Creating a D.Gray-Man Original CharacterFirstly, I want to point out that this is a guide. It is not a rule book, so do not think of it as one.Creating a D.Gray-Man Original Character3 years ago in Writing More Like This
I do not consider myself an expert in history or even an expert in creating characters. This guide is merely a collection of researched information and resources that is meant to help you, especially if you want to stay clear of creating a Mary Sue and Gary Stu.
1. Exorcist, Noah or ...?
So, who is your character? Exorcist? Noah? Akuma? Scientist? Finder? It's all up to the individual to choose which profession they want their character to belong to, however, you shouldn't create a character that belongs to two or more of these categories. I'll elaborate.
I have seen many people do this and even I have created one myself in the past. No, your character can't be a Noah and an Exorcist. It's cliché, it doesn't work, and it's basically copying the predicament Allen is currently in.
Have you forgotten that Innocence and Dark Matter are opposites? They cannot work