persona 5

In Defence of Persona 5’s Ryuji

In Defence of Persona 5’s Ryuji

Ryuji Sakamoto is the first friend you make in Persona 5, a fellow 16-year-old outcast at Shujin Academy. He’s loudmouthed, thoughtless, and has been the recipient of a significant amount of fan hate. I love him.

Persona 5 Royal Is Editing Two Homophobic Scenes

Persona 5 Royal Is Editing Two Homophobic Scenes

Persona is a series that has sometimes struggled with homosexuality, like Persona 4’s well-meaning-but-ultimately-busted approach to Kanji’s romance. Persona 5, meanwhile, had a couple of scenes involving a “Scruffy Romantic” and “Beefy Trendsetter” on release that were…yeah.