|Name in Japanese||ロック|
|Appears in|| Black★Rock Shooter |
Rock (ロック) is the incarnation of the Black★Rock Shooter character appearing in the Innocent Soul manga. In Innocent Soul, she is a Black Star who is registered as Black Star 01451. Her role along with her constant companion Ron is to capture stagnant souls which are souls that have not ascended and run amok across the surface of the Threshold.
Like her other incarnations, Rock takes the appearance of a blue-eyed pale-skinned teenage girl with long black hair tied in uneven spiky ponytails, with the right being shorter than the left. At will, a blue flame appears from her left eye. Her garments consists of a black poncho with black fur aroud the neck area a white star near the left shoulder and a larger in the middle of the back. A white line goes through the star on the shoulder and all the way around the rims. The poncho is also lined in a black stringy lace. Under the poncho she wears a short white dress with a puffy skirt with two black horizontal stripes on the chest area. She also wears buckled black belt around her waist . Additionally, she wears black thigh-high boots, and has blue fingernails.
Her weapons of choice are her ★rock Cannon and her Black Blade, which are summoned through the shape-shifting powers of her companion Ron. She is later able to summon Dead's three-pronged sword and multiple ★rock Cannons to surround herself with.
Although she is considered to be an entity whose purpose is to capture and surrender souls, Rock is shown to have a kind personality towards the inhabitants of the Threshold. However, she suffers from a traumatic event that can make her lose control of herself when certain triggers are encountered (e.g. fire and the word "disappear"). Rock at times empathize with souls stuck making her feel guilty for killing them.
Before arriving in the Threshold, Rock was originally a high school student who possessed a carefree personality. She has a habit of visiting a snack shop near the school where she studies in and among her favorite food is melon bread. However, she was a victim of being bullied by her schoolmates, and in one of her encounters with her bullies, she was pushed down a flight of stairs, leaving her with grave injuries.
She would experience the rest of her life bedridden in a hospital, where she would be left without her parents to watch out for her. It is very likely that it stayed that way until her death.
In the first chapter, Rock and Ron knew a guy named Ret and his sister Io. They explain to Rock, that this city is a ghost town because of a serial killer called "Jack". Hours later, Io escaped to get Rock flowers then is attacked by Jack. Rock and Ret are separated to search, but Ret was also attacked by the spider-monster, Jack, a few minutes later. Rock had a duel in which she defeated Jack. Ron then explained to the Ret and Io that they were actually in the "Hazama" and that the souls of all victims of Jack were drawn into that city by the desire to Jack feel death. After the city disappears Rock and Ron continue on without knowing they were being watched.
In a new mission, to go to a illusion of a school, Rock and Ron Rock inspected when he fell over a draft and meet Hanako Nakamura. She gives them a tour of the entire school at the end of Ron and Rock were already up going but she stopped them and showed a film showing the abuse at school, for some reason this crazy Rock and starts a battle between ambas. Nakamura Rock crushing achievement and continued talking about his resentment, Rock manages to react and release and destruction of Hanako headphones, making the voices in his head to let her outside immediately combate. Rock stabs. Rock The school disappeared and fainted but was found by Dead who stole the soul standing.
When he awoke he was in the room of Dead, who explained what had happened and gave Rock a tour of the facilities. Passing through the gate into the sky suddenly stagnant soul theft and fled. Rock and Ron chased the dungeon where Dead Souls Skull and releasing a stagnant soul who fought against Rock, but to be overwhelmed by their past memories was defeated soon to be saved by Dead who left her unconscious on the floor.
In a new mission, with Acta and Nico, went hunting the soul of an intense battle tiger. In the battle, Acta was killed by the tiger to save Rock, she took his chance and shot the tiger finishing it once .Rock attempt to save Acta but was useless and was forced to face the reality of a Black Star.
Rock and Ron escorted Nico to a warehouse to elect its new Black Star. Rock felt bad for Nico's comments and was followed by Ron. While walking he met a woman singing a soul who was attacked Rock stagnant realizing her presence. Rock was lost until it was rescued by Ram, who told her that ifs he surrendered become a stagnant soul. Rock returned to the fight that was too much for her so Ram's safe again, when Ram was about to kill the soul Rock stopped her to be aware that she just wanted to hear her singing. Rock take of Ram of the hole and listened until the girl disappeared and Rock decided that going to recover her memories.
In a new mission Rock and Ron went to a frozen wasteland, with a new soul. There they met Cecil when she was being attacked by her mother, Rock stopped her. Ron lied to Cecil into believing that he was a puppet and Rock was his puppeteer to not cause rampage. Following a failed event, Rock continued speaking as Cecil felt, until Cecil's mother came in and started beating her to death Cecil suddenly rewind the world to appear before Rock. Rock believing that the mother was the stagnant soul was Cecil's mother was going to kill her soul stagnant but Cecil was stopped, resulting in stagnant Cecil was the soul, Rock reason with her pointing out that just had to express his feelings to her mother, thus breaking the illusion.