short for character change. frequently used in shugo chara
. its the combined power of a shugo chara (guardian character) and its owner. in most cases there is a special change in apearance and sometimes a weapon. some elements of the chara change are similar to chara nari
's cat ears. hinamori amu
's heart/spade/clover theme. yaya
's bib). it also changes the person's personality (there character).
chara change : ikuto tsukiyomi
gets cat ears and a tail plus cat-like abilities (teasing attitude). hinamori amu
gets artistic abilities and spade shaped barrettes (level headed attitude).