a professional setting, it can make him somewhat socially awkward in a casual environment. Despite this, he is a fairly friendly fellow, always more than happy to help. He is very determined to accomplish his goals, whatever they may be, but despite so Karyu is willing to set them aside for the finer things in life, such as genuine companionship. Karyu rarely lets a person's appearance or words dictate his opinion, choosing rather to judge one by their actions. He values points such as heroism, and people who value others over themselves. Although his genuine nature contradicts it, Karyu does have a soft heart, which at times causes him to be very gullible. Karyu is also quite modest when around indecently-dressed or nude women, being flustered or embarrassed when any part or nudity is involved.

Since his youth, Karyu was raised in a traditional eastern manner. Losing his parents at a young age, Karyu was sent to a temple to be taken care of by his uncle, who educated him on formal skills such as eloquent speech and proper etiquette, as well as training him in the way of the sword. By the time he was thirteen, Karyu had fought and won in his first duel, At the age of fifteen, Karyu's uncle told him that he had exceeded his expectations greatly and that there was no more he could learn from the man. The two said their goodbyes, and Karyu left his uncle's temple to travel and become stronger. At the age of sixteen, he was discovered by a Huntsman after fighting off a swarm of Grimm. This Huntsman accepted the challenge from the young swordsman, and when the duel began, the Huntsman simply sheathed his weapon, claiming the boy won. Confused, Karyu demanded an answer, to which he was told that man should not fight man. Karyu found this idea preposterous, claiming that one can only become stronger through dueling others. This encounter put Karyu on the path to becoming a Huntsman, often being considered one of the youngest respectable Huntsmen, having been going on missions since he was only sixteen.


Nordin Reecendo

K Project, Kuroh Yatogami

This character was heavily inspired by both his FC and the legendary ronin Miyamoto Musashi.

Voiced by Matthew Mercer

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This post has been edited by Karyu Nozumi: May 17 2016, 08:15 PM

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