Nyah

Nyah
Nyah Has an Adventure character
Nyah ID.png
First appearance Enter: Nyah
Last appearance Nyah Has a Movie
Created by Jordyn-Rae Morrison
Additional design by Darien Brice Dickinson
Information
Full name Nyahline
Species
Gender Female
Occupation
  • Guitar player
  • Restaurant owner
  • Sushi chef
Relatives
Born 1998
Age
  • 19 (season 1)
  • 20 (season 2)
  • 31 (movie)

Nyah (short for Nyahline) is the titular character and main protagonist of the animated series Nyah Has an Adventure. Nyah was created by Jordyn-Rae Morrison and was first brought to the attention of Darien Brice Dickinson after being drawn on the whiteboard at Raffles College in 2015. It is currently unknown if there are any earlier drawings of the character, as Jordyn has hinted the character was around in her high school years.

In the series, Nyah is first brought to the attention of the human population when she screams in pain after an arrow is shot into her head. Taken from her rainforest home, she is forced to integrate into society where she meets her three best friends: Lone, Arph and Skye. Despite the title of the series, Nyah is not so adventurous, and she would much rather stay in her apartment and cook in the downstairs sushi restaurant that she owns, waiting for fun to come to her instead.

Character sheet

General

Nyah's name is short for Nyahline, which is similar to names like Eileen or Madeline. Nyah can only say her own name, or things that sound similar to it, like "nyes" or "nyo" (which mean "yes" or "no", respectively). The name Nyah also stems from "nya", which is Japanese onomatopoeia for noises that cats make.

Nyah was officially born in 1998 from eggs produced by a crow parasite and a shark parasite, in the Wyoming rainforest in New South Wales, Australia. When her baby tadpole parasite form infected the recently-deceased Samantha Farewell, she effectively reset the age of the human, and began to morph it to look like an aquabirb creature from there. She is 19 years old for the majority of Season 1.

Nyah, like Samantha, is left-handed, and she also has neat handwriting.

Appearance

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Turnaround sheet.

Nyah's main appearance throughout the series is that of an aquabirb creature, which she disguises as due to the illegality of her actual species at birth (tadpole parasite). The human body she inherited from Samantha Farewell would've had the same proportions as Nyah, had it been allowed to grow up.

Nyah's skin colour as an aquabirb creature is light-blue, reminiscent of decaying human skin. An outer coat of fluffy, white feathers covers her skin up. The arrow embedded into her head by Miss Farewell was assimilated to Nyah's body and will grow back if sliced off, provided she consumes the goo that the sliced-off portions melt into.

Nyah's hair colour is as black as a crow's feathers, and her hair extends to the bottom of her shoulders. Nyah does not have any visible ears, but can still hear perfectly through the gills on her neck, which also allow her to breath underwater. Her eyes are completely black with two white circular shines in each acting as her pupils. These eyes are actually the only visible part of her tadpole parasite form. Her nose is pointy, like a bird's beak. Her teeth are carnivorous, like a shark's.

Her tadpole-like tail's girth is double her body's width, and its length is half her body's height.

Health and Image

Nyah's diet consists mostly of fish, as that is what she grew up with in the rainforest she was discovered in. She has no need for exercise, as parasites do not have the ability to gain weight, thus she remains very fit-looking. She has good balance on curved or narrow surfaces, but trips a lot on flat ground. She was initially slow to react to fast-moving objects, which is how the arrow managed to strike through her head, but now she can move short distances lightning-quick (if the situation calls for it).

Nyah wears a grey sleeveless shirt at all times, without any shorts or pants. She can play the electric guitar, as Samantha could. Nyah is very hygienic, though she avoids hand-sanitizers and similar anti-bacteria products, as they contain ingredients harmful to parasites. She smells like a clean pet bird, with a hint of lavender. There are scars on her skin around the entry and exit wounds of the arrow in her head.

Voice

Nyah's voice is high-pitched and usually loud. When laughing, she'll usually opt for a "Nyahaha~!". Nyah cannot speak proper English, but can say certain simple English words with a "Ny-" prefix added to them. For example, "Nyes" = "Yes" and "Nyo" = "No".

Psychology

Nyah's IQ is high, though she tries to hide it. She has good memory, but wants to actively forget everything in her past from before she was discovered by society. Her temperament is sanguine. Her learning style is auditory. She is emotionally stable, unless provoked, in which case she will snap and try to shut up the person provoking her, even going so far as to slice their throat using her claws (if necessary).

Nyah understands and interacts with others very well. Nyah doesn't really understand her own self that well. Nyah is okay with written and spoken words. Nyah works very well with logic, reason, numbers, and critical thinking. Nyah's perception to sounds, music, tones, and rhythms is very clear. Nyah understands their natural surroundings very well. Nyah can create and visualize images in their mind’s eye very well. Nyah can understand phenomena or questions beyond sensory data very well.

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