Mitsuru Kirjo in Persona 3 Portable

Mitsuru is a character in Persona 3 Portable (part of the Persona series), and appears as a playable character in Persona 3. She appears to have a very close relationship with the female protagonist, and their relationship is readable as homoerotic (Zaher, 2014). There is not actual relationship option with this character however.

LGBTQ content in this game series:

Persona 2: innocent Sin (1999): Tatsuya SuouJun Kurosu

Persona 3 Portable (2007): Female Protagonist; Aigis; Mitsuru Kirjo

Persona 4 (2008): Kanji Tasumi; Naoto Shirogane; Chie Satonaka; Yukiko Amagi


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