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 (2006): Unnamed Female Student; Unnamed Beautiful Lady

Persona 3 Portable (2007): Female ProtagonistAigisMitsuru Kirjo; Ryoji Mochizuki

Persona 4 (2008): Kanji TatsumiNaoto ShiroganeChie SatonakaYukiko Amagi; Yosuke Hanamura

Persona 5 (2016): Two Gay NPCs; Lala Escargot; Yusuke Kitagawa

See also QRM’s entry for this game series.

Citations: 

  1. Alexander, L. (2010, July 28). What I discovered from gaming like a girl. http://kotaku.com/5598679/what-i-discovered-from-gaming-like-a-girl
  2. LGBT characters in video games. (n.d.) Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_characters_in_video_games
  3. Mitsuru Kirijo. (n.d.) Retrieved from http://megamitensei.wikia.com/wiki/Mitsuru_Kirijo
  4. Zaher, T. (2014, September 18). Portrayal of LGBT Characters in Persona. Geeks Out. http://geeksout.org/blogs/troy-zaher/portrayal-lgbt-characters-persona