Gameplay[ edit ] The Protagonist gains academic skills by studying in the school library. The upper-right area of the screen indicates the current date, time period, and phase of the moon. Persona 3 combines elements of traditional role-playing games and simulation games. The game follows the protagonist character, balancing their daily life of going to school and building relationships with other people with fighting evil beings known as Shadows during the mysterious Dark Hour. With the exception of scripted events, such as plot progression or special events, the player is free to choose how each day is spent, with most activities causing time to pass on. The types of activities and characters that can be interacted with vary depending on the day of the week and time of day. Additionally, some activities are limited by the protagonist’s three attributes; Academics, Charm, and Courage, which can be built by performing various activities or making certain correct choices. On the day of the full moon, players will participate in a boss battle in order to progress the story.
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Persona 3 is an Atlus JRPG, a spinoff of the Shin Megami Tensei series, and third in the Persona sub-series, released for the PlayStation 2 in for Japan, and in English in Every night when the clock strikes midnight, a phenomenon called “The Dark Hour” this “hidden” hour of the day, Time Stands Still and normal humans are transmogrified into coffin-like objects.
Edit Yukari’s deceased father, Eiichiro Takeba , worked for the Kirijo Group while they were conducting Shadow research. He was opposed to the idea of bringing about the Fall , a stance that caused him to be killed by Mitsuru’s grandfather. These events created most of the problems that SEES is forced to overcome. Yukari’s mother dealt with the pain from the loss of her husband by dating numerous shallow boyfriends and essentially abandoned her daughter, annoying Yukari.
Yukari and her mother even had to move multiple times, just to get away from the backlash of blame and vitriol for Eiichiro being held responsible for the deaths of many Kirijo Group researchers as he was in charge of the research team, even though the details of Eiichiro’s role were not entirely clear and there were all sorts of rumors.
Yukari ends up alone, which, coupled with the distress of losing her father, caused her to become quite introverted, which helps her connect with the protagonist because he also knows what it’s like to prematurely lose a parent, making him the only person aside from Fuuka she opens up to. Yukari receiving her father’s post-mortem letter. When Yukari enrolled at Gekkoukan High School , she finally received the letter her father wrote 10 years ago.
Realizing her father’s wishes and his love for her, Yukari decided to join SEES, and hopefully learn the truth about the events that caused her father’s death. She joins SEES prior to the protagonist’s arrival for the reason of cooperating with the Kirijo Group in order to find some truth and information about her father, including the reason for his death.
While he seems meek and passive, this behavior hides the heart of a trickster that eventually leads to him becoming “Joker”, a notorious Gentleman Thief. He is aligned with the Fool Arcana, and is subsequently the resident holder of the Wild Card. As such, he can switch between hundreds of Personas at will, and said Personas can grow stronger through fusion and through bonding with others.
One of fiction’s most famous thieves, Lupin is the archetypal Phantom Thief , a gentleman who steals from criminals worse than himself , both for profit and for the fun of it. His ultimate Persona is Satanael, the Gnostic equivalent of the Devil. Depending on the tradition, Satanael is either another aspect of God himself, or the greatest of God’s angels, who rebelled against his creator in an attempt to steal back his freedom, only to be cast down from Heaven for his pride.
Persona 3 is a role-playing video game developed by Atlus, and chronologically the fourth installment in the Persona series, a subseries of the Megami Tensei franchise. Persona 3 was originally published in on the PlayStation 2 by Atlus in Japan; the North American release of the game was delayed until due to issues with the publication of the official art book.
Devil Survivor 2 The Animation: Also has a massive character sheet is under construction. This section is for universal tropes related to the series as a whole. Please place tropes related to specific games in their own article, if it exists. The series has a habit of featuring Sewers big enough to house entire cities. The various demons change morality from installment to installment to suit the story but one that consistently gets this trope is Ishtar.
In real-life Mesopotamian Mythology she was an exceedingly unpleasant deity even in comparison to Old Testament YHVH who frequently killed people, sent natural disasters to them, or turned them into animals for fun. At one point in The Epic of Gilgamesh she threatens to raise the dead and have them eat the living, in the earliest known reference to a Zombie Apocalypse in human history.
Her only totally altruistic quality was her love for her husband Tammuz despite frequently cheating on him , whom she saved from Nergal every year to bring spring to the world. In SMT she’s a helpful, nurturing mother goddess who is frequently abused by YHVH essentially just for being from a competing pantheon, and often ends up being forcibly turned into the demon Astaroth by Him.
I will burn my dread. Junpei , the Protagonist , and Yukari. Death is not a hunter unbeknownst to its prey.
Two characters suddenly wind up in a relationship together and decide to keep it a secret from everyone. The reason can be perfectly solid, e.g. one of them is the other’s boss, or one is a Secret Keeper for the other, and making the relationship public would reveal too much, but just as often it can be an ill-defined “I’m not ready for them to know” excuse.
Set in , Persona 3 begins with the protagonist returning to the city of Tatsumi Port Island ten years after his parents died from an accident. He is introduced as a transfer student that has just moved into the Iwatodai Dormitory , but arrives late in the movie adaptation, it is revealed it was due to a suicidal subway train jumper. A mysterious boy, calling himself Pharos , introduces himself to the protagonist and asks him to sign a contract that states the protagonist will accept full responsibility for his own actions.
He is quickly brought into SEES Special Extracurricular Execution Squad , a club at Gekkoukan High School which disguises itself as a completely normal after school club where nothing of supernatural significance happens, when his awareness of the Shadows and the Dark Hour is revealed. The Dark Hour is a secret hour which only a select few with the “potential” are aware of; the rest “transmogrify” into coffins.
Shadows are also causing many people to become victims of Apathy Syndrome , a mysterious condition that puts them into a vegetative trance-like state in which they lose the will to live; victims are referred to as “the Lost. The protagonist discovers that he can summon multiple Personas into battle. After awakening to his Persona ability, the protagonist is transported to the Velvet Room , which its proprietor, Igor , says is a realm between “dream and reality.
In-game, the Velvet Room is where the player may fuse two or more Personas to create a new one. Igor also encourages the protagonist to meet people and form bonds with them, known as Social Links. According to Igor, the power of his Social Links will determine his potential in combat. The protagonist using an Evoker. They must also defeat Greater Shadows that appear every full moon and attack the city, believing that by killing all twelve of them, they will be able to end the appearance of the Dark Hour.
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From left to right, starting from top: In reality, they hunt down Shadows and investigate the Dark Hour with the support of the Kirijo Group. Protagonist Persona 3 The protagonist is the namable main player-controlled character of Persona 3.
Atlus’s role-playing video game Persona 3 focuses on the exploits of the Specialized Extracurricular Execution Squad (SEES), a group of high-schoolers defending their home city from monsters known as Shadows. Persona 3 is set in a fictional Japanese city in the year Due to past events, there is a hidden period between one day and the next known as the “Dark Hour”, during which most.
Gameplay[ edit ] The Protagonist gains academic skills by studying in the school library. The upper-right area of the screen indicates the current date, time period, and phase of the moon. Persona 3 combines elements of traditional role-playing games and simulation games. The game follows the protagonist character, balancing their daily life of going to school and building relationships with other people with fighting evil beings known as Shadows during the mysterious Dark Hour.
With the exception of scripted events, such as plot progression or special events, the player is free to choose how each day is spent, with most activities causing time to pass on. The types of activities and characters that can be interacted with vary depending on the day of the week and time of day. Additionally, some activities are limited by the protagonist’s three attributes; Academics, Charm, and Courage, which can be built by performing various activities or making certain correct choices.
On the day of the full moon, players will participate in a boss battle in order to progress the story. Whereas each of the game’s main characters has their own Persona, some of which change form as the story progresses, the protagonist is capable of wielding multiple Personas, which can be switched between during battles. The Personas that a player can create are limited by the current level of the protagonist.
Meiko and Shinichi aka Nachan because he’s her teacher. While Yuu finds out early on, the rest of the cast doesn’t until they’re caught and it becomes a scandal. Miki and Yuu get tangled up in one because they’re stepsiblings and Miki’s mother Rumi warned her not to fall in love with Yuu in the first place. She was actually joking, and once they tell the parents, they accept it.