|“||Your dish is disgusting.||„|
Erina Nakiri is one of the main protagonists and an antagonistic rival in the series, Shokugeki No Soma. On the surface, Erina is a typical privileged, pampered rich girl, used to getting only the best in her life. With her status as a Nakiri family member on top of her rare ability "God's Tongue", Erina deems almost everything and everyone as plebeians in her "perfect world". Despite her young age, she is a prominent figure in the culinary world and is a cooking prodigy. Erina's cooking skills are on par with most professional chefs, if not better than most, something that started as a young girl. Using her God's Tongue, she has earned a bit of infamy in the culinary industry, as any dish that she deems unsatisfactory shall spell the end of any chef's career. Her reputation is so well known, her name alone is able to scare off amateur chefs within seconds. At the same time though, Erina's influence attracts many in her class due to her beauty, prestige, and unrivaled skill. Due to her prodigious skills, she is confident, never showing any sort of fear and has completed every event in the school thus far with ease.
Powers and Stats
Name: Erina Nakiri
Origin: Food Wars! Shokugeki No Soma
Powers and Abilities: Highly enhanced taste
Attack Potency: Human level (Is a healthy teenager who engages in regular, light physical activity)
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: Human Class
Durability: Human level
Range: Average Human
Standard Equipment: Various cooking utensils and high quality ingredients
Intelligence: Erina is renowned for her "God's Tongue", having a palette so refined that her first words were criticizing her mother's breast milk. Since then, her father brutally trained her to know the "perfect" way to prepare hundreds of dishes, allowing her to determine how long a dish has been cooking, its components, and how to improve it with a single taste. Thus her reviews are so poignant that they often make or break entire careers. However, this same training has given her an over-confident and easily flustered self-image in addition to making her socially awkward. In addition, her father's abusive and manipulative nature has also left her terrified of his presence, and she instantly becomes meek and submissive under his gaze.
Weaknesses: Her over self-confidence.