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Ao No Exorcist OC Profile: Isaiah by MomoXChanny Ao No Exorcist OC Profile: Isaiah by MomoXChanny

Name: Isaiah Shüßer (eye-zay-uh shoe-sir)
Age: 15
Race: Shark Yōkai (Born a Tiger Shark)
Eye Colour: Orange without a pupil
Hair Colour: navy blue
Exorcist Type: Doctor
Friends: Emiko, Hideki (Roomate), Rin, Yukio, Shima, Bon… most people he meets like him.
Love Interest: Single. Though he says he’d like to mate with a human, he doesn’t know how to approach women.

Isaiah isn’t human at all, though most people think he is at first glance. However, when asked, he states that he is a shark that takes the shape of a human. More specifically, he is a creature from Japanese mythology called a Yōkai, or a ‘monster’. He is a rare one, however, because he is male while most shapeshifting Yōkai are female. He was born a shark in the Gulf of Venice, though he shifted into a human one year later after he was matured in his shark form. Having been washed ashore, he was found by missionaries who took him in and raised him to speak German. He was brought up in Austria, and because he was given access to incredible education, he learned to speak English and Japanese as well, though he still prefers to speak his mother language- an odd mixture of sounds that he claims sharks communicate with.

His adoptive guardians knew of his heritage almost immediately, and decided to make him use his Yōkai powers for good. His ability to control water gives him the opportunity to summon holy water, and his flexibility (His bones are kind of bendable because shark skeleton is made of cartilage, but his is a material that appears to be a mix of both bone and cartilage) allows him to be a formidable hand-to-hand combatant. However, he rarely battles seeing as his bones are quite weak and can break easily. When he does, it’s improbable that his opponent will win against him. He was unwilling to become an exorcist but his guardians enrolled him in the cram school anyways.

He tends to be calm and collected at all times, even in dire situations. He is rarely angry, but when he or someone he is close to is threatened he spirals into a rage. He prefers to watch people rather than talk to them, and he has become insanely good at reading emotions and analyzing facial expressions. He is the only person that knows how deep the Shima-Emiko-Yukio love triangle goes emotionally, and is the only person Emiko trusts with her secrets. He keeps things lighthearted whenever possible.

Misc. Facts and features~
- He will sometimes talk in his shark language without realizing it.
- He goes to visit his missionary guardians once every two months. In that time, he will submerge himself in a salt water body and regain his shark form for about a week.
- He was born without his right eye.
-The gills under his eyes help him breathe.
-He only tells people he’s not human if they question it.
-His teeth are sharp, but not abnormally so- it takes a little while to notice it.
-He smells like the ocean.
-The scar on his lip is from Hideki’s father.
-He can breathe under water.
-He smokes cigarettes and has blantantly said he's smoked drugs.
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SilverHeatDragon11 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome! PS do you still take requests?
Satans-Proxy Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
he's so cute !(/.\)
LunarInsaNIty Featured By Owner May 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
He seems so cool :iconblushplz:
MomoXChanny Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
awh thanks :3 I can't wait to have a contest for him :D
LunarInsaNIty Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Since I didn't win the other win, I'll try my hand at this one too I guess :iconcutederpplz:
MomoXChanny Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yay! :3 I'm sorry I didn't pick you! D: I really liked Friscoe, and I was gonna ask you if you wanted to try for Isaiah anyways XD I think they'd be a pretty good match XD
LunarInsaNIty Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh really now?
I think I may have this contest in the bag /isshot
MomoXChanny Featured By Owner May 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
maybe ;)
bluetwillight Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i automatically love him just because he is a water fish type creature (because i'm a biased mermaid)
He is adorable! I love him~~

Also sorry about not making the entry for Drea on time for the contest, i literally had everything set up but then my comp went and crashed TTATT so i lost everything except for Drea's picture.
MomoXChanny Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! He's my little shark boy <3

That's okay! I'm probably going to have a contest for Isaiah when my requests are done, so maybe you can enter that! :3
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