Well... Akihiko and Mitsuru confirmed.

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#1 Posted by Catolf (2791 posts) -

 From Siliconera:
 

The demon fighting android will be joined by Akihiko Sanada and Mitsuru Kirijo. Famitsu confirmed both Persona 3 characters are in Arc System Works’ fighting game too.

Well....
 
Well fuck how will they explain that via storyline? @_@
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#2 Posted by SuperWristBands (2281 posts) -

Eff yeah Akihiko. Love that guy.

Mitsuru is okay too I guess... but to hell with her, Akihiko is so much better.

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#3 Posted by DonChipotle (3405 posts) -

I wanted Koromaru. That was his name, right? The dog?

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#4 Posted by Catolf (2791 posts) -
@DonChipotle said:

I wanted Koromaru. That was his name, right? The dog?

yeah thats his name.
 
@SuperWristBands said:

Eff yeah Akihiko. Love that guy.

Mitsuru is okay too I guess... but to hell with her, Akihiko is so much better.


If they are just turning this into fanservice then I wanted Shinji ;_;
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#5 Edited by mutha3 (5051 posts) -

I was expecing those two, hell,  Mitsuru had kind-of been confirmed already.

@Catolf said:

  Well....  Well fuck how will they explain that via storyline? @_@



Who cares! AKIHIKO VS CHIE
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#6 Posted by SirOptimusPrime (2045 posts) -

Well, I already know who I'm maining.

It's Akihiko, by the way.

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#7 Posted by Catolf (2791 posts) -
@mutha3 said:
I was expecing those two, hell,  Mitsuru had kind-of been confirmed already.

@Catolf said:

  Well....  Well fuck how will they explain that via storyline? @_@

Who cares! AKIHIKO VS CHIE
Akihiko wins flat out...<<
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#8 Posted by RE_Player1 (8013 posts) -

Who the fuck cares about the story for the game? Anyways Akihiko is a logical choice, dude is a boxer. Now they have to get Shinji in the game and were all good.

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#9 Edited by mutha3 (5051 posts) -

You guys seen the scans? Mitsuru looks pretty silly, but Aki is fighting in his shorts like a champ.

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#10 Posted by Catolf (2791 posts) -
@mutha3 said:
You guys seen the scans? Mitsuru looks pretty silly, and Aki is fighting in his shorts like a champ.
No i haven't seen the scans, mind posting them?
 
@msavo said:
Who the fuck cares about the story for the game? Anyways Akihiko is a logical choice, dude is a boxer. Now they have to get Shinji in the game and were all good.

I only add that because they made a big deal out of this all being Canon. If this is all just fanservice they should have dropped anything dealing with the story. That is all. Cause if that is the case we can even make room for FMC/MC of Persona 3 which is all i really care about.
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#11 Posted by Starclopsofish (96 posts) -

SWEET! Now all we need are Koromaru and Shinji and we'll be all set! (Well, assuming Adachi's in there too.)

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#12 Posted by endaround (2267 posts) -

@Catolf said:

@DonChipotle said:

I wanted Koromaru. That was his name, right? The dog?

yeah thats his name.

@SuperWristBands said:

Eff yeah Akihiko. Love that guy.

Mitsuru is okay too I guess... but to hell with her, Akihiko is so much better.

If they are just turning this into fanservice then I wanted Shinji ;_;

Can't happen since Shinji's dead.

Actually given that both Mitsuru and Akihiko are likely working for Mitsuru's company they have nothing better than to drop into a TV.

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#13 Edited by mutha3 (5051 posts) -
@Catolf said:

@mutha3 said:

You guys seen the scans? Mitsuru looks pretty silly, and Aki is fighting in his shorts like a champ.
No i haven't seen the scans, mind posting them?
 
I don't think we're allowed to post scans on the site. Check on google, or send me a PM.
 
@endaround said:


Can't happen since Shinji's dead.



Not in P3P!
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#14 Edited by Catolf (2791 posts) -
@endaround said:

@Catolf said:

@DonChipotle said:

I wanted Koromaru. That was his name, right? The dog?

yeah thats his name.

@SuperWristBands said:

Eff yeah Akihiko. Love that guy.

Mitsuru is okay too I guess... but to hell with her, Akihiko is so much better.

If they are just turning this into fanservice then I wanted Shinji ;_;

Can't happen since Shinji's dead.

Actually given that both Mitsuru and Akihiko are likely working for Mitsuru's company they have nothing better than to drop into a TV.


 
@mutha3: Ah yeahhh forgot about that, alright.
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#15 Posted by endaround (2267 posts) -

@Catolf: Don't care about P3P, he's dead. Yep dead.

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#16 Posted by Catolf (2791 posts) -
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#17 Posted by Starclopsofish (96 posts) -

You can post links, right?

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#18 Posted by Catolf (2791 posts) -
@Starclopsofish said:

You can post links, right?

no to scans but you can see the link via PM though of Akihiko and mitsuru.
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#19 Posted by SlightConfuse (3996 posts) -

sounds great am going to main akihiko

anyone got pics?

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#20 Posted by Starclopsofish (96 posts) -

I can't seem to come up with anything on google images. I wouldn't mind a PM if you get the chance, though, thanks!

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#21 Posted by MikkaQ (10296 posts) -

@Catolf said:

@mutha3 said:
I was expecing those two, hell, Mitsuru had kind-of been confirmed already.

@Catolf said:

Well.... Well fuck how will they explain that via storyline? @_@

Who cares! AKIHIKO VS CHIE
Akihiko wins flat out...<<

Pffft, she's never had the balls or skill to kick a tank.

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#22 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19836 posts) -

NONE OF THOSE ARE THE P3 PROTAGONIST. I WASN'T ACTUALLY EXPECTING HIM TO BE IN BUT GODDAMMIT. 
 
Also, why are people freaking out about how this makes no story sense? Why does this make no sense relating to the Persona canon?

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#23 Posted by Devoid (438 posts) -

Akihiko! But more than that, shirtless Akihiko.

..What?

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#24 Posted by Cathryn (584 posts) -

Pretty excited to be Akihiko and Mitsuru. Like them both and was hoping for more P3 characters besides Aegis (who I generally don't like all that much).

@Catolf: I'll be interested to see if they even try to justify it story-wise at all. They may just not bother explaining.

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#25 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19836 posts) -

So Akihiko and Mitsuru get their ultimate Personas, but the Persona 4 gang don't. It's almost as if, in canon, Narukami didn't befriend any of them fully, which is weird as at least Teddie's supposed to have his other Persona and not Kintoki Douji. I wonder if the Persona 4 cast's Personas will evolve in the anime. 
 
Also, Akihiko should put his shirt back on.

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#26 Posted by AngelN7 (3001 posts) -

Well that´s awesome the more characters the better, but they might as well include the whole SEES team except for Junpei he just suc... Kidding Junpei is cool.

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#27 Posted by AxleStukov (119 posts) -

Story wise these two make the most sense actually, they were already seniors during P3 and graduated at the end of the game. Mitsuru was already taking college level courses during her high school years too, so she's free. She's probably tagging along with Aigis, there to investigate the weird incident in Inaba, and as we all know, where there's Mitsuru - There's her pet sla- I mean Akihiko. Akihiko was a good fit anyways being a boxer. Junpei is probably off doing his own thing / going to college, same with Fuuka and Yukari. Koromaru is likely with one of those three or just hanging out at the shrine on port island, and Ken should be starting his first year of high school.

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#28 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19836 posts) -
@AxleStukov: Well if we're going to analyze it that way, why is Yukari not involved since she's roommates with Aigis and Aigis is in Inaba? Aigis is in college too. Plus, they retired their Evokers, so it would take something big for them to bring them back out, I would think.
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#29 Posted by Hailinel (25787 posts) -

Mitsuru?

OHGODYESI mean, awesome. I approve of this.

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#30 Posted by AxleStukov (119 posts) -

Because Arcsys is saving her for DLC, duh.

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#31 Posted by Hailinel (25787 posts) -

@XII_Sniper said:

@Catolf said:

@mutha3 said:
I was expecing those two, hell, Mitsuru had kind-of been confirmed already.

@Catolf said:

Well.... Well fuck how will they explain that via storyline? @_@

Who cares! AKIHIKO VS CHIE
Akihiko wins flat out...<<

Pffft, she's never had the balls or skill to kick a tank.

Akihiko is a guy, dude.

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#32 Posted by Devoid (438 posts) -

Oh, well Akihiko IS a boxer, I suppose.

@FluxWaveZ said:

NONE OF THOSE ARE THE P3 PROTAGONIST. I WASN'T ACTUALLY EXPECTING HIM TO BE IN BUT GODDAMMIT.

If he doesn't show up as some sort of hidden/boss character at the end of arcade or story mode, I don't know what I think about this game.

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#33 Posted by metalsnakezero (2864 posts) -

Mitsuru will just execute us all!

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#34 Posted by Hailinel (25787 posts) -

@metalsnakezero said:

Mitsuru will just execute us all!

QCF+FK = Sad Opponent

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#35 Posted by AxleStukov (119 posts) -

No need to worry about executions, since it's an actual battle she'll be too busy trying to use Marin Karin instead of doing something useful.

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#36 Posted by ArbitraryWater (14778 posts) -

So will Mitsuru randomly use Marin Karin? Because that's the only way it can be true to the game.

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#37 Posted by TehFlan (1954 posts) -

Excellent. I'll be playing as Akihiko.

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#38 Posted by Hailinel (25787 posts) -

@ArbitraryWater said:

So will Mitsuru randomly use Marin Karin? Because that's the only way it can be true to the game.

Well, Yosuke has Tentarafoo, so.

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#39 Posted by MikkaQ (10296 posts) -

@Hailinel said:

@XII_Sniper said:

@Catolf said:

@mutha3 said:
I was expecing those two, hell, Mitsuru had kind-of been confirmed already.

@Catolf said:

Well.... Well fuck how will they explain that via storyline? @_@

Who cares! AKIHIKO VS CHIE
Akihiko wins flat out...<<

Pffft, she's never had the balls or skill to kick a tank.

Akihiko is a guy, dude.

Right, I was thinking of Mitsuru. Either way... I've always liked the P4 characters better. They seemed a little more like believable teens than in P3 I feel. Certainly less moody in a kind of depressing way. Their issues were more relatable in a way.

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#40 Posted by Vexxan (4634 posts) -

Great, the two most awesome characters from P3. Can't wait to see what kinda of fighting styles they'll be using. 

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#41 Posted by Petiew (1425 posts) -

"I've been waiting for this!"

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#42 Posted by Sanj (3124 posts) -

Hell yes!

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#43 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19836 posts) -
@Petiew said:
"I've been waiting for this!"
Every time I think of Akihiko, I think of "I've regained my honor."  

  

According to the so far translated character profiles, Akihiko and Mitsuru are now college students working for some organization. However an item is stolen from Mitsuru so she and Akihiko go to Inaba to recover it.

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#44 Posted by WatanabeKazuma (1006 posts) -

Akihiko makes sense, not so sure about Mitsuru but I'd have to see how they both look in game.

@mutha3 said:

I was expecing those two, hell, Mitsuru had kind-of been confirmed already.

@Catolf said:

Well.... Well fuck how will they explain that via storyline? @_@

Who cares! AKIHIKO VS CHIE

I think it would be curtains for everyone's favorite lady when that happens.

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#45 Posted by Hailinel (25787 posts) -

@FluxWaveZ: Whoa. Bare-chested and scarred versus catsuit & fur coat. I approve of this.

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#46 Posted by Animasta (14903 posts) -

I am almost tempted to main Akihiko now because he looks so hot, but no one can top Kanji

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#47 Edited by Catolf (2791 posts) -
@Cathryn said:

@Catolf: I'll be interested to see if they even try to justify it story-wise at all. They may just not bother explaining.

Yeah thats what I was thinking. I mean if they wanted to do just a fighting game they could leave out the story you know?
 
@Animasta said:

I am almost tempted to main Akihiko now because he looks so hot, but no one can top Kanji


Akihiko/ Kanji tag team?
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#48 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19836 posts) -

@Catolf said:

@Cathryn said:

@Catolf: I'll be interested to see if they even try to justify it story-wise at all. They may just not bother explaining.

Yeah thats what I was thinking. I mean if they wanted to do just a fighting game they could leave out the story you know?

Arc System Works is taking care of the fighting aspect of the game. Atlus is taking care of the story. They've already said this a while ago and they've also said they're taking the story part of the game seriously.

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#49 Posted by ma_rc_01 (386 posts) -

@Catolf said:

@Cathryn said:

@Catolf: I'll be interested to see if they even try to justify it story-wise at all. They may just not bother explaining.

Yeah thats what I was thinking. I mean if they wanted to do just a fighting game they could leave out the story you know?

@Animasta said:

I am almost tempted to main Akihiko now because he looks so hot, but no one can top Kanji

Akihiko/ Kanji tag team?

Aren't they both voiced by the same guy, why don't they add Vincent from Catherine too.

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#50 Posted by topsteer (741 posts) -

@ma_rc_01: No, Kanji is voiced by Troy Baker and Akihiko is Liam O'Brien

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