Name: Yamikatsu Tsubaki
Appearance: Tsubaki is four foot eleven! Though her new boots still have a decent heel to them, and while only being lower-calf high are just as white as her old ones. Her hair is longer and more ridiculous than ever. It's still held at the top of her head with a large blue bead, but now splits in two, falling to each side in a pig tail fashion, each held together by yet another blue bead. Her brown eyes sparkle with life and she's quite expressive with them. Her nose is still small and close to her face, but her thin lips and eyebrows are accented with just a touch of make-up. Her thin body is coming into it's own now, but she's not expecting much from it. She follows the dress code very closely, as she doesn't want to stand out too much, though the rest of her appearance with her white jacket may ruin that plan just a bit. Her old satchel has a smaller, trendier replacement. One might call it a small purse, it's straps, strings of small blue beads.
Her white ceremonial dress is not quite what it used to be, in fact one could say it's more of a ceremonial skirt now. Cut too are the large belled sleeves, in place a pair of white elbow length gloves that leave her middle and index fingers, as well as thumb exposed. The same light blue wavy frills on the underside of her shirt run the outer length of said gloves. In fact they're what ties the whole outfit together, a frill and a bit off puff around the neck and also being a literal tie around her waist were once was a corset, it's large left overs hanging being her. In all tradition has given way to usability and a bit of personal flair.
Personality: The word tsubaki means camellia, also know as the fragrance-less flower, and at first that seems to describe the shy Tsubaki. Only at first. While her nerves might show, she won't sit on the sidelines any more, not that she could if she tried. It might be surprising but people have even called her dependable recently, and she's taken that trait and tries her best to live up to it. If you need something ask Tsubaki and she'll try to help. Of course breaking out of her shell had consequences, she has a habit of humming or even singing now even when she's not alone and it's pretty embarrassing to get caught.
Biography: Tsubaki has recently learn her past is quite a stormy one, even to the point her Arte may not be what it was intended to be. Over the summer she was contacted her father who left her and her mother before she could walk when he violated the Oath of Will in an attempt to kill Tsubaki's grandfather on her mother's side. The story was not so simple as it would turn out, Tsubaki's mother's family have long been Notatorum disciples, and a group of them, lead by various members through out the years had been using their powers to attempt to manipulate souls by inscribing their sigils directly into them. Though the attempts couldn't usually be described as successful, some did at least have a linger effect if not the intended one. Though it was once her grandfather took charge of the cult that they started experimenting on infants. Risky as there was no way to know for sure the child would eventually become one of there own members, bets were hedged when Tsubaki was born. Her father never had the heart to tell her mother what he had found out, and after the attempt on the old man's life and being declared a rogue disciple, she wouldn't have listened to him any ways. But Tsubaki gave him a chance, and after digging around for information eventually took a gamble and told her mother of what she had found out. Momoe was not pleased and took action herself. Hearing details later Tsubaki was glad she was not present.
It hasn't been all bad for her though. While in her time in America she grew in power and as a person, even if she did have to fight in a War of Souls, and she was able to take that growth and reapply it once she had returned to Japan, making friends with two younger Omnivident girls, the excitable Mikiru that didn't understand the concept of personal space or being modest, and narcoleptic Bakana who was usually just asleep and towed around by the former. Together the three of them ran into their fair share of demons and ghosts, and developed a close bond as they went from fleeing and getting more experienced Omnivident to dealing with them themselves. Perhaps the most notable was defeated almost accidentally, but left a lasting effect of Tsubaki's life. A minor demon, it fed on embarrassment and amplified it, causing cases of panic and even heart attacks in performers at a local concert venue. After having their singer hospitalized, a band in need of practice asked for Tsubaki's help. Reluctantly and pushed into it by Mikiru, she accepted and the fiend thought it had a prime target. It was wrong, once it turned on the speakers and threw open the stage curtains Tsubaki owned the stage, causing it to attack and the performance only to be amplified. She sorta accidentally became an overnight pop idol. Ooops.
"Arclight should be starting classes soon," the idol pondered outloud to none but the empty space in the jet taking her to concert. She felt like she should have arrived by now, but her pilot had told her once before that he'd leave the singing to her if she left the piloting to him so she would. Of course once she did finally land, the air port wasn't the one she expected but one familiar. Arclight airport. Hurrying to the cabin, there was no pilot to be found. Her cell was the same from last year so she knew it would be able to call home. No response from her mother. None from her manager. But there was one number she got through too.
"Hi Miss Racheal? It's Tsubaki Yamikatsu, and this would probably sound weird to anyone else but..."
Arte: Notatorum Liberare, with the sigils of Arx, Augmen, Ligare, Vis, Iter, Lux, Purgo, and Veritas. (And I guess that sun one that's better Lux she got in the ending cutscene?)
Limits:Tsubaki is quite capable of projecting her sigils onto anything or have them float in the air for 15 minutes. Her sigils that manifest an item will last for up to 30 minutes without exhaustion, while her sigils that cause effects will last for 15 minutes. She is now capable of manifesting two different sigils at once. (Although always technically within her skillset, her personal growth has freed her from her hang-ups and she no longer needs to touch or say a sigil's name to activate it.)
Skill(s): Tsubaki is a good observer of things and tends to be able to tell when something is out of place or different than it should be, and has some experience in music and dance, the later proving useful in evading attacks. Slowly but surely she is gaining the ability to create ofuda.
Roommate: (previously) Sangeeta Purjati