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List of Persona 5 Characters

List of Persona 5 Characters

Persona 5 characters

Surely Persona by Atlus’ P-Studio is a series of game that is familiar with many people. And in this series, Persona 5 is a remarkable name. This game offers addictive gameplay and more enhanced mechanics. And as an of course result, its more interesting than its previous entries. In a variety of this game’s improvements, Persona 5 characters are the things that players interested most. Why? Because, in this entry, the developer has added lots of new characters that take very important roles in the game.

If you’re interested in Persona 5 characters, in this article, we’ll tell you all. So, follow us to explore all characters as well as the secrets behind each of them.

About Persona 5

Before coming to the full list of Persona 5 characters, let’s mention a bit about the game. If you have known this, let’s skip it and move to the next section.

Persona 5 by Atlus is the sixth game in the Persona series. It was first released in September 2016 for PS3 and PS4 and worldwide in April 2017. Immediately after the release date, it has become one of the most addictive RPGs in the world.

This game continues the story of previous entries. In this game, players continue following our protagonist – Joker. Their mission is to discover various mysteries and participate in so many thrilling adventures. They will have a chance to awaken to their Persona powers. Moreover, they can use it to fight against enemies known as Shadows. With the perfect combination of RPG, dungeon crawling, and social simulation this is a great game. It brings an incredible addictive feeling that rarely other games can offer.

List of Persona 5 characters

Playable characters

In Persona 5, there are a total of 9 playable characters. They are protagonist, Ryuji Sakamoto, Ann Takamaki, Morgana, Yusuke Kitagawa, Makoto Niijima. Besides that, there are some others including Futaba Sakura, Haru Okumura, and Goro Akechi. In which, Goro Akechi is the new character who first appears in this game.

Protagonist:

Persona 5 - Protagonist

The protagonist in this game is Joker (code name). He is a transfer student at Shujin Academy. When the game begins, he has just a little or even no power or influence in the world. Moreover, there are lots of rule restrain him so much. However, beneath his quiet demeanor, he is a very strong-willed juvenile delinquent. And, he is also known with so many names. With the world, he is The Phantom. With residents of the Velvet Room, he is the Trickster. And with his teammates, his code name is Joker. He is the leader of the rebellious Phantom Thieves of Hearts. His main mission is to change society by touching people’s heart and performing lots of illegal thefts.

Ryuji Sakamoto:

Persona 5 character - Ryuji Sakamoto

Ryuji Sakamoto is a vulgar boy with a code name is Skull. He is a playable character in this game. Similar to the protagonist, he is a student at Shujin Academy. He also lives a double life as a Phantom Thief.

Ann Takamaki:

Ann Takamaki

This is also a playable character in Persona 5. And similar to other playable ones, She is a student at Shujin Academy. She lives a double life as a Phantom Thief. In this game, she is called with many names. For example, Anne Takamaki (Japanese name), Panther (Code Name), or Lady Ann (by Morgana).

Morgana:

Persona 5 - Morgana

Morgana is a strange creature that first appears in Persona 5. He is a member of the Phantom Thieves of Hearts and also playable in this game. His code name is Mona, however, Ryuji usually calls him as Monster Cat.

Yusuke Kitagawa:

Persona 5 - Yusuke Kitagawa

Yusuke Kitagawa is an unforeseen boy who first appears in this game. He is also a playable character and involved with the Phantom Thieves of Hearts. Different from other playable characters, Yusuke is an art student. He studies in the Kosei High School. His code name is Fox – like his character. However, Ryuji and Futaba never call him with that name. They call him as Inari.

Makoto Niijima:

Persona 5 - Makoto Niijima

Makoto Niijima is also a playable character. Her code name is Queen. In addition, people usually call her with other names. For example, Diligent-looking Student, Dignified Female Student, Ms. Post-Apocalyptic Raider, or Mako-chan. With these names, surely you know a part about her, her character, as well as her power, right?

Futaba Sakura:

Persona 5 - Futaba Sakura

Futaba Sakura is the main character in this game and of course, she is a member of the Phantom Thieves. Different from other playable characters, Futaba is a very shut-in person. She rarely leaves her house and doesn’t go to school. She usually interacts with the world through the chat room with an alias called HoneyOTU or Alibaba. Her code name is Oracle and her code name in Japanese is Navi.

Haru Okumura:

Persona 5 - Haru Okumura

Known as beauty thief, Haru Okumura is the last female playable character in this game. She is a wealthy girl and also attends Shujin Academy. Okumura is the only daughter of Kunikazu Okumura. She is the fifth major target of the Thieves. Her code name is Noir.

Goro Akechi:

Persona 5 - Goro Akechi

Goro Akechi is the last playable character in Persona 5. He is a detective. His fans and media usually tout him as the second coming of the detective prince. In addition, they also call him as pleasant boy, or the charismatic detective. He is investigating a mysterious Phantom Thieves of Hearts case. However, the fact that he is also a member of this crew. His code name is Crow.

Non-Playable characters

Persona 5 characters in Velvet Room

In the Velvet Room, there are a total of 13 characters in which 11 of them are confidants. Let’s learn detail about each of them!

Igor:

Persona 5 - Igor

Igor is a very important character in Persona series in general and Persona 5 in particular. He takes a very crucial role in every journey of our protagonist. This man is also known with other names such as the man with long nose, Bizzare-looking Man, Bizzare old man, Master, or The Nose.

Caroline and Justine:

Persona 5 - Caroline and Justine

These two characters are also important ones in this game. They are the twin younger sisters of Margaret, Elizabeth, and Theodore. They take the role of Velvet Room assistant and optional boss. In addition to Caroline and Justine, people also call them with other names. For example, they usually call them with names like Twin Wardens or Lavenza. Besides that, Caroline also has a nickname is Malicious Girl and Justine is Quiet girl.

Persona 5 Confidants

Persona 5 Confidants
Sojiro Sakura:

This is the first confidant in Persona 5 and he is the manager of Cafe Leblanc in Yongen-Jaya. He is also the adoptive father of Futaba Sakura. In this game, his role is to oversee the care of the protagonist during his probation time in Tokyo.

Chihaya Mifune:

Chihaya Mifune is also a confidant in the lists of Persona 5 characters. She is a cheerful woman and takes the role of a supporter. In addition to the name

Chihaya Mifune

, she also has another one is Maiden of Relief

Munehisa Iwai:

Munehisa Iwai is a confidant in this game. He is a middle-aged man with gray hair and always wears a gray hat. He has another name is Surly Manager and takes the role of a supporter.

Tae Takemi:

Tae Takemi is a death confidant and supporting character in Persona 5. She has a medical clinic in Youngen-Jaya named as her name. In this game, her mission is to supply recovery items to the party. In addition to the name Takemi, she’s also called as Dark Physician, Punk-rock Woman, Languid Doctor, The Plague, or Back-alley Doctor

Sadayo Kawakami:

Kawakami is a teacher at Shujin Academy. She is very competent and professional in work and laid-back in normal life. In addition to that name, she also has another one called as Becky.

Ichiko Ohya:

Ichiko Ohya is also an important character in Persona 5. She takes the role of a supporter and devil confidant.

Shinya Oda:

Shinya is a handsome boy. In this game, he takes the role of tower confidant and supporting character. He is also known with other names such as The King or Boy Wearing a Hat because he always wears a hat on his head.

Hifumi Togo:

She is a supporter and star confidant. Now, Hifumi is attending Kosei High School. She is a very young but intelligent lady. She holds the championship title in the Female Shogi League. For this reason, in addition to her name, she’s also known as Venus of Shogi.

Yuuki Mishima:

Yuuki Mishima is a supporting character in Persona 5. He takes the role of the Moon Confidant. He is very quiet and well-behaved. So, at school, he’s always called as a well-behaved or quiet student. He is Admin of the Phan site and Futaba usually calls him by the name Nishima.

Toranosuke Yoshida:

Yoshida is also a supporting character. In this game, he takes the role of a Sun Confidant. In this game, he attempts to seriously enter the political system of Japan with a big dream is to change the country. However, he always has difficulties when doing so. With a big effort, people call him with the names like Unyielding Politician, No-Good Tora, or Man of the People.

Sae Niijima:

Different from other confidants, Niijima is a major character in this game and takes the role of a Judgement confidant. She is the older sister of Makoto Niijima. When their father was murdered a few years ago. Sae has become the legal guardian of Makoto. In this game, she is a Public Prosecutor. And she works in the Tokyo District Special Investigation Department. Because she always wears a business suit. So, she’s also called as the woman in a business suit.

Shujin AcademyPersona 5 - characters in Shujin Academy

There are a total of 8 characters in Shujin Academy. They are Kobayakawa, Suguru Kamoshida, Shiho Suzui, Mr. Hiruta. In addition, some others are Mr. Inui, Mr. Ushimaru, Ms. Chouno, and Ms. Usami. And most of them are teachers of Shujin Academy. One thing you should know is that they take a very important role in this game.

Kobayakawa: Kobayakawa is a character in this game. He takes the role of the Shujin Academy’s principal. He is a middle-aged man with an overweight body and a bald head.

Suguru Kamoshida: Suguru is a volleyball coach at Shujin Academy. He is an antagonist character in this game. His other names are Mr. Kamoshida or King Kamoshida.

Mr. Hiruta: He is a teacher at Shujin Academy. And his specialty is biology.

Mr. Inui: Mr. Inui is also a character in Persona 5. He takes the role of a history teacher at Shujin Academy.

Mr. Ushimaru: Ushimaru is also a teacher at Shujin Academy. He takes the role of a social studies teacher.

Ms. Chouno: Ms. Chouno is a beautiful teacher with a sexy appearance. She is an English teacher at Shujin Academy.

Ms. Usami: Also be a female teacher at Shujin Academy, Ms. Usami appears in this game with a serious appearance. This may because her specialty is math.

Shiho Suzui: Shiho is a supporting character in this game. She is a very normal student at Shujin Academy. She is not very confident herself and other people call her with the name Downtrodden Girl.

Other characters

Persona 5's other characters

In addition to the characters above, there are several Persona 5 characters. They don’t belong to both the Velvet Room or Shujin Academy. And we will list them in this section. Let’s scroll down to check!

There are a total of 12 characters. They are SIU Director, Ichiryusai Madarame, Junya Kaneshiro, Wakaba Isshiki, Kunikazu Okumura, Masayoshi Shido, Natsuhiko Nakanohara. In addition, some others are Mika, Sugimura, President Tanaka, Shadow Mishima, and Shadow Futaba.

SIU Director:

He is an unnamed middle-aged man who is set in the role of a supporting character in this game. He leads an elite team of police and prosecutors with the main mission is to deal with all scandals and huge cases of the government.

Ichiryusai Madarame:

He is an antagonist character in this game and also known as other names such as Lord Madarame or Sensei (by Yusuke). Madarame is a double-sided guy and in public. He shows as he is a polite, humble man with a passion for arts. However, the truth is that he is an amoral, greedy con man who always thinks that he is the center view of the world.

Junya Kaneshiro:

Junya Kaneshiro is an antagonist character in Persona 5. He is described as a ruthless, callous, and greedy crime lord.

Wakaba Isshiki:

Wakaba is the mother of Futaba. She is a supporting character and takes the role of a boss in this game.

Kunikazu Okumura:

He is another antagonist character in this game with the cover is an entrepreneur. He is the father of Haru and also called with another name as Mr. CEO.

Masayoshi Shido:

Masayoshi Shido is one of the main antagonists in this game. In public, he is a powerful, highly charismatic, and confident politician. However, the truth is that he is an ambitious man. Moreover, he is even the leader of the antagonist faction in this game. He and his supporter is incubation a grand conspiracy to control all of Tokyo secretly.

Natsuhiko Nakanohara:

Natsuhiko is a minor character in Persona 5. He is one of the disciples of the prestigious artist Ichiryusai Madarame.

Mika:

Mika is also another minor character in this game. She is a beautiful, strong but selfish and, wicked woman.

Sugimura:

He is another minor character in Persona 5 with another name as Well-dressed man.

President Tanaka:

He is the president of a mega-corp company and known as a successful and cunning businessman.

Shadow Mishima:

He is a supporting character in this game.

Shadow Futaba:

She is a major Character in Persona 5 and she is a nice shadow.

Conclusion: Above is a full list of Persona 5 characters. Hope that with this list, you will know and understand about all characters in this game. Thank you for reading our article and hope you have a nice day!

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