Atlus published some new information today about Joker and Sophia in Persona 5 Scramble! Joker is the protagonist of Persona 5 and a character fans are familiar with. Ren Amamiya during the day, Joker during Phantom Thief hours.
Joker is once again voiced by Jun Fukuyama. After the events of Persona 5, Joker returns home after his year long stay in Tokyo. Now a 3rd year high school student, he visits Yongen-Jaya in Tokyo for summer vacation. However, its only a matter of time where another game begins to test Joker and the Phantom Thieves. This is where the story of Persona 5 Scramble begins.
Joker’s Persona, Arsene, is back to aid him in Persona 5 Scramble. Just like the original Persona 5, Arsene specializes in curse-type abilities and only Joker can freely change multiple Personas.
A new character joins the fray for Persona 5 Scramble and her name is Sophia. Sophia is voiced by Misaki Kuno. She’s a mysterious girl that The Phantom Thieves meet in the other world version of Shibuya. She’s forgotten most of her memory and wants to “become good friends with humans.” She’s a happy enigma but genuine in her cause, wanting to help Joker and the Phantom Thieves.
Sophia’s code-name is Sophie in Persona 5 Scramble and fights using Shadows with Persona-like abilities.
Wielding yo-yos in battle, Sophia’s outfit also extends and her hairstyle may change as well. For her gun attack, Sophia uses a blaster. In addition, Sophia uses floating objects called Pithos which allow her to use bless-type skills.
Persona 5 Scramble releases on February 20th 2020 for PS4 and Switch in Japan. Stay tuned at Final Weapon for more of the latest Japanese gaming news!