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Kawazu
Kawazu
Kanji

カワズ

Rōmaji

Kawazu

Characteristics
Race

Unknown

Gender

Male Male

Professional Status
Affiliation

Grimiore Heart Grimoire Heart

Guild Mark Location

Right Side of Neck

Occupation

Dark Mage

Partner(s)

Yomazu

Base of Operations

Grimoire Heart Airship

Personal Status
Status

Active

Magic
Magic

Egg Magic

Debuts
Manga Debut

Chapter 131 (Shadow)
Chapter 210 (Actual)

Anime Debut

Episode 101

Portrayal
Japanese Voice

Yūichi Iguchi

English Voice

Ian Sinclair

Image Gallery

Kawazu (カワズ Kawazu) is a low ranking, yet deceptively strong, member of the Dark Guild Grimoire Heart, being under the command of one of its elite Seven Kin of Purgatory, Caprico.[1] He works alongside his partner Yomazu.

AppearanceEdit

Kawazu's appearance

Kawazu's appearance

Kawazu looks like a large, anthropomorphic chicken, with the difference that in addition to wings, he has human arms. He bears Grimoire Heart's symbol on the right side of his neck.[2]

His attire consists of an Eastern-looking orange apron adorned with a golden diamond-shaped drawing on the front, partly covered by the simple cloth belt he wears over it; and dark pants reaching down below his knees where his chicken feet begin, a large stripe descending down each leg’s side.[3][4]

PersonalityEdit

Matching his chicken-like appearance, Kawazu has the tendency to add bird-like calls to whatever he says, being often heard adding "Pepepe" or "Peron" to his sentences, or crying these out while he attacks.[5][6]

Just like his partner Yomazu, he views the legal Guilds' abiding of the rules of the Magic Council as weak, stating that war has no rules.[5] He also seems to get overly upset if his eggs are destroyed before they can strike.[7]

SynopsisEdit

Oración Seis arcEdit

Yomazu and Kawazu in Grimoire's Ship

Yomazu and Kawazu in Grimoire Heart's airship

Two shadowy figures bearing a great resemblance to Kawazu and his partner Yomazu appear alongside Grimoire Heart's Guild Master Hades during his discussion about the Oración Seis matter with Ultear Milkovich. After the one resembling Yomazu has commented that legal Guilds would hardly overlook Oración Seis taking action, Kawazu states that they should be taking advantage of the current situation, and continue searching for the keys to Zeref's seal.[8]

Tenrou Island arcEdit

Kawazu and Yomazu Attack Levy

Kawazu along with Yomazu attacked Levy

Kawazu and Yomazu are the first of Grimoire Heart "lesser" members to infiltrate Tenrou Island: when Levy McGarden, one of the S-Class candidates on the Island, runs away from her partner Gajeel Redfox out of frustration over his demeanor towards her, the two ambush her. After Yomazu fails to cut Levy a first time due to her falling on the ground, Kawazu grabs her from behind, immobilizing her hands and pinning her to the ground so that his partner can finish her, something Yomazu readies to do. Before he can finish off the terrified Levy however, Gajeel appears to parry Yomazu's attack and save her from certain death. Kawazu and Yomazu stare on in silence as their two opponents stand back to back, ready for confrontation.[9]

Levy vs. Kawazu

Kawazu vs. Levy

As Gajeel and Levy exchange words, with the latter commenting that they shouldn't attack members of the Balam Alliance so arbitrarily, Kawazu and Yomazu proceed to mock them, with Kawazu stating that, in war, there aren't any rules. When asked by Gajeel why they mentioned "war" and what their goal is, Yomazu replies that they came to poach all of the Fairies on the island while he activates his spell, producing a continuous, extremely loud noise which forces Gajeel and Levy to cover their ears, leaving them open to Kawazu's subsequent melee attack from Levy’s side. With Gajeel unable to hear her cries, she’s forced to pull him out from the attacks trajectory herself. Much to their surprise, Kawazu spits some eggs at them, which open, revealing many fists that proceed to punch them. After Levy nullifies Yomazu's sound spell with Solid Script: Silent, Kawazu tries assaulting her again with his eggs, but she uses Solid Script: Fire to reduce them to ashes in the air, much to Kawazu's extreme dismay. He nonetheless proceeds to produce more eggs than Levy can destroy with her fire, successfully hitting and wounding her.

When Yomazu manages to heavily injure Gajeel, he comments to Kawazu that if Fairy Tail members are this weak, the two of them alone can defeat all of them by the time the main squad arrives, drawing Gajeel's attention and thus prompting Kawazu to express surprise at him being still alive. However, by letting it slip that the entirety of Grimoire Heart is coming, Gajeel realizes the danger of the situation and, much to their surprise, gets back up to fight, telling Levy to run and warn the others. When Levy manages to escape, Yomazu chastises Kawazu for letting her get away, though the chicken-man casually replies that it will simply make the hunt more fun.[10]

Kawazu Defeated

Kawazu: defeated

After Yomazu parries Gajeel's Iron Dragon's Roar with his , Kawazu begins bombarding Gajeel with Heavy Egg Rain, while his partner continues to engage him in melee. As he keeps launching eggs at Gajeel, Kawazu is caught by his Iron Dragon's Sword, which rapidly defeats him. However, this creates an opening for Yomazu, allowing him to penetrate Gajeel's arm with his katana. This seeming advantage is lost though when Gajeel grabs Yomazu's sword, defeating him shortly afterwards and leaving both Grimoire Heart members out cold until Erza and Juvia arrive at the scene to interrogate them.[11]

Some time later, with the help of Yomazu and Kain, Kawazu and his two guildmates take to attacking the weakened Fairy Tail Guild members at their makeshift camp. Both Yomazu and Kawazu show their greed when Kain is defeated, rejoicing in the fact that they might have a chance to move up in their guild ranks. Bickslow, Freed, and Elfman eventually defeated them, however.[12]

After suffering a humiliating defeat, heavily injured Kawazu and Yomazu, while helping each other walk, witness Tenrou Tree's restoration, unaware of Ultear's involvement behind it.[13]

Magic and AbilitiesEdit

Egg Magic (エッグマジック Eggu Majikku): Living up to his chicken-like appearance and demeanor, Kawazu is capable of spitting out from his beak large amounts of Magic eggs, which subsequently rain down on his opponents to damage them in different ways.[14][14]

Egg Buster

Egg Buster

  • Egg Buster (エッグ バスター Eggu Basutā): Kawazu spits several eggs at his opponents. These break in midair, and when they do, the yolk of each of them enlarges to take the form of a hard, massive clenched fist, which rain down on foes, punching them.[14]
  • Heavy Egg Rain (ヘビー エッグ ライン Hebī Eggu Rein): Kawazu spits hardened eggs upwards in the sky, which subsequently rain down on his enemies, bombarding them.[14]
Egg-Magic-Egg-Wall

Egg Wall

  • Egg Wall: Kawazu opens his beak and launches eggs a series of eggs. These eggs quickly hatch and merge to form a wall, able to stop incoming attacks. The created eggs are edible.[15]

Flight: Due to his bird-like characteristics, Kawazu seems to have the ability to fly, or at least to jump considerably high, something he uses in conjunction with his Egg Magic to bombard his opponents from above.[14]

TriviaEdit

  • When first introduced, the seeming Kawazu's figure appeared much sharper and massive in comparison to his actual figure, making him resemble a large hawk, while his seeming partner Yomazu's mirrored perfectly his true, non-shadowed appearance, as revealed later on. Also, Kawazu's figure had no visible comb nor wattle.[8]

QuotesEdit

Battles & EventsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 213, Page 8
  2. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 210, Page 20
  3. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 210, Page 16
  4. Fairy Tail Manga: Volume 25, Cover
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 211, Page 3
  6. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 211, Page 16
  7. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 211, Page 10
  8. 8.0 8.1 Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 131, Page 10
  9. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 210, Pages 16-10
  10. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 211, Pages 2-19
  11. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 212, Pages 5-8
  12. Fairy Tail Anime: Episodes 118-119
  13. Fairy Tail Anime: Episode 120
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 211, Pages 6-7
  15. Fairy Tail Anime: Episode 119

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