Said skeleton then curses Allen's left eye, before being torn to shreds by the kid's newly awoken powers . Allen tries to tell him that he can't talk, but nothing comes out and Link snaps at him to speak up. [3] Murase said he had positive thoughts about his work, hoping it would appeal to the audience. 203] Two Noahs and Link rescue Allen, making the Order believe he has betrayed them.[ch. During some point in his life, Allen was "implanted" with the presence of Nea D. Campbell, the traitorous Fourteenth Noah who attempted to kill the entire Noah Family thirty-five years ago in a self-proclaimed effort to become the next Earl of Millennium. Michael Russell. Although it is not clear how Nea's presence was implanted in Allen when Nea's coup failed and he was killed quite some time before Allen was even born. Allen was able to fight a level 3 akuma without his innocence and with only one arm for a little while. She states that despite his peaceful demeanor, Allen often shows angry mannerism when fighting, which allowed her to relate with the character. The Earl, who was angered by the abilities of Allen's eye, has managed to develop seals that prevent the eye from activating. Allen is a former Exorcist and a former member of the European Branch of the Black Order. Since Hoshino wanted the Order and its enemies to have visual contrast, she gave Allen and the Exorcists black cloaks to convey a "gloomy" impression. This causes Cross to become the Crowned Clown (神ノ道化, Kuraun Kuraun, クラウン・クラウン lit. [65] In a later review, Lauenroth praised Murase's work for voicing two characters; Allen and the 14th Noah. [55] Carlo Santos of Anime News Network wrote that Allen did not use "cleverness" to defeat Akuma but let his arm "overpower the enemy". For similarly named people, see, Allen Walker in early chapters wielding Cross, by. [8] As the manga continued, Hoshino called him a comrade and found a relationship between herself and the character, although Hoshino still admired the Millennium Earl. [16] It has also been explained to Allen that Nea's gradual return will eventually completely destroy Allen's presence in his own body;[17] though it had already started to happen when Allen had been told this, Allen having been seeing an odd, looming shadow that no one else could see,[18] recently Nea's return efforts have been more violent, Allen once coughing up blood as he attempted to fight him off[19] and more recently, Akuma starting to flock to Allen's side to attack him, claiming to feel the presence of a Noah, which shows that Nea's presence is closer to the surface than it previously was.[20]. The clear plasma-like liquid inside looked harmless but the bespectacled man knew that if his calculations were wrong, it's most likely that Allen Walker would die in his hands. [46] His redesign for Hallow received similar reactions from Amrita Aulakh of Pop Wrapped, who stated he was one of the best Shonen Jump protagonists alongside Gintoki Sakata from Gin Tama. Russell & Company. [11], Allen Walker is popular with D.Gray-man readers; he was the most-popular character in the series' first Shōnen Jump poll.[vol. She found this depiction difficult because his life became more complicated as the series progressed. His pain was a thousand burning white knives stabbing at … Allen has 11 jobs listed on their profile. Hoshino based Allen's characterization on Robin, the shorter-haired female protagonist of the one-shot comic Zone. However, Hoshino relieved him when claiming that upon Allen's reveal, the character would not wear his bald and that his face without make up will be revealed in order to keep with character's visual appeal.[vol. After Allen left the Order, Hoshino told readers his life might be arduous and that he would cheat at gambling, which learns while training with Cross Marian. She noted that Allen had grown taller; early in the series he and Lenalee are depicted at the same height. In his rematch with Tyki, Allen transforms his left arm into a sword that exorcises evil.[ch. Martial Skills: He can hold his own against Marie during a sparing match. Murase's switching between two personalities—Allen and the Nea D. Campbell—impressed the manga author, who thought at first Murase was using a machine to change the tone of them. [74] Thanasis Karavasilis of Manga Tokyo stated that while many fans of the series were bothered by Murase replacing Kobayashi, he did not mind the change in Allen's voice. Because Jump Square—the manga's host magazine at the time— was aimed at a young male audience, Hoshino said she wanted to characterize Allen as a cheerful person rather than a troubled teenager. 1/4 . [15]. English translation published by Viz Media. [43] New merchandise, in which Allen is often disguised as a vampire, was developed for Halloween 2016, and a piña colada drink was based on the character. Allen begins going through the Noah transformation and receives the help of unlikely friends. [12], According to Hoshino, later in the series Allen's hairstyle becomes similar to that of a Super Saiyan—a transformation in the Dragon Ball series in which the character's hair becomes spiky.[vol. Hoshino tries to balance Allen between "strength and sorrow", and has required occasional hiatuses. She was satisfied with Allen's dialogue that he would fight for both humans and Akumas, symbolized by his two hands, and drew this scene carefully. [32] He ranked 20th in a 2007 Newtype character poll. [47] Allen Walker (Japanese: アレン・ウォーカー, Hepburn: Aren Wōkā) is the fictional protagonist of the manga series D.Gray-man, which was created by Japanese artist and writer Katsura Hoshino.In the series, which is set in the 19th century, Allen is a teenager who joins the Black Order—a group of soldiers known as exorcists. 57, 59], During his stay at the headquarters, Allen's Innocence is restored upon the user wishing to restore his own humanity through interacting with the Black Order exorcists rather than dedicating himself to the Akumas only. The Blue Lantern Corps is a fictional organization appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, beginning in 2007 in Green Lantern vol. [21] In 2016, Haberkorn said that if he could voice Allen again he would pierce his ears. 205] Allen goes into hiding and disguises himself as a clown. [5], Allen's origins are not revealed in the manga but instead in the third light novel by Kaya Kizaki who felt the need to reread the original D.Gray-man manga in order to understand Allen's characterization. In the series, which is set in the 19th century, Allen is a teenager who joins the Black Order—a group of soldiers known as exorcists. [9], In the first animated version of D.Gray-man Allen is voiced by Sanae Kobayashi, whom Hoshino praised for capturing the character.[vol. 187] He rejoins his comrades in Edo,[ch. Kirt Walker … Your engagement in a Vistage group can lead you to better decisions. In the interview she complained to Allen about his change from "pure and innocent" to a "corrupted" character, calling him "Dark Allen". Mana is revived as an Akuma demon and cuts Allen's left eye. He has medium-length gray/white hair that has now grown to shoulder-length, silver/gray eyes, and his skin is somewhat pale. Allen Walker (Japanese: アレン・ウォーカー, Hepburn: Aren Wōkā) is a fictional character who appears as the protagonist of the manga D.Gray-man by Katsura Hoshino. 53] a Noah (Tyki Mikk) nearly kills him.[ch. Her editor advised her to make Allen more vulnerable by depicting him crying, which led to Allen's gender being male to make a bigger impact with the readers. 4:72] The series' title D.Gray-man is intended to have several meanings, most referring to the state of Allen and the other main characters.[vol. 170] Allen controls his body but he begins turning into Nea; Crowned Clown's sword hurts him, despite it only affecting Noah and Akuma.[ch. Allen's valediction with Lenalee in Hallow has been described as one of the season's best scenes because of the way it was directed, noting Allen's growth and the apparent romantic tone between both characters. 212 ,216] Allen's mind begins to leave his body due to Nea's awakening; a Cross illusion tells him to meet Katerina Eve Campbell to learn the truth behind Nea and Mana.[ch. [72] Because the series begins in Europe, Casey Brienza criticized Haberkorn for not giving Allen a British accent. When one o… Allen Walker[1] (アレンウォーカー, Aren Wōkā?) [52] In a later review, Rose said he enjoyed the plot in which Allen is unable to distinguish Innocents from Akumas. Allen learns he is connected to the Noah and might become one of them. D.Gray-man Encyclopedia is a FANDOM Anime Community. [9], Allen is voiced by Todd Haberkorn for the two series' English-language dubs; according to Haberkorn, he enjoyed voicing the character,[20] and once cosplayed as him. He is the main protagonist of the D.Gray-Manseries. Now!" He is the adoptive son of Mana Walker, the elder brother of Nea D. Campbell, and the former apprentice of Exorcist General, Cross Marian making him part of the Marian Unit. Nationwide's new CEO has a deep understanding of the company's recent challenges, as well as a unique view on the potential for its transformation. [14] During these chapters, Hoshino decided to hide Allen by having him dress like clown who works in the streets. [67] In the next volume, Chris Kirby, also of The Fandom Post, was impressed by Allen's possession by Nea. Allen has an unusual scar on the left side of his face that starts as a pentagram on his forehead, trails down in a line … Allen is popular with D.Gray-man readers; he is usually ranking in the top three in the series' popularity polls and reaction to the character in manga and anime publications and other media has been generally positive. 3] Although most of his colleagues assume he is ageing normally, one of his enemies Nea D. Campbell, who later possesses his body, suspects he may be growing younger.[ch. [7], When Allen left the Order, Hoshino said the character had become difficult to write. He kills Akuma and learns the Order's location from a woman named Mother. This produced worries within her editors who believed the readers might not like such design as Allen would be sent bald and with a mask. [6] According to Hoshino's first editor, Allen was originally going to be a modified Akuma who looked like a boy. [56] Allen was described as a "solid" hero by A.E. Allen is a philanthropist; Hoshino said she was not equally kind. View Allen Walker’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Answer me. Kevin Leathers of the UK Anime Network noted that Allen differs from the genre's typical main characters. 1 Summary 2 Powers and Stats 2.1 Former 2.2 Current 3 Gallery 4 Others 5 Discussions Allen Walker is the main protagonist of D.Gray-Man. [34] The character was voted the 17th-best male character in an Anime News Network poll,[35] and was 46th in a 2016 Animage poll of top 100 anime characters for his role in Hallow. [6] To make a bigger impact with Allen's arrival to the Black Order, Hoshino gave him the nickname "Destroyer of Time", which has no relevance to the story. 121] The character returned to first place in the third poll[ch. Leathers saw little character development, writing; "[he] is focused on his job, but will always make time for his friends, which while different, isn't interesting over a long period of time". According to McNeil, the combination of his cursed left eye and his white hair make him "much more striking". The Ark has some mechanics that only the fourteenth knows of, this is why the earl wanted to get rid of it. [36] Anime News Network listed him as the third-best anime exorcist based on his tragic backstory and weaponry used to exorcise Akumas. [51] John Rose of Fandom Post considered the team of Allen Walker and Yu Kanda is the greatest strength of the manga's second volume. Link then imprisons Allen, who fears the reappearance of Nea.[ch. [19] During recordings of Hallow, Hoshino was surprised by Murase's work, finding him suitable for Allen. 1] When Allen completes his exorcist training he is sent to Black Order headquarters.[ch. [44], Manga, anime, video-game and related media publications have praised and criticized the character. [7], Hoshino based Allen on Robin, the protagonist of her one-shot comic Zone.[vol. 56] Allen stays at the Black Order's Asia Branch headquarters to recover from the experience.[ch. Allen has 7 jobs listed on their profile. [4] Michael Marr of Capsule Computers also enjoyed Haberkorn's work and agreed with Morales that it is as appealing as Kobayashi's. Nea's presence in Allen's mind has given Allen several key powers, the most prominent one being Allen's ability to control the original Noah's Ark as well as creating gates in and out of Ark from will and destroy them too. Amateur Swordsmanship: After Allen receives his Sword of Exorcism, he begins training with Kanda to develop his swordsmanship skills, though after losing in a spar he reverted to physical brawling.[2]. [33] In Newtype, Allen was nominated as the fifth-best male character of the 2016 anime season for his role in D.Gray-man Hallow. Allen is usually seen with Timcanpy by his side. ", "D.Gray-man Hallow Episode 12 Review: My Home", "D.Gray-man Hallow Episode 3: "It'll Be Fine If I Wash My Face" Review", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Allen_Walker&oldid=997161273, Anime and manga characters with superhuman strength, Fictional characters with post-traumatic stress disorder, Articles containing Japanese-language text, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 30 December 2020, at 07:31. Allen was a blessing compared to gazing at the horizon longingly. Allen Walker is a demigod and for some unfathomable reason Mikk, god of pleasure and desires, absolutely loves it to send him on stupidly dangerous quests. [62][63], Reviewers were also impressed with Allen's betrayal of the Order and his transformation into the 14th Noah; Grant Goodman of Pop Culture Shock found the discussion as intense as a battle. Allen's deformed left arm awakens, becomes an anti-Akuma weapon later called "Cross" (十字架, Kurosu, クロス lit. Hoshino said although Allen's departure fits the series' tragic theme, he would always have comrades. But if Komui wouldn't try it, Allen Walker's transformation would probably be complete in a … [58] In following fights, Allen's rematch with Noah Tyki Mikk was praised by Casey Brienza of Anime News Network, who also liked his new abilities, the Innocence Crown Clown and Allen's sword—which he compared with a sword in Final Fantasy VII wielded by protagonist Cloud Strife. Allen has said that it's "just like an Akuma" in the way that it evolves. She also wondered whether readers would care for a protagonist who is friendly with both his friends and his enemies. Hoshino was pleased with her portrayal of Allen's valediction to comrade Lenalee Lee because it connotes the character's maturation. Once the series started airing, Kobayashi commented that Allen will mature across the narrative thanks to his interactions with other characters from the series. [66], Leroy Douresseaux of Comic Book Bin liked Allen's situation in volume 21 and wanted to see more of the same, rather than the focus on Kanda's fight against the Akuma of Alma Karma. He wasn't sure if it was the memory of Cross's debts or if he was still under the weather from his transformation. "You…can't speak." It was also revealed that Mana D. Campbell is none other than the current Millennium Earl. [53], Allen's abilities were described as "rather inspired" by Michael Aronson of Manga Life magazine. Allen has 11 jobs listed on their profile. 182, 184], During a fight against the Noah, Allen betrays his superiors by freeing Kanda and the Akuma of his friend Alma Karma. Sheena McNeil of the online magazine Sequential Tart liked Allen's design and called his anti-Akuma weapon "quite impressive". Now, if only Allen’s bastard father of an Olympian would show his face upstairs so the other gods would stop fussing about “the child of the 14th!” In the first novel, he searches for Black Order headquarters and then disappears. The boy knew and read him well. Murase was moved by Hoshino's determination to develop Allen in the manga and thus felt a better impression of his character. D.Gray-man manga volumes by Katsura Hoshino. 11:2] Hoshino said that early in D.Gray-man's publication, Allen was one of the most difficult characters to draw.[vol. As before, his Innocence possesses a certain degree of sentience and can assist in evasive tactics or even manipulate Allen's body like a marionette should he become incapacitated. [10] For the arc involving the Third Exorcists, Hoshino's editors advised her to draw Allen as a fighter for the sake of the manga's characters Yu Kanda and Alma Karma, who are heavily featured in the saga. Abandoned by his parents, he was raised in a circus, where he meets Mana Walker. "I'm sorry there, force of habit." When invoked, Crown Clown functions like an armored suit, forming a white-hooded cowl and sleeve of Innocence energy which covers his shoulders and right arm. 1:61] Allen is often accompanied by Timcampy, a small flying golem given to him by his mentor Exorcist General Cross Marian.[ch. [49] Active Anime's Sandra Scholes found him mysterious, citing his arrival at the Black Order and the anti-Akuma weapon. Hoshino found the Earl unsuitable for use as a main character in a manga magazine aimed at teenagers so she created Allen. [54] Brian Henson of Mania Beyond Entertainment wrote that Allen's mysterious, cursed eye might appeal to readers of the series. [5], Because Allen hides his identity from the Order but still claims to be an exorcist in a later arc, Hoshino conceived a new design for him that represents his self-proclamation of being one. is the main protagonist and a reference to the series D.Gray-man. Crown Clown was created to be a more stylish and cooler weapon for Allen. He is the current host of the former Noah, Nea Walker. His physical abilities are only increased when his Innocence is activated. Chapter 222 proved more challenging for Hoshino because Allen's life was becoming difficult. Hoshino said she experienced a lack of inspiration in what it would be its true form to the point of feeling Allen's frustration at not being able to fight again. View Allen Walker’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Sometimes, the pentagram section of the scar is drawn as the Sigil of Baphomet, the official insignia of the Church of Satan and an associated symbol of other organizations aligned with Satanism and the Left-Hand Path. "Walker. "D.Gray-Man Gets New TV Anime Series in 2016 with New Cast", "D.Gray-Man Hallow Allen Walker Ayumu Murase AnimeJapan Panel 2016", "Interview: Todd Haberkorn Talks Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, Initial D, And Voice Acting", "If I get to voice Allen Walker in D gray man again, I will pierce my ears. Despite her worries, Hoshino's editor said it would be positive if Allen remained as a hypocrite until the ending. [5], Allen was introduced as a "gentleman"[6] but his characterization changed to the point that Hoshino wrote an interview between the character and herself. Allen Walker (60) Mana Walker (26) Cross Marian (18) Tyki Mikk (10) Howard Link (9) Kanda Yuu (8) Allen (7) Lavi (D.Gray-man) (7) Bookman (D.Gray-man) (7) Include Relationships Nea D. Campbell/Allen Walker (72) Past Allen/Nea D. Campbell (11) Nea D. Campbell & Allen Walker (7) Tyki Mikk/Allen Walker (6) Howard Link/Allen Walker (5) 7:117] He dropped to second place behind Yu Kanda in a second poll.[ch. Vistage has certainly been helpful in helping me and my organization fulfill the missions that I think are important. "Allen" replied that the change must be due to the series' dark setting.[vol. Link finally gets the point, looking shocked and a little guilty. From episode 5 of D. Gray Man Hallow The Fourteenth Noah shows himself to the Earl and other Noah, and members of the Order. [65] Chris Beveridge of the Fandom Post enjoyed the appearance of the 14th Noah in Allen's mind, praising the character's internal conflict. [71], Allen's voice actors have also been reviewed. Alan Walker is a registered repesentative offering securities and advisory services through H. Beck, inc., member SIPC. [13] By the series' beginning, Hoshino intended Allen's weaponry to evolve because she started feeling that Allen's first weapon, Cross, might be appealing to the readers. Animation Insider's Kimberly Morales wrote that Todd Haberkorn, who voiced Allen for the English version of the anime, does a "decent job" matching the original work by Japanese actor Sanae Kobayashi. [9], While creating the character, Hoshino was afraid readers might dislike Allen because she wrote him as a hypocrite; even though Allen is a human, he has sympathy for his enemies, the souls trapped inside the Akumas and the Noah clan. In this chapter, Nea and Mana's past as brothers was revealed. Allen Walker/Abilities and Powers < Allen Walker. 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[61] According to Anne Lauenroth of Anime News Network, the growing camaraderie between Allen and Tyki during Allen's imprisonment for saving Alma is interesting; it leads to Allen's decision to leave the Order after putting his comrades in danger. In Chapter 219, Nea successfully took over Allen's body in the presence of the Millennium Earl. Zerochan has 941 Allen Walker anime images, wallpapers, HD wallpapers, Android/iPhone wallpapers, fanart, cosplay pictures, screenshots, facebook covers, and many more in its gallery. a different take on Alma Karma's awakening, Allen's descent into the Noah transformation, and the Noah Clan's feelings regarding both Allen and the 14th ... Sennen Hakushaku | Millennium Earl & Allen Walker (3) Nea D. Campbell & Cross Marian (3) Nea D. Campbell & Mana Walker (3) Howard Link/Allen Walker (2) Crown Clown & Allen Walker (2) 222], In addition to appearing in the manga and anime series, Allen is a playable character in two D.Gray-man video games. 9:187] During recording of the anime, Kobayashi befriended the Earl's voice actor Junpei Takiguchi as they chatted whenever their characters were absent from a recording, much to Hoshino's surprise.[vol. 215], Allen is estimated to be 15 years old when the series begins.[vol. Allen Walker is a former Exorcist of the religious organization known as the Black Order, as well as a Noah. [29] In the second novel, he is a supporting character who attends the Black Order's reunion party. When not activated, Crown Clown takes residence in left arm, becomes a visible black pattern that rises the length of arm to his shoulder in a spiraling pattern with a tattoo-like emblem on the end. [45] Anime News Network's Casey Brienza also praised his design, saying he looks like a "visual kei rock star" and calling him "a nice change of pace" from other shōnen protagonists. 10:204] In the manga's first chapters, Allen's eyes have had different colors—red and light blue—due to a discussion between Hoshino and her editor; it was later decided to give him silver eyes.[vol. Allen Walker (Japanese: アレン・ウォーカー, Hepburn: Aren Wōkā) is the fictional protagonist of the manga series D.Gray-man, which was created by Japanese artist and writer Katsura Hoshino. [69] Anne Lauenroth wrote that the struggle between Allen and the 14th Noah left the character in need of a friend; Cross Marian's words and care give Allen a "path". Every so often, and when there is a vacancy within the Family, a gene within a regular human, called the "Noah gene", awakens, turning that human into a Noah and causing them to fall under the influence of his hatred and memories stored within their blood. During a broadcast of Hallow, Hoshino made multiple illustrations of Allen interacting with the Noah clan to support the actors. Hoshino did not like Allen because of his negative actions despite his caring words. Exorcist General Cross Marian soon adopts Allen as a disciple.[ch. Manga creator Katsura Hoshino originally had no plans to create Allen's character in D.Gray-man; she wanted the Millennium Earl to be the story's protagonist. [26][27][28], Allen also appears in Kaya Kizaki's D.Gray-man light novel series. [11], Hoshino drew Allen with hair longer than Robin's and found it difficult to decide on a hairstyle.[vol. Kobayashi aimed to portray Allen properly as she feared, her performance might make the character act like a child. Member Transformations. Nea also clarified that the Earl and their mother named Katerina are not their real parents but Katerina only adopted them the same time the Earl disappeared after suffering for 7000 years. [22], The third light novel reveals Allen was born with a deformed left arm caused by the effects of a rare object known as Innocence. 8, 19] Allen and four other exorcists are sent to locate and protect Cross.[ch. Despite difficulties in writing him, Hoshino liked the challenge of writing Allen, expecting that future manga protagonists also provide authors with this problem. 9:191] She demonstrated Allen's dark side when the character struck his master Cross Marian in anger at his inability to learn how he would become the 14th Noah descendant: Nea D. Campbell. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. He fights the Millennium Earl, his army of Akuma and the Noah Family—a group of immortal humans who help the Earl and want to destroy the world.[ch. Allen's Innocence initially assumes the form of a gigantic left arm and evolves to give him new abilities, which he uses to fight the Millennium Earl—who created an army of Akuma to destroy the world—and his superhuman followers the Noah Family. [69] According to Osborn, Allen was becoming "an increasingly more complex and interesting character". 11:76] Kobayashi described Allen as an appealing character who, while not looking like a fighter, Kobayashi found his characterization interesting. [48] Tom Tonhat of Escapist magazine called Allen a "good lead character". All humans on Earth are the descendants of Noah and his family, who survived the Great Flood and populated the Earth once more. [57] Todd Douglass Jr. of DVD Talk wrote that the character's use of the anti-Akuma weapon might seem clichéd; he found its anime depiction entertaining. 23:], Allen leaves the Black Order because the previous story arc had too many characters and required too much effort. 1:62, ch166] In the manga it is revealed that Mana died for unknown reasons years after adopting the child. Physical Prowess: Due to his Innocence being largely used for close combat, Allen is noted to be above normal human standards in terms of physical fitness, making him able to perform in seemingly physically impossible workouts[1] and hold back Akuma attacks that are known to take out walls. Eventually, Hoshino was inspired to draw Allen's real Innocence—the Crowned Clown—which is based on the Italian Pierrot. In the anime, the laser stakes are colored yellow along with his β version fingers. Even Allen Walker's cursed eye couldn't it through it. [50] Critics have noted Allen's interactions with other characters during the series. As before, his Innocence possesses a certain degree of sentience and can assist in evasive tactics or even manipulate Allen's body like a marionette should he become incapacitated. Hoshino gave Allen a calm demeanor in contrast with her typical rambunctious, rude characters; and to make him look intimidating she gave Allen a pentagram-shaped scar. 3:26], During a story arc in which Allen tries to save a former Exorcist named Suman Dark, Allen's own Innocence—his deformed arm "Cross"— is destroyed in a confrontation. [73] Lauenroth enjoyed the voice work of Ayumu Murase, who replaced Kobayashi for the second D.Gray-man anime D.Gray-man Hallow. This transformation also changes Allen's usual hairstyle from flat to a spiky rear. 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