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Rachel (Hishikawa Rikka in the original Japanese version), is one of the main characters in Glitter Force Doki Doki.

Her alter ego is Glitter Diamond or (Cure Diamond in the Japanese version.)

Appearance

Rachel

Rikka has dark blue eyes and chest-length hair worn loose with a small amount pulled back to form a braid on the back of the head, held by a ribbon. At times she wears red glasses.

Normally, she wears a white long sleeved blouse with a blue bow-tie, light blue pleat dress with light navy detail and buttons, black socks, and short brown boots.

For summer she wears a white and blue sailor dress with light blue detail, and dark blue shoes with white socks.

Glitter Diamond

As Glitter Diamond, her eyes brighten and her hair turns light indigo, growing to knee-length and pulled into a thick ponytail held by a light blue and white piece with a blue diamond in the center. On each side of the head is a curled strand, with her bangs slightly curled. She gains blue diamond earrings and a gold choker to match her bracelets. She wears a light blue dress with white winged sleeves, one with a gold clasp around it, and accents of white frills and dark blue detail, connected to a small blue ribbon. The skirt resembles a fanned out wing, exposing white and milk blue fabric. On the chest is a blue heart with white fabric hanging from it. Her white boots have a milk blue cuff. uff and a gold band to match her bracelets and choker.

Personality

Rachel is an intelligent girl who is often quiet, but she is not afraid to speak her mind when she needs to. She is proud of her intellect and loves to study. She is one of the top ten scoring students in the national trial exams. As noted by Maya in episode 9 of the first season, Rachel is at the top of the class and constantly placed as the first place in her school, however, her scores started to drop as she was in second place because of starting to play competitive spelling bee, as it was seen in episode 14.

Rachel is childhood friends with Maya since they live near each other. Ever since they were children, Rachel has been taking on the responsibility of looking after the troublemaker Maya, sometimes being taken advantage of. Despite that, she also was always protected by Maya which makes Rachel trust her. She strives to lead a quiet, nondramatic school life but is often dragged into various zany escapades by Maya.

Etymology

Rachel comes from the Hebrew word meaning "ewe" or "one with purity".[1]

Her Japanese last name, Hishikawa (菱川): Hishi (菱) means "a diamond shape", while kawa (川) means "river".

Her Japanese given name, Rikka (六花): The kanji Rikka (六花) means "snow". Individually, Ri (六) means "six" while ka (花) means "flower".

History

Rachel is Maya's best friend and they have known each other since elementary school. She always tries to stop Maya from overdoing things but cannot seem to do so. Her mother works late at a local hospital and her father travels the world as an Photographer. Rachel finds out about the Glitter Force warriors when Maya decides to tell her because it is hard for her to keep a secret from her best friend. She later runs into the mysterious merchant who gives her a Glitter Charm that she later decides to use to help her friend as Glitter Diamond.

Relationships

Maya Aida: Maya is one of Rachel's very close childhood friends and current schoolmate.

Clara Yotsuba: Clara is another one of Rachel's childhood friends; they met in elementary school.

Mackenzie Mack: Mackenzie is one of her teammates. Rachel used to be jealous of Mackenzie spending time with Maya, but eventually moves on from her jealousy, and the two end up good friends.

Rory: Rory is Rachel's transformation partner who helps her transform into Glitter Diamond.

Natalie: She and other Glitter Force warriors met her during the battle with Regina.

Ira: She takes him in and looks after him in episode 5 of the second season after discovering him on the beach unconscious, and goes against Glitter Ace to protect him. This causes him to even go as far to protect her from some of the dangers or attacks she's faced. It is seen in the last episode he warns her not to go into King Mercenare's body.

Glitter Diamond

Glitter Diamond poses after transformation

"The light of Wisdom! Glitter Diamond!!"


Glitter Diamond is Rachel’s Glitter Force alter ego. She represents wisdom and controls the power of ice. In Doki Doki Pretty Cure!, her introduction is the same, but said in Japanese as (英知の光!キュアダイヤモンド!!Eichi no Hikari! Kyua Daiyamondo!)

Transformation

Rory cries out his name before Rachel first places her transformation Glitter Charm onto Rory's silver heart medallion object and shouts "Glitter Force Makeover!". She then spells "L-O-V-E" on her Glitter Pad and the transformation begins. She is seen floating around with her body, except for her head, glowing with blue light. First, her hair glows blue and grows into a long ponytail. Her hair then turns to a lighter blue and her hair accessories and diamond shaped earrings start to appear. Her dress then appears and her Glitter Force attaches itself to it. Next is her heart brooch, bracelets and boots. Finally, her dress ribbon appears on her pelvis and Glitter Diamond poses saying her introduction speech.

Attacks

Group Attacks

Power-Ups

Glitter Diamond Power Up

Like her Glitter Force partners, she can use Power-Ups when she takes it seriously in the battle. When this happens, a blue light appears around her body.

Videos

Glitter_Diamond_Transformation

Glitter Diamond Transformation

Trivia

  • In the Japanese version, it is revealed that Rachel's birthday is on May 25th, making her a Gemini.
  • In the English version, Rachel is the only Glitter Force warrior without a confirmed last name.
    • She is also the second Glitter Force warrior whose catchphrase is essentially the English translation of her original dub’s counterpart. The first is Glitter Spade.

Gallery

Main page: Rachel/Gallery

References

VTE Glitter Force Warriors
Glitter Force Emily/Glitter Lucky/Glitter CandyKelsey/Glitter SunnyLily/Glitter PeaceApril/Glitter SpringChloe/Glitter BreezeGlitter Shadow ForceCandy/Queen Candy
Glitter Force Doki Doki Maya Aida/Glitter HeartRachel/Glitter DiamondClara Yotsuba/Glitter CloverMackenzie Mack/Glitter SpadeNatalie/Glitter AceMarmo/Glitzy Marmalade


VTEGlitter Force Doki Doki characters
Glitter Force Warriors Maya Aida/Glitter HeartRachel/Glitter DiamondClara Yotsuba/Glitter CloverMackenzie Mack/Glitter SpadeNatalie/Glitter Ace
Mascots KippieRoryLanceDaviDina
Villains IraMarmoBelReginaGuraKing MercenareProto MercenareDistain
Minor Characters JohnnyMr. KittredgeSebastianPrincess Marie Angelica
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