Mr. Edogawa is a non-player character, first appearing in Persona 3.
Appearances[edit | edit source]
- Persona 3 / FES / Portable: Teacher
- Persona 3 (Manga): Teacher
- Persona 4 / Golden: Cameo; Teacher
- Persona 4 The Animation: Cameo; Teacher
Profile[edit | edit source]
Persona 3[edit | edit source]
Mr. Edogawa is an eccentric teacher who works at Gekkoukan High School. He serves as the school's nurse, but he also teaches what he calls "integrative learning", a subject concerning the histories of different magical traditions, while substituting for other teachers. His curriculum is almost always about the history of the occult and magic. If the protagonist is in the Tired or Sick condition, then he can visit Mr. Edogawa, who will offer him a bizarre concoction to cure his ills. Accepting the "medicine" will increase Courage, but not change the protagonist's status. Refusing will result in Mr. Edogawa giving the protagonist a powerful drug, which is an item Elizabeth requests. If the request is not active, Mr. Edogawa will instead give out a random healing item instead.
Additionally, during the 2nd term, Mr. Edogawa will offer students special lessons after school regarding the use of tarot cards. There are three individual lessons that span over three days to hear each one. Receiving the tarot lesson does not pass time to Evening, allowing the protagonist to hear a lesson and still have time left after school. Once each lesson has been heard, the protagonist can go back any time to hear any part of his lecture.
Portable[edit | edit source]
In Persona 3 Portable, his role somewhat increases if one chooses to play as the female protagonist. If the female protagonist decides to join the school health committee, Mr. Edogawa will make sporadic appearances during the events of Saori Hasegawa's Social Link. If the Social Link is Maxed out, at the end of the game, Mr. Edogawa will be the one who hands the protagonist Saori's letter.
Persona 4[edit | edit source]
Mr. Edogawa appears as a cameo when the students from Yasogami High School arrived for a school trip to Tatsumi Port Island. He gives a brief lecture to the students about the Japanese myth concerning the two deities Izanagi and Izanami, which serves as important background for later on, as Izanagi is the protagonist's Persona and Izanami is the main antagonist of the game.
Persona 4 Golden[edit | edit source]
Mr. Edogawa returns in the game's bonus content as the host of a "TV Classroom" lecture series (apparently filmed at Gekkoukan High). In the series, he lays out the interpretation of Jungian psychology that serves as the background for the Persona series. Segments of the lecture are automatically unlocked as the game progresses.
In Other Languages[edit | edit source]