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    Kazuhiko Sukima 

Kazuhiko Sukima

Arcana: 0. The Fool
Persona: Tyr
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The main protagonist of the story. Branded an outcast by his peers after his parents died, he moved to Inaba with his godparents, who could only take so much pressure from it. After spending a decade in the small town, he heads back to Nuzoko, seeking a fresh start. However, a sudden turn of events leads him to face a mysterious phenomenon surrounding his hometown.


  • Adaptation Name Change: The omake of Chapter 35 reveals that his other name is Sosuke Kishimoto.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Nanako tends to call him 'Bestie'.
  • All of the Other Reindeer: As a kid, because of his mother's last words, almost everyone, including the adults, call him a devil child and make him an outcast. His neighbors even tried to exorcise him.
  • Attractive Bent-Gender: He’s already pretty attractive himself, so it makes sense that his female counterpart Kazumi in the omake of chapter 38 is one of these, though reactions to her tend to lead more towards Cuteness Proximity than Distracted by the Sexy.
  • Because You Were Nice to Me: The reason he befriended Johei, as was he was the only one who tried to stand up for him as a kid.
  • Bully Brutality: Back in his childhood when his parents died. He was an outcast at the time, and every kid stayed away from him, some throwing rocks at him, and Yoshimitsu and his band of misfits even tried to kill him shortly after it was decided that he would leave Nuzoko.
  • Childhood Friend Romance: With Nanako.
  • Cultured Badass: Considering that he joined the Culture Club and is practicing Chanoyu, he's becoming this.
  • Custom Uniform: He unbuttoned his uniform and loosened up his tie a bit.
  • Delayed Reaction: Had one in chapter 38’s omake when he found out he’d become a girl.
  • Exact Words: In chapter 35, Kazuhiko explains to Maeko that he has good reflexes due to growing up in a tough neighborhood. While he did have a rough childhood, the actual reason is because of his time spent fighting Shadows.
  • Give Me a Reason: He asks this question to Loki about letting him enter the shower stalls. Loki says that he can fend off attackers unlike the limbless Mimir. Doesn't work.
  • Giving Up on Logic: He's already done so, considering that his life defies logic.
  • Happily Adopted: His godparents, though their names have yet to be revealed, are the only ones who were nice to him after his parents died before he met Johei.
  • "Hey, You!" Haymaker: He does it against Transformed Johei, which turns out to be a bad idea.
  • Heroes Prefer Swords: He seems to prefer double-edged blades.
  • I Know Mortal Kombat: Johei tells him that he’s the best person to get a bullet out of Daichi’s arm because of how good he is at the crane game.
  • Iaijutsu Practitioner: Chapter 35 reveals that he is this.
  • In-Series Nickname: He's often referred to as "Kaz", just like Kazushi Miyamoto.
  • The Leader: Of the Suicide Prevention Team.
  • Mistaken for Romance: Just like what happened with Minato and Yukari in P3, Kazuhiko was mistaken for dating Mikan on his first day because they were seen walking to school together.
  • Meaningful Name: According to the kanji one of the reviewers gave him, Kazuhiko's last name translates to "Plain Demon and Devil"
    • His other name, Sosuke, translates to "Complete Help".
    • His female counterpart, Kazumi’s name not only translates to “Peaceful Beauty”, but it’s also a reference to Video Game/Tekken’s Kazumi Mishima, who was the one that brought the curse of the Devil Gene to the Mishima family.
  • New Transfer Student: As per the usual, the protagonist of a Persona story is a transfer student.
  • Noodle People: He's quite scrawny even after he works out for about ten years, as Alexandria notes that he look like a shrimp. Johei notes that as a kid, his arms looked as stiff as uncooked ramen noodles.
  • Nosebleed: Has one in the omake of chapter 33, while he's in Naoto's body.
  • Or Was It a Dream?: He lampshades that the interview omakes are on the same level as Igor summoning him to the Velvet Room.
  • Parental Abandonment: Kazuhiko's parents were killed in a car crash prior to the story, leaving him in the care of his godparents. At least until he had to move to Inaba.
  • Potty Failure: Chapter 7 reveals that he wet himself he awoken Tyr.
  • Reverse Psychology: His trick to defeat Reflection Colburnes/Volva and Surt. He does this by making Volva debuff Surt by giving her a buff instead.
  • Rousing Speech: He makes one in chapter 13, without realizing it until Johei tells him.
  • A Spot Of Tea: He seems to prefer tea.
  • Super Reflexes: Because he's been fighting Shadows, he has quick reflexes, enough to prevent Natsuko from breaking a teapot in chapter 35.
  • Superior Successor: Igor notes that Kazuhiko might be powerful enough to surpass all of his previous guests.
  • Superpower Lottery: He's the Wild Card of this story, enabling him to use more than one Persona.
  • Taking the Bullet: He lets himself get beaten up by some gang members to protect Mikan in chapter 3.
  • Very Punchable Man: Kazuhiko says that a lot of people think he has a very punchable face.
  • Wrong Assumption:
    • In chapter 3, because he doesn't recognize Johei immediately, Kazuhiko mistakes him for a thug.
    • Happens again in chapter 31, when Iselin hands him a folded note. Kazuhiko freaks out, assuming that it's a love letter, when it's actually a poem written by Rika.
  • You Remind Me of X: Iselin reminds him of Johei, with how they're coping with the deaths of Rika and Suzuki respectively. He hopes that she won't make the same mistake he did, seeking revenge. Unfortunately, she does.

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    Johei Shiroka 

Johei Shiroka

Arcana: I. The Magician
Persona: Loki
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An old friend of Kazuhiko's, who he met about a month before he had to leave for Inaba. He stood up for him against a group of bullies, earning his respect. Ten years later, they meet again when Kazuhiko returns to Nuzoko.


  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: With Mikan.
  • Berserk Button: Abusing an innocent. The first one was Suzuki, and the second one is Yuriko. It's why he gets angry at Soratsu.
  • "Blackmail" Is Such an Ugly Word: Johei does not like being called a pervert. He prefers to be called with his professional title: a civilized man.
  • Blade on a Stick: He fights with spears, preferably the jumonji-yari, or a cross-shaped spear.
  • Book Dumb: Once again, a common trait among the best buds of the protagonist. However, according to Kazuhiko, Johei has potential and talent when he puts his mind to it, instead of using it for pranks.
  • Born Unlucky: According to Loki.
  • Brain Bleach: His reaction when Loki says “it’s a trap” in regards to Kazumi.
  • Butt-Monkey: As usual for a Magician and the best friend of the protagonist.
  • Bystander Syndrome: He used to be this with Kazuhiko until he saved him in chapter 1.
  • Call-Back: He calls Kazuhiko "Partner" in chapter 37, which is exactly what his predecessor Yosuke call Yu.
  • Casanova Wannabe: Even if he doesn't get beaten up for his advances, he still fails time and time again.
  • Character Tic: According to Kazuhiko, he scratches the back of his head when he lies.
  • Chemistry Can Do Anything: He can create firecrackers among other things with his skills. It's even one of his best subjects.
  • Chivalrous Pervert: As much of a perv he can be, he's incredibly protective of Suzuki and was devastated when she committed suicide.
    • He shows this side of him again starting from chapter 35, where he is so disgusted at Soratsu’s action against Yuriko despite her being the cause of his beating for the Panty Thief incident.
  • Custom Uniform: He wears a t-shirt underneath instead of a white collared shirt.
  • Delayed Reaction: Has one in chapter 22, when Iselin says that he ranked seventh on the midterms.
  • Dirty Coward: Skadi accuses him of being this in chapter 37.
  • The Engineer: It appears that Johei’s good at tinkering with things.
  • Embarrassing Nickname: Daichi likes to call him “Numbskull” from time to time.
  • Wrong Assumption: While Iselin really doesn’t like Johei about her cup size, in chapter 16, Johei wrongly assumes that she and her Reflection went berserk because of it. The real reason is her desire to avenge Rika.
  • Et Tu, Brute?: Johei thinks that Kazuhiko’s betrayed him by trying to stop him from killing Suzuki’s parents in chapter 6. This is the last straw that triggers his transformation.
  • Exactly What I Aimed At: In chapter 13, Loki gets angry at Johei for missing a Shadow and hitting a pillar. However, he actually wanted Loki to hit the pillar, causing it to drop into the Fenrir Underling.
  • Expy: The omake of chapter 12 reveals that Johei is based on Junpei Iori, much to his displeasure. No wonder they share a kanji in their name.
    • Mikan’s interview reveals that he’s also based on Kazuichi Soda. Ironically, Mikan says that Kazuichi is her favorite character in the game, while she likes Johei a whole lot less.
  • Fallen Angel: His transformed state is this, combined with a Knight In Sour Armor. In some ways, it looks similar to the Persona Archangel.
  • Foil: To Goro Akechi, since they both have Loki as a Persona. He evens says in his interview that he never really liked the detective due to his stance on the Phantom Thieves.
  • Giver of Lame Names: Instead of Operation Babe Hunt like Kazuhiko suggested, Johei instead calls the girl-picking operation Operation Chick Farmer, much to Loki’s disturb.
  • Half the Man He Used to Be: The fate of his transformed state. Kazuhiko slices it in half, enough to make the torso(along with Johei) fall onto the ground.
  • Hidden Depths: Surprisingly, he knows first aid and is quite efficient at it. He says that it’s because he’s had to live by himself.
  • The Lancer: To Kazuhiko. Also a literal example, since he wields a spear.
  • "I Know You're in There Somewhere" Fight: Because he’s not aware of the current situation at that point, Kazuhiko’s fight against Transformed!Johei is this.
  • I Regret Nothing: He doesn’t regret having the idea to kill the Miuras until Kazuhiko convinces him otherwise.
  • Ingesting Knowledge: Kazuhiko and Mikan try to force this on him in chapter 11. Of course, it doesn’t work and it’s just an excuse for them to pull a prank on him.
  • Japanese Tourist: Iselin lampshades that Johei bringing a bunch of cameras to the beach makes him look like the textbook definition of one.
  • Kick Them While They Are Down: He tried to do this for Jujunna, for which Loki chides him for.
  • Killing Intent: Kazuhiko can literally feel his darkening aura in chapter 5.
  • Meaningful Name: Johei's kanji contains two characters from the kanji of Yosuke Hanamura (for Ka) and Junpei Iori (for Hei). Fittingly enough, they're all Magicians.
  • Mighty Glacier: His transformed state is this.
  • Mistaken for Gay: Thanks to Loki, some characters wonder if the reason why Johei let Daichi live with him is because he’s gay.
  • Neck Lift: He does this against Soratsu's Reflection in chapter 36. Fortunately, Kazuhiko manages to stop him before he goes too far.
  • Open Mouth, Insert Foot: He tends to have this happen to him. A lot.
  • Parental Abandonment: His mother was killed by a cult, according to Yoshimitsu. While there's nothing said about his dad, Johei is shown living on his own, implying that he's an orphan.
  • Peeping Tom: According to Mikan, he sneaked into the girl’s locker room with a camera, and that’s just the beginning.
  • Poisonous Friend: On the perverted side of things, some people claim he is this to Daichi.
  • The Prankster: Definitely.
  • Punch a Wall: He does this in chapter 5, even though it’s an electric bulletin board instead of a wall.
  • Recurring Element: He’s the best friend of the protagonist of this story.
  • Rescue Introduction: How he and Kazuhiko become friends.
  • Revenge: After Suzuki kills herself, Johei decides to kill her parents in the Mirror Dimension, believing that they were responsible for her suicide. Luckily, Kazuhiko manages to stop him, though it doesn't stop them from dying anyways. Eventually it is revealed that the Harbingers of Death are the ones behind it, with a still unknown explanation.
  • Smoke Out: He used a bunch of smoke bombs against the Reaper as a distraction when trying to get Daichi to safety.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": His name can be spelled as Johei, Jouhei, or Jōhei.
  • Take My Hand: He failed to grab Suzuki’s hand just before she committed suicide.
  • This Cannot Be!: A positive, and humorous example. In chapter 13, Kazuhiko and Mikan doesn’t believe that Johei ranked 7th in the benchmark exam so much to the point that Kazuhiko’s praying to the God, believing him to be completely exhausted and pulling the miracle, and Mikan bringing many candles and incest from the spiritual club because some people prevented an apocalypse in Anime this way.
  • Trickster Archetype: He does fit this pretty well. However, while has his own way of life, he’s completely loyal to Kazuhiko, also at least his mischievous behavior is not as bad as Loki, the god of Tricksters himself.
  • We Will Not Use Photoshop in the Future: According to Daichi, his profile picture is his face on a flexing body of Brad Pitt.

    Mikan Echihiro 

Mikan Echihiro

Arcana: III. The Empress
Persona: Skadi
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A third year student at Kyuto High, who works part-time at the Masuhito Hotel. She shows Kazuhiko his room when she first appears in chapter 3. He later saves her from a couple of thugs hitting on her, for which she berates him for. She has a ton of admirers, but she doesn't seem to be interested in them.


  • The Ace: Mikan is an honor student in her class.
  • Accidental Hand Hold: Mikan held Johei's hand in chapter 24, when Skadi startles her during the test of courage.
  • Adaptational Dye Job: In chapter 3, her is mentioned to be brown. In chapter 9 and the omake of chapter 28, her hair is mentioned to be black. For what it's worth, a picture by one of the reviewers depicts her with dark brown hair.
  • Anger Born of Worry: To Kazuhiko and Johei. Eventually, it becomes her reason to be involved with the Mirror Dimension....initially.
  • Archer Archetype: Initially she uses a crossbow, before switching to her brother's old quiver bow and arrows.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: Her transformed state is literally 50-feet tall.
  • Attempted Rape: Mr. Damosaba tried to rape her, until her brother Hisashi comes to save her.
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: With Johei.
  • Berserk Button:
  • Big Brother Worship: She certainly loved her brother very much.
  • Can't Hold Her Liquor: Her interview reveals that she got drunk from watered-down wine when she was a kid. She's certainly not having it again.
  • Chained to a Rock: Or rather a pillar. She's chained against one in chapter 9.
  • Cool Mask: Her transformed state has a white mask with blue markings around the right eye.
  • Drunk on Milk: Parodied. She wondered if she accidentally grabbed a bottle of beer when she first saw Skadi.
  • Elemental Eye Colors: She has blue eyes, and can use ice spells.
  • Elemental Hair: Transformed!Mikan gives the impression of having ice-blue hair.
  • Everyone Can See It: Her having a crush on Yoichi. Johei.....doesn't take it well.
  • Exhausted Eye Bags: She has these the night after she meets Skadi.
  • Femme Fatalons: Transformed!Mikan has her hands encased in ice, forming wickedly sharp claws.
  • Freak Out!: She does this in chapter 30's omake, upon realizing that she switched bodies with Johei.
  • Geek: Her interview reveals that she's a fan of Danganronpa and Neo Featherman.
  • Get a Hold of Yourself, Man!: She does this to Yoichi in chapter 30, complete with an Armor-Piercing Slap.
  • Hero-Worshipper: Daichi's interview reveals that she idolized Yukari Takeba, with her autograph as proof.
  • How Many Fingers?: Used this against Daichi in chapter 38, after he’d been shot by the Reaper.
  • In-Universe Nickname: Johei(and others several times) call her "Mika-senpai" from time to time.
  • Jumped at the Call: When she noticed what Kazuhiko and Johei are doing behind her back.
  • Multi-Armed and Dangerous: Transformed!Mikan has a total of ten hands.
  • Meaningful Name: Her full name translates to "Beautiful Ship".
  • Pervert Revenge Mode: She enters it sometimes when Johei is involved.
  • Post-Stress Overeating: In chapter 5's omake, she keeps eating the Rice Platter Challenge until she completes the challenge while worrying about Kazuhiko and Johei, completely oblivious to the crowd cheering in the background.
  • Raised by Grandparents: Her parents have died prior to the story, leaving her grandparents to raise her.
  • Raven Hair, Ivory Skin
  • Sexy Secretary: She works part-time as a secretary at the Masuhito Hotel.
  • Skewed Priorities: In chapter 13, she berates Johei about making a firecracker instead of worrying about the Shadows.
  • Shoulders of Doom: Her transformed state had one sprouting thorns.
  • So Beautiful, It's a Curse: One of the biggest factors of her despair. It makes her think everyone's trying to sleep with her, and it causes those who care for to be injured or even die for her.
  • Team Mom: Zigzagged. Kazuhiko that she's like the mother and older sister figure to the team sometimes, while other times he's an older brother figure to her.
  • Unwanted Rescue: She doesn't like being rescued because she hates seeing people suffering or dying because of her.
  • The Un-Reveal: A question in her interview asks about who saved her from Damosaba. However, Dangsta stops her because it was within spoiler territory. Two chapters later, her savior was revealed to her older brother, Hisashi Echihiro.
  • Wrong Assumption: In chapter 30, she assumes that Kazuhiko saying "That's brilliant" is about the girls wearing maid outfits. Kazuhiko freaks out before explaining that he meant Mikan ordering Johei to move to the white spaces beforehand.

    Daichi “Hayabusa” Amasawa 

Daichi 'Hayabusa' Amasawa

Arcana: XII. The Hanged Man
Persona: Hugin and Mugin
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A mysterious man Kazuhiko and Johei meet while in the Mirror Dimension. Originally going by Hayabusa, he saves them from a group of Shadows in chapter 8, and leads them to Mikan’s Shadow nest. He has no recollection of his past, and thought he was only a Shadow until recently.


  • Accidental Pervert: In chapter 22, he tripped when he was about to take Iselin to the infirmary, and ended up grabbing her breasts.
  • The Aloner: He’s this in the Mirror Dimension before he meets Kazuhiko and the others.
  • Animal Motifs: Falcons.
  • Amnesiac Hero
  • The Atoner: He’s been trying to atone for all the reflections he killed as Hayabusa.
  • Big Damn Heroes: He comes in to save Kazuhiko from Jujunna in chapter 38, in spite of the injuries he’d taken from earlier in the chapter.
  • Bishōnen: He wouldn’t have been flocked with fangirls otherwise, now would he?
  • Cool Mask: As Hayabusa, he wore a falcon mask.
    • For some reason, he wore another mask over it when he’s cleaning his house.
  • Chick Magnet: Like you wouldn’t believe. He’s utterly flocked by girls and gets chased by them daily. All of them call him Daichi-senpai, even the third-years.
  • Clothing Damage: Happens to him in chapter 37, as his shirt is melted by the wyrm's acidic blood. As a result, his abs are exposed, leading to Iselin and Mikan staring at them.
  • Corrupt the Cutie: According to him, before he began thinking he was a Shadow, he was actually very pure-hearted.
  • Crazy Enough to Work: In chapter 37, Daichi attempted to made him unrecognizable by his fangirls. Iselin was certain that it wouldn’t work, but it works much to her frustration.
  • Custom Uniform: He simply doesn’t wear a tie.
  • Dual Wielding: He has two Personas, despite not being a Wild Card.
  • Dying Declaration of Love: He made one in the omake of chapter 27. Of course, the death is faked.
  • Exact Words: Daichi thought that he couldn’t have a Persona because he thought he was a Shadow. When Shiroe reveals that he was human all along, Johei made him realize that it meant that he could have a Persona.
  • Expy: Appearance-wise, he’s based on Karma Akabane from Assassination Classroom.
  • Flashback Cut: He has one when Hildr makes him recall the time Iselin was brainwashed. It’s enough to make him shudder.
  • Foil: To Teddie. Teddie is a Shadow who can take human form, while Daichi is a human who was lead to believe he was a Shadow.
  • Grammar Nazi: He’s this from time to time.
  • Hairpin Lockpick: He tries to pick the lock of the Ikebukuro residence in chapter 36.
  • The Heart: He tries to convinve the SPT to take him as “moral support”, even when Yoichi already fufills that role.
  • Heroes Prefer Swords: He used to use a rapier, but later switched to a jian when he couldn’t find it after Hugin and Munin destroyed his house in the Mirror Dimension.
  • I Can Still Fight!: Says this many times in chapter 38, yet no one is convinced.
  • Improbable Aiming Skills: Apparently, he has an 87% accuracy with a handgun when playing against Johei in an arcade.
  • Injured Limb Episode: His arm is broken after being shot by the Reaper in chapter 38. According to his checkup, he’s supposed to be out of commission till summer break.
  • Innocent Blue Eyes
  • Insomnia Episode: Has one on his first day with Hugin and Munin. He couldn’t get any sleep because the crows kept reporting rather mundane things to him. This also happens to Johei and Loki when he moves into Johei’s apartment.
  • The Load: He feels that he is this, especially in chapter 13. This changes when he awakens to his Personas.
  • Let's Split Up, Gang: He recommends the SPT to use this tactic in order to avoid Kokatsuna’s Gravity Force.
  • Lovable Redhead: Without a doubt.
  • Master of Unlocking: It would appear that he’s this, as he apparently carries a lockpick with him, but according to Hugin, a thief stole it in the morning, leaving the team to enter Yuriko’s house another way.
  • Meaningful Name: For his Hayabusa identity. Hayabusa means “Peregrine Falcon”, and he wore a falcon mask.
  • Mistaken Identity: He was caught by a police who thought him as a transfer student in truancy, putting him into the school. It turns out that the police mistook him with the actual transfer student whose name is also Daichi Amasawa who is charged with an identity fraud. It is implied that Igor is the one pulling the strings.
  • Mr. Exposition: At least prior to gaining his Personas.
  • Mr. Fanservice: When you’re surrounded by fangirls, and have some remarkable abs, you’re certainly one.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: His reaction upon realizing that he’s been killing humans by destroying their Reflections.
  • Never Live It Down: Him wearing a hawk mask as Hayabusa. It’s resulted in people(Iselin in particular) calling him with bird-related nicknames.
  • Not So Above It All: Hildr comments that Daichi thinking the girls are simple enough to be tricked by gag glasses made her lose respect of him and considers him on par with Johei.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: He’s only ever known as Hayabusa until he realizes he’s human and takes back his original name.
  • Orphan's Plot Trinket: A Charm Bracelet he found in his old home in the Mirror Dimension. It seems to be connected with his mother.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: He wears a pair of gag glasses in order to make his fangirls think he’s not Daichi, because according to them, “He’s too cool to wear that”.
  • Royal Rapier: He has one until it’s destroyed along with his old home.
  • Spiritual Successor: To Akihiko Sanada, especially the part about his popularity and the flock of fangirls. Though he’s more in line with Mitsuru’s instead, given his focus on atonement and so on.
  • Split Personality: Downplayed. While the difference isn’t very obvious, Daichi thinks he forged another personality back when he was Hayabusa. It’s generally assumed that this is why he has two Personas.
  • "Super Sentai" Stance: He does this when suggesting the name “Reflection Team” in chapter 26.
  • Technicolor Eyes: His eyes are said to be a brownish blue.
  • Teen Genius: He manages to catch up to the others fairly quickly, despite not having had any type of formal education beforehand.
  • Tempting Fate: In chapter 20, Daichi says that he and Iselin can't live next door in the dorms because they were separated by gender. Then it turns out that he’s living beside the rooms for the Foreign Exchange students (which Iselin is a part of) and they are living next to each other. Unlike most other examples, Daichi takes it quite well and proceeded to gloat Johei for the coincidence.
  • Tomato in the Mirror: Played with. He thought he was a Shadow by the name of Hayabusa with Daichi Amasawa being the name of a child he killed. It turns out that he’s a human and Daichi himself all along.
  • We Have to Get the Bullet Out: The SPT had to do this against him after he got shot by the Reaper. Justified as they cannot bring him to the doctors without rousing any suspicion of the Mirror Dimension.
  • Weakened by the Light: He uses an excessive amount of sunscreen, as he wasn't exposed to any sort of sunlight while in the Mirror Dimension, making his skin very sensitive to it.

    Iselin Bjorn 

Iselin Bjorn

Arcana: VII. The Chariot
Persona: Hildr
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A foreign-exchange student from Norway.


  • A-Cup Angst: She says that she would do anything to have a body like Kazumi’s. Do note that she’s already fairly busty herself.
  • Action Girl
  • Adorkable: Occasionally, when she's around Daichi.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Some call her Izzy, notably her friend Rika.
  • Afraid of Blood: Chapter 38 reveals that she has hemophobia.
  • Animal Motifs: Bears. To be more specific, polar bears.
  • Animated Armor: Her Transformed state consists of rusty armor parts that form an entire suit.
  • Badass Longcoat: She wears a white variant.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her casual attire invokes this.
  • Bear Hug: Does this against Daichi in a flashback, while under the influence of a Psio spell in chapter 38.
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: Has this with Daichi, but it's a lot healthier than Johei and Mikan's.
  • Berserk Button: She has several:
    • First is Making bear-related puns, as shown in chapter 21.
    • Sexual-related advances and/or innuendos is another one, as shown in chapter 27.
    • Don't treat her as being no different from Daichi's other fangirls. All that gets said fangirls is a quick trip to the infirmary in chapter 33.
    • Under no circumstances are you allowed to harm her friends, unless you want to get mauled by this 'bear'.
    • The Harbingers disrupting her (or rather the SPT’s) progress as seen in chapter 36. Hildr shares this sentiment. She gets so angry that they have to treat her a blueberry muffin just so she could calm down.
  • Big Damn Heroes: She does this in chapter 36, saving Kazuhiko from Jujunna, complete with a dramatic entry.
  • Big Eater: It's implied that she can eat more than the average Japanese high schoolgirl.
  • Blatant Lies: She tells Hugin and Munin that the doctor said the Mirror Dimension will kill Daichi in his bedridden state, despite the obvious fact that doctors cannot know anything about the Mirror Dimension. The crowd believe it, however, and pin Daichi to his bed.
    • A bit later, she says that she managed to talk him into not going into the Mirror Dimension. Loki sees through it right away.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: Downplayed. She doesn't like that girls flock around Daichi, but she isn't clingy by any means.
  • In chapter 38, she really shows the clingy side of her after being hit by a Psio spell in a flashback.
  • Coincidence Magnet: She appears to be this.
    • She and Kazuhiko run into each other a total of four times before she joins the SPT. She even points it out in chapter 17.
    • Her and Daichi's rooms are next to each other. She also lampshades this.
  • Combat Medic: She's the designated healer of the team.
  • Connected All Along: She's friends with fellow eccentric artist Yusuke Kitagawa.
  • Contralto of Danger
  • Covert Pervert: Is this when it comes to Daichi, though she's not being too fond of perverts herself.
  • Crazy-Prepared:
    • She brings a big, floppy hat to the heat, just so she doesn't get sunburned.
    • She also carries extra undergarments, on the offchance that someone takes her current ones.
  • Custom Uniform: Her jacket is left unbuttoned, and she wears pants to avoid any panty shots.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: She's noticeably a lot warmer to the SPT when she joins them than when they met.
  • Delayed Reaction: Justified, as she was trying to figure what 'Mike Hawk' meant.
  • Delinquent: Rika would sometimes think of her as such.
  • Despair Event Horizon: Crosses it when she saw Rika hang herself.
  • Didn't Think This Through: In her interview, she thinks about making a world where Johei doesn't exist. Dangsta points out that if that were to happen, then Kazuhiko wouldn't be alive, as he would've been killed by Yoshimitsu had Johei not intervened.
  • Dual Boss: The SPT faces both her and her Reflection at the same time.
  • Dumb Blonde: Downplayed, as she's more Book Dumb than anything.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Has one in chapter 8, where she's introduced to Kazuhiko's class, and again in chapter 11 when Kazuhiko finds her name in the student records.
  • Eccentric Artist: Just like her upperclassman, Yusuke.
  • The Enemy Weapons Are Better: After Kazuhiko disarms Jujunna, he tells her to use the Harbinger’s knife.
  • Everyone Can See It: It's quite clear that she has a crush on Daichi.
  • Everyone Has Standards: She points out that the SPT has every right to be mad at Yuriko, but she knows that Soratsu went too far with what he did.
  • Exposed to the Elements: Downplayed, as she's currently in Japan, which isn't as cold compared to her homeland. But in Svalbard, she still wore the exact same outfit she does now.
    • Subverted when it turns out she hates the summer weather.
  • Expy: Of Tekken's Katarina Alves. They wear similar outfits, have to wear glasses, and have quite the dirty mouth. However, Their fighting styles are quite different, though Iselin does know savate.
  • Femme Fatalons: Her Transformed state has pallet knives in place of fingers.
  • Finishing Each Other's Sentences: She and her Reflection engaged in this before they took the Voice of the Legion approach.
  • First-Name Basis: She asks Kazuhiko to call her by her first name with any honorifics in chapter 17, though she wonders why she did that.
  • Foreign Exchange Student: She hails from Svalbard, Norway.
  • Hair Decoration: She has a white-accented blue cross in her hair, which doubles as Wearing a Flag on Your Head.
  • Held Back in School: She's supposed to be a third-year like Rika, Mikan and Yoichi). She's even the verge of being disowned because of this.
  • Hollywood Atheist: She's revealed to be this in her interview.
  • Insomnia Episode: Like Johei, she has one after meeting Hildr.
  • Irony:
    • She can be rather cold at times, yet uses Agi skills. Hildr lampshades this.
    • She's an atheist, yet she prays when the SPT visit Rika's grave. She herself even lampshades this.
  • Kick Chick: She knows savate, though she's never been shown using it against Shadows.
  • Knife Nut: Her weapon is a stiletto knife.
  • Like an Old Married Couple: Loki says that she and Johei acts like this sometimes.
  • Mama Bear: Kinda, but mess with her friends and she will 'lunge' at you. Also doubles as Meaningful Name.
  • Marijuana Is LSD: Parodied when she saw Hildr for the first time, thinking that she mistook a cigarette for a roll of weed.
  • Meaningful Name: Aside from the obvious(Bjorn meaning "Bear" in Norwegian), there are several hidden meanings in her name.
    • Iselin is deprived from "Ise-", which means "Iron"
    • Iselin is also a Norwegian varient of the Irish Gaelic word "Aisling", meaning "Dream/Vision".
    • Isbjorn also means "Polar Bear".
  • Memento MacGuffin: A mysterious haiku she found in her locker, supposedly written by Rika. She and Kazuhiko are currently looking into how it could've ended up there.
  • Motor Mouth: She gets hit by this after being reminded of the Bear Hug incident, complete with a Luminescent Blush.
  • Ms. Fanservice: A Norwegian student who leaves her jacket unbuttoned, exposing her bra? Of course she's one.
  • Mugging the Monster: Some of Daichi's fangirls attempt to jump on her when she’s about to enter the library for her requested study session with Daichi, even going as far to insult her by saying that she’s just another whose out for him, which is exactly what they are. Unfortunately, not only is she a Persona User (whose Personas in this story are completely sentient and interactable), but she also knows savate. In the end she sends many of them into the infirmary. At least Iselin refused Hildr’s temptation to beat them up or else the result will be like Dynasty Warriors.
  • Nice Hat: She wears a giant, floppy hat that could cover 3 people in chapter 24.
  • The Nicknamer: To Daichi, usually calling him "Birdbrain", "Hawkeye", or "Feathered Friend", and even Captain Falcon.
  • Norse by Norsewest
  • Not a Morning Person: According to her interview.
  • Not So Above It All: She doesn’t like perverts, though probably not as much as Mikan. However, she sometimes has these kind of thoughts regarding Daichi.
  • Not So Different: Suprisingly enough, with Johei. Despite their rough start and differences, their arcs had very similar plots. A girl they were close to committed suicide(Suzuki and Rika), and both tried to avenge them by trying to kill their respective parents, something Kazuhiko acknowledges. Both have had an Insomnia Episode after awakening their Personas. Also, they're more or less Vitriolic Best Buds.
  • Only Friend: She was this to Rika, as they had both traveled across the world together as transfer students for years. Rika was also this to her, until she joined the SPT.
  • Peek-a-Bangs: Her left eye is covered by one of her bangs.
  • Poisonous Friend: She's very aware that she was this to Rika, just like the Colburnes said, yet didn't notice out of the excitement of having a friend.
  • Primary-Color Champion: Her outfits consists of the colors red, blue, and white, which the colors of the Norwegian flag.
  • Pungeon Master: She likes making puns, except for bear-related ones,
  • Random Effect Spell: Reflection Iselin's signature move, Artist's Palette.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Red to Rika's Blue.
  • Revenge: Her main motivation after Rika's death. She believed that the Colburnes were behind it, and goes as far to suggest them as targets on the Harbingers' website. Kazuhiko eventually convinces to reconsider after her fight. Later, it turns out that her death was orchestrated by the Harbingers of Death.
  • Scarf Of Asskicking: She has an artic blue one around her neck.
  • Sexy Scandinavian: No surprise here.
  • Siege Engines: Her and Her Reflection’s Transformed Form has a Ballista and Cannon on their respective shoulders.
  • Senpai Kouhai: With Yusuke, even though they’re the same age. It’s assumed that she does this out of respect.
  • Ship Tease: With Daichi.
  • Shoulder Cannon: As mentioned above, Her and Her Reflection’s Transformed Form has a ballista and cannon on their respective shoulders.
  • Signature Spell: Her transformed form has Artist’s Palette, which gives a random effect.
  • Smoking Is Cool: She usually smokes, as it’s her way to keep being warm on Svalbard, a habit that she keeps up until now.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": Her surname, is actually written as Bjørn instead of Bjorn
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: After she joins the SPT, especially at Daichi.
  • Sweet Tooth: In her Interview chapter, she says that it’s the only girlish stereotypes she lives up to.
  • Tank-Top Tomboy: She wears a bikini top. She also wears an opened jacket though.
  • The Tease: Downplayed, but she can be this from time to time.
  • Token Minority: Of the SPT, as she was from Norway, which is a part of the countries where Norse Mythology came from.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: The Tomboy to Rika’s Girly Girl.
  • Tragic Keepsake: After Rika's suicide, the photo they took on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco has become this.
  • Tranquil Fury: She rarely explodes in anger, preferring to remain calm or just skip to kick the offenders' asses.
  • Tsundere: It appears that she's this when it comes to her feelings for Daichi.
  • The Unfavorite: Despite her natural artistic talent compared to her siblings, it's exactly why her parents say she won't be successful in life. Combined with the fact that she's been held back a year, she's now on the verge of being disowned.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: She's starting to become this with Johei.
  • We Cannot Go On Without You: The SPT only needs to defeat her Transformed state instead of her Reflection.
  • Women Are Delicate: Discussed. Hildr considers her a 'frail maiden', and berates Johei for mention Mike Hawk. He objects because those weren't words he would use to describe her.
  • Yaoi Fangirl: Downplayed, as she only watches it because of the girls in her dorm.

    Yoichi Miryoku 

Yoichi Miryoku

Arcana VIII. The Strength
Persona: Mimir

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A former basketball team member at Kyuto High. He spent the past year hospitalized after his hands were injured.


  • Ascended Meme: One of the reviewers had compared him to Doctor Strange, as both had lost the ability to move their hands properly after an accident. Later, in chapter 29, Mijuku calls him "Japanese Doctor Strange", acknowledging the similarity.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: He's usually a pretty nice guy, but if anything happens to his mother, he would do anything he can to save her.
  • Career-Ending Injury: His hands were already weak to begin with, and it was clear that they couldn't handle Yoichi's attempts at basketball. Combine that with a botched surgery, and they've become even weaker, thereby dashing any hopes he had of playing.
  • Chess Motifs: His Reflection had this during his boss fight. His interview reveals that he's quite good at chess as well.
  • Dead Man Walking: He considered himself one before he joined the SPT.
  • Deal with the Devil: He had made one with Shiroe in order to grow stronger. However, Shiroe was only tricking him, and the SPT manage to stop him before it's too late.
  • Decapitated Army: As per the rules of chess, as his trnasformed state was a king, he's the only one that has to be taken out.
  • Disappeared Dad: His dad has been for several years prior to the story.
  • Don't You Dare Pity Me!: He doesn't like others sympathizing him about his hands.
  • Erotic Dream: Mimir implies that he had one about Mikan in chapter 33. However, Yoichi manages to stop him before he reveals any details.
  • Everyone Has Standards: He found the Suicide Order to be pretty messed up, even before he joins Kazuhiko and his friends. But let's be honest; so would anyone else.
  • Good Parents: His mom was very kind to me, and so was his dad when he was alive.
  • Handicapped Badass: Downplayed, in a sense. His hands are pretty weak, which prevents him from even doing simple actions, much less fight, but that doesn't mean he can't fight with his mind.
  • Hard-Work Montage: Chapter 31 focuses on him training to use his analytical abilities in the real world.
  • Heroic RRoD: Kazuhiko worries that he’ll overexert himself during his training sessions using the overcompensation technique.
  • Heroic Self-Deprecation: He doesn't think too highly of his abilities, considering them to not be on the same level as the others.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: During his fight, he takes the form of the King Piece, giving him control over the other pieces. While this makes him the strongest piece, it also makes him the weakest, and once he’s defeated, the game is over.
  • Human Chess: His boss fight was essentially a game of chess, with both his pawns and the SPT being the chess pieces.
  • In the Hood: His casual attire has a hoodie.
  • Irony: In his boss fight, he took the form of a king piece with control over the other pieces, yet he was a pawn himself to the mastermind behind it, Shiroe.
  • Locked Door: His reflection is in a room behind a large metal door. In order to open that, the SPT has to let him open up to them more.
  • Magic Is Mental: He's able to train in his mind now that he has a Persona.
  • Meaningful Echo: In chapter 30, Iselin told Kazuhiko that the mission is to save Yoichi and surviving is second. Later when the SPT is fighting Mijuku, he tells Kazuhiko that the mission is to defeat Mijuku and surviving is second.
  • Meaningful Name: Subverted. In his introductory chapter, Dangsta claims that his name means "First Son". However, his name actually means "The Sunny One". In his interview, Dangsta reveals that his name was originally going to be Ichirou, before he got mized up and went with Yoichi. In a sense, his name was going to be Yoichiro, which roughly translates to "Sunny First Son'.
  • Medium Awareness: Thanks to Mimir, he's a bit aware of Kazuhiko's abilities, and a bit suspicious about the Wild Card's intentions.
  • Mission Control: Of the SPT.
  • Momma's Boy: Since his dad died when he was little, it isn't much of a surprise that he became one.
  • Moving the Goalposts: Inverted. The deadline for his suicide was orignally two weeks, before being shortened to two days.
  • Only Six Faces: People say that his faces is rather generic.
  • Scars Are Forever: He has one on his hand from a scalpel during his operation.
  • The Strategist: Between his transformed form and him being the support member of the SPT, he's quite capable in giving direction and tactics to the team.
  • Team Dad: He presumes he’s one, as he lists himself as being the “dad” of the “family” that is the SPT.
  • Tender Tears: Let's say he's quite....sensitive and leave it at that.
  • That Came Out Wrong: At one point he says that he isn’t really good with his hands, before realizing his mistake.
  • Training from Hell: Frequently subjects himself to this to get stronger.
  • Unwanted Assistance: He prefers to do everthing by himself, even at the expense of his own body.
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: It appears that he's one, even though his dad has been dead for a while.
  • White Hair, Black Heart: Downplayed. He may have been tempted by power, but he is by no means a bad person, and he eventually joins the SPT.
  • Wise Beyond Their Years: Surprisingly enough, deconstructed. His efforts to be ahead of the game both mentally abd physically only hurts him even more.
Mimir: You can run up the steps to adulthood all that you like, but you will age the same as everyone else.

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    Yuriko Ikebukoro 

Yuriko Ikebukoro

Arcana: VI. The Lovers
Persona: Sieglinde

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A first year at Kyuto High.


  • All Love Is Unrequited: She has a crush on Kazuhiko, but it has already been established that he doesn’t reciprocate.
  • Ambiguously Bi: While it's said that she's a lesbian, she blushes when she's carried by Kazuhiko at one point.
  • Apologizes a Lot: Downplayed, as she only apologizes when it’s really her fault.
  • Because You Were Nice to Me: Despite the bad first impression she made, the SPT chooses to help her after Soratsu tries to rape her. She deeply regrets her earlier actions because of this.
  • Bi the Way: As she’s seen staring at the girls in the locker room, and has a crush on Kazuhiko.
  • Black Sheep: She’s this when it comes to the whole school.
  • Broken Bird: Thanks to Soratsu and Hikari’s suicide, she has become one.
  • Death Seeker: [[spoiler: Suprisingly enough, averted. She doesn't actually want to die. It's also why her deadline was so long, being only two weeks as opposed to a few days.}}
  • The Dog Bites Back: She tries to retaliate against Soratsu, but she ends up getting beaten up instead.
  • Establishing Character Moment: Although it was a rather bad one, her stealing panties points to her being bisexual, with a preference for girls.
  • Gayngst: She suffers from this as a result of Soratsu’s harrassment and Hikari’s suicide.
    • Gayngst-Induced Suicide: After Soratsu registers her in the Suicide Order, she would’ve fallen victim to this had the SPT not saved her.
  • Genki Girl: Her Reflection is one. May also apply to Yuriko herself, once she moves on from Hikari's death.
  • Good Counterpart: Just like Shadow Futaba, Her Reflection was born from Yuriko's postive emotions. This causes the SPT to be confused, as they never dealt with something like this before.
  • Held Back in School: According to Soratsu, she’s supposed to be in her second year. However, she had also skipped a year before being held back, so this means she’s around the same age as her fellow first years.
  • It's All My Fault: She really blames herself for Hikari committing suicide. Soratsu constantly rubbing salt in the wound doesn't help.
  • Meaningful Name: Her given name translates to “Lily Child”, yet it also to refers to her being a lesbian, for obious reasons. Her surname, Ikebukoro, likely refers to the Ikebukuro district in Tokyo, where Otome Road, also known as Fujoshi Street, is located. Though she doesn’t agree with the latter, just because there’s only a one letter difference.
  • Panty Thief: She stole the girls’ panties in chapter 34, not Johei or Loki as they had assumed
  • The Quiet One
  • Rose-Haired Sweetie
  • Stepford Smiler
  • Turn the Other Cheek: The SPT protects her from Soratsu, even when all she did was steal their undergarments.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: She has pink hair.

     **SPOILER CHARACTER** 

Nanako Dojima

Arcana: XI. The Justice
Persona: Toyotama


  • Awful Truth: The true cause of her mom's death.
  • Big Eater: She appears to be one, as she ate numerous plates of fried rice at Aiya’s, before realizing that she can’t afford it.
  • Blatant Lies: At one point, she says that she has to leave early after school to help her dad with unpacking. At this point it’s clear to the reader that she’s going to report to the Shadow Operatives on the progress of her investigation on the SPT.
    • She later tells a clerk that she’s buying a Loveline costume for her little cousin’s birthday. It’s obvious that she’s buying it for herself.
  • Broken Pedestal: Throughout the fic, she's been trying her best to become a member of the Shadow Operatives. After she learns that an artificial Persona user created by the Kirijo Group killed her mother, she's understandably upset.
  • The Bus Came Back: Originally appearing in chapter 2, she returns about twenty chapters later, and she reveals that she’s mobing to Nuzoko because her father is being transferred there.
  • Childhood Friend Romance: With Kazuhiko, though it hasn’t been made official yet.
  • Closet Geek: She’s just as much of a Loveline fan as ever, but now she doesn’t want to admit it.
  • Despair Event Horizon: After chapter 47, she seems to be very close to crossing it.
  • He's Not My Boyfriend: Her response when Yu asks her whether or not she and Kazuhiko are dating. She’s right, but it’s clear that they both have feelings for each other.
  • The Infiltration: Chapter 24 reveals that she’s spying on the SPT on the behalf of the Investigation Team and the Shadow Operatives.
  • Like Brother and Sister: As per canon, she and Yu treat each other as this, even when they’re really cousins.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: Wasn't aware of artificial Personas until chapter 47.
  • Missing Mom: Just like in canon, her mother Chisato. It turns out that she was killed by an artificial Persona user. Since the Persona in question was a car, it was easy for the Kirijo Group to cover it up as a hit-and-run accident.
  • New Transfer Student: She transfers to Nuzoko in May.
  • Not So Different: Nanako and Ken, as of chapter 47. October 4th is an important day for both, with it being Nanako's birthday and the day Ken's mother and later Shinjiro were killed. They also represent the Justice Arcana, and both of their mothers were killed by a Berserk Persona whose Users were addicted to suppressants.
  • Sherlock Scan: She does this against Soratsu. Seems to run in the family, when you consider Yu and Dojima.
  • This Is for Emphasis, Bitch!: Outright calls Mitsuru a "goddamn bitch" at the end of chapter 47.
  • Walking Spoiler: It's hard to talk about her role in the story without spoiling a good bit about her. There's also the matter of her mother's death...
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Calls out both Minako and Mitsuru for keeping the information on her mother's death hidden from her.

     Personas 

Tyr

Arcana: 0. The Fool

Kazuhiko's Persona. The Norse God of Courage, he was among the main war gods along with Odin and Thor. While an obscure god at best, he's best known for his role in helping the gods bind the wolf Fenrir with the magic ribbon Glepnir. Fenrir realized what they planned to do and said that he would only allow them to do so if one of them were to place their hand in his mouth. Among them, Tyr accepted. fter he was bound, Fenrir realized he couldn't break out, and bit Tyr's hands in a fit of rage.


  • Artificial Limbs: He has a metal arm in place of his right hand, referencing the hand Fenrir bit off.
  • Badass Cape: A red one.
  • Facepalm: When he realized that Johei’s Persona is Loki.
  • First-Name Basis: He’s starting to use this more with Mr. Seijimura, with it being more natural to him. Justified as he’s not Japanese to begin with.
  • Fish out of Temporal Water: When he first follows Kazuhiko into the real world, he asks about the women’s clothes, street lights, cellphones… and condoms.
  • Horny Vikings: His appearance takes one, complete with a horned helmet.
  • Innocently Insensitive: He tried to make a handshake at Mimir until he realizes his mistake that Mimir is only a head.
  • Multicolored Hair
  • The Resenter: Tyr is one to Thor, especially when he accused the latter for stealing all the glory and getting a Marvel Movie.
  • Robot Hair: His hair is made by stray wires. Kazuhiko even use it to recharge his phone in the omake of chapter 6.
  • Shock and Awe: Tyr uses Zio spells.
  • Sword/Shield Contrast: Tyr uses one.
  • Team Dad: Among the Personas, both between the SPT members and Kazuhiko’s own arsenal of Personas.
  • War God: In Norse Mythology he can be seen as one of these. Though he was usually treated as the god of single combat and soldiers instead. Almost every Norse god was a War God, so they had to specialize.
  • War Is Glorious: In the earlier chapters, he still has this mindset.
  • What the Hell Are You?: Kazuhiko asks him this after the fight against Transformed!Johei, even after he had already said Persona.

Loki

Arcana: I. The Magician

The Persona of Johei Shiroka. The Norse God of trickery.


  • Are We There Yet??: He says this in chapter 27, which greatly annoys Johei.
  • Blackmail: He does this to make everyone’s dating with their own partners in chapter 25, including sharing pictures of Mikan without her swimsuit all over Tokyo and sharing a picture of a topless Iselin under Daichi’s name on social media.
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: He has these parallel to his limbs as part of his design.
  • Blow You Away: He mainly uses Garu spells.
  • Brain Freeze: When Johei got brain freeze in chapter 12, Loki freezes just like a computer would.
  • Butt-Monkey: Just like his user.
  • Chained to a Rock: According to him, he was tied to a huge rock with his son’s guts after he said numerous insults to Skadi.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Subverted, but downplayed in that he’s not evil. He may be a trickster and a troll, but even he wouldn’t check the teacher’s answer sheet for Johei. However, that was only because Skadi told him not to do so.
  • Fan Disservice: When Johei is playing an arcade game with Daichi, Loki asked Johei whether he expects him to wear a cheerleader costume and pom-poms when Johei is asking for support. Johei shuddered and said that making it what happened if he loses is all motivation that he needs.
  • Finagle's Law: He’s worries that the operation to save Yuriko would involve this.
  • I Have Many Names: He gives himself about twenty titles while everyone ignores him in his introduction.
  • I Regret Nothing: In regards to his pranks and perverted antics.
  • Incredibly Lame Pun: He made a lot of these in chapter 9’s omake. They were so bad that Dangsta ended killing himself, with a news reporter following soon after.
  • Jerkass Realization: He realized that he was a bit of a dick to Thor. Too bad that he realized years after his death.
  • Large Ham: Obviously.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: Be honest. When was the last time you saw a Persona that had a freaking computer monitor for a head?!
  • Not Blood Siblings: He and Thor were this. Though that doesn’t mean they didn’t think of each other as brothers.
  • Not Me This Time: He said this when Johei thought he prank called him in chapter 13.
  • Open Mouth, Insert Foot: Like Johei, but much, much worse.
  • Peeping Tom: Once again, like Johei, but much worse.
  • Photographic Memory: He has one as a result of his computer head. This includes both his memories and Johei’s, but he prefers to hear it from Johei himself.
  • Poisonous Friend: Some accuse him of being this to Hugin and Munin, and to an extent, Daichi. Not only in perverted activities, but teaching them references as well.
  • Pungeon Master: Or so he claims.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: He’s kinda the Sensitive Guy to Tyr’s Manly Man, which is inverted for their users.
  • Shout-Out: He usually puts the face of Tom Hiddleston on his monitor. In all honesty, he’s practically a walking reference-spewing machine., and there’s too many to list.
  • Standard Status Effects: He can use Confusion-inflicting spells.
  • Troll: Well, he’s not the trickster god for nothing.
  • TV Head Robot: His design in a nutshell.
  • Wardrobe Malfunction: He intended to cause one in chapter 24. Unfortunately, he chooses the wrong person: Mikan.
  • We Will Not Use Photoshop in the Future: Averted. With a monitor for a head, his edits are actually quite well done...and imaginative.
  • You Remind Me of X: Kazuhiko and Johei’s relationship reminds him of his own relationship with Thor.

Skadi

Arcana: III. The Empress

Mikan Echihiro’s Persona. The Norse goddess of ice


Hugin and Munin

Arcana: XII. The Hanged Man

Daichi’s two Personas.


Hildr

Arcana: VII. The Chariot

The Persona of Iselin Bjorn. One of the Valkyries, she has been attested in Prose Edda as the daughter of Högni, as well as the wife of Hedin. She had the ability to revive the dead on the battlefield, which she used to help maintain the battle between her father and her husband.


Mimir

Arcana: VIII. The Strength

Yoichi Miryoku’s Persona. In Norse myth, he was known for his wisdom and knowledge, even being known as the god of wisdom. According to the Poetic Edda, he was beheaded during the Aesir-Vanir War, after which Odin carried his head around,


  • Awesomeness by Analysis: He specializes in this, much like the support Personas before him.
  • Cool Helmet: Has one. Seems to be a common thing for the SPT’s Personas.
  • The Cynic: Very much so. He’s the only one whose pessimistic about the Daichi and Iselin possibly dating.
  • Eyes Always Shut: Sort of. He only keeps one closed at all times.
  • Facepalm: Tried to do this in chapter 33. However, he’s only a head, so he had Skadi try and do it for him.
  • Flying Face: Literally.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: His sole eye glows.
  • Hammerspace: Likely has on, as he’s able to take out a projection screen and computer seemingly out of nowhere in chapter 33.
  • If My Calculations Are Correct: He’s pretty good with statistics. Of course, even these aren’t immune to personal bias, as shown above.
  • Invisible Anatomy: Seems to have one, as Tyr has felt something invisible when meeting him, which Mimir clarifies is his hand. Which brings into question why he needed Skadi for him to do a proper facepalm.
  • Losing Your Head: The reason why he’s only...well, a head. He still retained the ability to speak, and Odin used some herbs to ensure that he wouldn’t rot.
  • Sensor Character: He’s a support Persona, much like Lucia, Himiko, and Nerconomicon.
  • X-Ray Vision: He has this ability in Yoichi’s interview. It was likely only there for the sake of a joke, so it’s unclear if it’s a canon ability or not.

Sieglinde

Arcana VI. The Lovers

The Persona of Yuriko Ikebukoro. The sister of Sigmund,

Toyotama

Arcana XI. The Justice

The Persona of Nanako Dojima


  • Affectionate Nickname: After a while, she calls Nanako “Nanako-nee”[[note/]]“Big Sis Nanako” in Japanese.[[/note]]
  • Odd Name Out: Out of all the SPT’s Personas, she’s the only one named after a Japanese figure, while everyone else is from Norse legend. This makes her fit in a bit more with the Investigation Team’s Personas. Justified in that it’s not actually her name, but rather one Nanako herself gave her back when they first met.

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Natsuko Hanami

Arcana: II. The High Priestess

A member of the Culture Club Kazuhiko befriends.


  • Apologizes a Lot: Usually because of how clumsy she is.
  • Cute Clumsy Girl: As said before, she’s very clumsy when it comes to handling tea, which led to more than one teapot in pieces.
  • Determinator: She doesn’t show any intention of giving up, and asks Kazuhiko to help her with coordination.
  • Shrinking Violet
  • Successful Sibling Syndrome: She joined the Culture Club because of her older sister’s love and success in it, so she felt that she had to join. It’s likely that this may be a factor in her clumsiness.

Filipe Willian Armeiro-Ferreira

Arcana: IV. The Emperor


  • Badass Adorable: He’s only fifteen, and is quite capable with firearms.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: He gives one to Kazuhiko when they had a PvP fight. It’s to the point that even Filipe himself says that his first opponent shouldn’t have been him.
  • Escapist Character: It’s implied that he is one.
  • Family Theme Naming: He and his father Luis are named after some of Portugal’s kings.
  • Friendless Background: He never mentions any friends, so it can be assumed that he has this.
  • Foil: He appears to be one of Shinya Oda. Shinya often looks down on his opponents, while Filipe tries to be polite and modest toward his. Shinya prefers handguns, and Filipe prefers snipers. Shinya prefers arcade games, while Filipe is into console-based games.
  • Foreign Exchange Student: Much like Iselin, though Filipe comes from Portugal instead of Norway.
  • Friendly Sniper: Very much so.
  • The Gunslinger
  • Headphones Equal Isolation: Double subverted. He may wear headphones everywhere he goes, but he’s actually rather approachable and likes to interact with others. However, he’s never shown talking to anyone besides Kazuhiko so far.
  • I Know Mortal Kombat: Inverted, as it’s implied that the reason he’s so good at shooting games is because he can actually use a real gun.
  • Idiot Hair: Has one.
  • Improbable Aiming Skills: Justified, as he’s had experience. It should say something that when he says at one point that he’s out of practice, he managed to hit every single target.
  • Meaningful Name: His surname means “Gunsmith-Blacksmith” in Portuguese.
  • Megane
  • Missing Mom: His mom died when he was very young, so he doesn’t remember her that much.
  • Named After Someone Famous: The Three Kings of the House of Hapsburg, all whom were named Phillip. However, his name is a variation of it.
  • Nice Guy
  • Only Friend: Kazuhiko is this to him.
  • Overly Long Name: His full name is Filipe Willian Armeiro-Ferreira.
  • Parental Neglect: Although his father tries his best to support his son, the death of his wife left him to overwork himself
  • Perma-Stubble: Even though he’s fifteen.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": Is it Filipe, or Felipe?

Shura Sejimura

Arcana: IX. The Hermit

A janitor working at Kyuto. He seems to have a history with the school.


  • Almighty Janitor: Averted. He may literally be a janitor, but he's just a regular person.
  • Cool Old Guy
  • Happily Married
  • Married to the Job: Or rather the place. He’s been working at the school for about 30 years, mainly because he loved Kyuto so much during his time as a student there. It's to the point where he doesn't like summer
  • Treasure Room: While not one in the traditional sense, there was a secret room he would go to with his eventual wife in the abandoned second years' building. He describes it as being like Neverland for him.

Alexandria

Arcana: X. The Wheel of Fortune

Igor’s assistant in the Velvet Room during Kazuhiko’s journey.


  • Friendly Rival: There's no rivalry per se, but she acts one towards Kazuhiko in order to prove Igor wrong.
  • I Choose to Stay: Unlike her predeccessors, she's sworn herself to be in Igor's servitude, and isn't very keen on leaving once her duties are finished.
  • Mystical White Hair: Just like the previous attendants.
  • Prim and Proper Bun: She wears her hair in one.
  • Screw Destiny: When she realizes that understanding the protagonist(In this case, Kazuhiko) might lead her to leave the Velvet Room, she decides that Kazuhiko must her with his full strength so that she prove to Igor that he's wrong and that she'll fufill her duty as his attendant.
  • Supernatural Gold Eyes: Another common feature of the Attendants.
  • Time Stands Still: When she goes to save Kazuhiko from Transformed!Johei, time stops completely. It's unclear if it's an ability she possesses, or if it's the Velvet Room’s.
  • Tsundere: Acts this way towards Kazuhiko.

Shirou Amenogawa

Arcana: XIII. Death


Ichiwa Kawahara

Arcana: XVI. The Tower

A boy working at the Masuhito Hotel Kazuhiko befriends.


     Harbingers of Death 

Shiroe


Vidar’s User

Persona:Vidar


  • Cool Mask: Vidar wears a metallic mask that covers the lower half of his face.
  • Dead Guy on Display: He uses this as a declaration of war against the SPT, as well as to promote the Harbingers’ site.
  • Mystical White Hair: Vidar’s hair is white.
  • No Name Given: Unlike the later members the SPT face, he doesn’t tell them his name.
  • Standard Status Effects: Vidar can use Silencing skills, which prevents the SPT from calling upon their Personas.

Mijuku

Persona: Utgard-Loki

A member of the Harbingers the SPT encounter while trying to save Yoichi.


Kokatsuna


Jujunna

     Others 

Yoshimitsu Nakagawa

Mr. Ozuma


Suzuki Miura

Rika Colburne

Daina and Samuel Colburne

Ryuunosuke Soratsu

Hikari Amano


  • Childhood Friend: To both Soratsu and Yuriko
  • Driven to Suicide: Chapter 37 reveals that she hung herself after seeing how Soratsu was corrupted by involving himself with the yakuza.
  • Halfway Plot Switch: Chapter 35 implies that Hikari is still alive and Yuriko hasn’t talked to her in a while. However, chapter 37 confirms that Hikari commited suicide about a year prior to the story. A possible explanation is that Yuriko is keeping her number as some sort of Tragic Keepsake.
  • Faux Yay: While she indeed loves Soratsu only, she decided to play along when Yuriko kissed her in desperation of making Soratsu see how much he has fallen. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work, which causes her to commit suicide.
  • Lost Lenore: Surprisingly, to both Yuriko and Soratsu.
  • Morality Chain Beyond the Grave: Her death not only made Soratsu even worse than before, but also caused Yuriko to despair out of guilt.
  • Nice Girl: She genuinely loves Soratsu and cared for him...but even a semblance of that love is all but gone when he’s starts indulging himself with the Yakuzas.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Presumably, she was the Red to Yuriko’s Blue.
  • Posthumous Character: She committed suicide about a year or so before the story began.

Takumi Fujinomiya

Persona: Vimana


  • Car Fu: His Persona took the form of a car. This let the Kirijo Group cover up Chisato's death as a car accident.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: All memories of his past life were erased when he became one of the Kirijo Group's experiments.
  • Phlebotinum Overdose: Died from overdosing on Persona Suppressants a week after he killed Chisato.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: Although he's been dead for a long time, he was the one who killed Chisato. Had he not been stationed in Inaba, the Dojimas would likely have been a lot better when Yu came ton stay with them.
  • Street Urchin: Was living on the streets until the Kirijo Group experimented on him.
  • 13 Is Unlucky: He died when he was thirteen years old.
  • Posthumous Character: By the time the fic begins, he's been dead for over a decade.

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