Expand! My shield, [Twinkle Aegis]!

–Tsubasa unleashing her Sacred Gear, Light Novel Volume 14, Life.4

Tsubasa Yura is a third-year high school student at Kuoh Academy in Class 3-C and one of Sona's Rooks.

Appearance

Tsubasa is a tall girl with blue, shoulder-length hair and matching eyes. She has the basic appearance of a tomboy and has a bishounen face.

Personality

Tsubasa is shown to be a polite girl. She is a somewhat boyish girl and prefers to be suited for more physical work. Tsubasa also appears to have an interest in men who become muddy after they fight, which causes her to develop an attraction to Issei Hyoudou.

History

Since she was young and before reincarnating into a Devil, Tsubasa was able to see or touch supernatural beings or phenomena. She would engage in fights with monsters or evil spirits and defeat them with martial arts alone, but could not defeat stronger ones..[1] 

At some point before the series, she was reincarnated into a Devil by Sona, and joined the Student Council in the process.

Powers & Abilities

Demonic Power: Yura has all the powers and abilities common to Devils, including the power to cast spells.

  • Enhanced Offense and Defense: As a Rook, Tsubasa has enhanced offense and defense, which strengthened her already high strength. Using her Rook trait, Tsubasa could enhance Twinkle Aegis; thus giving it immense defense.

Enhanced Strength: Prior to her reincarnation, Tsubasa could defeat weaker monsters and evil spirits using her natural strength, which was strengthened due to her Rook piece. In fact, one kick was strong enough to send several cars in a parking garage flying.

Master Hand-to-Hand Combatant: Tsubasa has been said to excel in hand-to-hand combat; specifically martial arts. It is stated by Issei that Yura used to beat up monsters or evil spirits with martial arts alone. In Volume DX.3, Yura able to hold her own against Issei in his Scale Mail armor and infuse demonic power into her punches and kicks.

Contract: She had also made a pact with fairy and different spirits whom she can seal within Twinkle Aegis.

Paranormal Awareness: Yura from a young age was able to see or touch supernatural beings or phenomena.

Reversal (反転リバース, Ribāsu): An ability gained from Grigori, which lets her inverse the effects of any powers or items, which was used to reverse Xenovia's holy sword attack, turning it from holy to demonic. However, she and the others stopped using it after the Rating Game against Rias and her peerage.

Flight: Being a Devil, Yura can fly using her wings.

Equipment

Twinkle Aegis (精霊と栄光の盾トゥインクル・イージス, Touinkuru Ījisu): Tsubasa's Artificial Sacred Gear which can create a giant shield of light. The Twinkle Aegis can also be released towards the enemy while spinning like a yo-yo and can have fire and lightning surrounding it. Yura can use Twinkle Aegis to create a large barrier of light while having flames surrounding it. According to Sona, the Twinkle Aegis has a fairy residing in it through a pact and is able to change its various offensive and defensive abilities in accordance with the attribute of the fairy.

Trivia

  • Her first name (翼紗) means "Silk Wings". Tsubasa is the Japanese word for "Wings".
    • Her surname (由良) means "Good Reason".
  • Yura is the only known Rook to have a Sacred Gear, although hers is artificial.
  • According to Issei, Tsubasa has high popularity among the girls for having a bishounen face.
  • Yura has stated to have a preference to males who end up dirty after a fight.

References

  1. Light Novel DX.3, Life.2 The Ordinary Days of Red Dragon Emperor

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