I. Basic Information» Name:
Kinoen Soan» Titles:
The Crimson Knight, One Bound By Honor» Gender:
Four hundred and eighty years old» Date of Birth:
December 20th, 1936» Zodiac Sign:
Heterosexual, Monogamous» Spouse:
The Monsuta» Appearance Image: » Height:
174 lbs» Eye Color:
Blue» Hair Color:
II. Personality» Personality:“I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.”
- Abraham Lincoln
Kinoen's personality can be described, in simplicity, with one word.
Now, while this may seem like a very odd decision to encapsulate an entire persona with a simple word, it's not hard to see why this fits him, in many aspects of his being.
The first aspect that comes to mind is his attitude towards people he has just met, or comes across in his journeys. To these people, he has a very simple system of "benefit of the doubt". Even if he knows, or feels, said person to be evil, he will still treat them with respect and compassion, talking to them as if he knows them, or talking as if he sympathizes with them. He will try to create a bond of friendship with any he comes across, even if they don't have the best of intentions. This brotherly attitude stems from his unwavering belief in The Golden Rule. "One should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself." Now, this isn't to say he'd just stand there if he was attacked. He would defend himself, but if Kinoen thought for even a second that it wasn't right to fight whoever assaulted him, he'd start yelling, desperately attempting to persuade the other to stop fighting until his efforts proved completely vain.
The next major aspect to Kinoen's persona is his attitude with his friends. Kinoen holds everyone he could call an "ally" in extremely high regard. He often will use honorifics, but more often than not, he will use the English titles. "Sir", "Captain", etc. Instead of "-Sama", "-Taicho", etc. While this may seem odd for someone of his status, it's a habit he developed and never left behind. Kinoen has a bit of a sacrificial complex. He will gladly throw himself in front of blades or attacks of any kind to protect those he cares about, or those he feels deserve to live. The prime example of this can be seen in how he died in the human world, which will be explained later on. Kinoen's qualifications for an ally can extend to nearly anyone, as long as they're not hell-bent on killing him. He has an extremely forgiving nature, and is ready to give literally ANYONE second and third chances. He'd buy the Devil a bouquet if he thought it'd change him.
Because of this, it's extremely difficult for him to be able to call anyone his "enemy". He has friendly rivalries with a few, and a desire to battle with some, but to be classified as an "enemy", or to earn Kinoen's spite, is a hard task. The only true way to be classified by him as a threat, or an enemy, is to REPEATEDLY threaten one of three things.
1.) The human world
2.) The Monsuta
3.) Anyone Kinoen calls an ally.
Threats that Kinoen are not present for won't count, but anyone who he sees, or hears, continually threatening or assaulting his allies, is placed on his list of enemies. For those who make this list, a whole new side of Kinoen is revealed. Instead of his kind, caring, forgiving, heartfelt demeanor.. Kinoen takes on a dark, more sinister outlook. Instead of defensive, Kinoen goes mostly on to press the attack. Instead of forgiving, Kinoen is merciless. Instead of warmth, only fury rests in his eyes. Instead of a light, airy tone, Kinoen speaks more seriously, as all his unreleased rage, pain, and fear culminate towards whoever managed to earn his spurning.
Another notable thing about Kinoen is his battle spirit. This is the main thing about his personality that separates him from most others in his life. Instead of treating battle as an outward evil, or an outward pleasure, Kinoen treats battle as part of his very soul. Particularly interesting or challenging battles infuse him with a desire to engage in battle with that person again. He says it's something that "sets his very soul ablaze", especially when there is honor in the battle.
When it comes to willpower, Kinoen is nothing short of a miracle. His will to protect, will to battle, and will for honor all culminate to making him deadly with even his weakest attacks and base strength from sheer will to win, or protect, alone. He can disregard most pain, take attacks that would kill a normal man head on and keep fighting.
Kinoen's favorite food is spicy chicken with dragon sauce. His favorite drink is water. His favorite type of music is a mixture of percussion, guitar, and et cetera that can only be described as "samurai rock".
Around women, Kinoen is a bit odd. His years of battle, his devotion to his job, his determination to protect, and etc. have left him in a sort of naive mindset when it comes to the ways of the world. He is chivalrous, but he's oblivious to any subtle romantic advances. In fact, he acts with shock towards any public displays of affection, as he believes it to be inappropriate to display one's love for another in a public place. This isn't to say he's incapable of love, as he is fully capable of falling for someone, he just isn't good at flirting, is all, really.
Since leaving the Soul Society, Kinoen's personality has turned inward to a more quiet, reserved, almost docile-state. He doesn't speak much to anyone unless spoken to, or out of necessity. This is a product of the loss of his family, his wife and child having been casualties of war.
III. Equipment» Equipment:Concealed Blade:
Hidden usually within one of Kinoen's boots, the man carries a short dagger meant typically to aid in combat situations in which he is for whatever reason disarmed or without his normal weaponry. It is typically used for a last-ditch strategy, or if an opponent decides to get too close while Kinoen is down. Healing Herbs:
Kinoen carries with him a small vial of medicinal herbs that are specifically tailored for healing wounds meant to otherwise be excessively difficult to heal, such as those made by cursed weapons. He has enough of these to use on roughly three separate wounds of this type.
IV. Racial Techniques/Abilities/Skills» Natural & Racial Abilities: Incredible Spiritual Pressure:Master Acrobat:Well-Developed Weapon Skill:Zanjutsu Prodigy:Surprising Natural Strength and Speed:Shunpo Expert:Kido Proficient:Skilled Hakuda:High Levels of Endurance:Low Durability:Magic Resistance:» Iajutsu:
V. Sealed Powers » Zanpakutô Name:
Nagare no Kinkou [(均衡流れ) lit. "Stream of Equilibrium"]» Zanpakutô Spirit Appearance: » Zanpakutō Spirit Personality:» Inner World:» Sealed Zanpakutô Appearance:» Sealed Zanpakutô Power: Deja Vu:
VI. Shikai» Shikai Release Phrase:
[What is your shinigami's release pharse?]» Shikai Appearance:
[What does your Shinigami look like when released?]» Shikai Abilities:
[What abilities does your Shinigami gain when releasing?]
VII. Bankai Powers » Bankai Name:
Rironteki Henka no Kinkou [(理論的反対均衡) lit. "Theoretical Variation of Equilibrium"]» Bankai Appearance:
[What does your Shinigami look like when released in their bankai?]» Bankai Abilities:
[What abilities does your Shinigami attain in Bankai?]
VIII. Inner Hollow & Mask » Inner Hollow Appearance:» Inner Hollow Personality:» Inner Hollow Abilities:» Hollow Mask Appearance:
IX. Vizard Abilities» Vizard Abilities:
X. Resurrección» Resurrección Appearance:» Resurrección Abilities:
XI. Soan Mode» Soan Mode Appearance:» Soan Mode Abilities:
XIII. History» History:
[Everything has a history. Please try to describe their human life (if they had one), life as a Shinigami and what they are doing now.]
XIV. Skill SheetWill Skills
- Willpower: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
- Mental Deduction: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
- Pain Endurance: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
- Focus: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
Racial Skills: Shinigami
- Durability: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
- General Speed: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
- Strength: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
- Weapon Skill: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
Racial Skills: Hollow
- Hoho: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
- Kidō: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
- Zanjutsu: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
- Hakuda: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
Racial Skills: Vizard
- Acid Skill: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
- Garganta: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
- Cero/Bala: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
- Regeneration: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
- Power Augmentation: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
- Sonido: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
- Mask Protection: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner
- Hollow Control: Master/Advanced/Adept/Beginner