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Funny: Persona 4: Arena
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    Persona 4 Arena 

  • Any interaction with Kanji, Akihiko or Teddie leads to hysterical misunderstandings.
    • Same with Elizabeth, but for different reasons.
      • Special mention goes to Elizabeth ignoring Shadow Labrys during her Motive Rant, with Shadow Labrys completely losing her composure once she realizes Elizabeth just doesn't give a crap.
      • Also during the confrontation with Aigis, Shadow Labrys disguised as General Teddie is goading them to follow the rules… then Elizabeth just tosses her grimoire into the TV, ruining it. Problem solved.
      • Well, almost solved. The speaker still works, as is shown after the fight with Aigis. Of course, Elizabeth just snaps her fingers and blows the speaker up. And then acts innocent about it.
    Elizabeth: Oh, my! Flames have suddenly burst from the speakers! How dreadful...
    Aigis: That was 180% your doing!
  • The cast of P4 reacting to their insulting nicknames.
    • Yu, upon being called "The Sister-Complex Kingpin of Steel":
    I'm impressed. There's so many things wrong with that sentence that I don't even know where to begin.
    • Yu, trolling Yosuke over being "Captain Ressentiment"
    • Chie:
    Yosuke: (answering phone) Hel—
    Chie: WHAT THE HELL WAS THAT "CARNIVORE WHO'S DISCARDED WOMANHOOD" CRAP!?
    Yosuke: Oww, you almost blew out my eardrum...
  • During Yosuke's arcade mode, he discovers everyone's acting weird because it's an illusion to get them to fight each other. Yukiko said that Yosuke kept demanding her to wash his back, which leads to this:
    Yosuke: Wha-well, never mind that. Yukiko, have you seen a girl around?
    Yukiko: No, I'm sorry, but I haven't...did you want her to wash your back?
    Yosuke: No!
  • In Yu's story mode, Teddie asks him to bring back a nurse porno because Yosuke's mom destroyed his stash. And whenever Yu brings it up, Yosuke flips out.
    Yosuke: WHAT'S WRONG WITH NURSES?!
    • Also, this line when Teddie brings up the nurses in front of the whole Investigation Team in Yosuke's story mode.
    Yosuke: (When did this conversation go from working to wanking in just two steps?!)
  • Aigis in her Story Mode after defeating Naoto… during their conversation, Aigis thinks of Naoto as a she (Mitsuru and Akihiko both still think Naoto is male), and Naoto comments on Aigis not hiding her true appearance, leading to the following exchange:
    Aigis: I am curious, though. When you refer to your "true appearance," do you mean the fact that you are a woman?
    Naoto: [surprise] Wh… what?
    Aigis: Am I mistaken?
    Naoto: [evasive] Oh, um, well…
    Aigis: Your clothing hides it, but my sensor scan shows the body measurements of a human with female proportions.
    Naoto: [shocked, blushing] Wh-what do you mean!? How much can you see!?
    General Teddie: [interrupts on monitor] Hey, hey, enough with the chitchat! Hurry up and move on to the next—
    Aigis: [ignores him] Would you like to know your current measurements? From top to bottom, they are…
    Naoto: [interrupts, blushing again] Th-that's quite all right!
    General Teddie's eyes widen and he pants pervertedly.
    General Teddie: Never mind little old me! Please, finish that line of thought. I demand it!
    Naoto: How did we get so off subject!? If you're going to go, please hurry and leave!
  • The whole exchange between Yu and Yosuke in the latter's story mode and later, in the manga due to the effects of the illusion Yu seems pretty… protective of Nanako.
    Yu: How dare you, calling her "Nanako-chan" in that intimate way!?
    Yosuke: Yes, sir! I'm sorry, sir! Umm, forgetting Nanako… san… for the moment, it seems like there's someone here besides us. She can't use a Persona, so I thought maybe she was dropped in here… Uh, Yu?
    Yu: Why would you forget Nanako!?
    Yosuke: That's ridiculous! I mean, c'mon, Nanako-cha… san really likes you no matter what! She's always telling me how you're such a nice big brother and how you're so cool!
    Yu: Yosuke... enough. You "always" talk to Nanako? Why? Where? What do you mean by "always"? What was the precise date and time when you spoke to her!?
    Yosuke: Oh crap, I was lying, I'm sorry!
    Yu: What…? You were lying!? Are you saying Nanako doesn't like me!? That she doesn't think I'm nice or cool at all!?
    • And later on in the conversation, this:
    Yosuke: (To himself) Ahem… sorry, Nanako-chan. (To Yu.) Haa haa! That Nanako-chan! What a dummy, right!?
    Yu: That's it… your life is forfeit!
    • And then, after their fight, Yosuke briefly forgets that Yu was speaking under an illusion and calls him "big bro" to cheer him up. Yu says that he isn't comfortable with Yosuke calling him that.
  • The fight between Chie and Yosuke in, once again, the latter's story mode counts as this.
    Chie: Hey, Yosuke. Can I eat you?
    Yosuke: Huh? Sure. *beat* Wait, what!?
    • And later…
    • Not to mention Yosuke outright admits he mistook it for something more…intimate at first.
      • All this after saying this when they first meet:
    Chie: Oh, it's Yosuke… what a letdown.
  • Early on Yosuke comments about having Teddie keep the TVs up in the TV world in case someone gets trapped there and Chie mentions that no one would be careless enough to fall into the TV. Kanji falls into his family's new TV after falling asleep. Not to mention half of Kanji's story which includes his joke path that he's still thinks he's in dreamland seeing his wish came true all the sudden without realizing.
  • In her story mode, Naoto meets up with Akihiko, who proceeds to lecture her on taking care of her body while flexing.
    Akihiko: You've got the build of a twelve year old! Let me teach you the secret of bodybuilding. First thing: Protein. Second thing: Protein. Third, fourth and fifth: More protein.
    Naoto: Don't you think that's rather unbalanced!?
  • Akihiko's story, where he said this to Kanji…
    Akihiko: Take off your clothes.
    • Akihiko seems to make a lot of these comments, whether he actually says them or not. Thanks to the illusions in the TV he says this to Naoto.
    Akihiko: Your chest is overdeveloped.
    • Akihiko thinking Teddie is called "Teddie Teddie" because of how Teddie introduced himself, and still referring to him as "Teddie Teddie" in his narration after Teddie corrected him.
  • Kanji's route is a goldmine of laughter.
    Kanji: Now get back inside me!
    Teddie: I-I don't swing that way!
  • Mitsuru's story, beginning, when she first met Akihiko eye-to-eye:
    Mitsuru: Akihiko, what on Earth are you wearing?
    Akihiko: Hm? Didn't I tell you I was on a training expedition?
    Mitsuru: Don't tell me you came here from the airport like that… Does the concept of keeping a low profile mean anything to you?
    Aigis: Mitsuru-san, I believe we have lost the right to complain about that.
    Mitsuru's narration: …That's it. I'm never mentioning the subject of our appearance again!
    • Everybody has something to say about what Akihiko is wearing:
      Naoto: He's the perfect example of someone who should be detained for questioning.
    • Numerous comments have also been made about the conspicuous eight-door limousine they ride.
      Aigis: (riding limo) Mitsuru-san. Our activities are supposed to be undercover, correct?
      Mitsuru: Yes…
      Aigis: For undercover missions, it will be necessary to keep all personnel and vehicles from being noticed.
      Mitsuru: Right.
      Aigis: Mitsuru-san. May I say something that I've been meaning to say for a while now?
      Mitsuru: No.
      Aigis: Understood.
  • One of Yukiko's motives for fighting: revenge for her boxed lunch! Gets turned Up to Eleven in her joke ending. How much? First she force feeds her boxed lunch to Yu (after fighting him), who passes out after making a noise akin to that of a dying animal (she thinks he's sleeping comfortably as a result). She then later offers the same to the rest of the Investigation Team, all of whom balk, but eat it out of respect, making her think they're happy to eat it. Last of all, she attributes everyone getting sick later on to causes other than food poisoning.
  • Akihiko badgers a bartender for protein. The bartender thinks protein is a code word and Akihiko is going through some sort of withdrawal.
  • The only moment when a true man can cry according to Akihiko.
    Akihiko: A true man is only allowed to cry when he loses his wallet!
    Chie: Y-Yes, Master!
  • In the beginning of Aigis' story, as Mitsuru tells her to investigate the hijacked plane for "sensitive" cargo…
    Aigis: Mitsuru-san's cargo… sensitive belongings for a vacation… Ahh, I understand. Hijacking a plane out of a desperate desire for undergarments… this incident will surely go down in history.
    Mitsuru's eyes bulge at the unexpected comment.
    Mitsuru: Wha-!? You're jumping to conclusions! It's not "sensitive" in that way!
  • In Yu's story, after the battle vs Aigis, ELIZABETH just bursts right the hell out of nowhere and asks for Yu to fight. Yu's total confusion at the fact that she even wants to since there's no point in it, and Elizabeth's constant mispronouncing of words end up probably making it one of the best parts in Yu's story.
    Elizabeth: This encounter has borne much flute.
    Yu: Flute?
    Elizabeth: Flue? Chimneys? Something to that effect.
    • And the best part is that Yu can't get over the fact that she dropped in through the ceiling when there was a perfectly normal door right next to them.
    • To say nothing of Yu's inner-monologue noting his relief that he didn't meet Elizabeth instead of Margaret when he was a regular guest of the Velvet Room.
  • During Yosuke's story, after beating Yu, Yosuke remembers that Kanji's nickname was Beefcake Emperor and starts to panic rather spectacularly about the condition of his hind quarters. When he finds out that Kanji was already beaten by Teddie, Yosuke expresses his relief about how his "ass is safe".
  • Aigis' narration of what happened after the Investigation Team and Shadow Operatives returned to the real world through the Junes television.
    • That was practically the biggest goldmine of laughs after all is said and done. When they finally got out of the TV world, practically all the customers took pictures of the group appearing out of nowhere, especially since they consist of a woman in a spy catsuit with a fur coat, a half-naked guy wearing a cape, a pop star idol, a famous boy(actually a girl) detective, two robot girls (one of which is carrying an axe the size of a desk), the local store mascot, and the rest of the investigation team.
      • And of course, cops show up, and everyone proceeds to run like hell out of there. Labrys, being a Fish out of Water, has no idea what's going on, and Teddie, being rather stupid, also hasn't a clue. Rise is more concerned with her phone, Kanji tries to pick a fight every once in a while and Naoto repeatedly stops him. This is all conveyed in text but nevertheless, it's hilarious.
    • Labrys' annoyed grunt and flailing legs when she winds up stuck half-way through the exit TV because the axe/thruster combination that attaches to her back is too large.
  • Aside from the general hilarity of watching Kanji smash through the tournament all while thinking it's a dream, there's also the fact that a lot of plot-critical elements (such as the involvement of the Mysterious Entity in the tournament's events) simply fly right over his head without him noticing them.
  • In Yosuke's story mode, Yosuke makes a heartfelt speech about his friends to Aigis... and then butchers the last word by mistake. Which Aigis repeats.
  • At Yukiko's joke ending, when she comes across Yu, there's no illusion confusing their words for either of them, but Yu attacks Yukiko after she offers her boxed lunch, thinking that the real Yukiko would never endanger her friends like that.
  • In Naoto's story mode, after she and Mitsuru fight, they discuss the fact that illusions were warping each of their perceptions of what the other was saying:
    Mitsuru: In that case, I'll… well, I'm willing to forget all the things you said about my body.
    Naoto's narration: Wait, what? Her BODY!?
  • The final boss in Teddie's story mode. It's just Kanji, who thinks the tournament is still going and wants a fight. And Teddie goes along with it so he might be able to get Labrys to kiss him.
  • Yosuke's inner-monologue describing Chie, Naoto & Rise as the "We're-Actually-Sensible Team" during the ending of his story mode.
  • When Chie sees real Teddie for the first time in her story mode, he makes a funny noise.
  • One of Chie's victory poses sees her entering a crane stance and Tomoe materializing in front of her, blocking her from the audience's view. Chie then proceeds to leap around her Persona and pose for the camera again.
  • Not long after entering the TV World, Aigis encounters Kanji, without any disguise and attempts to explain away her appearance.
    Aigis Uhhh… I'm a… Transfer student! I have blue eyes, blonde hair… Uhhhh… Gatling cannon.
    Kanji: Huh?
  • Kanji attempting to avoid admitting to Naoto that he just fell into a television and tripping over his own words.
    Kanji: H-How? Well, I, uh… i-it was a change of pace?
    Naoto: You came into the TV for a change of pace? Did something happen? I'm willing to listen if you'd like to talk about it.
    Kanji: There's nothing to talk about! I mean, wait, n-not that I don't wanna talk to you…
    Kanji: Like it's, it's not that I DO wanna talk or… that I don't wanna… A-Anyways, there's just some times a man wants to go inside a TV by himself!
  • Yukiko's storyline also has a scene where she first sees General Teddie up close in one of his TVs and bursts into her typical laughter, thinking his outfit is just that ridiculous.
  • On Yosuke's route, he's chatting with Aigis when she decides to look him up from her server. "Likes to wear a trash can on his head" comes up under Yosuke's hobbies.
  • A lovely exchange between Teddie and "Miss President" aka Labrys in the Yukiko storyline:
    "Miss President": Truth to tell, you're so immature that I can't see you putting something like this together.
    Teddie: Whoa...Such high praise! I can tell you really trust me, Miss President! *sniff*
    "Miss President:": It wasn't a compliment, numbskull...
  • Look at Elizabeth after she's knocked to the ground. She's happily resting on the ground like it's nothing.

    Persona 4 Arena Ultimax 
  • The sequel's Japanese name, really. Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold!? Not to mention the first promotional picture is Aigis doing a German Suplex on poor Yu.
  • In the second Ultimax trailer, Junpei attempts to get a drink from a vending machine… only for the power to cut just as he presses the button. The look on his face is priceless.
    • Now you folks are asking yourself "How Junpei manage to end up at Inaba in the first place"? He was so tired from coaching baseball that he dozed off in the train and dream he won the championship and was about proposing to Chidori causing him to end up at the very last station, which happens to be Inaba station.
  • Yukari's outfit. Amplified by her Embarrassing Nickname, "The Unsightly Pink Sniper".
  • Rise's Hysterical Slap super, where she slaps her opponent like crazy. The ridiculous look she has on her face while doing it only makes her more hilarious.
  • One of Adachi's moves is to trip his opponent and laugh at them.
  • This fan translation of Adachi's trailer manages to be both accurate and funny.
  • If he defeats Sho/SHO, Adachi will mock them during his victory screen, telling them that they're BOTH losers. He then proceeds to laugh at his own joke.
    • On the topic of Adachi, his title is "The Egocentric Police Dick"
  • Shadow Kanji is back and he is as Camp Gay and as full of innuendoes as ever.
  • The Stinger for Yukiko and Kanji's trailers. While all the other character trailers end with their Shadow saying something terrifying, both of these two end up being hilarious. (Especially if you're expecting something terrifying)
    Shadow Yukiko: "I've got my lacey unmentionables on. Are you ready?"
  • What is Margaret's Furious Action? Grabbing her opponent and then doing a super high German Suplex!
  • Kanji and his Shadow get into what is basically a "stop copying me!" argument in front of Yukiko. When one challenges the other to prove he's real by stating at what age he stopped wetting the bed...
    Yukiko: It was when you were in second grade, wasn't it?
    Both Kanjis: Why the hell do you know that?!
    Yukiko: Oh, your mother told me.
    *both Kanjis scream in embarrassment*
  • The Junpei-Style-Stranger-Danger technique. Once Junpei ask Yukiko to test out...
    • Unfortunately, Rise shows up at the wrong timing who mistook Junpei for a pervert.
      • What makes it even funnier was that Yukiko asked Junpei if she did it right. Well since Rise appears, you could say Yukiko got it right but not the way Junpei expected.
  • Kanji's over the top lust over cute animals and nearly make Ken mistook his obsession over him. Poor Koromaru.
    • The baffled look on Ken's face helps sell it.
  • It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's Elizabeeeeth!
    • Well technically anything that she says. Literally.
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