KUDZU

KUDZU VENTURA

MAIN CHARACTER / POKEMON GIJINKA


Character Summary

NAME: Kudzu Ventura [ KUD-zoo ] — “Kudzu”

SPECIES: Servine Gijinka (Pokemon Verse)

GENDER: Male (he/him) || AGE: 18+ years || BIRTH DATE: July 7th || HEIGHT: 5′ 9″ (~175 cm)

IDENTITY: Heterosexual (Straight)

PERSONALITY: Clever | Good-humored | Lazy | Puckish | Nosy | Lewd | Persistent | Confident

Kudzu often comes off as a bit of an arrogant class clown, but he does have a good — if not at times, crude — sense of humor. He will often tease others, but also enjoys joking around and hyping his trainer and teammates. Kudzu can also be quite crafty when needed, and is skilled at in retrieving information about others — through means as subtle as eavesdropping, or even more direct as sneaking around and spying.

Kudzu leads a lazy lifestyle where he doesn’t actively train, and doesn’t aspire to pick up the habit. However, being on the team — along with his past stint practicing for Pokemon Musicals — has made him a decent battler. His battle style mainly relies on stalling, where he’ll confuse and exhaust his opponents with evasive moves before striking.

OCCUPATION(S): Student; Interviewer; Amateur Disc-Jockey

SKILLS:  Stealth and observation (for spying eavesdropping) | Tonal memory and recognition | Good sense of rhythm and tone | Sound-mixing | Planned and improvised choreography

LIKES: Juicy information and gossip | Sour flavors (Impish Nature) | Light pranks and teasing | Sleeping/napping | Music | Attractive girls | “Visual erotica”

DISLIKES:  Being caught spying | Being called out for “perving” or acting in that manner | Being treated as useless or a nuisance


Relationships

SIGNIFICANT OTHER: STERLING — Girlfriend (Mawile)

TRAINER: T.C.

TEAMMATES: AVALON | CASSANDRA | CHARITY | DOMINIC | DIANA | ELI | LORELAI | MIRABELLE | MORGUE | NIGELLUS | QUINCY | RAY | STERLING | THORN | VALOR

FRIENDS & ALLIES: AMBER | CHARITY | CLOVE | DIANA | MIRABELLE | MONIT | QUINCY | RAY | RITA | STERLING | VALOR | YANG

[Italics= Others’ Characters  (© Their Respective Artists)


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Artwork & Design References

MAIN DESIGN: Servine Gijinka (Pokemon Verse)

SERVINE — Taller than normal with lighter green skin and longer arms; wears Amulet coin.
GIJINKA — Orange-brown eyes; light green hair, with yellow cowlick (extends past chest); ectomorph; wears Amulet coin.

ALTERNATE DESIGNS AND VERSES:

SERVINE
(Pokemon Verse)
DRAGON
(Mythical Verse)
SLOTH DEMON
(Demon Verse)
SNAKE DEITY
(DEITIES Verse)
ANDROID
(Mafia AU)
HUMAN
(Miscellaneous AU)

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Additional Notes

CHARACTER TROPES: The TricksterThe SlackerClass ClownChivalrous Pervert; The Gadfly

MUSIC THEME(S): Bruno Mars’s “The Lazy Song“; *NSYNC’s “Pop“; BTS’s “MIC Drop” (Steve Aoki + Desiigner Remix) — see Spotify Playlist for more

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Kudzu often comes off as a bit of an arrogant class clown, but he does have a good — if not at times, crude — sense of humor. He will often tease others, but also enjoys joking around and hyping his trainer and teammates. Kudzu can also be quite crafty when needed, and is skilled at in retrieving information about others — through means as subtle as eavesdropping, or even more direct as sneaking around and spying.

Kudzu leads a lazy lifestyle where he doesn’t actively train, and doesn’t aspire to pick up the habit. However, being on the team — along with his past stint practicing for Pokemon Musicals — has made him a decent battler. His battle style mainly relies on stalling, where he’ll confuse and exhaust his opponents with evasive moves before striking.

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  • Whether or not the Amulet Coin has any effect in battles, Kudzu likes to wear it for “good luck.”
  • Kudzu was partially trained for Unova’s pokemon musicals prior to joining T.C.’s team. Though he’s not into the competitive aspect, he enjoyed and secretly misses the attention from it.
  • Enjoys music, and due to his prior training and his tendency to listen to music while lounging around, he has a good sense of rhythm and tone.
  • Is likely a closet voyeur/pervert. But never on purpose, he’ll swear–