Spice Girl

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And now, you are able to soften any object in the world! That which is soft is more unbreakable than any diamond!
—Spice Girl, Chapter 538: Notorious B.I.G, Part 6


Spice Girl (スパイス・ガール Supaisu Gāru) is the Stand of Trish Una, featured in the fifth part of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure series, Vento Aureo. It is a feminine-looking humanoid Stand with the power to soften any object, giving them elastic properties.

Appearance

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Spice Girl is a humanoid Stand of a feminine figure, resembling Trish in its proportions. Its design is notably based off of a cat.[1]

It has several mathematical signs on its body: Two plus signs rest on its shoulders, two on its elbows and one on its forehead, followed by a division sign on its brow and a multiplication sign on its crown. Its face is without a nose and has black streaks running vertically across its eyes. In some panels, it is drawn with irises, but in the majority of its appearances in the manga (and in all its depictions in other media such as video games and figurines), it lacks them. In the colored manga and video games, it is depicted with golden eyes, while the anime depicts it with golden scleras and lime green eyes.

Spice Girl wears a holed slip dress with a square pattern sewn onto it with various metallic pieces dangling on the front and back of the dress's bottom; it also wears matching high-heel shoes.

Most media featuring Spice Girl portray it as being various shades of pink.

When first hinted at,[2] and during its full reveal,[3] a deep handprint with sharp nails appears on the surface under Trish's hands.

Color Schemes

The series is known for alternating colors between media, the information presented below may or may not be canon.

Body (Light Pink)
Eyes (Yellow)
Clothing
(Hot pink and yellow with pink accessories.)

Body (Off-white)
Eyes (Yellow)
Clothing
(Magenta and beige with pink accessories.)

Body (Pink)
Eyes (Gold)
Clothing
(Hot pink and gold with pink accessories.)

Body (Light Pink)
Eyes (Bronze with lime green pupils)
Clothing
(Magenta and gold with purple accessories.)

Personality

Makes sense... You've got quite a unique flavor...
—Trish upon hearing her Stand's name, Chapter 538

A rare feature among Stands, Spice Girl is fully sentient and has a mind separate from Trish's.[1] It primarily speaks in keigo.[1]

Spice Girl is collected under pressure[3] and openly analyzes the situation to help advise Trish. It considers hesitation to lead to weakness[3] and inversely, praises the value of one's determination, the reverse of hesitation.[4]

Spice Girl has a violently ruthless side

In battle, Spice Girl is merciless and was shown to very crudely insult Notorious B.I.G as it thrusts a pipe into it.[4]

Trish first becomes aware of Spice Girl's existence due to the Stand actually speaking to her when it was panicking over what to do about Notorious B.I.G, but Spice Girl claims that it's been on Trish's side ever since it was a little girl.[3] In its first appearance, Spice Girl takes the role of Trish's mentor and constantly advises her, but also pushes her to be braver.[4] After Trish stands for herself, Spice Girl becomes more passive.

It also openly acknowledges Giorno Giovanna's role in influencing Trish's spirit into maturing, referring to him as a mysterious individual.[5]

Its battle/Stand cry is "WANNABEEE~"[5] (in reference to the Spice Girls' debut single).

Abilities

Spice Girl is a close-range Stand with considerable strength. It was able to use a pipe to stab and section Notorious B.I.G into pieces in an attempt to destroy it[4] and could break off the front of a plane by rapidly punching the walls and roof of the cabin.[5] Moreover, its softening power enables it to take advantage of Trish's surroundings easily.

With Trish's bold and ingenious command, Spice Girl proves to be a valuable addition to Team Bucciarati.

Softening

Spice Girl is able to soften any material it strikes.[6]

The seat is softened into an elastic state

When Spice Girl hits something with its fists, it can soften said object into a rubber-like consistency. Any material, even metal or rock, will be softened into the same state. Said objects gain consistency and elasticity akin to rubber or putty, unable to be crushed even by a strong Stand like Notorious B.I.G or be punctured by any force including sharp objects and thus making said object actually many times more resilient.[4] It can even soften moving objects like bullets, causing projectiles to merely flatten upon contact.[4] Not only that, moving objects that are softened retain their kinetic energy when returned to normal, allowing Trish to unleash surprise attacks using projectiles that were thought to be neutralized.

Because of the elasticity, the object accumulates energy when deformed and, when allowed to return to normal can create a sudden, violent backlash.[4]

The softness can persist even if contact between Spice Girl and the object is broken. It may also freely undo its power when needed.[4]


Chapters / Episodes

Book Icon.png Manga Appearances
Chapters in order of appearance
TV Icon.png Anime Appearances
Episodes in order of appearance

Quotes

Quote.png Quotes
You have already made up your mind! You have already chosen to protect Giorno's left hand! Hesitation leads to weakness. Now... please, give me your orders.
—Spice Girl, Chapter 537: Notorious B.I.G, Part 5
What is important is the powerful determination that has driven away your hesitation and led you to take the brooch! You have grown stronger! In spirit, and as an individual as well! And now, you are able to soften any object in the world! That which is soft is more unbreakable than any diamond!
—Spice Girl, Chapter 538: Notorious B.I.G, Part 6
Without speed... but! With as much force as a vise! It's time to slice this piece of shit up and kill it for good!
—Spice Girl, Chapter 538: Notorious B.I.G, Part 6

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Trivia

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 JOJOVELLER: STANDS - Comments by Hirohiko Araki, pp.154-155
  2. Chapter 499: The Grateful Dead, Part 12
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Chapter 537: Notorious B.I.G, Part 5
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 Chapter 538: Notorious B.I.G, Part 6
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Chapter 539: Spice Girl, Part 1
  6. Volume 58, in-between Stand Stats after Chapter 538: Notorious B.I.G, Part 6

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