The Sterilization of Queer Characters in the Persona Series

As the Persona series bursts forth into, nearly, every list of the best JRPGS out there from the momentum of Persona 4 and now Persona 5, more than ever, I think it important to think back at the series' treatment of Queer characters or more applicable, mistreatment. The series has a history of flirting with Queer storylines and characters and then at the last moment, un-Queering the narrative. This has happened multiple times over the course of every modern Persona game and each situation is uniquely troubling. Today I'll be looking at the situations of Aigis, Kanji, Naoto Yusuke, and the protagonist in every single entry.

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