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Protagonist (Persona 4)

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Protagonist (Persona 4)
Protagonist Persona 4.png
The protagonist's official artwork from Persona 4.
Universe Persona
Debut Persona 4 (2008)
Smash Bros. appearances Ultimate
Most recent non-Smash appearance Persona 5 Royal (2019, via DLC)
Console/platform of origin PlayStation 2
Species Human
Gender Male
Place of origin Japan
Designed by Shigenori Soejima
Article on Wikipedia Yu Narukami

The protagonist of Persona 4 is the main character, and leader of a group of high school students known as the Investigation Team. Although the player can name him in his game, in the media following Persona 4, his official name is Yu Narukami (鳴上 悠, Narukami Yu) in most appearances. In addition, he is given the one-off name Souji Seta (瀬多 総司, Seta Souji) in the manga.


The protagonist's official artwork from Star Ocean: Anamnesis.

Yu Narukami is a high school student staying in the small, rural town of Inaba with his uncle Ryotaro Dojima and cousin Nanako Dojima, as his own parents are working abroad. As he makes friends and studies, various unexplained murders occur in the small town, and a mysterious TV channel switches on every foggy midnight called the Midnight Channel. The protagonist and his high school friends can enter televisions to explore the mysterious Midnight Channel, also called TV World, and slay monsters called Shadows, which represent people's darkest secrets.

In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

As a costume[edit]

A Mii Swordfighter wearing the Persona 4 Protagonist's costume.

A DLC costume for Mii Swordfighter based on the Protagonist is available for purchase in Ultimate. This causes the sword trails to become yellow, harkening back to the aesthetics of Persona 4.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name
Japan Japanese ペルソナ4主人公, Persona 4 Protagonist
UK English Persona 4 Protagonist
France French Protagoniste de Persona 4
Germany German Persona 4-Hauptfigur
Spain Spanish Héroe de Persona 4
Italy Italian Eroe di Persona 4
China Chinese Persona 4主角的, Persona 4 Protagonist
South Korea Korean 페르소나 4 주인공, Persona 4 Protagonist
Netherlands Dutch Held-uit-Persona 4
Russia Russian главный герой Persona 4, Persona 4 Main Character


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