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Character Profile: Larva

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Name
Larva Labaa Larva (Vampire Princess Miyu)
Alias
Lava  
Race
Shinma Shinma
Gender
Male Male
Age
   
Hair
Blue Blue
Eyes
Red Red
Height
   
Weight
   
Status
Miyu's guardian Miyu's guardian
Quote
"Not exactly. I fight for Miyu now."  
Voice
Zach Hanner(OVA), Ryan Alosio(TV) Shinichiro Miki
Debut
Episode 1: "Unearthly Kyoto"(OVA) Episode 1: "Unearthly Kyoto"(OVA)
Anime
Vampire Princess Miyu Kyuketsuki Miyu

Character Description: Larva

Larva is Miyu's friend, protector, and the only one who could possibly understand her. He is bound to her, following her everywhere, helping to return all Shinma to the darkness. Very much in love, the pair believes that once they have taken care of all Shinma, they too may also return to the darkness, together forever. But it was not always this way...

Larva was originally sent to kill Miyu, to exterminate the girl before the vampire inside her could awaken. But his pitty for the young thirteen-year-old delayed him too long, and when the time came to end her life, his touch awakened her instead. She took his blood, and had him replace it with her own. And so now the would-be assasin is forever bound to serve and protect Miyu. His failure so shameful that he may never speak, and constantly hides behind a mask.

In the television series, not only can Larva speak, but he can also occasionally remove his mask. In the two-part episode "Light of the Sea", Miyu was already the guardian when Larva first faced her. The two fought and Larva thrust his sharp hands through Miyu's body. However, Miyu managed to sink her fangs into his neck. Once their blood mingled, Larva learned of Miyu and her destiny and promised to follow her for all time. Apparently, the mask he wears is proof of his servitude to Miyu and doesn't prevent him from speaking (unlike in the OVA episodes).

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