Kenzie is the female protagonist of the Eine Neue Reise Beginnt side-story following the Earth Cargo Ship Nuance which she is the owner and Captain of. The ship does missions for the Earth Cargo Authority and she has been doing this since shortly after turning 16 when she graduated following the death of her guardian the governor of the colony she was born on. She was adopted by him after the death of her parents during a space battle of some kind which she has yet to explain. Kenzie is intimate with Warren her chief engineer and the only other crew member of the Nuance as of the start of the story.
Prior to meeting Warren Kenzie was a loner and kept to herself on the ship; her only companion being the ships AI whom she calls Kimi though it is unclear if this is the AI’s name or just a pet name Kenzie came up with for her. Kenzie’s personality is a mixed bag of traits from Erin Mizriki, Hitomi Rio and Sakura Carain. Kenzie was created by Josh Hina for a special set of stories that occur on the side of the TNU Core storyline and to introduce a new antagonist to the story. The artwork for the character concept of Kenzie is based off of the work of Mito Nagishiro.