Game Trivia

  • Dojima was originally intended to be the real killer, but that was changed when a focus group found the implications too disturbing.

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  • Marie's "Mariko Kusumi" pseudonym in the epilogue can be translated to "mist child", which is nod to Marie's true nature and relevance to the story.

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  • The identity of one antagonist is foreshadowed a few times early in the game. The same truck appears during certain cutscenes, including the gas station when you first arrive in town.

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Connection to Other Media

  • Naoto's Algernon gun is a reference to Flowers For Algernon, and its description even says it was "experiment to find happiness" like the plot of the book.

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  • The Void Quest dungeon is an extensive homage to Dragon Quest and retro JRPGs in general. The boss even uses the menu screen from the first Megami Tensei game. If you visit Void Quest in November, Yosuke will mention that their "princess is in another castle", a nod to the famous line from Super Mario Bros.

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  • While preparing for the omelette cook-off, Yosuke will say, "Help us, (main character name)! You're our only hope!" This is a nod to Princess Leia's message to Obi Wan Kenobi in Star Wars.

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  • Marie's mention of "Fsteak" is a shout out to the famous Hiimdaisy parody comic, but it's also a literal translation of Marie's comments about bifuteki and fusuteki.

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  • Yosuke's ghost story about a bullied high school girl who mysteriously vanished is a nod to Fuuka's experience in Persona 3.

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  • Naoto and Kanji's dual attack, "Beauty and the Beast" is a reference to the classic French fairy tale - and possibly Disney movie - of the same name.

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  • If you harvest bugs in January, Teddie will say, "It's too dangerous for you to go alone. Take me!" This is a nod to the famous line from the original Legend of Zelda.

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  • Teddie's cross-dressing outfit is a detailed Alice In Wonderland cosplay.

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  • Kanji's bungled "Birth Of Venus" reenactment at the beach is a shout-out to a painting done by Sandro Botticelli in 1486.

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  • The protagonist's cross-dressing outfit and hairstyle is identical to those of Saya in Blood: The Last Vampire.

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  • When they visit the school from Persona 3, they are greeted by the student council president, Chihiro. She was a shy girl that the protagonist helped to come out of her shell. She makes a reference to Mitsuru when she talks about the upper-classmen that she looked up to.

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