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).