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* ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiIf'' (1994; [[UsefulNotes/SuperNES Super Famicom]])[[note]]While it doesn't carry the ''Persona'' name, it served as the inspiration and prototype for the franchise and many of its mechanics, its main character makes sizable cameos in the first two ''Persona'' titles, and ''If''[='s=] school outfit is included with the main series's school outfits in ''Persona 5''[='s=] DLC, so some fans consider it a part of the franchise and essentially "Persona Zero".[[/note]] (Japan only)

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* ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiIf'' (1994; [[UsefulNotes/SuperNES Super Famicom]])[[note]]While it doesn't carry the ''Persona'' name, it served as the inspiration and prototype for the franchise and many of its mechanics, its main character makes sizable cameos in the first two ''Persona'' titles, and ''If''[='s=] school outfit is included with the main series's school outfits in ''Persona 5''[='s=] DLC, so some fans consider it a part of the franchise and essentially "Persona Zero".[[/note]] (Japan only)only)[[index]]


** ''Revelations: Persona'' (1996; UsefulNotes/PlayStation)

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** ''Revelations: Persona'' (1996; UsefulNotes/PlayStation)UsefulNotes/PlayStation): In the city of Mikage-cho, a group of high school students find themselves assailed by mysterious forces. With the power of Persona on their side, they must investigate the spate of demonic threats and the connection between them and a company researching fantastical technology.



** ''Persona 2: Innocent Sin'' (1999; UsefulNotes/PlayStation) (Japan only)
** ''Persona 2: Eternal Punishment'' (2000; UsefulNotes/PlayStation)

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** ''Persona 2: Innocent Sin'' (1999; UsefulNotes/PlayStation) (Japan only)
only): A supernatural menace known as Joker is blurring the line between perception and reality, and it is up to a new generation of high school students, led by the aloof Tatsuya Suou, to end Joker's threat.
** ''Persona 2: Eternal Punishment'' (2000; UsefulNotes/PlayStation)UsefulNotes/PlayStation): Reporter Maya Amano's investigation into the Joker phenomenon leads to a new threat emerging in the city of Sumaru, and confronting it will force her to contend with the nature of the world she lives in.



** ''Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3'' (2006; UsefulNotes/PlayStation2)

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** ''Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3'' (2006; UsefulNotes/PlayStation2)UsefulNotes/PlayStation2): A new transfer student attending Gekkokan High School is recruited into a clandestine organization investigating the mysterious tower of Tartarus and confronting the Shadows, monsters that emerge during the hidden 25th hour of the day that threaten humanity.



** ''Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4'' (2008; UsefulNotes/PlayStation2)

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** ''Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4'' (2008; UsefulNotes/PlayStation2)UsefulNotes/PlayStation2): In the rural town of Inaba, a group of high school students takes it upon them themselves to investigate a harrowing series of kidnappings and serial murders related to an alternate reality hidden within the world of televisions.



* ''VideoGame/Persona5'' (2016; UsefulNotes/PlayStation3, UsefulNotes/PlayStation4)

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* ''VideoGame/Persona5'' (2016; UsefulNotes/PlayStation3, UsefulNotes/PlayStation4)UsefulNotes/PlayStation4): A juvenile delinquent and transfer to a Tokyo rehabilitation school discovers another world linked to the distorted minds of the corrupt powers that be, and within it, a means to exact justice against those who would abuse their power.


Unlike the CyberPunk / TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt worlds of the main ''SMT'' series, ''Persona'' takes place in a contemporary UrbanFantasy [[OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent high school]] setting that utilizes {{Anthropomorphic Personification}}s of UsefulNotes/CarlJung's persona and shadow concepts as its central {{motif}}: Characters in the series use the eponymous Persona, manifestations of their own personalities, to combat Shadows and various other [[TheHeartless representations of the collective darkness in the heart of humanity]]. The games also employ TarotMotifs, with Personas, Shadows and most characters divided into the 22 Major Arcana of the standard deck. Despite these differences from mainline ''SMT'', the series still employs numerous elements from its forebear: Personas take the form of [[FantasyKitchenSink various mythological figures from numerous cultures]], the games use the main series's FusionDance and {{Elemental Power|s}} systems, and entries from ''Persona 3'' onward have variations of the Press Turn battle system from ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiIIINocturne''.

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Unlike the [[AfterTheEnd Post-Apocalyptic]] CyberPunk / TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt worlds of the main ''SMT'' series, ''Persona'' takes place in a contemporary UrbanFantasy [[OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent high school]] setting that utilizes {{Anthropomorphic Personification}}s of UsefulNotes/CarlJung's persona and shadow concepts as its central {{motif}}: Characters in the series use the eponymous Persona, manifestations of their own personalities, to combat Shadows and various other [[TheHeartless representations of the collective darkness in the heart of humanity]]. The games also employ TarotMotifs, with Personas, Shadows and most characters divided into the 22 Major Arcana of the standard deck. Despite these differences from mainline ''SMT'', the series still employs numerous elements from its forebear: Personas take the form of [[FantasyKitchenSink various mythological figures from numerous cultures]], the games use the main series's FusionDance and {{Elemental Power|s}} systems, and entries from ''Persona 3'' onward have variations of the Press Turn battle system from ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiIIINocturne''.


* ''Theater/Persona3TheWeirdMasquerade'' (2014-2017) (Japan only)

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* ''Theater/Persona3TheWeirdMasquerade'' ''Theatre/Persona3TheWeirdMasquerade'' (2014-2017) (Japan only)


** ''Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers'' (2020; UsefulNotes/Playstation4, UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch)

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** ''Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers'' ''VideoGame/Persona5ScrambleThePhantomStrikers'' (2020; UsefulNotes/Playstation4, UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch)


** ''Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers'' (TBA; UsefulNotes/Playstation4, UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch)

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** ''Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers'' (TBA; (2020; UsefulNotes/Playstation4, UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch)


* ''Theatre/Persona3TheWeirdMasquerade'' (2014-2017) (Japan only)

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* ''Theatre/Persona3TheWeirdMasquerade'' ''Theater/Persona3TheWeirdMasquerade'' (2014-2017) (Japan only)


* ''VideoGame/BlazBlueCrossTagBattle'' (2018; UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch, UsefulNotes/Playstation4, PC): A FightingGame {{Crossover}} with ''VideoGame/Persona4Arena'', ''Franchise/BlazBlue'' ''VideoGame/UnderNightInBirth'', ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' and more.

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* ''VideoGame/BlazBlueCrossTagBattle'' (2018; UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch, UsefulNotes/Playstation4, PC): A FightingGame {{Crossover}} with ''VideoGame/Persona4Arena'', ''Franchise/BlazBlue'' ''Franchise/BlazBlue'', ''VideoGame/UnderNightInBirth'', ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' and more.


* ''VideoGame/BlazBlueCrossTagBattle'' (2018; UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch, UsefulNotes/Playstation4, PC): A FightingGame {{Crossover}} with ''VideoGame/Persona4'', ''VideoGame/UnderNightInBirth'', ''VideoGame/ArcanaHeart'' and ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}''.

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* ''VideoGame/BlazBlueCrossTagBattle'' (2018; UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch, UsefulNotes/Playstation4, PC): A FightingGame {{Crossover}} with ''VideoGame/Persona4'', ''VideoGame/Persona4Arena'', ''Franchise/BlazBlue'' ''VideoGame/UnderNightInBirth'', ''VideoGame/ArcanaHeart'' ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' and ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}''.more.

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* ''[[VideoGame/{{Catherine}} Catherine: Full Body]]'' (2019; UsefulNotes/PlayStation4): The Phantom Thieves have their own storyline in the game's Babel mode, with Joker as a playable character.


** ''VideoGame/Persona5Scramble The Phantom Strikers'' (TBA; UsefulNotes/Playstation4, UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch)

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** ''VideoGame/Persona5Scramble ''Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers'' (TBA; UsefulNotes/Playstation4, UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch)


* ''VideoGame/BlazBlueCrossTagBattle'' (2018; UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch, UsefulNotes/Playstation4, PC): A FightingGame {{Crossover}} with ''VideoGame/Persona4'', ''VideoGame/UnderNightInBirth'', ''VideoGame/ArcanaHeart'' and ''WebAnimation/RWBY''.

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* ''VideoGame/BlazBlueCrossTagBattle'' (2018; UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch, UsefulNotes/Playstation4, PC): A FightingGame {{Crossover}} with ''VideoGame/Persona4'', ''VideoGame/UnderNightInBirth'', ''VideoGame/ArcanaHeart'' and ''WebAnimation/RWBY''.''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}''.

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* ''VideoGame/BlazBlueCrossTagBattle'' (2018; UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch, UsefulNotes/Playstation4, PC): A FightingGame {{Crossover}} with ''VideoGame/Persona4'', ''VideoGame/UnderNightInBirth'', ''VideoGame/ArcanaHeart'' and ''WebAnimation/RWBY''.
* ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosUltimate'' (2018; UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch): Joker from ''VideoGame/Persona5'' appears as a [[DownloadableContent DLC]] GuestFighter, alongside Mementos as a stage, music from the ''Persona'' series plus new remixes, and various cameos by the Phantom Thieves.

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** ''[[UpdatedRerelease Persona 5 Royal]]'' (2019; UsefulNotes/Playstation4)


* ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiIf'' (1994; [[UsefulNotes/SuperNES Super Famicom]])[[note]]While it doesn't carry the ''Persona'' name, it served as the inspiration and prototype for the franchise and many of its mechanics, its main character makes sizable cameos in the first two ''Persona'' titles, and ''If''[='s=] school outfit is included with the main series's school outfits in ''Persona 5''[='s=] DLC, so some fans consider it a part of the franchise and essentially "Persona Zero".[[/note]]

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* ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiIf'' (1994; [[UsefulNotes/SuperNES Super Famicom]])[[note]]While it doesn't carry the ''Persona'' name, it served as the inspiration and prototype for the franchise and many of its mechanics, its main character makes sizable cameos in the first two ''Persona'' titles, and ''If''[='s=] school outfit is included with the main series's school outfits in ''Persona 5''[='s=] DLC, so some fans consider it a part of the franchise and essentially "Persona Zero".[[/note]][[/note]] (Japan only)

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