Professor Nakayama is a reoccurring character in the Borderlands universe who first appeared as an enemy in Borderlands 2 where he is incredibly distraught over Handsome Jack’s death. In Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, Nakayama is working for Handsome Jack and the player is tasked with a couple missions to get Jack to noticeProfessor Nakayama. This includes delivering a clumsy romantic message and a bunch of flowers to Jack on Nakayama’s behalf. However, despite Nakayama’s efforts, Handsome Jack doesn’t seem to ever notice or care about these gestures.
LGBTQ references in this game series:
- Various. (n.d.). List of video games with LGBT characters. Wikipedia. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_video_games_with_LGBT_characters
- Various. (n.d.). Professor Nakayama (character page). Borderlands Wiki. Retrieved from http://borderlands.wikia.com/wiki/Professor_Nakayama